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  • 1s Annual Maryland Spring Stem Cell Symposium and Workshop

    May 17, 2024 | University of Maryland, Health Science Research Facility III, Baltimore, Maryland

Maryland Spring Stem Cell Symposium and Workshop

1st Annual Maryland Spring Stem Cell Symposium and Workshop

May 17, 2024

Health Science Research Facility III
University of Maryland, Baltimore
670 W. Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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The University of Maryland School of Medicine is co-hosting the 1st Annual Maryland Spring Stem Cell Symposium and Workshop, an extensive gathering of leading researchers in stem cells, bioengineering, and regenerative medicine across Maryland on May 17, 2024. The event aims to spotlight Maryland's innovative stem cell research and emphasize the vital roles of emerging scholars and junior faculty. Additionally, it seeks to facilitate networking opportunities and bridge the geographical gaps between researchers from various Maryland institutions.

We hope this will be the first of a series of symposia that will help showcase the research funded by the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF). MSCRF, established in 2006 by Maryland's General Assembly and Governor, is the second largest fund nationwide to support stem cell and regenerative medicine research and its commercialization with the goal of accelerating cures and improving human lives. This symposium will showcase the impactful outcomes of MSCRF's visionary support, fostering collaborations with biotech firms and local hospitals to advance patient care. Other co-sponsors include the Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, University System of Maryland's Council of University System Faculty, and the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering.

The symposium features a Keynote Lecture by Dr. Curt Civin, a world-renowned professor and pioneer scientist in hematopoietic stem cells and regenerative medicine, and five one-hour oral sessions covering various stem cell research topics. Jay A. Perman, MD, Chancellor, University System of Maryland is the guest of honor.

In particular, junior-level participants are encouraged to submit abstracts with an opportunity to compete for awards. Lastly, the symposium will provide ample opportunities for formal and informal discussions and networking with stem cells and regenerative medicine experts.