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Stem cells and human health

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Public lecture by Professor Fiona Watt FRS

Professor Fiona Watt FRS is Director of the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at Kings College London.

The field of stem cells and regenerative medicine is a young, fast-moving and exciting research area. It offers the promise of unprecedented improvements in human health yet raises ethical concerns about the use of cells from human embryos and how to protect desperate patients from seeking unproven stem cell therapies. In the UK there is a growing awareness of the importance of research in this area and in 2012 the Chancellor of the Exchequer highlighted Regenerative Medicine as one of the government’s strategic priorities in science. In this lecture she will give her perspectives on the potential of stem cells to improve human health.

Attending this event.

This event is free to attend and open to all. No tickets are required. Doors open at 6pm and seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. We'll meet in the foyer from 6pm - 6.15pm and I'll have a sign. After this, please come up and find a seat in the auditorium and we'll see you afterwards for a drink at the pub.

We'll wait downstairs in the foyer at 7.30pm for about 15 mins, but if you miss us, please just come over to the pub. It's about 8 minutes walk away but it's near Charing Cross and Embankment stations.

Pub - The Lord Moon of The Mall, 16-18 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY.

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