PrimeCell Therapeutics LLC said September 13 that its lead stem cell researcher Francisco Silva was invited to present the company’s germ cell reprogramming technology at an international conference on stem cell research organized by the Pontifical Academy for Life and the World Federation of Catholic Medical Associations.
The conference participants will be given a private meeting with Pope Benedict XVI.
The conference, “Stem Cells: What Future For Therapy?”, is being held Sept. 14-16 at the Augustinianum Institute, near Vatican City.
It covers scientific updates addressing medical advances in the field and the prospects for clinical applications of stem cell research.
The conference also offers a forum for discussing the ethical issues associated with such research.
Participants include healthcare administrators, doctors, medical researchers and lawmakers from the United States, Germany, England, Australia, Italy and Portugal.
PrimeCell is focused on adult stem cell reprogramming.
Its next generation stem cell – PrimeCell – is an adult stem cell derived from the germ line and reprogrammed to exhibit pluripotency. Contact: http://www.primecelltherapeutics.com