Latest News from TSCR

May 1, 2010
We welcomed the following members to our Medical Advisory Committee (MAC):
Dr. Roger Gammon - Austin Heart
Dr. Darwin Prockop - Texas A&M Institute of Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Sean Savitz - University of Texas Health Science Center
Dr. Ali Denktas - University of Texas Health Science Center
Dr. William Decker – MD Anderson, Houston,Texas
Mary Voolitich – University of Texas Health Science Center, RN
We are waiting for responses from Dr. Tim Henry of the Minneapolis Heart Institute and Dr. William Brinkley, Baylor College of Medicine - Star Program.
All of these doctors are currently conducting stem cell clinical trials in the United States.These MAC members will offer us recommendations, guidance and advice on all issues regarding stem cell research and therapy.
We are elated these leading stem cell doctors have agreed to serve!
We also had a wonderful educational event at Jack Allen’s Kitchen in Austin featuring Dr. Roger Gammon. He gave our audience an up to date report on stem cell clinical trials he’s conducting at Austin Heart. His group is currently conducting 44 stem cell trials right here in Austin.
State representatives Rick Hardcastle,Valinda Bolton and Harvey Hilderbran also attended highlighting the continued bi-partisan support this issue and our organization enjoys.
We are currently looking for sponsors for our upcoming educational series:
“Live and Learn –Stem Cell Research in Texas”
TSCR is in the process of finalizing dates and sponsorship levels for events in Austin in late March and May. We expect to have a large event as well in Houston.These events will feature doctors currently conducting clinical trials and also local policymakers. Our audiences for past event usually consist of at least 50 people.
Feel free to contact Shay McBurney, Director of Development at 512 468 9780 for more information.
Where there’s a cell there’s a way!

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