Global Stem Cells Group Advisory Board Member Duncan Ross, Ph.D., to Speak at Santiago, Chile Symposium
Global Stem Cells Group Advisory Board member Duncan Ross, Ph.D., founder of Kimera Research Labs, will be the keynote speaker at the Global Stem Cells Group Symposium in Santiago, Chile July 1-2, 2016.
MIAMI, April 26, 2016–Global Stem Cells Group has announced that affiliate Kimera Research Labs founder Duncan Ross, Ph.D., a GSCG Advisory Board member, will be the keynote speaker at the Asia-Pacific Symposium in Santiago Chile, July 1-2, 2016. The abstract for Ross’s lecture will be, “The mechanism of action of stem cells in regenerative medicine is increasingly being understood to be effected through paracrine factors. Central to the question of when and how to treat an individual disease is where and for what duration a transplanted cell will persist to generate these factors.”
In the absence of a robust ability to track cell persistence in humans, Dr. Ross will present current research in murine hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cell transplantation with support from human transplant results.
The symposium will be co-sponsored by Global Stem Cells Group and the University of Santiago’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, and will focus on regenerative medicine and stem cell applications to anti-aging and aesthetic medicine. University of Santiago faculty will lead the symposium, which will host qualified academic and medical groups from around the world who will present their scientific papers.
The symposium is the first joint endeavor between Global Stem Cells Group and the University of Santiago since establishing an alliance recently, and which will be announced at the Asia-Pacific Symposium. It also marks Ross’s first appearance as a member of the Global Stem Cells Group Advisory Board.
Ross received a Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Miami and specializes in research, mesenchymal stem cell applications, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic disorders, the suppression of graft vs. host disease, and var
ious methods of immune suppression.
Global Stem Cells Group and Kimera Labs share a commitment to research and development, and providing stem cell treatments to patients in clinical settings worldwide.
To learn more, visit the Global Stem Cells Group website, email bnovas(at)stemcellsgroup(dot)com, or call +1 305 560 5337.
About Global Stem Cell Group:
Global Stem Cells Group, Inc. is the parent company of six wholly owned operating companies dedicated entirely to stem cell research, training, products and solutions. Founded in 2012, the company combines dedicated researchers, physician and patient educators and solution providers with the shared goal of meeting the growing worldwide need for leading edge stem cell treatments and solutions. With a singular focus on this exciting new area of medical research, Global Stem Cells Group and its subsidiaries are uniquely positioned to become global leaders in cellular medicine.
Global Stem Cells Group’s corporate mission is to make the promise of stem cell medicine a reality for patients around the world. With each of GSCG’s six operating companies focused on a separate research-based mission, the result is a global network of state-of-the-art stem cell treatments.
About Kimera Labs:
Kimera Labs is currently focused on the use of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the suppression of various immune mediated pathologies and regenerative medicine in the US, Latin America, and the Bahamas. Founder Duncan Ross, Ph.D., is an immunologist and researcher who has studied hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic disorders, the suppression of graft vs. host disease, and various methods of immune suppression.
Kimera Labs provides patients access to stem cell treatment in the U.S. according to U.S. laws. In order to provide the greatest benefit to patients, Ross frequently travels to treat patients in Central and South America where specialists are available in a different regulatory environment.
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