DAVID GRANOVSKY

For Calif. High School Students, Cedars-Sinai Presents Stem Cell Essay Competition and Education Program

In STEM CELLS IN THE NEWS on April 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm

For Calif. High School Students, Cedars-Sinai Presents Stem Cell Essay Competition and Education Program

Released: 4/1/2011 8:00 AM EDT
Source: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Newswise — LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2011) – California high school students may compete for three $500 essay awards and attend a free educational program on stem cells sponsored by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Department of Neurosurgery. The winning authors also will be invited to spend a summer volunteering in a Cedars-Sinai laboratory, learning with stem cell neuroscientists.

“Stem cell technologies and therapies are in their early stages but we believe they hold great promise, which we only now are beginning to realize. We’re making this program available to high school students because they will be the next generation of scientists and we hope to introduce them to the exciting possibility of curing many diseases by replenishing or replacing defective cells with healthy new ones,” said John S. Yu, M.D., who will lead the program. He is a neurosurgeon, stem cell research scientist, director of surgical neuro-oncology and vice chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery…

For Calif. High School Students, Cedars-Sinai Presents Stem Cell Essay Competition and Education Program.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: