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Sunday, June 9 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shape the future: tissue engineering and embryonic stem cells

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The rapidly increasing demand for organ and tissue transplantation has promoted tissue engineering and stem cell research as promising approaches for regenerative medicine. We have used those techniques to build a 3-dimensional heart tissue patch for people after a heart attack and to create an artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes patients.

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Keren Francis

Dr Keren Francis is Post Doctoral Researcher in the Embryology Unit, Children's Medical Research Institute, Westmead, and is one of the new generation of Technion multidisciplinary researchers. She is studying the underlying mechanism involved in childhood diseases, such as asthma and x-linked retardation disease. She obtained her PhD from the Technion in Biotechnology and currently uses her skills in genetic engineering to delete or over-express... Read More →

Sunday June 9, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Scientia Building Ronald Room

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