Spinks Symposium 2013: Regenerative Medicine

 28 January 2013 

Chemistry Centre, Burlington House, London

The therapeutic promise of regenerative medicine, as a way to restore aging or damaged tissues and organs, is one of the most exciting areas of medicines research. With the proportion of older people increasing, degenerative and chronic diseases are a major challenge. To move forward, the chemical sciences have a vital role to play in understanding

  • disease mechanisms
  • signalling of stem cells
  • cellular differentiation
  • new methodologies for surface modification

The 2013 Spinks Symposium will explore the critical issues that underpin developments in regenerative medicine and provide a clear understanding of the challenges involved in translating research outputs into application. Particular emphasis will be put on how medicinal chemistry/chemical biology research might provide a springboard to therapeutic development. Researchers from industry, academia and the wider health sciences sectors will join together for this stimulating workshop, including oral presentations discussion groups, flash presentations and a comprehensive poster session.

How can I get involved?

  • Abstracts for the poster programme are now invited. Take full advantage of this exceptional opportunity to present your work and submit before Friday 21st December.
  • Registration is also open and if you would like to benefit from the early bird rates be sure to secure your place before Friday 21st December
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