Due to the COVID-19 virus, Precision Medicine Thursdays at Venture Café have moved online.
To join the Zoom Webinar, visit https://vencafstl.org/virtual/
Jeffrey Millman, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
Improving Diabetes Healthcare with Stem Cell Technologies Healthcare costs for treating diabetes are over $42 billion per year, with persistence of long-term complications still a remaining major challenge in patient care. This seminar will discuss how the generation of insulin-producing cells from stem cells for use in drug screening and cell replacement therapy can revolutionize next generation treatment for patients.
Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery, Vascular Surgery Section, Washington University in St. Louis
Novel Intra-Vascular Cell and Drug-Eluting Delivery Platform Arteriovenous grafts have been used for decades to facilitate hemodialysis. They are directly attached to a person’s vasculature. So why not use them as a cell and drug-delivery platform?