SPS Sponsor Speaker at HESI Meeting

Dear SPS Member:

As part of the SPS strategic plan, the Society is working closely with other scientific organization to provide edcuational opportunities.  SPS is a sponsor for the upcoming 1.5-day workshop entitled Stem cell-derived Cardiomyocytes as Models of Cardiac Pathobiology and Toxicity that will take place October 30-31, 2012 at the Amgen, Inc. facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The overall meeting is being organized by the ILSI Health and Environmental Sciences Institute’s (HESI) Technical Committee on Cardiac Safety Stem Cell Workshop Planning Committee.

This is one and a half-day workshop will be dedicated to scientific presentations, roundtable discussions and a poster session to discuss the state of the science as well as challenges and future opportunities in the field. The workshop objective is to bring together an international and multi-disciplinary group of scientists to evaluate the use of stem cell platforms and associated technologies in the nonclinical cardiovascular risk assessment of pharmaceuticals and environmental chemicals.

Who should attend? Interdisciplinary scientists from academia, government, clinical medicine, and industry interested in stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte assay platforms in pharmaceutical and environmental chemical hazard identification.

Workshop details and a draft agenda linked here with more information. Register online at: http://www.hesiglobal.org/files/public/Committees/Cardiac%20Safety/StemCellWorkshopFlyerV3.pdfe. The registration deadline is Monday, October 22, 2012! Please email me at jpierson@hesiglobal.org for more information.

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URGENT NOTICE RE: POSTPONEMENT OF HESI STEM CELL WORKSHOP FOR OCTOBER 30-31, BOSTON 2012

October 26, 2012 11:27 AM by Clarissa Russell

URGENT NOTICE RE: POSTPONEMENT OF HESI STEM CELL WORKSHOP FOR OCTOBER 30-31, BOSTON 2012


 


All,



Due to the severe threat of hurricane Sandy to the entire Eastern seaboard of the US, the Steering Team has met and decided to POSTPONE the workshop.


 


The meeting next week is now cancelled - but will seek a date to reschedule as soon as possible.


 


We are aware that rescheduling travel plans can be difficult, but do not want to require travel during this period which is likely to be subject to many cancellations, delays, or imposed travel bans by supporting organizations.


 


Thanks for your understand – we are all disappointed but hope to reschedule very soon.

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