Cardiovascular Therapies: Spotlight on Stem Cell Research

“Welcoming Remarks” (Part 1 of a 4-part series)

Robert Klein, J.D. and Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A., gave the welcoming remarks for the “Spotlight on Cardiovascular Therapies,” an educational event presented at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Governing Board meeting on March 10, 2011 in Burlingame, CA.

Klein is Chair of the CIRM Governing Board. Pomeroy is Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences at UC Davis and Dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine.

The entire series can be found at

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state stem cell agency, funds adult and embryonic stem cell research at institutions and for-profit organizations in California. These funds are accelerating a field of research that holds the possibility of bringing new therapies for debilitating diseases.