Speakers from a variety of scientific and regulatory fields participated in presentations and panel discussions over the course of this two-day meeting. Here you can download the presentations and conversations.
R. Michael Roberts:
The Nature of Adult and Embryonic Stem Cells and What We Can Learn From Them
Human Embryonic Stem Cell Systems: A Platform for Regulatory Decision Making? Are Stem Cells an Answer to Some of the Challenges in Toxicology and Regulatory Decision Making?
Day 1 Recap
Session 1: The Basic Biology of Stem Cells
Panelists: R. Michael Roberts, Jane Lebkowski, M. William Lensch
Moderator: Susan Fisher
Session 3: Stem Cell Models for Assessing the Effects of Environmental Chemicals
Panelists: Deborah Hansen, Stanley Barone, Tom Knudsen, David Jacobson-Kram, Richard McFarland
Moderator: William Farland
Discussion: Next Steps
Panelists: Roger Pedersen, William Pennie, Tracey Woodruff, Ricardo Dolmetsch, Tim Shafer, Zena Werb
Moderator: Helmut Zarbl
Session 4: Exploring Environmental Effects on Stem Cells: What Might an NIEHS Program in This Area Look Like?
Panelists: Ricardo Dolmetsch, Roger Pederson, Zena Werb, Tim Shafer, Tracey Woodruff, Thomas Gasiewicz, Susan Fisher, Max Wicha, Helmut Zarbl
Chair: Jose Russo
[MP3] [Russo slide – PDF] [Gasiewicz Slide (PDF) Note: This file was prepared for the meeting but was not shown]
Session 4 Recap: Les Reinlib