September 20, 2007 / b3c newswire/ - Stem cells in today's medical environment are seen as banners of hope in the treatment and prevention of incurable and chronic diseases. Regenerative medicine is concerned comprehensively with the research of stem cells, their potential for healing and the development of innovative therapy methods. On the occasion of the 3rd World congress for regenerative medicine (WCRM), internationally renowned scientists from several countries will present the newest results of their research.
The Congress will take place between the 18th and 20th of October in the Leipzig Congress Center. The Congress is organized by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology. Furthermore the World Congress is accompanied by an extensive industrial trade fair, which makes direct communication possible between representatives from science and industry.
One special highlight of the 3rd World Congress of Regenerative Medicine takes place on October, 20. The Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM) will hold a session with the title "Space Medicine meets Regenerative Medicine". Important health professionals, biotechnologists and engineers from across Germany and Europe will discuss bioreactor technology, cell functions and tissue engineering under micro gravitation conditions, as well as explore radiobiology and life support systems.
The press conference will take place on 18th of October (11 a.m., Room 11, Congress Center Leipzig)
Further information regarding the Congress can be found under: www.regmed.org.
Fraunhofer Institut for Cell Therapy and Immunology
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