1,500 Guests for Iran Stem Cell Confab

1,500 Guests for Iran Stem Cell Confab1,500 Guests for Iran Stem Cell Confab

More than 1,500 foreign and local experts have registered to take part in the 2nd National Festival and International Congress on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, said festival secretary general Dr. Amir Ali Hamidiyeh.

The event is to be held July 13- 15 in Tehran. Over 300 articles have so far been sent to the conference secretariat. The registrations were from Iraq, India, Pakistan, Jordan, Russia, Germany, China, England, and South Korea, Hamidiyeh said, Mehr News Agency reported.

Some 30 local and foreign keynote speakers will be present at the three-day festival, reported. There are over 40 knowledge-based firms in the field of stem cell and regenerative medicine in Iran today. Storage of stem cells is a valuable investment as the future of medicine is interrelated with stem cell therapy and the treatment of refractory and incurable diseases is in this field of medicine.


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