Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy lecture: Alan Trounson, Ph.D., June 10

The OHSU Center for Embryonic Cell and Gene Therapy welcomes Alan Trounson, Ph.D., past president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and emeritus professor of Monash University, for a lecture on translating discovery.

Visiting speaker: Alan Trounson, Ph.D.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 4 to 5 p.m.
OHSU Hospital room 8B60

Videoconferenced to NSI seminar room at the Oregon National Primate Research Center 

Dr. Trounson was president of CIRM from 2007 to 2014 in San Francisco, California. He was a pioneer of human in vitro fertilization, introducing fertility drugs for controlling ovulation, embryo freezing techniques, egg and embryo donation methods, early sperm microinjection methods, initiated embryo biopsy, developing in vitro oocyte maturation methods, and the vitrification of eggs and embryos. He led the first Australian team for the discovery of human embryonic stem cells in the late 1990s.

Questions? Contact Heather Asa.