Irvine, California | An Evening with Dr. Hans Keirstead

If you live near Irvine, California you don’t want to miss this incredible opportunity to meet and learn from a pioneer in stem cell research! Our awesome friends at The Roman Reed Foundation are hosting “An Evening with Dr. Hans Keirstead” at University of California, Irvine on Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

Learn about Dr. Keirstead’s pioneering human embryonic stem cell research for treatments directly derived from human embryonic stem cells including treatments for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and acute spinal cord injuries. Dr. Keirstead’s treatment for acute spinal cord injuries was the first human embryonic stem cell clinical trial approved in the United States. And his SMA program is currently on clinical hold with the FDA to commence a Phase I safety study in humans.

What –> “An Evening with Dr. Hans Keirstead”; lecture, lab tour, and reception

When –> Wednesday, October 26, 2011, VIP reception starts at 5:30, general reception starts at 6:30

Where –> Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine

How to register –> Simple, click HERE

About Bill Strong

Passionately dedicated to raising awareness of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic killer of young children, and accelerating promising research towards a cure. Together we will end SMA: one person and one dollar at a time.


  1. Happy to see multiple organizations researching this horrible but curable disease. Would like to receive future info on these breakthroughs in research. Thanks, Matt Hiley father of Braylin Joy Hiley(SMA Type 1)

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