286/287; Ernest N. Morial
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Nicholas M. Boulis, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): John A. Boockvar, MD, FAANS; Isabelle M. Germano, MD, FAANS; Andrew W. Grande, MD, FAANS; Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS; Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD, FAANS
Stem-cell transplantation offers a new potentially revolutionary approach to currently untreatable central nervous system diseases. Speakers will report on the scientific underpinnings, delivery mechanisms and early use of stem-cell CNS transplantation to treat human disease, as well as pragmatic and societal challenges to progress.