Grand Rounds 2018: “Using Stem Cells for Autologous Beta Cell Replacement: First Steps toward Clinical Advances”

January 26, 2018 8:00 AM
Anderson Pavilion – Conference & Education Center- John Stauffer Conference Room
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

At the end of this CME activity participants should be able to:

  1. How enteric anendocrinosis can lead to loss of insulin secretion

  2. How stem cells can be used to make autologous beta cells capable of secreting insulin

  3. What are some of the obstacles present in advancing this approach from the bench to the clinic

Senta K. Georgia, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Endocrinology

Developmental Biology & Regenerative Medicine Program

Saban Research Institute

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Keck School of Medicine

University of Southern California

Juliana Austin, MD, MCR

Clinical Director of Endocrinology

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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