Improving Animal Models for Regenerative Medicine


Building 38A, Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Bethesda, MD

The Division of Comparative Medicine, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs in the Office of the Director, NIH, is organizing the symposium “Improving Animal Models for Regenerative Medicine”. This Workshop will be held May 23-24, 2012 at Lister Hill Auditorium/NIH, Bethesda, MD. For additional information please visit or Contact Dr. Oleg Mirochnitchenko (, Tel: 301-435-0744). The Event is free but space is limited so registration is required.

The purpose of the workshop is to convene a colloquium on the current status and benefits of the use of animal models for cell-based regenerative medicine, with the eventual goal of moving these techniques into clinical practice. The meeting brings together expert biologists and clinicians who will provide insight, ideas, challenges and opportunities for the development of potential initiatives and encourage members of the biomedical community to use animal stem cells to create regenerative medicine models.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 8:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday, May 24, 2012, 8:30am - 3:30pm

This event will not be VideoCast.

Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Oleg Mirochnitchenko (, Tel: 301-435-0744, and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).

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