California medical ethicist to talk in Honolulu

June 25th, 2009  |  by  |  Published in Events

Bernard Lo headshot

A member of the California body that recommends regulation for state-funded stem cell research will speak in Honolulu June 29 on opportunities and ethical challenges related to research advances in reproductive medicine.

The talk by University of California, San Francisco, Professor of Medicine Bernard Lo is sponsored by the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine’s Institute for Biogenesis Research. It is scheduled at 4 p.m. in the school’s Medical Education Building Auditorium at 651 Ilalo Street.

Lo is director of the UCSF Program in Medical Ethics. He co-chairs the Standards Working Group of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine and serves on data and safety monitoring committees for federally funded diabetes prevention and HIV vaccine trials.

For information on the talk, call (808) 956-5189.

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