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"An Evening with Dr. Jeanne Loring"

Thursday

Oct 26, 2017 – 5:00 PM

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Thursday, October 26th, 2017 Donald Danforth Plant Science Center 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Program Missouri Cures Education Foundation invites you to discover how the remarkable work of renowned scientist Dr. Jeanne Loring is transforming ideas into realities, through her ground-breaking research to enhance therapies related to human disease, genomics, single-cell sequencing, gene editing, improved drug development, and the preservation of endangered species. Dr. Loring is the Director of the Center of Regenerative Medicine at the Scripps Institute.  Her lab is developing IPS stem cell based therapies for Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis and investigating the underlying cause of autism. She is also instrumental in the Frozen Zoo Project, to save the endangered white rhino. Dr. Ben Borowsky & Robert Klein will receive the Volunteer Advocacy Award for their long-time support for Missouri Cures. Presented by: Missouri Cures Education Foundation Event Hosts: Dr. Bill Danforth Sam & Marilyn Fox John & Anne McDonnell James & Elizabeth McDonnell III Sponsors: Lenoir Charitable Trust Richard & Josephine Weil Dr. Virginia Weldon & Francis Austin Millstone Foundation Andrew Rehfeld & Miggie Greenberg Mr. & Mrs. David C. Farrell Johnson Bender Asset Management Dr. Steven & Marilyn Teiltelbaum Gerry & Bob Virgil Nancy & Ken Kranzberg

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