Learn more about the nervous system's stem cells: how they make up the brain and can be used for future medical therapies.
Scientists from the Linné Center DBRM (Developmental Biology for Regenerative Medicine), a world leading research center at Karolinska Institutet, will talk about the brain, its cells and the future of stem cells therapies.
Follow an exciting journey into the world of stem cells, brain development and medicine: there will be interactive activities, panel discussions, and possibility to learn more about Parkinson's and other diseases of the nervous system. The event is aimed at all ages and will be in English and Swedish.
Join us on March 23rd at "The Hub" from 12:00 to 17:00 o'clock
12:45 - 13:00 Talk by DBRM director Prof. Urban Lendahl
13:30 - 13:45 Mini panel discussion on Parkinson's Disease: Prof. Thomas Perlmann, Prof. Per Svenningsson and Søren Ravnskov
15:00 - 15:30 Panel discussion: Prof. Urban Lendahl, Dr. Eva Hedlund and Dr. Jens Hjerling Leffler
Throughout the day many activities and information sessions will be taking place. Topics will include: DNA and genes, building a thinking brain, disorders of the brain, activating your stem cells, a stem cell lab, visualizing cells, and lots more! There will be activities for adults as well as kids of all ages. Everyone is welcome!