Dubai to Host First Specialized Stem Cell Congress

Dubai to Host First Specialized Stem Cell Congress

International Stem Cell Experts to Enhance Research and Data Patients to Share Treatment Journeys

Dubai, UAE – 16 February 2023: The first edition of the Dubai Stem Cell Congress – DSCC, is set to take place on February 27th and 28th at the Waldorf Astoria in Palm Jumeirah. The initiative comes from Hortman Stem Cell Laboratory, the cutting-edge lab in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.

DSCC is supported by Dubai Health Authority, who have also accredited the congress with 14 CME Points.

Dr. Fatma Alhashimi, Chairman of DSCC, and Director of Hortman Stem Cell Laboratory stated: “Dubai Stem Cell Congress will bring together over 25 international experts, along with industry partners with the aim to create awareness and showcase the latest data, stem cell technologies and advanced applications via a two-day congress and exhibition. This congress is one of a kind, as we provide the opportunity to patients like Mr. Matthew Farrow, World’s First Successful Cord Blood Transplant, along with other survivors of Lymphoma, Leukemia and Thalassemia that were all touched by this amazing technology, and to educate and share how undergoing stem cell therapy changed their lives for the better.”

“As students are the foundation of growth, this congress will also host the academic community of the region giving them an opportunity to share their recent advanced studies in the field of regenerative medicine. Stem cell therapy is the present and the future of medicine, and the “Hope That Brings Life” to many patients in need,” she added.

DSCC is initiated and empowered by Hortman Stem Cell Laboratory, which is the first state-of-the-art laboratory within the field of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, focused on providing top-notch cord blood banking solutions, and it facilitates the first-ever clinical trials in stem cell research in UAE. Hortman Stem Cell Laboratory consists of GMP Laboratories and ISO Clean Rooms for stem cell isolation, culture, and expansion. Such a facility enables providing a solid foundation for successfully establishing awareness and understanding of stem cells within the Middle Eastern region.

Mr. Sukhdeep Sachdev, Global CEO, Leader Healthcare and Leader Life Sciences, stated: “We are quite excited to welcome the Dubai Stem Cell Congress as it presents a unique opportunity to bring our community in stem cell science together for everyone to experience first-hand innovative research, novel technologies, and emerging clinical breakthroughs. Our scientific team, along with Hortman Stem Cell Laboratory, have been incredibly energized in engaging with the work happening regionally with the regenerative medicine research that has been making significant advancements when it comes to stem cell therapy.”

He continued: “Stem cell research revolutionizes multiple dimensions of biomedical research and at the Dubai Stem Cell Congress, we look forward to advancing our mission of accelerating cures alongside fabulous speakers and attendees presented at this congress. It is an opportunity to join their mission to develop breakthrough developments in medicine.”

Mr. Sukhdeep continued to explain that as a strategic partner to the forthcoming event, Leader Life Sciences fulfills its mission and commitment to advancing health and improving life for people around the globe.

The Dubai Stem Cell Congress is organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organization LLC – a member of INDEX Holding.-END-

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