Event Type: Festival
Stem Cell – A New Era in Medicine

DATE:
Wed 30 August

TIME:
7:30PM

PRICE:
£12 (includes a glass of wine or a soft drink)

DESCRIPTION:

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut outlines the role of genetic mechanisms in human diseases and the use of stem cells in new treatments.

Tweeddale Society presents The Festival Lecture by Professor Sir Ian Wilmut

Since 1996 when he became known across the world for his work in creating the first cloned mammal Dolly the Sheep, Professor Sir Ian Wilmut has continued his work on the role of genetic mechanisms in human diseases and the use of stem cells in new treatments.  Tonight he will outline these medical advances. Sir Ian is Chair and Emeritus Professor at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

This is a Creative Peebles Festival event, supported by Creative Scotland.

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