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Stem cell research in California

A presentation by Zach W. Hall, president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, offered at a plenary on stem cell policy at Health Journalism 2007.


  • Introduction. Peter J. Donovan, developmental biologist and interim co-director, Stem Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine
  • Deborah V. Ortiz, former chair of the state Senate Health Committee
  • Zach W. Hall, president, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • Susan V. Bryant, Ph.D., vice chancellor of research, University of California, Irvine and member, Independent Citizens Oversight Commission for state stem cell research
  • Moderator: Mary Engel, health care writer, Los Angeles Times