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Upcoming Events

  • Symposium for the next generation of stem cell researchers
    22 February 2018
    The SYStem Symposium focuses on the next generation of stem cell researchers. In this two-and-a-half-day event, recognized keynote speakers, as well as aspiring young group leaders will discuss the latest advances in stem cell biology.
  • ISSCR 2018 Annual Meeting - MELBOURNE AUS
    20 June 2018
    The ISSCR annual meeting brings together stem cell researchers from around the world to share their work, discuss tools and techniques, and advance stem cell science and regenerative medicine. The many presentations, workshops, and discussions provide opportunities to learn, collaborate, and find inspiration. You won't want to miss the latest news and developments in stem cell science and technology. Join us at ISSCR 2018 in Melbourne.

Past Events

  • KidGen: Annual Renal Symposium
    07 December 2017
    The Renal Genetics Symposium is aimed at nephrologists, geneticists, genetic counsellors, nurses, metabolic physicians, researchers and patient support groups interested in kidney development and disease, metabolic kidney disease and functional genomics.
  • Healthy Ageing: improving the quality of life of our ageing population
    05 December 2017
    An expert panel will uncover the latest insights and research into ageing and the secrets to a long and healthy life.
  • Evenings at the Florey - the "brain in a dish"
    22 November 2017
    Professor Steve Petrou's "brain in a dish" and other emerging technologies, are leading the way to better epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
  • Australian of the Year: In conversation
    19 November 2017
    Find out what being 2017 Australian of the Year has meant for Professor Alan Mackay-Sim.
  • Oz Single Cells, 2017
    09 November 2017
    This meeting will bring together leaders in the field to help discuss, share and learn about the latest innovations in single cell research and technology.
  • 6th ANCVDB & SCA Meeting: Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration
    02 November 2017
    This joint meeting of the Australian Network of Cardiac and Vascular Developmental Biologists and Stem Cells Australia will bring together top cardiac and vascular scientists in Australia working in the developmental and regenerative biology space covering multiple disciplines from tissue engineering, stem cell biology and differentiation, in vivo development, cell therapeutics, organ regeneration, disease modelling, and genomics.
  • Koadlow Public Lecture: Stem cells and muscle, bone and joint health - Hope, hype and reality
    11 October 2017
    The possibility that stem cells could be used to treat osteoarthritis and many other conditions has captured our imagination. But what exactly are stem cells and how could they work to reduce pain and increase mobility? Importantly, how close are we to such treatments becoming a reality? Join us at this FREE forum to learn about the latest research using stem cells and have your questions answered by University of Melbourne’s Associate Professor Megan Munsie.
  • Controversial Conversations: A public forum on Ethical Issues in Donation and Transplantation
    28 September 2017
    Controversial Conversations brings together international and Australian experts in the ethics of organ and tissue donation and transplantation, health policy makers, health professionals and community leaders, to share their knowledge and experience regarding some of the most important and controversial issues of interest to the Australian public.
  • International Symposium on Stem Cell Ageing and Regenerative Engineering
    24 September 2017
    This free symposium will bring together word-leading scientists from Europre, USA and Australia to showcase current and future stem cell and regenerative medicine research.
  • MCRI and KidGen: Meet the scientists
    21 September 2017
    Free event for patients and the general community to meet the scientists involved in research into kidney disease and learn more about KidGen multidisciplinary clinics that operate throughout Australia.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR: Professor Susan Lim
    19 September 2017
    You are warmly invited to attend an upcoming presentation by Professor Susan Lim. Professor Lim has a distinguished career in surgery, transplantation, and stem cell research. She performed the first successful cadaveric liver transplant for Singapore in 1990 and is currently the co-chair of the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Stem Cell Research.
  • UQ Emmanuel Centre Seminar: Stem Cells: Science, Ethics, and Theology
    18 September 2017
    Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society will hold a free seminar to discuss stem cells, science, ethics and theology at UQ. All welcome.
  • TTRI-CSCS Symposium: 'Therapeutic Technologies, Stem Cells and Drug Discovery'
    18 September 2017
    You are warmly invited to the upcoming ‘Therapeutic Technologies, Stem Cells and Drug Discovery’ Symposium, being co-hosted by the Therapeutic Technologies Research Initiative (TTRI) and the Centre for Stem Cell Systems (CSCS). The symposium will be held on Monday 18 September from 9am to 2pm in the Auditorium of the Kenneth Meyer Building at the University of Melbourne.
  • International Symposium: Neural Transplantation & Repair - Queensland
    13 September 2017
    The 14th International Symposium on Neural Transplantation & Repair will be held in Port Douglas, north Queensland from 13-16 September. This meeting will cover topics such as neurogenesis and endogenous repair; updates on clinical trials; alternative mechanisms for cell-based therapies; disease in a dish; gene therapy and so much more.
  • PRESS RELEASE: New research aids understanding of how genes are regulated
    22 August 2017
    Published today in Nature Biotechnology, an international consortium of scientists has produced an interactive map that displays where microRNA, regulators of gene expression, are expressed and how they might work within the body.
  • CERA Stem Cell Information Forum
    17 August 2017
    To be hosted by A/Prof Alice Pebay from the Centre for Eye Research Australia and to be held at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons this free forum provides an opportunity to learn about stem cells and understand the science behind their use. So come along ask your questions and meet the scientists.
  • ISSCR 2017 Annual Meeting - BOSTON USA
    14 June 2017
    The ISSCR annual meeting brings together stem cell researchers from around the world to share their work, discuss tools and techniques, and advance stem cell science and regenerative medicine. The many presentations, workshops, and discussions provide opportunities to learn, collaborate, and find inspiration. You won't want to miss the latest news and developments in stem cell science and technology. Join us at ISSCR 2017 in Boston.
  • CSCS Seminar - Dr Christopher Scott - Is there a Case for Stem Cell Counsellors?
    30 May 2017
    Join us to hear from visiting US bioethicist Dr Christopher Scott from Baylor College for Medicine as discusses an innovation model to address how to better support patients contemplating stem cell treatment - a major challenge the stem cell field.
  • Joint AGCTS and ASSCR Scientific Meeting: Accelerating Personalised Medicine: Stem Cells, Gene and Cell Therapy
    24 May 2017
    The joint 10th Australasian Gene and Cell Therapy (AGCTS) and Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research (ASSCR) Scientific Meeting in the heart of Sydney NSW. The members of both Societies share common interests in developing new stem cell, gene and cell therapies for the treatment of human disease and successfully translating their research.
  • CENTRE FOR STEM CELL SYSTEMS SEMINAR: Professor Jane Kaye
    11 April 2017
    Please join us for a special seminar by Professor Jane Kaye on using dynamic consent to facilitate translational research.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR: Professor Anton Rabelink
    10 April 2017
    You are warmly invited to attend a seminar by Professor Aton Rabelink from Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands on the clinical translation of MSCs from bench to bedside.
  • 26th NSW SCN workshop ‘Stem Cells and Gene Editing'
    29 March 2017
    The 26th workshop of NSW Stem Cell Network will be held on Wednesday the 29th March 2017 at Sydney University.
  • Anatomy and Neuroscience 2017 Seminar Series - Martin Pera
    17 February 2017
    Professor Martin Pera will be presenting the first seminar in the 2017 series for the University of Melbourne's Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience. He will be discussing human pluripotent stem cells and the embryo.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR: Professor Andrew Webster
    16 February 2017
    Prof Andrew Webster, Head of the Department of Sociology and Technology at the University of York, will be discussing the process that shape the adoption of regenerative medicine in the clinic.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR: Professor Deepak Srivastava
    25 January 2017
    Professor Deepak Srivastava from the Gladstone Institute in California will discuss cellular reprogramming approaches for cardiovascular disease
  • Vic Stem Cell Special Seminar 12th December 2016
    12 December 2016
    Join us to hear Adam Filipczyk PhD from the Norwegian Stem Cell Center present “Understanding RNA Epigenetics in Pluripotency Control”
  • 8th Australian Developmental Biology Workshop
    11 December 2016
    The 8th Australian Developmental Biology Workshop will be held on the Mornington Peninsula from 11th-14th December this year. The program features some of the best national and international developmental biologists, including Brigid Hogan, Cliff Tabin, Claude Desplan, Alan Davidson and Mirana Ramialison.
  • Special Seminar Professor Brigid Hogan supported by Stem Cells Australia
    09 December 2016
    Stem Cells Australia are pleased to be supporting the final seminar for the 2016 Seminar Series for the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience. The guest speaker is Professor Brigid Hogan, internationally renowned for her work in mammalian development and stem cell biology.
  • American Society for Matrix Biology 2016 Biennial Meeting
    13 November 2016
    The 2016 ASMB Biennial Meeting will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida from 13-16 November. Over 300 scientists and researchers are expected to attend the event.
  • Vic Stem Cell Special Seminar 27th July 2016
    27 July 2016
    Join us to hear Dr Michael O'Connor (PhD) Head of the Regenerative Medicine laboratory at Western Sydney University present “Defining disease mechanisms and new treatment possibilities for macular degeneration and cataract”
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 20 July 2016
    20 July 2016
    Join us to hear Dr Julien Freitag (MD) from the Melbourne Stem Cell Centre discuss the use of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in degenerative joint conditions and the preliminary outcome data.
  • ISSCR 2016 Annual Meeting - San Francisco
    22 June 2016
    The International Society for Stem Cell Research will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting between 22-25 June in San Francisco. This is a key opportunity to engage with cutting edge science and technology as the field translates promise to progress.
  • Victor Chang Special Seminar - Communicating promise, risk and uncertainty in stem cell research
    10 May 2016
    Stem Cells Australia together with VCCRI, Sydney will be hosting a special seminar with Doug Sipp from Riken,Japan presenting: "Communicating promise, risk and uncertainty in stem cell research."
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 7 April 2016
    07 April 2016
    Join us to hear Dr Alice Chen from Organova discuss bioprinting for modeling human biology, drug response and disease
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 18 March 2016
    18 March 2016
    Join us to hear Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim from Griffith University discuss stem cell models for brain disease.
  • Stem Cells on the Scientific Frontier: Hopes for Cures and Scientific Realities PUBLIC FORUM
    01 March 2016
    Join us for a public forum to explore issues associated with taking stem cell science from bench to clinical practice and will focus on the ethical and regulatory considerations together with the complexities of managing patients' hopes and dreams for urgent cures in the context of frontier science.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 25 February 2016 - Prof Pierre Savatier
    25 February 2016
    Join us to hear Professor Pierre Savatier, Research Director from the National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) in Lyon, discuss his recent progress in reprogramming primate and rabbit ES/iPS cells to naïve-like pluripotency. He will also discuss the use of rabbits to explore chimeric competency, a defining feature of naïve pluripotency, in non-rodent species.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 15 February 2016
    15 February 2016
    Join us to hear A/Prof Fredrick Lanner from the Karolinska University Hospital discuss how creating a map of transcriptional activity during embryo development reveals much about lineage formation and X-chromosome activation.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 8 February 2016
    08 February 2016
    Join us to hear Dr Kirsty Dixon from Virginia Commonwealth University discuss the role and regulation of endogeneous neural stem cells following traumatic brain injury.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Special Seminar - 5 January 2016
    05 January 2016
    Join us to hear Professor Nissim Benvenisty, Director of The Azrieli Center for Stem Cells and Genetic Research, The Hebrew University, discuss modeling genetic and epigenetic disorders using human pluripotent stem cells
  • World Stem Cell Summit - Altlanta, Georgia
    10 December 2015
    WSCS and RegMed Capital Conference 2015 will be held in Altanta, Georgia 10-12 December. This year's themes are: Expand Knowledge; Forge Collaborations and Deliver Cures. Register now.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - December 2015
    01 December 2015
    Join us to hear Dr Samir Taoudi from WEHI discuss haematopoiesis during embryonic development.
  • BiomedLink Student Conference - University of Melbourne
    20 November 2015
    Inviting all Australian undergraduate, Honours, Masters and PhD students interested in medical research to the 6th Annual BiomedLink Student Conference at the University of Melbourne. This is a unique opportunity to present and discuss your research.
  • PUBLIC FORUM: Hype, hope or reality - can we make eggs or sperm from stem cells?
    19 November 2015
    How close are we in being able to generate gametes with the potential to help infertile men and women, post-menopausal women and gay couples conceive genetically related children? Join our topical forum to hear key researchers and reproductive specialists in the field about the current research, the ethical considerations, and what this could mean for assisted reproductive laboratories and clinical practice in the future.
  • ASSCR Annual Conference - Stem Cells in the Hunter Valley
    08 November 2015
    This year the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research will hold its annual meeting in the Hunter Valley region, New South Wales. Great line-up of international speakers. Join us!
  • World Conference on Regenerative Medicine 2015 (Germany)
    21 October 2015
    The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine will be held in Leipzig and offers scientists, medical practitioners and company representatives a perfect platform to gather and share information on the latest research trends and technology developments in regenerative medicine. The program covers a wide range of issues from stem cell technologies and tissue engineering, cell therapies and biomaterials to regulatory requirements on ATMPs.
  • PUBLIC FORUM - Made to Order: can science regenerate body parts?
    09 October 2015
    Join us at this FREE public forum to hear leading Australian researchers discuss how their science could change the future of medicine. ALL WELCOME.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - October 2015
    06 October 2015
    Join us to hear Associate Professor Jody Haigh from Monash University and Alfred Health discuss leukaemic stem cells and iPS modelling and what they can teach us about human disease and treatment paradigms.
  • Brainoids: Growing a brain in a dish
    22 September 2015
    Brainoids are an investigative tool, used to understand how disease pathology works. Research using these artificially grown organs is extremely promising for the treatment of neurodegenerative conditions such as epilepsy and Autism. But have the media overhyped this development? How do we grapple with the ethics of growing a brain in a dish? Join our experts to learn more about the future of brainoids and their potential application in disease. Join us at this free forum to hear more about brainoids from neuroscientists.
  • PUBLIC FORUM - Selling stem cells: the need to reconcile hype, hope & evidence
    10 September 2015
    Join us at this FREE forum hear leading international researchers discuss community expectations in stem cell science and the complex role hope, hype, risk, cost and evidence play in influencing patient’s choice to pursue unproven ‘stem cell’ treatments.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR - Prof Jeanne Loring - The secret lives of stem cells
    07 September 2015
    Join us to hear visiting Scripps Research Institute's Professor Jeanne Loring discuss the role of genomics and epigenetic in cell therapy.
  • Taking Your Research to Commercialisation
    07 September 2015
    This FREE workshop is aimed at giving early career researchers and students a perspective of a project life cycle from identifying a big idea, securing Intellectual Property and funding and setting up a startup company. The workshop in collaboration with Research, Innovation and Commercialisation at The University of Melbourne will cover a range of topics and will consist of interactive seminars from expert speakers.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - September 2015 Seminar
    01 September 2015
    Join us to hear Dr Rebecca Lim from Monash University's Hudson Institute of Medical Research discuss her journey as a scientist taking research from bench to bedside.
  • Bodies, borders and biologicals: ethical considerations of medical tourism
    27 August 2015
    The forum will explore ethical issues raised by international medical travel involving product of human origin such as organs, gametes and stem cells.
  • SCIENCE IN CINEMA - BLADE RUNNER
    20 August 2015
    In Melbourne? Come along to watch 'Blade Runner' then discuss the real science behind the story with expert panel. Proudly presented by the Australian Society for Medical Research.
  • SPECIAL SEMINAR - Babette Fuss - AT UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
    17 August 2015
    Join us to hear visiting Virginia Commonwealth University academic Professor Babette Fuss discuss her work on autotaxin - a regulator of oligodendrocyte differentiation and CNS myelination.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - August 2015 Seminar
    04 August 2015
    Join us to hear Dr David Elliott from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute discuss pluripotent stem cell models of heart development and disease
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - July 2015 Seminar
    07 July 2015
    Join us to hear Professor Trevor Kilpatrick from the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute at The University of Melbourne discuss the potential of cell therapies to multiple sclerosis.
  • ISSCR 13th Annual Meeting - Stockholm, Sweden
    24 June 2015
    An Unveiling of Stem Cell Innovation and co-sponsored by Wallenbery Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - June 2015
    02 June 2015
    Join us to hear Professor Heather Young from The University of Melbourne discuss the potential of cell therapies to treat enteric neuropathies.
  • Translating Stem Cell Research Into Real Health and Economic Benefits
    14 May 2015
    On Thursday 14 May, the University of Queensland will be hosting a special forum on how to turn stem cell research into real health and economic benefits. Hosted by ABC Radio National's Dr Norman Swan and featuring four leading Stem Cells Australia researchers, this event will tackle key questions about where stem cell science is today and how it is being translated into therapies.
  • 3rd Annual Cell Reprogramming Australian Conference
    11 May 2015
    Join us for the 3nd Annual Collaborative Conference of Cell Reprogramming Australia. To be held at The University of Queensland on 11-12 May, the conference provides an opportunity to meet some of the best international and domestic speakers in the areas of reprogramming, iPS cell biology, disease modelling, epigenetics, developmental biology and lncRNAs.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - May 2015
    05 May 2015
    Join us to hear Professor Justin St John from Monash University discuss control of mitochondrial DNA replication during pluripotency and differentiation.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - March 2015
    03 March 2015
    Join us to hear Dr Sara Howden from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute discuss correcting genetic mutations in induced pluripotent stem cell lines and what this means for patients.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - February 2015
    03 February 2015
    Join us for the first seminar of the 2015 series to hear Monash University's Associate Professor Helen Abud discuss stem cell maintenance and cell lineage allocation in the intestinal epithelium.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - December 2014
    02 December 2014
    Join us to hear visiting US scientist Professor Steve Dalton discuss his research on the link between cell cycle, epigenetics and cell fate determination.
  • Special seminar - Michael May from the Canadian Centre for Commercialisation of Regenerative Medicine
    13 November 2014
    Join us to hear CEO of the Canadian Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine - Dr Michael May - provide an update on Canada's collaborative, capital efficient model for regenerative medicine technology development.
  • Australian Development Biology 2014 Workshop
    12 November 2014
    This year the Australian Developmental Biology Workshop will be held from 12th to 15th November 2014 at Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island, Queensland. Click here for more information
  • Joint Conference of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research, Stem Cells Australia and the International Society for Cellular Therapy (Australia / New Zealand region)
    09 November 2014
    Please put 9-11 November 2014 in your diary for a special joint scientific meeting of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research, Stem Cells Australia and the International Society for Cellular Therapy (Australia and New Zealand region). This meeting will incorporate the 7th annual meeting of ASSCR.Meeting will be held in Lorne, Victoria. All welcome and more details to come!
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - October 2014
    28 October 2014
    Join us to hear visiting US scientist Associate Professor Gage Crump discuss his research on skeletal cell plasticity in both building and rebuilding craniofacial structures.
  • Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium Leipzig 2014
    09 October 2014
    This year's symposium will take place from October 9th until the 10th at the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology IZI, Leipzig. The focus is medicinal stem cell products and will explore production to manufacturing and application of stem cells for medicinal use.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - October 2014
    07 October 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 7 October to hear Professor David Gardner from the Department of Zoology at The University of Melbourne discuss his research into the metabolism of blastocysts and embryonic stem cells.
  • Special Seminar - Prof Ihor Lemischka and A/Prof Kateri Moore
    06 October 2014
    Join us to hear from visiting US scientists Prof Ihor Lemischka and A/Prof Kateri Moore discuss their work on induction of haematopoiesis in mouse and human fibroblasts.
  • Special Semiar - Professor Andras Nagy
    22 September 2014
    Join us to hear visiting Canadian researcher Professor Andras Nagy discuss his research on pluripotency and artificial cell space.
  • From Stem Cells To Human Development Workshop (UK)
    21 September 2014
    “From Stem Cells to Human Development”, brings together scientists with a common interest in understanding human development using stem cell systems. Topics to be discussed will include the establishment of pluripotency, development of the major lineages and tissue morphogenesis, as well as translational and ethical aspects of human stem cell research.
  • International System Biology Conference
    14 September 2014
    The International Systems Biology Conference (ICSB) will be held in Melbourne in 2014 and will bring together interdisciplinary researchers in order to advance biomedical research, health care, and drug development.
  • Brisbane Translational Research Institute - Stem Cell Symposium
    10 September 2014
    SAVE THE DATE - TRI together with QUT will be holding their annual Stem Cell Symposium on 10-11 September 2014 in Brisbane. Speakers include Professor Frank Barry from the National University of Ireland and Professor Katarina Le Blanc from the Karolinska Institute and Huddinge Hospital in Sweden. Abstracts welcome!
  • 2014 Stem Cell Symposium (Queensland)
    10 September 2014
    You are invited to attend theTRI & IHBI QUT 2014 Conference for the Biology and Clinical Application of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. A host of international and national speakers will address the cellular and molecular biology of mesenchymal stem cells, mesenchymal stromal cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, bioengineering applications for stem cell therapies and the results of clinical trials using stem cells and their progenitors.
  • Vic Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - September 2014
    02 September 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 2 September to hear Associate Professor Pritinder Kaur from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre discuss her research into the role of MSC-like pericytes in skin regeneration, wound healing and cancer progression.
  • Public Seminars - Stem cells: the potential, the reality and the dangers
    25 August 2014
    The National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia are presenting free public forums on stem cells, their potential and their dangers in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network Monthly Seminar Series - August 2014
    05 August 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 5 August to hear Professor Ryan Lister from The University of WA discuss DNA methylation dynamics during human cellular reprogramming and development
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (July 2014)
    01 July 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 1 July to hear Professor Melissa Little from The University of Queensland discuss her laboratory's progress to date in recreating the kidney from pluripotent cells or somatic cells.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (June 2014)
    03 June 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 3 June to hear Associate Professor Ivan Bertoncello from the Lung Health Research Centre at The University of Melbourne discuss lessons learnt and future prospects in stem cell science.
  • CERA screening of Stem Cell Revolutions
    03 June 2014
    All invited to a special screening of the documentary - Stem Cell Revolutions - at the Centre for Eye Reseach Australia. Panel discussion with scientists and doctors to follow.
  • 2014 CRA Conference - The Making of Reprogramming
    05 May 2014
    Join us for the 2nd Annual Collaborative Conference of Cell Reprogramming Australia. To be held at the Melbourne Brain Centre at The University of Melbourne on 5-6 May, the conference will cover human iPS cells, their generation, epigenetics and disease modelling.
  • 23rd Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Meeting
    22 April 2014
    The 23rd Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE) Meeting in 2014 will include sessions on drug delivery, medical devices, tissue engineering, biomedical surfaces, polymeric biomaterials, self assembly, stem cells as well as a clinical and commercial session.
  • Stem Cell Revolutions - Special Screening of Award Winning Documentary in Perth
    04 April 2014
    This free program has been designed for students to gain a deeper understanding about the history and ‘real science’ of stem cell research and what it holds for the future. After the screening the students will be given an opportunity to have their questions answered by a panel of Australian stem cell experts including Professor George Yeoh, A/Prof Louise Winteringham and A/Prof Megan Munsie.
  • Special workshop - Future approaches to bone repair and modelling
    02 April 2014
    Technological advances are producing new insights into bone repair and remodelling. By intersecting expertise in biology, chemistry and bioengineering, the resulting diverse data can be integrated across different scales to generate a more comprehensive understanding of bone systems in health and disease. Exciting opportunities to translate this knowledge into innovative therapeutic applications are anticipated. Join us at the next Victorian Systems Biology Collaborative to hear four leading Australian researchers present their latest work.
  • CERA Information Forum: Stem Cells and Eye Disease
    19 March 2014
    ALL WELCOME to a public forum on stem cells and eye disease. Come along to learn about stem cells and understand the science behind them in this free session at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.
  • 11th Annual World Congress of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (Sydney)
    17 March 2014
    The 11th Annual World Congress of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics will be held in Sydney bringing together physicians, scientists, policy makers, funding agencies and industry from around the world to further the advances and applications in brain and spinal cord mapping and image guided therapies.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (March 2014)
    04 March 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 4 March to hear Dr Shalin Naik from WEHI discuss tracking single cell fate in haematopoiesis.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (February 2014)
    04 February 2014
    Join us on Tuesday 4 February to hear Dr Kathy Davidson from the Centre for Eye Research Australia discuss stem cell strategies for modelling macular degeneration. This is the first seminar in the 2014 series.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (December 2013)
    03 December 2013
    Join us on Tuesday 3 December to hear The University of Melbourne's Dr Lincon Stamp discuss neural stem cell therapy for gut motility disorders. This is the final seminar in the 2013 series.
  • NSW Stem Cell Network Workshop - Innovating the Marketplace with Stem Cells
    29 November 2013
    The NSW Stem Cell Network is hosting a workshop to discuss the issues of expanding the Australian stem cell market. This workshop will investigate the history and current status of stem cells and will outline models for the successful progression of stem cell technologies in Australia. Come and meet your future collaborators!
  • ARMI Seminar - Prof Andras Nagy - 13 November
    13 November 2013
    Visiting Canadian researcher Professor Andras Nagy will discuss his international collaboration - Project Grandiose - and how it is providing insights into the molecular mechanisms driving reprogramming towards pluripotency at Monash University at 10am on Wednesday 13 November.
  • Stem Cell Revolutions - All welcome to this free public event
    12 November 2013
    Join us for a special screening of the award winning documentary followed by a Q&A session on where stem cell research is really at. Dr Elizabeth Finkel - Cosmos Editor and science writer - together with patient advocates and stem cell scientists, will take questions from the audience, and discuss the challenge of balancing hype and hope in this intriguing area of medical research.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (November 2013)
    12 November 2013
    Join us on Tuesday 12 November to hear Prof Jane Visvader discuss mammary stem cells and the evolving hierarchy.
  • Stem Cell Revolutions - Special Screenings of Award Winning Documentary for Students
    31 October 2013
    High school student and their teachers are invited to attend special screenings around Australia of the award-winning documentary - Stem Cell Revolutions during October. Students will be taken on a journey from the earliest experiments that first revealed stem cells in the body, to the latest scientific and clinical development. After the screening, the students will be given the opportunity to have their questions answered by the University of Edinburgh’s Professor Clare Blackburn, co-producer of the film, and a panel of Australian stem cell experts. Students will also learn about career opportunities as the scientists speak of their particular interests in this exciting field. The event aims to attract students from Years 9 and 10, but other grades are also welcome.
  • 2nd Meeting of Australian Network of Cardiac & Vascular Developmental Biologists
    31 October 2013
    On 31 October and 1 November 2013, cardiac and vascular developmental biologists from across Australia will meet on the Gold Coast for their annual meeting.
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Training Workshop
    30 October 2013
    Stem Cells Ltd and Cell Reprogramming Australia (CRA) are pleased to announce the dates for their upcoming workshop to be held in Brisbane from Wednesday 30 October to Friday 1 November.
  • ASSCR Annual Meeting - Brisbane
    27 October 2013
    The 6th annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research will be held in Brisbane between 27-29 October 2013.
  • WEHI Special Seminar: Regenerating the aged thymus - can Foxn1 do it all?
    23 October 2013
    During her visit to Australia, Prof Clare Blackburn will provide a special seminar at WEHI where she will discuss the mechanisms through which the thymus develops and is maintained.
  • World Conference on Regenerative Medicineto - Leipzig, Germany
    23 October 2013
    The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine will take place in Germany on 23-25 October 2013
  • Stem Cells in Science & Medicine - Suzhou
    14 October 2013
    As part of their Regional Forum Series for 2013, ISSCR will be holding a meeting on 14-17 October in Suzhou, China.
  • Australasian Genomics Technologies Association 2013 Conference - Gold Coast October
    13 October 2013
    AMATA is Australia's foremost genomic technology conference, providing an essential networking event for researchers working towards early adoption of new 'omics platforms and methodologies, including platform development; and applying these towards understanding genome regulation and output across a range of disciplines, such as ecological systems, microbes, model organisms and medicine. The conference offers an important opportunity for computational biologists, biostatisticians, bioinformaticians and data visualisation specialists to interact with technologists and biologists.
  • 'Under the Coverslip' Student Photography Competition
    02 October 2013
    As part of 'The Festival of Ideas', PhD students are invited to enter a photography competition to showcase their work. Images will be displayed in the Yasuko Hiraoka Room of the Sidney Myer Asian Centre, The University of Melbourne.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (October 2013)
    01 October 2013
    Join us on Tuesday 1 October to hear WEHI's Sebastian Carotta discuss direct reprogramming of committed blood cells into functional hematopoietic stem cells.
  • Stem Cells in Translation - Florence
    15 September 2013
    As part of their Regional Forum Series for 2013, ISSCR will be holding a meeting on 15-18 September in Florence, Italy.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (September 2013)
    03 September 2013
    Join us on Tuesday 3 September 2013 to hear Andrew Laslett from CSIRO Material Science & Engineering discuss novel tools for human stem cell biology and how these can be used to harness pluripotency
  • ViC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (August 2013)
    06 August 2013
    Join us on Tuesday 6 August 2013 to hear Dr Jose Polo from Monash University and the Australian Regenerative Medicine Insitute discuss his work unveiling the reprogramming process.
  • Join us to launch the Australian-first, world brain mapping congress
    31 July 2013
    AusBiotech, together with Stem Cells Australia and the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, invite you to attend the Melbourne launch of the campaign for the 11th World Congress of the Society of Brain Mapping and Therapeutics to be held in Sydney in March 2014. The night will also present an opportunity to network with people from a wide range of disciplines in relation to brain mapping and therapeutics as well as from across the biotech industry.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (July 2013)
    02 July 2013
    Join us to hear A/Prof Ann Turnley from University of Melbourne discuss what it will take to make endogeneous neural stem cells repair the nervous system.
  • Mathison Lecture 2013 - Melbourne and medical research in the genome era - why the excitement?
    19 June 2013
    Professor Doug Hilton, Professor of Medical Biology, the University of Melbourne and Director, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research will provide the Mathison Lecture 2013 - Melbourne and medical research in the genome era - why the excitement?
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (June 2013)
    04 June 2013
    Join us to hear Dr Don Newgreen from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute discuss the potential of cell therapy for Hirschsprung Disease
  • Stem Cells & Cerebral Palsy: The Promise & The Progress
    21 May 2013
    The possibility that stem cells could one day treat Cerebral Palsy and many other conditions has captured our imagination. But what is actually involved in treating CP and how close are we to such treatments being a reality? Join us at this FREE Sydney forum to learn about the latest developments using stem cells to combat CP and have your questions answered by leading scientists and clinicians involved in this important research.
  • NSW Stem Cell Network Workshop - Expanding the use of cord blood
    21 May 2013
    Your invited to meet and share information with New South Wales’ leading stem cell researchers at the NSW Stem Cell Network's 18th Workshop which will explore expanding the use of cord blood.
  • Free public forum on Diabetes and Stem Cells
    16 May 2013
    Join us at this free forum at The University of Melbourne to learn more about the latest developments in using stem cells to combat type 1 diabetes. Registrations essential.
  • Symposium - Therapeutic Potential of Stem Cells: Prospects & Pitfalls
    16 May 2013
    Bio21 Cluster and Stem Cells Australia will be holding a two-day symposium on the achievements and challenges of translating stem cell science into clinical practice. Please join us at this scientific symposium.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (May 2013)
    07 May 2013
    Join us to hear Prof Nadia Rosenthal from ARMI, Monash University discuss immune regulation of regeneration
  • Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress (Perth, WA)
    01 May 2013
    This workshop aims to reach out to the broad spinal cord injury community - clinicians and people with spinal cord injury and their families. Join us to hear about the latest findings in stem cell research and what is happening with stem cell tourism. Discuss the issues that matter to you and tell us about your personal experiences.
  • Stem Cells and Cancer 2013 Symposium
    17 April 2013
    Join us at this one day scientific meeting to learn about recent developments in the stem cells and cancer arenas and what the two fields can learn from each other.
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) Cell Training Workshop
    15 April 2013
    Stem Cells Ltd and Cell Reprogramming Australia are holding an Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Workshop in Brisbane from 15th-19th April 2013. The workshop will offer participants hands-on training in the generation, culture and characterisation of induced pluripotent stem cells.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (April 2013)
    09 April 2013
    Join us to hear Prof David Haylock from CSIRO discuss manufacturing challenges in producing human platelets for transfusion
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (March 2013)
    05 March 2013
    Join us to hear Prof Ed Stanley from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Monash University discuss progress in making insulin producing beta cells
  • Special Seminar - Melbourne Brain Centre - Dr Dan Ohtan Wang
    15 February 2013
    To coincide with her visit to Melbourne to attend the SCA & iCeMS Joint Symposium, Dr Dan Ohtan Wang will be providing a special seminar hosted by Dr Mirella Dottori at the Melbourne Brain Centre.
  • Eureka! - Discoveries in Stem Cells Symposium
    01 February 2013
    To be held at the University of Melbourne, this one-day satellite symposium will feature international invited speakers such as Ricardo Dolmetsch (Standford), Ashkan Javaherian (iPierian) and Jun Takahashi (Kyoto University). Submissions for abstracts for presentations close on 1 November 2012.
  • Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Workshop - University of Western Sydney
    10 December 2012
    Two day workshop on human pluripotent stem cells is being held at the University of Western Sydney on 10 and 11 December 2012
  • Special Screening of Stem Cell Revolutions
    09 December 2012
    Join us on Sunday 9 December for the Australian premiere of the film that documents the history of stem cell research and what it holds for the future. Includes interviews with this year’s Nobel Prize winners - Shinya Yamanaka and John Gurdon. Learn how their discoveries have opened up a whole new way of thinking about stem cell science.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (December 2012)
    04 December 2012
    Join us to hear Prof Jane Visvader from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research discuss mammary stem cells and their evolving hierarchy.
  • 7th Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium Leipzig 2012
    29 November 2012
    The 7th Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium Leipzig 2012 to be held in associated with the 7th Annual Congress of the German Society for Stem Cell Research (GSC) will explore stem cells and their clinical applications
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (November 2012)
    13 November 2012
    Join us to hear Dr Alice Pebay from the Neuroregeneration Research Unit at the Centre for Eye Research discuss whether stem cells can be used for modelling neurotrauma.
  • Re-seeing the future: How technology may restore vision loss
    02 November 2012
    Join us at this free public event to find out how technology is being used to solve one of the biggest health problems facing our society today. From stem cells and lazer treatments for macular degeneration, to contact lenses and cell transplantation for corneal damage many different approaches will be required to combat blindness. This forum will showcase the latest research and provide an opportunity for you to have your questions answered.
  • 17th NSW Stem Cell Network Workshop: Cellular Therapies for Repair of Musculoskeletal Injuries
    31 October 2012
    The NSW Stem Cell Network is hosting a stem cell research workshop on cellular therapies for repair of musculoskeletal injuries on 31 October 2012
  • MISCL & CSIRO Seminar - Dr Michael O'Connor
    26 October 2012
    Dr Michael O'Connor from University of Western Sydney will discuss how bioinformatic analyses has revealed novel candidate regulators of pluripotent stem cells and lens epithal cells at MISCL Seminar Room, Monash University.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (October 2012)
    02 October 2012
    Dr Joy Rathjen from Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, to discuss the role of amino acids in the regulation of pluripotence
  • EuroStemCell Hydra series on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
    15 September 2012
    Join EuroStemCell for the eight Summer School in the highly successful Hydra series on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • GE Healthcare: 'Pushing the frontiers of cell technologies' session around Australia
    10 September 2012
    During September, GE Healthcare are holding events across Australia to showcase their involvement with cell technologies including cell therapy, advances in Super-Resolution Imaging and more broadly GE’s aspirations in Cell Therapy and the use of human stem cells in drug discovery.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (September 2012)
    04 September 2012
    Professor Andrew Elefanty from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories to discuss the use of embryonic stem cells to model human development
  • Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Training Workshop (Brisbane)
    27 August 2012
    The StemCore and CRA iPS Cell Workshop is aimed at giving participants both practical experience with generation, identification and analysis of iPS cells and to provide theoretical background of the fast developing field of iPS cell research
  • Special Seminar - Development of an Encapsulated Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Diabetes
    20 August 2012
    Join us to hear Dr Olivia Kelly from ViaCyte discuss their progress in developing a renewable cell replacement therapy for diabetes
  • Genome Mining Event during National Science Week
    16 August 2012
    Quantum Victoria and Stem Cells Australia present a special event for high school students - Genome Mining: How understanding gene expression aids stem cell research and so much more
  • Special Seminar - Systems Approaches to Stem Cell Biology
    15 August 2012
    A/Professor Christine Wells from UQ's AIBN will discuss the range of tools she is developing to study gene regulatory networks in stem cell datasets including the 'attract' pathway tool and the Stemformatics.org expression portal
  • Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute Seminar
    13 August 2012
    Matthias W. Hentze's, Associate Director, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany will provide a seminar on mRNA interactomes adn REM networks as part of the ARMI seminar series
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (August 2012)
    07 August 2012
    A/Professor Gary Hime from the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne will discuss the roles of repressor proteins in stem cell differentiation at our next seminar
  • International Guest Speaker at University of Melbourne - Prof Peter Zandstra
    24 July 2012
    Prof Zandstra from the University of Toronto, and member of Stem Cells Australia's Scientific Advisory Committee, will discuss endogeneous signaling in determing stem cell fate in a special Melbourne seminar
  • BioNano Innovation International Conference - Brisbane
    18 July 2012
    The 1st International Conference on BioNano Innovation (ICBNI) will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Grey Street from Wednesday 18 July through to Friday 20 July 2012.
  • Stem Cells in Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges (UNSW - Sydney)
    12 July 2012
    The UNSW Medicine Dean's Lecture Series 2012 will explore stem cells in medicine and feature Prof Alan Trounson, President of the Californian Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Dr Bernadette Tobin, Director or the Plunkett Centre for Ethics at St Vincent's Hopsital and Reader in Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University. Special guest host for the evening will be TV presenter and interviewer, George Negus.
  • Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Special Seminar
    12 July 2012
    Special Seminar on Engineering stem cell fate at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute by Professor Peter Zandstra, a biomedical engineering from the University of Toronto.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (July 2012)
    03 July 2012
    A/Prof Ivan Bertoncello, Head of the Lung Regeneration Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne will discuss the characterisation, organisation and regulation of regenerative cells in the adult lung at our next seminar.
  • Smart Surfaces in Regenerative Medicine - Sydney
    03 July 2012
    Sydney 3rd International Nanomedicine Conference which will have a regenerative medicine theme - Smart Surfaces for Regenerative Medicine.
  • Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine: The Future is Now
    26 June 2012
    Have you heard about stem cell research and regenerative medicine but want to know more? Join renowned international stem cell researcher Professor Martin Pera at the University of Melbourne for this free public seminar to learn about the latest in stem cell science and how these unique cells are not only being used to develop new therapies but also aid our understanding of human biology in health and disease.
  • Mad Scientist Tea Party - The Edge (Brisbane)
    23 June 2012
    AIBN researcher Dr Drew Titmarsh will be hosting a Mad Scientist Tea Party at The Edge, the Queensland State Library’s Digital Culture Centre as part of a program called Bioscience: Other Nature. Come along to hear how Drew is using stem cells in his research, thoughts on future possibilities and maybe dispell a myth or two.
  • Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research Annual Stem Cell Symposium
    08 June 2012
    All welcome to the first Annual Stem Cell Symposium at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at University of Southern California - The Stem Cell Niche in Development and Regeneration
  • Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress (Christchurch NZ)
    07 June 2012
    This workshop aims to reach out to the broad spinal cord injury community - clinicians and people with spinal cord injury alike. Join us to hear about the latest findings in stem cell research and what is happening with stem cell tourism. Discuss the issues that matter to you and tell us about your personal experiences.
  • Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress (Auckland)
    06 June 2012
    This workshop aims to reach out to the broad spinal cord injury community - clinicians and people with spinal cord injury alike. Join us to hear about the latest findings in stem cell research and what is happening with stem cell tourism. Discuss the issues that matter to you and tell us about your personal experiences.
  • Vic Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series (June 2012)
    05 June 2012
    Assoc Professor Caroline Gargett, Deputy Director of the Ritchie Centre, Monash University will be our next guest speaker at the Victorian Network Stem Cells seminar.
  • International Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture Course
    03 June 2012
    This five day course at the University of Southern California provides comprehensive lectures and laboratory classes for international researchers interested in learning the latest stem cell culture techniques and principles in hPSC research. This course will be followed by a Symposium for stem cell researchers.
  • 2012 Mater Medical Research Institute Stem Cell Symposium
    30 May 2012
    The 2012 Stem Cell Symposium entitled ‘Cancer Stem Cells’ will be held at the Mater Health Services Des O'Callaghan Theatre, South Brisbane.
  • Hype, Hope and Reality - Journeys with Motor Neurone Disease
    10 May 2012
    Join us at University of Sydney to learn more about MND and the very personal impact of this condition. Watch a documentary - Indestructible - and join a panel discussion as we seek to learn from the journeys of those with MND.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series
    08 May 2012
    Professor Richard Harvey, Deputy Director and Head, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Division, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute will be our next guest speaker at the Victorian Network Stem Cells seminar.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series
    17 April 2012
    Associate Professor Sharon Ricardo from Monash University will discuss her research in kidney stem cells, development and repair
  • Parkville Precinct Stem Cell Working Group Lunchtime Seminar Series
    16 April 2012
    Joins us to hear Dr Kathryn Davidson from University of Washington discuss her research on signaling in human embryonic stem cells
  • NSW Stem Cell Network Workshop: Stem Cell Treatment for Eye Disease
    16 April 2012
    This meeting will feature leading stem cell researchers from Australia, Japan and the USA. The presentations will include research on the cornea, lens and retina, and will cover issues such as: use of stem cells to understand genetic control of eye development; stem cell harvesting, culture, and drug screening; as well as stem cell transplantation therapies.
  • Stem Cells Australia 2012 Retreat
    03 April 2012
    Stem Cells Australia's annual retreat provides an opportunity for researchers, students and invited guests to meet and discuss scientific progress.
  • Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress (Adelaide)
    23 March 2012
    This workshop aims to reach out to the broad spinal cord injury community - clinicians and people with spinal cord injury alike. Join us to hear about the latest findings in stem cell research and what is happening with stem cell tourism. Discuss the issues that matter to you and tell us about your personal experiences.
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series
    06 March 2012
    Dr Lee Wong from MCRI will speak about the regulation of telomere chromatin in embryonic stem cells and cancers
  • Nadia Rosenthal - WEHI Women in Science Lecture Series
    29 February 2012
    As part of WEHI's special seminar series, Professor Nadia Rosenthal will discuss immune modulation of vertebrate regeneration
  • Parkville Precinct Stem Cell Working Group Seminar - Dr Kouichi Hasegawa
    23 February 2012
    Inaugural seminar by Dr Hasegawa during of his sabbatical
  • VIC Stem Cell Network - Monthly Seminar Series
    07 February 2012
    Inaugural seminar to be provided by Professor Don Metcalfe - Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Lessons and Puzzles
  • Stem cell science – hope, hype and reality
    03 December 2011
    Join leading Australian stem cell researchers, patient advocates and special guests in a lively discussion about the choices facing people with devastating disease and injury and how we can bolster our local research towards finding treatments for currently incurable conditions.
  • Stem cell tourism – how far would you go?
    23 November 2011
    If faced with an incurable disease or disability, would you travel overseas for an experimental treatment?
  • Dean's Lecture Series - Professor Martin Pera
    10 November 2011
    As part of the University of Melbourne Dean of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences Lecture Series, Professor Martin Pera will be providing a lecture entitled Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: A Progress Report in the Auditorium of the Melbourne Brain Centre, Cnr Royal Parade and Genetics Lane, Parkville.
  • Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research 2011 Conference
    23 October 2011
    The Program for the 4th Annual ASSCR conference includes two days of workshops, meetings and scientific presentations from international and national invited speakers.
  • Stem Cells: Hope, Hype & Progress
    07 July 2011
    The Spinal Cord Injury Network held a pilot workshop 'Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress' in partnership with the Spinal Injuries Association and Stem Cells Australia in July 2011.