CREATIVE PEEBLES FESTIVAL LECTURE 2017
Sponsored by the Tweeddale Society
Monday, 30th August 2017
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7.30 p.m.
Stem Cells: A New Era in Medicine
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut OBE FRS FMedSci FRSE
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. In this lecture he will outline these exciting advances in medicine for the 21st century.
Sir Ian is Chair and Emeritus Professor at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh University.