RENSSELAER N.Y. — The Neural Stem Cell Institute (NSCI), the first independent, non-profit stem cell research institute in the United States, will hold its 2nd Annual Stem Cell Soiree for 6p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, at Saratoga National in Saratoga Springs.
The public is invited to the soiree, and all proceeds benefit the research efforts at the NSCI, seeking cures for diseases of the central nervous system such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis, Retinitis Pigmentosa and Age-related Macular Degeneration.
Tickets are $100 per person, $175 a couple, or $600 to become a table sponsor (table of eight). For reservations and more information, contact Rachel Wurster at NSCI at 518-694-8188 or email at email@example.com.
The soiree is hosted by MacArthur Award Winner, Dr. Sally Temple, Scientific Director and Co-founder of NSCI. Joining her in hosting the evening are Dr. Jeffrey Stern, Board Chair and Co-founder of NSCI; William M Kahn, CPA UHY LLP; John Walsh, 1st VP/Senior Portfolio Manager, UBS Financial Services; and Vito Grasso, Executive Vice President, NYS Academy of Family Physicians.
Headquartered at the East Campus of the University at Albany in Rensselaer, NSCI is a unique organization that produces leading stem cell research to develop new therapies for diseases of the central nervous system. NSCI aims to harness the power of stem cells to ease the suffering caused by injury and disease of the brain, spinal cord, and retina. Dr. Temple helped discover and define nervous system stem cells and NSCI has over 30 researchers focused on finding new ways to promote nervous system repair.
For additional information, visit http://neuralsci.org/.
Kathy Condon (518) 436-1103