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Ariano Irpino, meeting “Le due culture”, quintagiornata dedicata alla scienza Staminalipluripotenti, aspettative dei pazienti, selezione della specie centocinquantaanni dopo Charles Darwin e quaranta anni dopo Jacque Monod Ariano Irpino - I miraggi della medicinarigenerativa e la possibilità di poter disporre di una stessa cellula dipartenza per qualunque organo o tessuto, le staminali pluripotenti alla lucedel conflitto etico sull’uso dell’embrione. E ancora, l’equivalenza tra celluleusate a scopo terapeutico e farmaco, le aspettative dei pazienti e l’entusiasmodella comunità medica e scientifica. La selezione della specie e il viaggioaffascinante alla scoperta del DNA centocinquanta anni dopo Charles Darwin equaranta anni dopo Jacque Monod, nella quinta giornata del meeting “Le dueculture”, la settimana di studio e confronto tra cultura umanistica e culturascientifica, organizzata dal presidente Biogem, Ortensio Zecchino. Ospiti diquesta giornata interamente dedicata alla scienza, nei locali dell’istitutoarianese di ricerca,Maurizio Muraca, responsabile del Laboratorio Analisidell’IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù di Roma, Luca Bonfantidell’Università di Torino,Tiziana Angela Luisa Brevini dell’Università diMilano, N. Brunetti Pierri del TIGEM di Napoli, Roberto Di Lauro della StazioneZoologica “Anton Dohrn” di Napoli,Giovanni Migliaccio dell’Istituto Superioredi Sanità, Cristina Pintus dell’Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, Giampaolo Bragadel Consorzio per la Ricerca sui Trapianti di Organi e Tessuti Regione Veneto,e Giorgio Bernardi, presidente emerito Stazione Zoologica “Anton Dohrn” diNapoli. Flavia Squarcio - fonte Il Grecale  

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