ABOUT

It is with great pleasure that we write to you as Joint Coordinators of a Symposium organised by NOVA University Lisbon and the Aga Khan University on Stem Cell Science, Regenerative Medicine, Ethics and Society being held at the Nova Rectorate on June 13, 2019.
All the speakers are internationally recognized scientists, ethicists, legal and media scholars. They will share with us current scientific discoveries, their potential applications in modifying or eradicating diseases, impact on human evolution and associated ethical challenges.
The symposium has been designed to encourage discourse between the diverse group of experts and with the audience comprising of members of the public, humanities and science students and faculty, public policy makers, journalists, members of the legal profession and others.
The symposium promises to be a timely exciting and engaging event.
The topics discussed at the symposium are of global relevance and your participation will enrich the discourse.
We look forward to welcoming you.
With warmest regards

Dr. António Rendas
Trustee, Aga Khan University
Former Rector NOVA University Lisbon

Dr. El-Nasir Lalani
Director, Centre for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine
Aga Khan University

Steering Committee

António Rendas
El-Nasir Lalani
António Jacinto
José Belo
Mahmood Virani
Tayaba Khan
Noorjehan Hussaini
Munira Janmohamed
Brian Peterson
Rosário Pinheiro