Saturday, December 8, 2007

Upcoming Event: Stem Cell Documentary

Social Cinema:
Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita

Thursday, December 13, 2007
The Democracy Center
Harvard Square
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Many consider stem cell research the Holy Grail of regenerative medicine. Others view the idea as morally wrong. But what would you do if your child became paralyzed from the waist down and you had access to the research that might allow them to walk again one day?

These are questions our society continues to grapple with.

Dr. Jack Kessler, a prominent neurologist, shifts his diabetes research to stem cell research when his daughter is paralyzed.

Mapping Stem Cell Research brings the stem cell debate to the forefront and examines the constantly evolving interplay between the promise of new discoveries, the controversy of modern science and the courage of people living with devastating disease and injury.

A panel discussion will follow the film.

This screening is free and open to the public.
View the Mapping Stem Cell Research Trailer...