Promising Research Exploring Use of Cell-Based Therapies for Children’s Conditions

Webinar: Jun 9, 2021, 7pm ET

NFL Alumni hosted an interactive discussion with nationally recognized experts to learn about promising clinical studies that explore the use of cell-based therapies for children’s conditions, such as autism, cerebral palsy, graft vs. host disease (GVHD), and multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) with COVID-19.
This session is being offered as part of the NFL Alumni Enlightenment Series!

Hear about Lee Woodall’s personal story and research advancements in autism from Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg
Hear from Dr. Robin Smith and Dr. Silviu Itescu about promising research results related to the use of cell-based therapies for patients with COVID-19
Hear the discussion between Dr. Robin Smith and Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg on how parents can learn about clinical trials available for their children’s conditions

Webinar Speakers

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD

Jerome Harris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Pathology; Director, Marcus Center for Cellular Cures; Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program; Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank; Co-Director, Stem Cell Transplant Laboratory; Duke University Medical Center

Silviu Itescu, MD

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Lee A. Woodall

Philadelphia Chapter President, NFL Alumni
Member, Board of Directors, NFL Alumni

Robin Smith, MD

President and Chair, Cura Foundation (Moderator)

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