The Sacramento State STEM Scholars Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Diana Lee Farmer, an internationally
renowned fetal and neonatal surgeon
and Chair of the Department of Surgery at University of California, Davis Health System.
Dr. Farmer is known for her
skilled surgical treatment of congenital anomalies and for her investigations
on the safety and effectiveness of providing spina bifida treatments before
birth. She will discuss her current research focusing on a novel stem cell therapy for repairing
damaged neural tissue in spina bifida patients.