Sacramento State STEM Scholars Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Alan Trounson, President,
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Trounson will discuss the
progress of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), a $3 billion stem cell initiative founded by
Proposition 71 in 2004. Under Trounson's leadership, these funds have been used
to establish the institutional and intellectual infrastructure for stem cell
sciences that has resulted more than 1300 publications, 12 new stem cell
institutes, and basic research programs that are leading to transformational
discoveries revolutionizing the development and clinical applications of stem
Dr. Trounson is an internationally recognized expert in stem cell biology and pioneered human in vitro fertilization (IVF) methods. He has received numerous awards for his work and is the founder of several biotechnology companies.