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Symposium examines new blood vessel formation

The eleventh annual Dartmouth Symposium for the Life Sciences, "Angiogenesis: Basic Mechanisms to Clinical Reality," will be held 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, in Spaulding Auditorium. Noted researchers from Dartmouth Medical School, across the country, and Europe will discuss developments in the biology of angiogenesis, (the formation of new blood vessels), and will address clinical implications of these findings. Registration for the one-day event is free and open to all faculty members, physicians, students and staff members from Dartmouth and other universities and institutes. Speakers are Kari Kustaa Alitalo of the University of Helsinki; Peter Carmeliet of the Flanders Interuniversity; Michael Simons and Murray Korc, both of Dartmouth Medical School; David A. Cheresh of The Scripps Research Institute; and Napoleone Ferrara of Genentech, Inc.

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Last Updated: 12/17/08