Stem cells

Culturing growth: How an idea from BC Cancer Agency grew into Canada’s biggest stem cell business venture

The four-day annual conference of the International Society for Stem Cell Research ends Saturday after bringing about 3,300 scientists and business people from 55 countries to the Vancouver Convention Centre.

A Friday morning panel discussion on commercializing stem-cell advances included Dr. Allen Eaves, the CEO and president of Stemcell Technologies, a Vancouver-based company that’s the main sponsor of the event, which was held in Boston last year and is slated for Stockholm in 2015.

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