Events: Stem cell therapy discussed in lecture series at USLS
The College of Medicine of the University of St. La Salle held the 7thDr. Ernesto P. Namin Lecture Series on August 1 with Dr. Samuel Bernal as guest lecturer.
Dr. Samuel Bernal
Bernal, professor emeritus of Medicine at UCLA and director of the Institute of Personalized Molecular Medicine at The Medical City, discussed the topic "Stem Cell Therapy: Boon or Bane" at the Santuario De La Salle.
In his presentation, Bernal pointed out the importance of stem cells and how the study of stem cells evolved.
He also added that stem cell treatment is appropriate for developing countries like the Philippines but cautioned everyone about the harm of other stem cells.
This year, USLS is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the College of Medicine.
In its 10 years of existence, the College of Medicine has 112 competent faculty members and produced 111 graduates and medical professionals.*