SEATTLE , June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sana Biotechnology, Inc. (NASDAQ: SANA), a company focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines, today announced that data will be presented during two plenary sessions at the International Society for Stem Cell Research 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, to be held Monday, June 21 through Saturday, June 26.
Chuck Murry, M.D., Ph.D., Sana’s Head of Cardiometabolic Cell Therapy, will be presenting “Genome Editing to Eliminate Engraftment Arrhythmia during Heart Regeneration” during the conference’s first plenary session, the Presidential Symposium titled ‘What's in a Germ Layer?’ The session will begin on Monday, June 21 at 9:30 a.m. ET and will end at 11:45 a.m. ET.
Sonja Schrepfer, M.D., Ph.D., Sana’s Head of Hypoimmune Platform, will be speaking during the sixth plenary session on Cellular Therapy and Tissue Engineering, highlighting the Clinical Applications conference theme. She will present “Protecting Transplanted Stem Cells from Immune Rejection.” The plenary session will begin on Saturday, June 26 at 9:30 a.m. ET and will end at 11:00 a.m. ET.
Both presentations will be rebroadcast at 9:30 p.m. ET on the day of their presentation and will be available to ISSCR registrants for on-demand viewing through July 31, 2021.
About Sana Biotechnology
Sana Biotechnology, Inc. is focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines for patients. We share a vision of repairing and controlling genes, replacing missing or damaged cells, and making our therapies broadly available to patients. We are more than 300 people working together to create an enduring company that changes how the world treats disease. Sana has operations in Seattle, Cambridge, and South San Francisco. For more information about Sana Biotechnology, please visit https://sana.com/.
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