You are invited to attend the inaugural Dean's Distinguished Lecture


Maria T. Millan, MD

President and CEO
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)

Community Lecture

“CIRM: Accelerating Regenerative Medicine Treatments to Patients with Unmet Medical Needs”
Wednesday, September 11 @ 7-8 p.m.
The Beach – UCI Beall Applied Innovation
5141 California Avenue, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92617

Scientific Lecture

“Progress and Future Horizon in Translating
Science into Cell and Gene Medicines”

Thursday, September 12 @ 12-1 p.m.
Sue and Bill Gross Hall: A CIRM Institute
4th Floor, Thorp Conference Center
845 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697

There is no cost to attend, however we do request that you RSVP by September 6.
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Dr. Maria Millan is a physician-scientist who has devoted her career to treating and developing innovative solutions for children and adults with debilitating and life-threatening conditions. She took on the role as president and CEO of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) in July 2017, and she was formally appointed by CIRM’s board in September 2017. Under her leadership, CIRM continues to drive the mission of accelerating stem cell treatments to patients with unmet medical needs, is on track to achieve its 5-year strategic plan, and has now funded almost 60 clinical trials. For more information about CIRM, visit

The UCI School of Medicine Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series is designed to bring together influential leaders from healthcare and academia to share their insights, experience, and anecdotal stories with our faculty, staff, students and community members. The program features a series of three speakers per year: one representing innovation in basic sciences; one representing advances in clinical medicine; and, one speaking on developments in clinical research.