Next Meeting:  Saturday, August 4th at 10 AM

Speaker: William Hoffman of the U of M Medical School
Topic: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine: A Revolution Picks Up the Pace

He will discuss what stem cells are and the diseases that cell therapies and regenerative medicine can treat emphasizing their potential for treating neurological disorders. He will review pluripotent (capable of differentiating into one of many cell types) and adult tissue stem cells currently in cell therapy clinical trials. Finally, he will talk about the growing marketplace of direct-to-consumer non-FDA-approved stem cell therapies in the U.S.

Meeting location: 
St. Michael’s Lutheran Church
9201 Normandale Boulevard,
Bloomington, MN 55437

Meeting Flyer  *Posted when available

Directions to St. Michael’s Lutheran Church



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Monthly Speakers Are A Great Resource!

The Minnesota Neuropathy Association meets monthly from January through October.  Each month we feature a presentation from a well-known speaker followed by a question and answer period.  Some examples of previous speakers include:

  • Dr. Leland Scott, M.D. Ph.D
    Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
  • Dr. David Walk M.D.
    University of MN Clinic of Neurology
  • Dr. Adam Loavenbruck
    University of MN – Researcher with Dr. Kennedy
  • Brian Isetts, Professor
    University of MN – College of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Frederick Claussen
    Effective Light Therapy for Neuropathy
  • Eric Carlson
    Powersource Nutrition
  • Denise Nelson, RN
    Patient Adovocate