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8/2012 - Rasul Chaudhry, made the keynote presentation “The Promise of Translational Stem Cell Research” on Friday, Aug. 3, at the Annual meeting of the Minimally Invasive Neurosurgical Society (MINS) held on Mackinac Island, Mich. Dr. Chaudhry provided an overview of stem cell research program at Oakland University and William Beaumont Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISRM). He also appraised the audience regarding the developments in basic stem cell research and potential applications in cell and tissue bioengineering; treatment of degenerative diseases such as disc and retinal degeneration, Parkinson’s, repairing skeletal defects such as bone and cartilage regeneration, development of drug design and delivery and toxicology/pharmacology. The MINS meeting provides a forum for neurosurgical education, training, case discussion and research on minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques on annual basis. The conference was attended by the neurosurgeons from around the country and abroad. The intimate setting of the conference provided discussion opportunities between the experts and audience, as well as establishment of collaborations between surgeons and participants.

1/2004 - Rasul Chaudhry, associate professor of biology, presented a lecture on the history of the Human Genome Project at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm on Dec. 3.

7/2003 - Rasul Chaudhry, associate professor of biological sciences, presented the results of his research on embryonic stem cells at the first annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research in Washington, D.C., which was held June 8-11.