In the United States, 79 million men and women each year are infected by human papillomavirus (HPV), accounting for more than 4,000 deaths from cervical cancer. This panel discussion will bring together leaders from academia, government ... read more
Monica M. Matsumoto
Kirstin R.W. Matthews
Stem cells from umbilical cord blood (CB) can be used to treat over 80 different diseases, including many types of leukemia, lymphoma and inherited immune system disorders. Extensive storage facilities in the United States and around ... read more
The mission of the Science and Technology Policy Program is to engage policymakers and scientists in substantive dialogue with the hope that policy will more accurately reflect and be more consistent with current scientific knowledge. The program organizes workshops, lectures, research projects and conferences to bring attention to and help bridge the gap between science and public policy. Issues of interest include space, health and medicine, energy and the environment, national and domestic security, science education, and the public’s understanding and trust of science.