Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the organizing committee, I am pleased to invite you to attend the 6th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC) that will be held on April 13-15, 2013, in Sheraton Hsinchu Hotel, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Hopefully the beauty of our city and the theme of our symposium will intrigue you all. 

The symposium serves as the premier event in the field of regenerative medicine, stem cell transplantation, latest development of new drug and medical device and present the most recent and relevant research findings. Featuring renowned international speakers and hours of in-depth programming, the scientific program will not only explore key research and practice issues but also serve as a platform for you to discuss the current status of stem cells and cancer research in these challenging areas. Great insight, fruitful discussion awaits you at this meeting.

The program for the 6th PPSSC has copious main themes as follows:

Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC):
1. Cell Therapy in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) & Spinal Cord Injury
2. Cell Therapy in Regenerative Medicine
3. Guideline for Adipose-Derived Stem Cell (ADSC)Therapy
4. Guideline for Cell Therapy in Stroke
5. New Drug Development for Epigenetics
6. Development of Medical Devices
7. Patent Freedom and Infringement

Hsinchu is really a beautiful city blessed with temperate weather and abundant natural resources. Besides, it is also known for its diverse cultures and traditions, making it a great city for tourism. We assure you a very pleasant and unforgettable experience in Taiwan.

Finally, we cordially encourage you to mark the meeting schedule in your calendar. Meanwhile your advice and contribution will be invaluable to the success of the congress. We value and look forward to your participation and discover beautiful Hsinchu in 2013.

Sincerely yours,


Shinn-Zong Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman of 2013 the 6th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC)
Superintendent, China Medical University Beigang Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan 
Vice Superintendent, Center for Neuropsychiatry, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
Professor of Neurosurgery, Graduate Institute of Immunology, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan