Welcome Message

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I am extremely delighted to invite you to join us in the 7th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC) from 12th to 14th April, 2014, in the Splendor Hotel of Taichung, Taiwan.

The PPSSC, since its beginning in 2008, has been a vital platform for all doctors, physicians and clinical investigators from hospitals, industry, and academia to interact and exchange ideas in a very rapidly growing area of Stem Cells and Cancer Research. It is important that you all join us in the Congress to share your knowledge and views on subjects of mutual interest relating to main themes of 7th PPSSC in order to develop international collaboration in all fields of research through a collection of presentation sessions and networking events.                             

The program for the 7th PPSSC has copious main themes as follows:

  1. Advancing Translational and Regenerative Medicine in Stem Cells Therapy
  2. Current Clinical Applications of iPS Cell
  3. Nanotechnology and Medical Devices
  4. New Drug Discovery and Development
  5. Patent Valuation and Patent Appraisals

Taichung is the third largest city on the island where is located in western of Taiwan. In the last few decades it has grown into an international and technological powerhouse and become the hub of central Taiwan. It also known as Taiwan’s “cultural city,” is dotted with excellent cultural attractions, venues, institutions and events. Taichung has some of Taiwan’s finest museums, temples, art galleries and cultural/historical sites. You are assured that the social events and leisure activities will distinctly enrich your journey to the 7th PPSSC in Taichung.

We look forward, with great anticipation, to seeing you in Taichung!

Best regards,


Shinn-Zong Lin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman of 2014 the 7th Pan Pacific Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Research (PPSSC)
Professor, Neurosurgery of China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
Superintendent, Tainan Municipal An-Nan Hospital-China Medical University, Tainan, Taiwan
Superintendent, China Medical University Beigan Hospital, Yunlin, Taiwan 
Vice Superintendent, Center for Neuropsychiatry, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
President, Taiwan Neurosurgical Society, Taiwan