Creative Peebles Festival Lecture 2017

Sponsored by the Tweeddale Society

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, 7.30 p.m.


Ticket price includes a glass of wine or a soft drink.


Tickets may be purchased from the Eastgate Theatre Box Office - 01721 725777  or online from

This lecture is open to all

Members should note that it is not part of the Tweeddale Society’s annual programme.  Tickets must be purchased from the Eastgate Theatre Box Office.

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Stem Cells:

A New Era in Medicine


Professor Sir Ian Wilmut


Since 1996 when he became known across the world for his work in creating the first cloned mammal, Dolly the Sheep, Professor Sir Ian Wilmut has continued his work on the role of genetic mechanisms in human diseases and the use of stem cells in new treatments. In this lecture he will outline these exciting advances in medicine for the 21st century.


Sir Ian is Chair and Emeritus Professor at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh University.

Prof. Sir Ian Wilmut

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