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2016 Conference Agenda

Friday, September 16th (Day 1) Agenda

7:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

7:50 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Session I: New Concepts in Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Moderators: Arshed Quyyumi and Brian Annex
8:00 a.m. Cardiac Microvascular Endothelium as a Target - Brian Annex
8:20 a.m. Stem Cell Metabolism Relevant for Cardiovascular Repair - Gangian Qin
8:40 a.m. Extracellular vesicles: Cell therapy Sans Cells - Ewa Zuba-Surma
9:00 a.m. Adipose stem cell-derived exosome-rich concentrate provides broad rescue from ischemia: from brain to kidney and heart - Keith March
9:20 a.m. Personalized Regenerative Medicine: Role of Autologous Exosomes - Phillip Yang
9:40 a.m. Regenerative capacity as a new risk factor - Arshed Quyyumi
10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion - Quyyumi, Annex, Qin, Zuba-Surma, March, Yang
10:10 a.m. Coffee Break
Session II: Cell Therapy in Hematology and Cancer Moderators: Joseph McGuirk and Linheng Li
10:20 a.m. Preclinical Cell Therapy of Cancer - Deryl Troyer / Tom Yankee
10:40 a.m. Targeting Drug-Resistant Leukemia Stem Cells - Linheng Li
11:00 a.m. Preparing Cells for Therapy in Humans - Rupal Soder
11:15 a.m. Wharton's Jelly MSCs for Graft vs. Host Disease - Joseph McGuirk
11:35 a.m. Patient Story - Rebecca Hertzog
11:45 a.m. Patient Story - Haley Daniels
11:55 a.m. Panel Discussion - McGuirk, Li, Troyer, Yankee, Soder
Session III: Exciting Multisystem Cell Therapy Possibilities Moderators: Ewa Zuba-Surma and Deryl Troyer
12:05 p.m. Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. Rescue of Femoral Head During Avascular Necrosis - Atta Behfar
1:00 p.m. Electrospinning scaffolds for Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels - Clay Quint
1:15 p.m. Adult Stem Cell Derived Functional Cardiomyocytes for Cell Therapy - Rajasingh Johnson
1:30 p.m. Cell Therapy for Neuronal Injury - Jay Vivian
1:45 p.m. Nano Bioactive Materials for Cardiac Repair - Arghya Paul
2:00 p.m. Regenerative Potential of Skin Stem Cells - Xiaoyang Wu
2:15 p.m. Replicating Kidney Tissue with Cells and Biomaterials - William Chang
2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion - Zuba-Surma, Troyer, Behfar, Quint, Johnson, Vivian, Paul, Wu, Chang
2:40 p.m. Coffee Break
Session IV: Heart Repair: Bench to Bedside to Community Moderators: Joseph Wu and Randy Mills
2:50 p.m. iPSCs for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine- Joseph Wu
3:10 p.m. Wharton's Jelly MSCs for Acute Myocardial Infarction - Marcin Majka
3:30 p.m. Facilitating stem cell translation: The CIRM experience - C. Randy Mills
3:50 p.m. Keynote Address: Therapeutic regeneration of the "irreversibly" injured myocardium- Eduardo Marban
4:50 p.m. Panel Discussion - Wu, Mills, Majka, Marban
5:10 p.m. Poster Session
6:30 p.m. Adjournment


Saturday, September 17th (Day 2) Agenda
7:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
7:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Session V: Cell-Based Approaches for Neurological Diseases Moderators: Richard Barohn and Peter Smith
8:00 a.m. New Approaches for Direct Conversion of Patient Fibroblasts into Neural Cells - Justin Ichida
8:20 a.m. Mesenchymal Stem Cells for ALS Therapy - Hiroshi Nishimune
8:40 a.m. Healing the Brain with Bone Marrow Cells - Paul Camarata
9:00 a.m. Use of Adult Stem Cells as Potential Therapy for Huntington's Disease - Gary Dunbar
9:20 a.m. Panel Discussion - Barohn, Smith, Ichida, Nishimune, Camarata, Dunbar
9:30 a.m. Coffee Break
9:40 a.m. Keynote Address: Regenerative Medicine Buildout - Andre Terzic
Session VI: Road to Translation Andre Terzic and Lisa Stehno-Bittel
10:40 a.m. Encapsulation Promotes Cells as Therapy and Cells as Reagents - Lisa Stehno-Bittel
11:00 a.m. Cell therapy for liver regeneration - Taro Takami
11:20 a.m. Hurdles and Opportunities for Stem Cell Cell Translation - Theresa Deisher
11:40 a.m. Successful conversion of concepts into tissues and organs - Julie Allickson
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
12:40 p.m. Preclinical assessment of cell therapy products Wei Liang
1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion - Terzic, Stehno-Bittel, Takami, Deisher, Allickson, Liang
1:15 p.m. Introduction
1:20 p.m. Special Guest Speaker - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback
1:55 p.m. Introduction
2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Stem Cell Revolution: Awareness and Opportunities envisioned by the Vatican Monsignor Tomasz Trafny, The Vatican
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
Session VII: Collaborative and Global Initiatives on Stem Cell Therapy Msgr. Tomasz Trafney and David Prentice
3:10 p.m. Cell Delivery for Peripheral Arterial Disease Robert Simari
3:30 p.m. Accelerating cures: The Maryland initiative to augment stem cell research - Dan Gincel
3:50 p.m. Midwest stem cell therapy center: A unique approach in Kansas- Buddhadeb Dawn
4:10 p.m. Global outlook for stem cell therapy - David Prentice
4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion - Msgr. Trafny, Prentice, Simari, Gincel, Dawn
5:00 p.m. Adjournment
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