3rd Annual Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine

Friday-Saturday, September 18-19, 2015


Kansas City Convention Center
Great Hall Conference Center
Kansas City, MO

Last year, the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center and The KU Cardiovascular Research Institute hosted its second annual "Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine." Nearly 200 attendees participated in our two-day conference, which targeted cardiovascular physicians, pulmonologists, hematology & oncology physicians, endocrinologists, neurologists, critical care physicians and research scientists in the greater Midwest region.  

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The purpose of this conference is to update physicians, scientists, nurses and other healthcare professionals, trainees, and the general public in the greater Midwest region on:

  1. The past, present, and future of adult stem cell therapy
  2. New developments in adult stem cell research
  3. Diagnosis and treatment guidelines related to cell therapy for various medical conditions
  4. Management of patients using these new cell transplantation technologies
  5. The ethical use of regulated adult stem cells

Various clinical trials that have contributed to the advancement of this field will be presented. The progress and hurdles toward translation of adult stem cell therapy on a broader scale will be discussed. The participants will learn about advances in therapy with adult stem cells. The participants in this conference will examine the latest trends in regenerative medicine and gain a greater understanding of adult stem cell biology, the procedures and processes for translation, and the overall potential for tissue and organ regeneration.


At the completion of this symposium, participants should be able to:2014 conference

  • Assess the latest advances in adult stem cell therapy and technologies
  • Discuss past, ongoing and emerging clinical trials using stem cell therapy in various medical conditions and their effects on patient outcomes.
  • Describe the basics of processes necessary for effective translation of adult cell therapy.
  • Recognize patients and diseases who can potentially benefit from cell therapy
  • Discuss the debate related to the ethical use of stem cells

Target Audience  

The Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine is designed for physicians, scientists, nurses, trainees, other healthcare professionals and the general public.

Registration & Fees

Payment is required at the time of registration. Only registrations accompanied with payment will be accepted. Please register in advance. Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and continuing education credit as applicable. (* indicates CE credit included.)

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Physician $125*
Physician in Training No cost
Research Scientists and PhDs $100*
Academic Faculty $100*
Nurses $75*
Other healthcare professionals $75*
Laboratory Technician $50*
Student, Trainee, Fellow or Post-doctoral Researchers No cost
Industry Representative $375
Day 1 - General Public/Non Healthcare (w/out meals) No cost
Day 1- General Public/Non Healthcare (w/meals) $45
Day 2 - General Public/Non Healthcare (w/out meals) No cost
Day 2 - General Public/Non Healthcare (w/meals) $45
Day 1 & Day 2 - General Public/Non Healthcare (w/out meals) No cost
Day 1 & Day 2 - General Public/Non Healthcare (w/meals) $90

Additional Registration information is available here

Call for Abstracts

Share your ground-breaking research with us at the conference! We are looking for abstracts on adult stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine. If you have a poster abstract you would like to present, please visit our abstracts webpage for more information. All submissions are due by September 4, 2015.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Phillips at the daily rate of $149.00 for single occupancy. To take advantage of the special rate, call 1-877-704-5341 by August 17 and mention that you will be attending the Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine. All reservations should be made on or before August 17, 2015. Room availability cannot be guaranteed.

Location & Parking

All events will take place at the Kansas City Convention Center in the Great Hall Conference Center, 301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64105. Parking and directions are available here. For additional information about the Kansas City Convention Center, please call 816-513-5000 or www.KCConvention.com.  Please bring a sweater or jacket, since temperatures can be difficult to control in large rooms. For more information about Kansas City area events, call the Visitor Information Line, 816-691-3800.

To be added to the conference e-mail list, email us at msctc@kumc.edu 

Last modified: Aug 14, 2015