Agenda

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Day 1:  September 19th

7:00 - 7:45 Registration and Breakfast
7:45 - 7:55 Welcome remarks - Doug Girod, M.D.; Robert Simari, M.D.

Session I:  Restoring Neurological Function with Adult Stem Cells

Moderator: Anthony Windebank, M.D., Richard Barohn M.D.

8:00 - 8:25 Cell Therapy in Ischemic Stroke Sean Savitz, M.D.
8:30 - 8:55 In Vivo Cellular Reprogramming for Brain Repair Gong Chen, Ph.D.
9:00 - 9:25 Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Anthony Windebank, M.D.
9:30 - 9:40 Panel Discussion

Coffee Break: 9:40 - 9:55

Session II:  New Horizons:  Cell Therapy in Cancer

Moderator: Richard Vile, Ph.D.

10:00 - 10:20 Viral Immunotherapy and Adoptive T-cell Transfer for Melanoma Richard Vile, Ph.D.
10:25 - 10:50 Novel Approaches in Stem Cell Transplantation Omar Aljitawi, M.D.
10:55 - 11:20 Clinical Outcomes with Stem Cells in Hematologic Malignancies Sunil Abhyankar, M.D.
11:20 - 11:30 Panel Discussion

 

Special Guest Speaker

11:40 - 12:10 Kansas Lieutenant Governonr Jeff Colyer, M.D.


12:10 - 1:00 Lunch Break

 

Keynote Lecture

1:00 - 2:00 Cardiac Cell Therapy: Past, Present and Future Andreas Zeiher, M.D.

 

Session III:  A Decade of Clinical Cardiac Cell Therapy

Moderator: Robert Simari, M.D.

2:00 - 2:25 Heart Repair with Bone Marrow Cells: Promises and Challenges Robert Simari, M.D.
2:30 - 2:55 Cell Therapy in Patients with Heart Failure and LVAD Tim Henry, M.D.
3:00 - 3:25 Adventitial Delivery of Adherent Cells in Patients with Acute STEMI Warren Sherman, M.D.
3:30 - 3:40 Panel Discussion

Coffee Break: 3:40 - 3:55

 

Session IV: Cell Therapy in Peripheral Vascular Diseases

Moderator: Arshed Quyyumi, M.D.

4:00 - 4:20 Growing New Vessels in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia Brian Annex, M.D.
4:25 - 4:50 Cellular Mobilization in Peripheral Arterial Disease Arshed Quyyumi, M.D.
4:55 - 5:20 Clinical Trials of autologous Bone Marrow Stem Cells in Critically Ischemic Limbs: Challenges Ahead! Kamal Gupta, M.D.

5:25 - 5:35 Panel Discussion

Adjournment



Day 2:  September 20th

7:00 - 7:45 Registration and Breakfast
7:45 - 7:55 Welcome Remarks - Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook, Barbara MacArthur

Session V:  Innovative Cells and Substrates

Moderator: Michael Detamore, Ph.D., Brian Annex, M.D.

8:00 - 8:25 Mesenchymal Stem Cell Subpopulations for Infarct Repair Buddhadeb Dawn, M.D.
8:30 - 8:55 Engineering Nanomaterials for Stem Cell Based Cardiovascular Therapy Arghya Paul, Ph.D.
9:00 - 9:25 Exosomes as Cell Substitutes Ewa Zuba-Surma, Ph.D., DSc

Coffee Break: 9:30 - 9:45

  9:45 - 10:10 Cell-based Therapy for Long-term Reversal of Diabetes Karthik Ramachandran, Ph.D.
10:15 - 10:40 New Cellular Concepts for Tissue Repair Michael Detamore, Ph.D.
10:45 - 11:10 Cardiac Patch for Improved Cell Retention Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

11:15 - 11:25 Panel Discussion

Session VI:  Clinical Production and Delivery

Moderator: Allan Dietz, Ph.D.

11:30 - 11:50 Producing Clinical Grade Cellular Products Allan Dietz, Ph.D.
11:55 - 12:15 Cell Banking: Process Development and Cell Preservation Salem Akel, Ph.D.

Lunch Break:  12:15 - 1:00

1:00 - 1:20 Regulatory Considerations in Developing Stem Cell Based Medicinal Products Debra Aub Webster, Ph.D.
1:25 - 1:45 Perspectives on Building a Stem Cell Therapy Program David Prentice, Ph.D.
1:50 - 2:10 Panel Discussion

2:10 - 2:25  A Personal Perspective on Cell Therapy Paul Wagle, Seminarian

Coffee Break: 2:25 - 2:35

Session VII:  Young Investigators Forum

Moderators: Ewa Zuba-Surma, Ph.D., DSc, Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, MD., Ph.D.

2:35 - 2:50 Transformation of Somatic Cells for Cardiovascular Diseases Rajasingh johnson, Ph.D.
2:50 - 3:05 Wnt11 Signaling and Cardiomyogenesis Anweshan Samanta, MBBS
3:05 - 3:20 Angiogenesis Induced by Mesenchymal Stem Cells Lei Chen, Ph.D.
3:20 - 3:35 Mixed MSC and Islet Cells in Functional Cell Clusters Sonia Rawal, P.T., Ph.D. Candidate
3:35 - 3:50 Modulating Stem Cells Using Small Molecule Directed Histone Modification Tim Kamerzell, Ph.D.

3:50 - 4:00 Panel Discussion

Adjournment

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