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Pre-Conference Workshop

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

8:30 -16:15

 

ISCT and the Cord Blood Association (CBA), in partnership with ASTCT, are pleased to host the fifth annual Cord Blood Series as part of the Pre-Conference Day at ISCT 2019. Join Joanne Kurtzberg and Elizabeth J. Shpall for a comprehensive look into the latest advancements in Cord Blood Biology for cell expansion, immunotherapy, and treatment of neurological disorders, along with an analysis of cell source and the implications on CGT translation.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”64px”][vc_btn title=”Register Now” color=”warning” align=”center” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.isct2019.com%2Fregistration%2F|||”][vc_column_text]

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Program Information

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion color=”blue” active_section=”1″][vc_tta_section title=”Session 1 – Cord Blood Expansion” tab_id=”1548455141081-3ab37dd7-13d6″][vc_column_text]Session Chair:

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University Medical Center, United States

Speakers:

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc, Nohla Therapeutics, United States
Notch-mediated ex vivo expansion and directed differentiation of cord blood CD34+ cells for clinical application

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University Medical Center, United States
NiCord, an expanded cord blood product, accelerates engraftment after myeloablative conditioning 

Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States
Rapid and Robust CD4+ and CD8+ T-, NK-, B- and Monocyte Cell Reconstitution after Nicotinamide-Expanded Cord Blood Transplantation[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Session 2 – Cord Blood for Neurological Disorders” tab_id=”1548455141081-abb30ecb-0df8″][vc_column_text]Session Chair: 

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, United States

Speakers:

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, United States
Cord blood based therapies for neurological diseases

Won Soon Park, MD, PhD, Samsung Medical Center, Korea
Human umbilical cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cells: Magic cure for neonatal brain injuries?

MinYoung Kim, MD, PhD, CHA University, Korea
Efficacy of allogeneic cord blood cell therapy combined with erythropoietin for children with cerebral palsy

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Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

Speakers:

Catherine Bollard, MBChB, MD, Children’s National Medical Center and George Washington University, United States
Application of cord blood as a donor source for virus specific T cells 

Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Engineered cord blood derived NK cells for the treatment of cancer

Yufang Shi, PhD, Institutes for Translational Medicine, China
Conditioning umbilical cord MSCs for inflammatory diseases
[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Session 4 – Cord Blood Derived MSC, Exosome, and Regenerative Medicine” tab_id=”1548456198727-174b2f7d-9602″][vc_column_text]Session Chair:

Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

Speakers:

Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Cord blood derived MSCs and exosomes for clincial use

Willem Fibbe, MD, PhD, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
Mesenchymal stromal cells in biological and clinical perspective

Helen Heslop, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, United States
Fact Standards for Immune Effectors and Stem Cell-Based Gene Therapy
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To view the full conference program please refer to Program Schedule.

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Organizing Committee

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD – Co-Chair

Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Chief Scientific Officer, Robertson Clinical and Translational Cell Therapy Program

Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program 

Duke University Medical Center, United States

 

Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD – Co-Chair

Director, Cell Therapy Laboratory

Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation

Deputy Department Chair, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation

Director, Cord Blood Bank

MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

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