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Wednesday May 27, 2020

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GRP Workshop

[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]The ISCT Global Regulatory Perspectives (GRP) workshop represents the diverse activities and partnerships between international regulatory bodies, industry, clinicians and academia.

Confirmed regulators include: FDA, EMA, PEI, PMDA and Swissmedic.
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Organizing Committee

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Karen Nichols, Esq.
Co-Chair
Magenta Therapeutics
United States

Yong Fan, MD
A2Z Reg Solutions
United States

Christopher Bravery, PhD
Consulting on Advanced Biologicals
United Kingdom

Scott Burger, MD
Advanced Cell & Gene Therapy
United States
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Dominic Wall, PhD, FFSc(RCPA)
Co-Chair
Cell Therapies Pty Ltd, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Australia

Srinivasan Kellathur, PhD
Advanced Therapy Products Unit, Health Sciences Authority
Singapore

Janet Macpherson, PhD
GE Life Sciences
Australia
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MSC Track

[vc_column_text]Organized by the ISCT MSC Scientific Committee, the Society’s scientific thought leadership on MSCs, this Pre-Conference Day Track provides the unique opportunity to bring together preeminent leaders from around the world to present their cutting-edge research and discuss key challenges related to discovery, development and clinical deployment of mesenchymal stromal cells.

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Organizing Committee

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Jacques Galipeau, MD
Co-Chair
University of Wisconsin-Madison
United States
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Mauro Krampera, MD
Co-Chair
University of Verona
Italy
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Luc Sensebe, MD, PhD
Co-Chair
ISCT MSC Committee
France
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Cell Processing Track

[vc_column_text]Join the journey from ‘Needle to Needle’ as the 2020 Cell Processing Track features a carefully curated program offering a unique look into the production of cell-based products, with a focus on novel processing techniques including gene editing, cell activation and expansion  and characterization by flow cytometry. This practical workshop will provide delegates an opportunity to dig into the details of what it takes to bring a product from bench to bedside.

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Organizing Committee

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Ruud Hulspas, PhD
Cellular Technologies Bioconsulting, LLC
Netherlands

Mara Neal, SH(ASCP)MT, MS, MBA
Cook Biotech
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Westmead Hospital
Australia

Paul Wallace, PhD
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
United States[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”10px”]

Investigators to Investors (i to i)

[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]The inaugural investigators to investors (i to i) pre-conference track will bring together cell and gene therapy investors for a half-day educational event providing unparalleled access to cell and gene therapy key opinion leaders. The track will commence with a state of the industry overview and panel discussion covering topics crucial to investor due diligence, followed by meet the experts style session where attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the experts of their choosing for roundtable discussions.  

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Co-Chairs

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Steminent Biotherapeutics
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Aquilo Capital
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ISCT-Cord Blood Connect

in partnership with WMDA

[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Formerly the ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series, the newly branded ISCT-Cord Blood Connect is brought to you by ISCT and the Cord Blood Association (CBA), now in partnership with the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA). For the sixth consecutive year, join the world’s leading cord blood experts at the ISCT Annual Meeting to learn about the latest in cord blood and cord-tissue derived cell sources and their uses in immunotherapy, gene therapy, and regenerative medicine for sickle cell, GVHD, autism, and more. 

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Organizing Committee

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD
Co-Chair
MD Anderson Cancer Center
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Co-Chair
Carolina’s Cord Blood Bank Duke University Medical Center
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BMDI Cord Blood Bank and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute
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Gene Therapy Pre-Conference Workshop

[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Brought to you by the ISCT Immuno-Gene Therapy Committee, this full-day Pre-Conference Workshop will provide the unique opportunity to gather key opinion leaders with expertise in gene therapy and tools for genetic engineering to showcase their cutting-edge research and discuss key challenges facing the gene therapy space today. Specifically, the inaugural ISCT Gene Therapy Workshop will address a variety of novel ex-vivo and in-vivo gene therapy approaches, emerging gene editing technologies and salient CMC considerations.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Organizing Committee

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”10″][vc_column_text]Sandeep Soni, MD
Chair
Stanford University
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ISCT-FACT Quality Boot Camp

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Enhance your knowledge by attending ISCT-FACT Quality Boot Camp sessions that will address quality principles core to your cellular therapy program, including assessing the effectiveness of your QM plan, challenges programs face when implementing and incorporating Immune Effector Cells into the QM plan, guidance on navigating process validation, and resolving and reporting occurrences.

In an effort to customize Quality Boot Camp content to attendee needs, register early and participate in a survey on QM topics.  During the boot camp, join in roundtable discussions and leverage QA experts for ideas on how to enhance your program’s quality improvement program.

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