Cell Symposia: Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat Human Disease
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
444 S San Vicente Blvd #800
Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
Cell Symposia: Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat Human Disease 
Elsevier Ltd
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
444 S San Vicente Blvd #800
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 21, 2013
07:15:00 Drinks Reception
13:30:00 Registration
15:45:00 Welcome and Introduction
16:00:00 Modeling Genetic Blood Disease with iPS Cells George Daley
16:45:00 Using iPS cells to both model and treat motor neuron diseases Clive Svendsen
17:00:00 iPS cell models to uncover mechanisms underlying varying clinical symptoms associated with Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy
17:30:00 Refreshment Break
18:00:00 Lineage specific differentiation into functionally defined neurons Fred H. Gage
18:30:00 Induced aging for iPSC-based modeling of late-onset disease Lorenz Studer
Friday, November 22, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 Genome editing to generate human cellular disease models Chad Cowan
09:30:00 Use of hiPSCs to uncover a novel developmentally-based target of therapeutic lithium in bipolar disease
09:45:00 Pluripotent stem cells: the new heart patient Christine Mummery
10:15:00 Refreshment Break
10:45:00 Human glial progenitor-cell based treatment and modeling of neurological disease Steve Goldman
11:15:00 Using stem cells to dissect the population architecture of complex neurological disease: a case study in ALS Kevin Eggan
11:45:00 Poster teasers
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Poster session I
15:00:00 Reprogramming Approaches for Cardiovascular Disease Deepak Srivastava
15:30:00 Lung epithelial progenitors and differentiated airway cells from embryonic stem cells- progress and pitfalls Janet Rossant
16:00:00 New strategies to induce immune tolerance of hESC-derived allografts Yang Xu
16:15:00 Refreshment Break
16:45:00 Mobilized adult pituitary stem cells contribute to endocrine regeneration in response to physiological demand
17:00:00 "Meet the Speakers Dinner" (ticket holders only )
17:00:00 Modeling human brain development and disease in cerebral organoids
17:15:00 Driving heart repair by promoting a regeneration-competent state Juan Carlos Izpisúa-Belmonte
17:55:00 Meet the Editors Workshop (Q & A session with Cell Press editors Christina Lilliehook and Gabriel Hayes) Gabriel Hayes
Saturday, November 23, 2013
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
08:30:00 Finding suppressors of disease-associated phenotypes using a cross-species comparison of tissue production from stem cells Leonard I. Zon
09:00:00 A Chemical Approach to Stem Cell Biology Peter G. Schultz
09:30:00 Stem cell-based phenotypic screening identifies a novel kinase inhibitor that protects motor neurons from stress-induced degeneration
09:45:00 Refreshment Break
10:15:00 Using stem cells to discover pathways that regulate repair and malignancy in skeletal muscle Session V – Stem cells in clinical trials Amy J. Wagers
10:45:00 Biology and Translation of Human Neural Stem Cells, HuCNS-SC Nobuko Uchida
11:15:00 Therapeutic regeneration of the injured human heart Eduardo Marbán
11:45:00 Poster teasers
12:00:00 Lunch
13:00:00 Poster session II
15:00:00 Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Clinical Translation
15:30:00 Panel on Overcoming Barriers for Translation of Stem Cell research Leonard I. Zon, Sally Temple, Fred H. Gage
17:00:00 Refreshment Break
17:30:00 The CNS Frontier: Stem Cell-based Therapeutics for Retinal Disease Sally Temple
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