3D Tissue Models
Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel
Two Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA MA 02142

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, August 11, 2008
05:00:00 Early Registration
07:30:00 Registration and Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks David L Kaplan
08:40:00 Generation and Potential Applications of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from Dermal Fibroblasts William E. Lowry
09:10:00 Production of iPS Cells from Somatic Cells of Patients with Genetic Disease In-Hyun Park
09:40:00 Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture Media Considerations Todd McDevitt
10:10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30:00 Technology Spotlight (Sponsorship Available)
10:45:00 A Pure Ectodermal Cell Population Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Skin and Cornea Cell Therapy Daniel Aberdam,
11:15:00 Building a Better Hepatocyte Model: Human Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes Marsha Roach
11:45:00 Patient-Specific HLA Homozygous and Heterozygous Stem Cell Lines Derived from Human Parthenogenetic Blastocysts Nikolay Turovets
12:15:00 Close of Session
12:30:00 Engineering Zinc Finger Proteins (ZFPs) for Stem Cell Research and Therapy Luncheon Technology Workshop Trevor Collingwood
13:45:00 Session Break
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Dolores Baksh
14:05:00 Stem Cells and Materials for Vascular Differentiation and Regeneration Sharon Gerecht
14:35:00 Modeling Human Skin in Structure and Function: The Importance of Cross-Talk between Fibroblast and Keratinocytes and Extracellular Matrix Dolores Baksh
15:05:00 An FGF-2-Modified Nanofibrillar Prosthetic for Spinal Cord Repair Sally A Meiners
15:35:00 Networking Refreshment Break
16:00:00 VC Panel of Experts Anthony G. Coia, Jim Sherblom, Samia Saad
16:40:00 Primorigen Biosciences, LLC Nicholas Caruccio
16:50:00 Capricor Inc.
17:00:00 Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics Inc. John E. Davies
17:10:00 Cell & Tissue Systems, Inc. Kelvin Brockbank
17:20:00 Bionas Carsten Haber
17:30:00 Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall and Networking Reception
19:00:00 Close of Day
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available)
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:35:00 3D Cell Culture Models for the Study of Normal and Malignant Mammary Epithelial Cells Britta Weigelt
09:05:00 Polymeric Systems for Tumor Engineering
09:35:00 A 3D Model to Study Neurodegenerative Disorders of the Spinal Cord in Vitro François Berthod
10:05:00 Liver3 and Skin3 3D Tissue Cultures for ADMET and Efficacy Assessment of Drug Candidates, Chemicals and Cosmetics Technology Spotlight Dawn Applegate
10:20:00 Networking Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:00:00 Microscale 3D Models of the Liver Linda Griffith
11:30:00 Development of a 3-D Model System Using Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Modular Perfusion Bioreactor System Teng Ma
12:00:00 Engineered Heart Tissue Based High-Throughput Phenotyping and Toxicity Testing for Drug Discovery Tetsuro Wakatsuki
12:30:00 Luncheon Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:45:00 Session Break
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Jonathan Garlick
14:15:00 Use of Three Dimensional Tissue Culture Models of Human Skin as an Early Safety Assessment of Integrin Blocking Antibodies Case Study One
14:35:00 Skin Equivalents in Technology Development Case Study Two Rosemarie Osborne
14:55:00 Networking Refreshment Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
15:30:00 Microgengineered Hydorgels for Tissue Engineering
16:00:00 Programming Cells in Situ David Mooney
16:30:00 3D in Vitro Models for Breast and Prostate Cancer David L Kaplan
17:00:00 What Makes 3D Systems More in Vivo Like? Panel of Experts Discussion Jonathan Garlick, Dawn Applegate, Linda Griffith, David L Kaplan
17:30:00 Solutions @ CELLutions – Break-out Discussion Groups
18:30:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available)
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:35:00 The Clinical Application of Corneal Epithelial Stem Cells: From Bench to Bedside Sajjad Ahmad
09:05:00 Use of Fluorescent Quantum Dot Bioconjugates for Cellular Imaging and Monitoring of Bone Marrow Cell Homing into the Rat Myocardium in Myocardiopathy Model Nasser Aghdami
09:35:00 Developing Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Cancer Khalid Shah
10:05:00 Technology Spotlight (Sponsorship Available)
10:20:00 Networking Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:00:00 Engineering T-Cells for Cancer Gene Therapy Robert Hawkins
11:30:00 Adipose-Derived Stem and Regenerative Cells Improve Lameness and Pain in Dogs with Osteoarthritis: A Summary of Results from Three Clinical Trials Robert Harman
12:00:00 Luncheon Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available) or Lunch on Your Own
12:00:00 New Presentation
13:15:00 Session Break
13:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Lee Buckler
13:35:00 Developing a Strong Scientific and Commercial Strategy for Your Cell-Based Product
14:05:00 Engineering hESC to Create a Cell Therapy to Treat Insulin Requiring Diabetics: Promises and Challenges Anne Bang
14:35:00 Therapeutic Dosage and Scale-Up Considerations John E. Davies
15:05:00 Networking Refreshment Break, Last Chance for Poster and Exhibit Viewing
15:35:00 Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Brain Injury: Strategic Considerations Robert Mays
16:05:00 Commercial Manufacturing of Autologous Cell Therapies at Genzyme Biosurgery Leslie Wolfe
16:35:00 Business Models for Commercialization Panel of Experts Discussion
17:30:00 Close of Conference
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