2010 Stem Cell Symposium

Stem Cells - Translation to the Clinic

Friday, January 8, 2010
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SLU Administration Building Auditorium
South Lake Union Campus, 815 Mercer Street

Symposium flyer with schedule

Schedule of Talks:

All Talks take place in the Orin Smith Auditorium

9:00 – 10:15      Session 1

Stem Cells and Regeneration in Marine Invertebrates
Billie J. Swalla, PhD, UW Biology

ES and iPS derived erythroid cells
Thalia Papayannopoulou, MD, UW Hematology

Regulated cell therapy - finding a pathway to the clinic
C. Anthony Blau, MD, UW Hematology

Wnt Signaling in human embryonic stem cells
Poster Presentation - Kathryn C. Davidson, UW Pharmacology


10:40 – 11:50      Session 2

AAV-mediated Gene Targeting in Epidermal Stem Cells
Daniel G. Miller, MD, PhD, UW Pediatrics

Washington National Primate Research Center Resources for Translational Research
David M. Anderson, DVM, Washington National Primate Research Center

The Role of KLHDC8B Deficiency in Hodgkin Lymphoma Pathogenesis
Poster Presentation - Marshall Horwitz, MD, PhD, UW Pathology for Maxwell Krem, MD, PhD, UW Pathology

Establishing Pre-clinical Models of Therapeutic Stem Cell Transplantation for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Poster Presentation - Maura Parker, PhD, FHCRC


11:50 – 12:45 Lunch and Posters


12:45 – 1:45      Keynote Presentation

Of mice, monkeys and men: A fifteen year quest for cardiac regeneration
Philippe Menasché, MD, PhD
Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Université de Paris Déscartes
Chief of Cardiac Surgery Unit, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou


1:45 – 3:15      Session 3

Tissue engineering for cardiac repair: Revascularize to remuscularize
Charles E. Murry, MD, PhD, UW Pathology

Stem cells for treatment of retinal diseases: the eyes have it
Thomas A. Reh, PhD, UW Biological Structure

Stem cells for repair of the injured spinal cord: Challenges for clinical translation
Philip J. Horner, PhD, UW Neurological Surgery


3:30 – 5:00     Session 4

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation - Crossing the Allogeneic Barrier
Rainer F. Storb, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Notch Mediated Ex vivo Expansion of Cord Blood Stem/Progenitor Cells: Enhancing Engraftment
in Cord Blood Transplantation

Colleen DeLaney, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Immune obstacles to cell therapy for type I diabetes
Gerold T. Nepom, MD, PhD, Benaroya Research Institute