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Clinical Translation Workshop

Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM (EST)

Clinical Translation Workshop

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OIRM's Clinical Translation Initiative Workshop series is focused on the translation of research studies from the lab into the clinic, bringing together key stakeholders to discuss critical steps and share lessons learned. Join us on November 28 for this workshop focused on imaging tools and cell characterization


This workshop will cover several topics including:

  • Endogenous and exogenous methods for cell tracking with MRI
  • Labeling technologies for cell tracking including Fluorine-19 and ion labeling 
  • MRI tools for tracking cell engraftment and repair efficacy 
  • Potency assays and release criteria for cellular therapies
  • Considerations for how cells change over expansion and cryopreservation 
  • Profiling cells from different cell sources 

There will also be presentations on working with your TTO and how to move your therapy from the lab to the clinic. 


Speakers include: 

  • Nilesh Ghugre, Sunnybrook Research Institute 
  • Paula Foster, Robarts Research
  • Hai-Ling Margaret Cheng, University of Toronto
  • Vishan Sivagnanam, CCRM 
  • Jason Acker, Canadian Blood Services
  • David Courtman, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • David Kaplan, The Hospital for Sick Children


Have questions about Clinical Translation Workshop? Contact Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

When & Where

MaRS Discovery District
661 University Ave
Event Room CR-3
Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 from 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM (EST)

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Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

The Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) is a non-profit stem cell institute funded by the Ontario government and dedicated to transforming discoveries into clinical trials and cures. Through our commitment to collaboration and partnerships, we leverage our resources to fund and support promising advances. OIRM is a passionate champion for investigators and their patients as we build a healthier future for Ontario, Canada, and the world.

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