Clinical Translation Workshop

Clinical Translation Workshop

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MaRS Discovery District

661 University Ave

Event Room CR-3

Toronto, ON M5G 0A4


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Thank you for your interest in attending OIRM's Clinical Translation workshop. Attendance has reached max capacity but you are welcome to enter your name on the waiting list.


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

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