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OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium

Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium

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OIRM's Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium is an annual one-day event that brings together scientists, clinicians, trainees, industry, health charities and government to share advances made by OIRM's Disease Teams and discovery science that demonstrate Ontario's translational capacity in regenerative medicine.

Select trainees will have the opportunity to present their work during "Stem Cells in 60 Seconds". Apply today at http://oirm.ca/oirm-research/trainees

The event is free but registration is required.

We would like to thank our sponsors for helping make this day possible; The Hospital for Sick Children, CCRM, BD BioSciences and Roche Diagnostics. A special thanks to SickKids Research Institute for providing the space for this event. 

 

OIRM Annual Symposium

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

686 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning- SickKids


 

 

Morning Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Cheryle Seguin, Assistant Professor, Western University and Director of Research at OIRM

 

8:30-9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast (Sponsored by the SickKids Research Institute)

 

9:00-9:20 am

Opening Remarks:

 

Dr. Duncan Stewart

President and Scientific Director, Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

 

Honourable Reza Moridi

Minster of Research, Innovation and Science (Ontario)

 

 

Novel Approaches to Regenerative Medicine

 

9:20-9:30 am

Control of immune tolerance toward allograft cell

 

Dr. Andras Nagy

Senior Investigator

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

 

9:30-9:45 am

Overcoming central vision loss with stem cell therapy and rehabilitation

 

Dr. Valerie Wallace

Director and Senior Scientist

University Health Network

 

9:45- 9:55 am

Injectable, tissue engineered scaffold for delivery of cardiac patches

 

Miles Montgomery

PhD Candidate

University of Toronto

 

9:55-10:15 am

A stem cell approach to regenerate the injured spinal cord

 

Dr. Chris Ahuja         and        Dr. Mohammad Khazaei

Scientific Associate                Scientific Associate

University Hospital                 University Hospital Network                                  Network   

 

10:15-10:25 am

Building kidneys using stem cells and porcine decellularized kidney

 

Dr. Ian Rogers

Associate Scientist

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute

 

10:25-10:40 am

Pluripotent and cord blood derived progenitor t-cells for immune reconstitution therapy

 

Dr. JC Zuniga-Pflucker

Senior Scientist

Sunnybrook Research Institute

 

10:40-11:00 am

Morning Coffee Break

 

Translation of Cellular Therapies

 

11:00-11:20 am

Translation of a bench-scale cardiomyocyte differentiation protocol to a scalable manufacturing platform

 

Dr. Janet Rothberg

Development Scientist, Advance Team, CCRM

 

11:20- 11:40 am

Heart regeneration with stem cell-derived heart muscle cells

 

Dr. Michael Laflamme

Senior Scientist

University Hospital Network

 

11:40-11:55 am

Preclinical evaluation of a bioengineered human islet

 

Dr. Cristina Nostro

Scientist

University Hospital Network

 

11:55-12:15 pm

INCuBATOR: Innovative Neonatal Cellular Therapy for BPD

 

Dr. Bernard Thebaud

Senior Scientist

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

 

12:15-1:15 pm

Lunch and Networking (sponsored by CCRM)

Afternoon Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Penney Gilbert, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto and Director of Education and Outreach at OIRM

 

 

Promoting Endogenous Repair

 

1:15- 1:35 pm

Repairing white matter in the brain following disease or injury in children or teenagers

 

Dr. Freda Miller

Senior Scientist

The Hospital for Sick Children

 

1:35-1:45 pm

Heart tissue repair via immune cell growth factors

 

Dr. Slava Epelman

Scientist

University Hospital Network

 

                                                 

                                                  Moving Into the Clinic

 

1:45-2:00 pm

Informed Consent for Regenerative Medicine Trials

 

Dr. Harry Atkins

Scientist

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

 

2:00-2:20 pm

Cellular Immunotherapy for Septic Shock

 

Dr. Lauralyn McIntyre

Scientist

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

 

2:20-2:40 pm

CellCAN Network: enabling multi-center clinical trials

 

Dr. Denis Claude Roy

Director of the Center of Research

Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital

 

 

 Stem Cells in 60 sec

 

2:40-2:55 pm

 

Ghazaled Rafatian; PhD candidate (Davis lab, University of Ottawa)

Tyler Cooper; PhD candidate (Hess lab, Western University)

Dr. Mirabelle Ho; PDF (Stewart lab, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)

Haben Abraha; MASc student (Gilbert lab, UFT)

Morgan Stykel; PhD student (Ryan lab, University of Guelph)

Dr. Martin Kang; PDF (Thébaud lab, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)

Tanya Barretto; MSc student (Baker lab, UFT)

Dr. Miriel Ho; PDF (Stewart lab, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)

 

2:55-3:10 pm

Afternoon Coffee Break

 

Keynote Address

 

3:10- 4:10 pm

Translating Genome and Epigenome Editing to the Clinic

 

Dr. Fyodor Urnov,

Associate Director, Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences

Adjunct Professor of Genetics, UC Berkeley

 

4:10- 4:20 pm

Dr. Bob Bell

Deputy Minister,

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ontario)

 

4:20- 4:25 pm

Closing Remarks:

 

Dr. Duncan Stewart

President and Scientific Director, Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

 

4:25- 5:00 pm

Networking and Snacks-to-go

 

 

 

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Have questions about OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium? Contact Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

When & Where


Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street
Auditorium, 2nd floor
Toronto, ON M5G 0A4
Canada

Thursday, 25 May 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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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. www.oirm.ca

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