Stem Cell Symposium Abstract Book

Stem Cell Symposium Agenda

7:00am – 8:00am Exhibitor Registration & Set-up

8:00am – 8:30am Attendee Registration & Networking – Complimentary Breakfast

8:30am – 9:30am Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Speaker
George Davis; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, III, President, UMBC

9:45am – 10:00am Accelerating Cures: Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Programs
Dan Gincel, PhD

10:00am – 10:45am Stem Cell Therapy: Promise, Perils & Public Trust
 Keynote Speaker: Sally Temple, PhD, Co-Founder, Neural Stem Cell Institute

10:45am – 11:00am NETWORKING BREAK / EXHIBIT HALL (Calvert Ballroom)

11:00am – 12:00pm Technology Trends & Emerging Applications in Cell Therapy
Bryan Poltilove; Kuldeep Neote, PhD; Kapil Bharti, PhD; Matthias Alder

12:00pm – 1:30pm LUNCH – GRAB A BOX! EXPAND YOUR CIRCLE / KEYNOTE SPEAKER (Crossland Ballroom)
George Davis; Keynote Speaker: Steve Case, Co-Founder, AOL

1:30pm – 2:30pm Using Stem Cells & Artificial Intelligence To Out-Smart Neurodegenerative Diseases
Emily Baxi, PhD; Jeff Rothstein, MD PhD; Elise Blaese; Debra Mathews, PhD

2:30pm – 2:45pm NETWORKING BREAK / EXHIBIT HALL (Calvert Ballroom)

2:45pm – 3:45pm Realizing the Potential of Stem Cell Therapies – Translation, Scale Up & Commercialization
Amritha Jaishankar, PhD; Phil Vanek, PhD; Claudia Zylberberg, PhD; Joshua Hare, MD; Doug Doerfler

3:45pm – 4:00pm NETWORKING BREAK / EXHIBIT HALL (Calvert Ballroom)

4:00pm – 5:00pm Stem Cell Poster Session (Calvert Ballroom)

5:00pm – 7:00pm Stem Cell Poster Session/TEDCO’s 20th Anniversary Reception (Calvert Ballroom)
George Davis and Christy Wyskiel