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Konference Regenerativní medicína 2014

National Cell and Tissue Centre, Brno, and 4MEDi

are organizing

International Conference on Regenerative Medicine 2014

under the auspices of

 the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic

Ministerstvo zdravotnictví ČR

the Mayor of the statutory city of Brno

to be held on

 April 9 -10, 2014

at Hotel Holiday Inn, Brno, Czech Republic

We are proud to invite you to join us during the 2014 International Conference on Regenerative Medicine. The aim of the two-day conference is to bring together the scientific, academic, and commercial spheres in the area of regenerative medicine, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. The Conference is to provide the latest worldwide information on developments in all areas of Regenerative Medicine, including research, patients’ treatments, regulation, differences in legislation in the EU countries, international collaboration, as well as business opportunities.

The event is to gather leading experts in the area of Regenerative Medicine who have been fundamentally influencing international research and medical results in the field that uses human cells and tissue for medical treatment. The conference will provide attendees with the latest information on developments in all areas of regenerative medicine. The conference is unique in that it is an interdisciplinary meeting of lecturers from many different countries. Its main goal is to present visible and accepted research results in the field.

The conference is intended for specialists in the field, representatives of healthcare facilities and insurance companies, state governmental officials, representatives from the commercial sector in the area of biotechnology, and the next generation of doctors and biologists. Its target audience also includes students from medical as well as non-medical disciplines.

The Scientific Board of the Conference:

MUDr. Václav Procházka, Ph.D.
University Hospital Ostrava

Prof. MUDr. Roman Hájek, CSc.
University Hospital Ostrava

Prof. MUDr. Petr Arenberger, DrSc., MBA
University Hospital of Royal Vineyards, Prague

Prof. MUDr. Martin Krbec, CSc.
University Hospital of Royal Vineyards, Prague

RNDr. Eva Matějková
National Cell and Tissue Centre

The main topics of the Conference:

- Research and Development of Regenerative Medicine EU / USA / Czech Republi
- Current Global Trends and Results of Regenerative Medicine
- Current Development in Pre-Clinical and Clinical Studies in Regenerative medicine
- Potential of Regenerative medicine in the Czech republic
- Clinical Use of Regenerative Medicine
- Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering
- High-Tech Infrastructure, Technology for Regenerative Medicine
- Legislative environment, Regulations and Ethical Issues in EU countries vs. USA vs. Czech Republic

The Scientific Partners of the Conference:

Fakultní nemocnice Brno

Fakultní nemocnice Brno
Fakultní nemocnice Ostrava

Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady

Fakultní nemocnice Královské Vinohrady

Nemocnice Na Bulovce

Nemocnice Na Bulovce


The Preliminary Conference Program:

 

Wednesday  April 9, 2014
9.30 – 9.45 Welcome speech/ Grand Opening of the first day
   
9.45 – 11.30 Session I
  Development of Adult Adherent Stem Cell Therapeutics for CNS Injury and Disease
  Robert Deans, Ph.D.
  Athersys, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  Current hot topics in cell therapy
  Keith L. March, MD, Ph.D.
  Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, USA
  Medical devices for cell therapy and Cook biotech general overview
  Brad Shirley
  COOK Medical Inc, Bloomington, IN, USA
   
11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break / including companies´ show
   
11.45 – 13.15 Session II - Orthopaedic indications
  Cultured chondrocytes - our experience, indications and limits
  Prof. MUDr. Martin Krbec, CSc.
  Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Royal Vineyards and The Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague,
  Biological Resurfacing of Unicompartmental Knee and Ankle OA (Kissing Lesions) By MSCs
  Prof. Dr. Stefano Zanasi
  Villa Alba Hospital, Villa Maria Group, Bologna, Italy; University of Florence, Italy
  A method of solving chondral defects of weight-bearing joints by NTC chondrograft - evaluation of results.
  Prim. MUDr. Petr Vališ, Ph.D.
  Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
  Harvest BMAC orthopedic therapy indications
  Scott Shea
  Harvest Technologies Corporation, Plymouth, MA, USA
   
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch
   
14.15 – 15.45 Session III
  Collection of hematopoietic stem cells and other mononuclear cells from peripheral blood; current options and modern trends.
  MUDr. Zdeněk Kořístek, Ph.D.
  Department of Hematooncology, University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic
International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne´s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic
  Distribution Import / export of hematopoietic stem cells
  Mgr. Marie Kuříková
  Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
  Our experience with the use of PRP in the treatment of chronic defects
  MUDr. Petr Šíma
  Surgical Department, University Hospital Plzen, Czech Republic
15.45 – 16.00 Coffee break / including companies´ show
16.00 – 17.30 Blok IV – Ischemic indications
  Introduction to Cell Therapy in Wound Healing (Translational clinical research)
  MUDr. Václav Procházka, MSc., Ph.D.
  University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic
  Cell therapy in NO-CLI log-term follow-up
  Dr. med. Berthold Amann
  Asklepios Westklinikum Hamburg, Germany
  Cell therapy in NO-CLI comparison of therapeutical methods
  MUDr. Juraj Maďarič, Ph.D., MPH
  Národný ústav srdcových a cievnych chorôb, a.s., Bratislava, Slovensko
  Autologous bone marrow stem cell : a possible solutions for end stage ischemic cardiomyopathy
  Eugenio Caradona
  Fondazione di Ricerca e Cura Giovanni Paolo II (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
   
17.30 – 17.45 Conclusion of the first day of the conference
19.00 – 23.00 Gala Evening
   
Thursday  April 10, 2014
9.00 – 11.00 Session I
  Pluripotent stem cell-based neural diseases’ models
  Yuh-Man Sun, MSc., Ph.D.
  Masarykova Univerzita Brno
  Mutually exclusive or compatible: the future of allogeneic and autologous treatments
  Frida Grynspan, PhD. Vice President R&D
  Stem Cell Medicine, Israel
  Regenerative medicine and cell technologies in Stem Cells Bank Pokrovsky,
  Prof. Alexander Smolyaninov, prof. Varvara Bagaeva
  Stem Cells Bank Pokrovsky, St. Peterburg, Russia
   
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break / including companies´ show
   
11.15 - 13.00 Session II
  Bioartificial replacements of blood vessels - a review
  Doc. MUDr. Lucie Bačáková, CSc.
  Institute of Physiology Academy of Science, Czech Republic, v.v.i.,Prague
  Bioartificial replacements of heart valves - a review
  Mgr. Elena Filová, Ph.D.
  Institute of Physiology Academy of Science, Czech Republic, v.v.i.,Prague
  The legislative framework for Regenerative medicine in the Czech Republic and the EU
  RNDr. Eva Matějková
  National Cell and Tissue Centre, Brno
   
13.00 – 13.30 Lunch
   
13.30 - 15.00 Session III
  Endothelial progenitor cells in angiogenesis for regenerative medicine.
  Martin Klabusay, MD, PhD
  International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne's University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic
  Clinimacs Prodigy in regenerative medicine
  Ing. Ivan Hutňan
  Miltenyi Biotec, Slovensko
  Regenerative Medicine: State of the Science
  John Fraser, Ph.D.
  Cytori Therapeutics Inc., USA
   
15.00 – 15.15 Coffee break / including companies´ show
   
15.15 – 17.00 Session IV – Tissue  Transplants
  Skin Banking: current product and future developments
  Cornelia D Richters Ph.D.
  Euro Tissue Bank, Beverwijk, Nizozemsko
  Meniscus transplantation
  Primář Doc. MUDr. Libor Paša, CSc.
  Department of Traumatology, Masaryk University Faculty of Medicine, Brno,  Trauma Hospital Brno
  Transplantation of allogeneic sternal bone graft for closure of post sternotomy chest wall defects - results of four years of successful interdisciplinary collaboration
  MUDr. Martin Kaláb
  Department of Cardiac Surgery University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  The use of modern technologies in processing of human tissue products for clinical use
  Mgr. Ján Karkoška
  National Cell and Tissue Centre
   
17.00 – 17.15 The end of Conference

Conference fee 

Doctors
Fee until 25.3.2014: 1900 CZK
Fee from 26.3.2014: 2700 CZK

Non-Medical Health Professionals

Fee until 25.3.2014: 900 CZK
Fee from 26.3.2014: 1500 CZK

Students

Fee until 25.3.2014: 100 CZK
Fee from 26.3.2014: 200 CZK

Regitstration fee for students is subsidized by the company of PrimeCell Therapeutics a.s. It does not include the Gala evening ticket.

To register, please, send us an e-mail to media@natic.cz

The List of Speakers

Robert Deans Ph.D.
Athersys, Inc, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Yuh-Man Sun, MSc., Ph.D.
Masaryk Univerzity Brno, Czech Republic

Prof. Dr. Stefano Zanasi  
Villa Alba Hospital, Villa Maria Group, Bologna, Italy; University of Florence, Italy

March, Keith L., MD, Ph.D.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, In, USA

MUDr. Juraj Maďarič, Ph.D., MPH
Národný ústav srdcových a cievnych chorôb, a.s., Bratislava, Slovensko

Berthold Amann, MD
Asklepios Westklinikum Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Frida Grynspan
Stem Cell Medicine, Israel

Prof. Alexander Smolyaninov
Stem Cells Bank Pokrovsky, St. Peterburg, Russia

Prof. Varvara Bagaeva
Stem Cells Bank Pokrovsky, St. Peterburg, Russia

Ing. Ivan Hutňan
Miltenyi Biotec, Slovakia

Brad Shirley
COOK Medical Inc, Bloomington, IN, USA

Cornelia D Richters Ph.D.
Euro Tissue Bank, Beverwijk, Nizozemsko

Scott Shea
Harvest Technologies Corporation, Plymouth, MA, USA

Kim Bure,
Tap Biosystems, UK

John Fraser, PhD
Cytori Therapeutics Inc., USA

MUDr. Václav Procházka, MSc., Ph.D.
University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic

Prim. MUDr. Petr Vališ, Ph.D.
University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic

Prof. MUDr. Martin Krbec, CSc.
University Hospital Royal Vineyards, Prague, Czech Republic

MUDr. Zdeněk Kořístek, Ph.D.
Department of Hematooncology, University Hospital Ostrava, Czech Republic
International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne´s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic

Martin Klabusay, MD, PhD
International Clinical Research Center, St. Anne's University Hospital, Brno, Czech Republic

MUDr. Doc. Lucie Bačáková, CSc.
Institute of Physiology Academy of Science, Czech Republic, v.v.i.,

Mgr. Elena Filová, Ph.D.
Institute of Physiology Academy of Science, Czech Republic, v.v.i.,

Doc. MUDr. Libor Paša, CSc.
Trauma Hospital Brno, Czech Republic

Mgr. Marie Kuříková
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

MUDr. Petr Šíma
University Hospital Plzeň, Czech Republic

MUDr. Martin Kaláb
University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic

RNDr. Eva Matějková
National Cell and Tissue Centre Inc., Brno, Czech Republic

Mgr. Ján Karkoška
National Cell and Tissue Centre Inc., Brno, Czech Republic