Plenary: Clinical translation of cell and gene therapy
Professor Amit Nathwani

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Royal Free Hospital, University College London, UK

Broad topic: Advances in AAV gene therapy to treat haemophilia B

Bio: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/immunity-transplantation/about/people/amit-nathwani

 

 

Plenary: Disease modeling and drug screening
Dr Christine Chio

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, USA

Broad topic: Developing effective therapies using organoids of pancreatic ductal cancer

Bio: http://tuvesonlab.labsites.cshl.edu/christine/

 

 

Plenary: Regenerative Medicine and Bioengineering
Dr Kimberly Homan

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Wyss Institute, Harvard, USA

Broad topic: Can 3D printing be used to create organs?

Bio: http://lewisgroup.seas.harvard.edu/node/39433

 

 

AGCTS focused session РVector development 
A/Professor Luk Vandenburghe

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Schepens Eye Research Institute and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (both affiliates of Harvard Medical School)

Title: Unlocking therapeutic gene transfer for broad application: progress and challenges

Web: http://www.vdb-lab.org/

 

 

 

More speakers added soon – watch this space!