The 12th Royan International Twin Congress
International Invited Speakers

Safaa Al-Hasani, Germany

Titles:

1. Cancellation of Fresh Embryo Transfer: A Future Perspective
2. IVF in Low Resources Countries
 

 

 

Joe Leigh Simpson, USA

 Titles:

1. Genetic Causes of Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) and early Menopause
2. Do Birth Defects Increase with Assisted Reproductive Technologies

   

Rachel Cutting, UK

 Titles:

1. Introducing Blastocyst Culture and Transfer into Clinical Practice
2. Successful Introduction of an eSET Policy :National and Clinic Data
 

   

Ralf Henkel, South Africa

 Titles:

1. Reactive Oxygen Species: A Dilemma for
2. Sperm Preparation: Biomimetic Aspects

 

Steve J. Ory, USA

Titles:

1. Early Assessment of Pregnancy Viability
2. New Management Options for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

 

Hesham Al-Inany, Egypt

Titles:

1. Changing Attitudes in Infertility Management
2. Fertility Preservation

 

Heping Zhang, USA

Titles:

1. Decision Trees for Identifying Predictor of Treatment Effectiveness in Clinical Trials and Its Application to Ovulation in a Study of Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
2. Polymorphisms in the 5’ Upstream Region of the FSH Receptor Gene, and Their Association with Superovulation Traits in Chinese Holstein Cows  

 

Wolfang Kuepker, USA

Title:

1. Steps to Cancer - Is Endometriosis a Potential Malignant Disease
2. The Mesenchymal Stem Cell - The Origin of Endometriosis

 

Patrick Collombat, France

Titles:

1. Adipose Tissue-Derived MSCs Are an Option to Human Hepatocytes for In vitro and In vivo Studies
2. New Insight in The Alpha-to-Beta-Cell Trans-differentiation in The Endocrine Pancreas

 
Steve Tardif, UK

Title:

Infertility with Impaired Zona Pellucida Adhesion of Spermatozoa from Mice LackingTauCstF-64
 

Paul Lancaster, Australia

Title:

1. Evaluating Pregnancy and Long-Term Outcomes of ART
2. Risks of Multiple Pregnancy, Preterm

 

Giuseppe Benagiano, Germany

Title:

1. Assisted Reproduction and Religion What Consideration Should Be and Should Not Be Relevant
2. Offering Fertility Services to Whom? With Specific Regards to The Welfare of The Child
 

Joris Vermeesch, Belgium

Title:

1. Mutagenesis during Embryogenesis

2. FISH and Array CGH for PGD of Cancer

 
Elizabeth Stewart, USA

Titles:
1. Safely Extending Focused Ultrasound Surgery for Uterine Leiomyomas to Women Who Desire Future Pregnancies
2. The Effect of Uterine Leiomyomas on Reproductive Performance
 

Donald Broom, UK

Title:

1. The Evolution of Morality and Implications for Animal Usage
2. Recent Developments in Animal Welfare Sciences
 
Hans R. Schِler, Germany

Title:

1. Induction of Pluripotency: 20 Years of Research
2. The Potential of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Development and Regenerative Medicine
 

Lorenzo Piemonti, Italy

 Title:

1. Bone Marrow as Ideal Microenvironment for Human Islet Transplantation to Treat Type 1 Diabetes (Clinical Trials.gov Identifier: NCT01345227
2. Regulatory Stem Cell and Allograft Tolerance

   

Lino Ferreira, Portugal

 Title:

1. Micro and Nanomaterials to Manipulate Stem Cells
2. Stem Cells and Biomaterials for The Treatment of Ischemic Diseases

   

Gabsang Lee, USA

 Title:

1. Defining and Predicting Pluripotent Behavior in Human ES and IPS Cells
2. Discovery of Potential Therapeutic Compouns for Familial Dysautonomia Using Patient-Specific and Symptom-Relevant iPSC Derived Neural Crest Precursors

   

Hui Lijian, China

 Title:

1. Induction of Functional Hepatocyte-Like Cells from Mouse Fibroblasts by Defined Factors
2. Induction of Functional Hepatocyte-Like Cells from Mouse Fibroblasts by Defined Factors

   

Ilyas Singec, USA

 Title:

1. Direct and Complete Neural Induction of Human ES and iPS Using Small Molecules
2. Protein Phosphorylation Signatures Define "Stemness" in Human Pluripotency and Neural Multipotency

   

Matthias P. Lutolf, Switzerland

 Title:

1. Bioengineered Niches to Instruct Stem Cell Fate
2. Probing Single Hematopoietic Stem Cell (HSC) Fate Decision-Making in Artificial Niches

   

Ivan Martin, Switzerland

 Title:

1. Adipose Tissue-Derived Progenitors for The Engineering of Osteogenic and Vasculogenic Grafts
2. Three-Dimensional Expansion of Human Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells

   

Carlos-Filipe Pereira, USA

 Title:

1. ESCs Require PRC2 to Direct The Successful Reprogramming of Differentiated Cells Toward Pluripotency
2. Heterokaryon-Based Reprogramming for Pluripotency

   

Hiromitsu Nakauchi, Japan

 Title:

1. Generation of Functional Organs from iPS Cells: Toward the Next Generation of Regenerative Medicine
2. Heterogeneity and Hierarchy within The Most Primitive Hematopoietic Stem Cell Compartment

   

Corrado Spadafora, Italy

 Title:

1. A Reverse Transcriptase-Dependent Mechanism Plays Key Roles in Early Embryogenesis and Tumourigenesis
2. Sperm-Mediated "Reverse" Gene Transfer

   

Masaki Ieda, Japan

 Title:

1. Direct Reprogramming of Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocytes by Defined Factors
2. Heart Regeneration Using Stem Cells and Direct Reprogramming Technology

   

Andreas K. Nüssler, Germany

 Title:

1. Adipose Tissue-Derived MSCs Are an Option to Human Hepatocytes for In vitro and In vivo Studies
2. Epigenetic Modification of Old Human Adipose - Derived MSCs Improves Hepatic Differentiation

   

Helio Chiarini-Garci, Brazil

 Title:

1. Spermatogonial Ontogeny in Mice
2. Effects of Pre and Postnatal Protein under

   

Govindasamy Agramoorthy, Taiwan

 

   

Martin Pfeiffer, Germany

 Title:

1. Proteomic Analysis of Mouse Oocytes Reveals 28 Candidate Factors of the ‘Reprogrammome
2. The Oocyte Express Way to Reprogramming Supports Double Nucleus Transplantation

   

Hiroshi Suzuki, Japan

 Title:

1. Cryopreservation of Canine Embryos
2. Follicular Loss of Cryopreserved Canine Ovary after Xeno transplantation and its Solution

   

Alastair Sutcliffe, UK

 Title:

1. ART - Children How Are They Doing Lessons from Research
2. Outcome of Twin Pregnancy