The 17th Royan International Twin Congress
International Invited Speakers

 

  Prof. Juergen Knoblich

Titles:

1.Modelling Human Brain Development in 3D Culture
2.Using Cerebral Organoids to Model Neurological Disorders
 

   

 

 

Prof. Ali Khademhosseini

 Titles:

1.Emerging Organ Models and Organ Printing for Regenerative Medicine
2.Microengineered Hydrogels for Stem Cell Bioengineering

     
 

Prof. Ralf Sanzenbacher

 Titles:

1.EU Regulation Framework for Licensing of Atmps
2.Bedside Practice, Hospital Exemption and Market Approval: Challenges for Cell Therapy Product Development  
 

     
 

Prof. Henrik Semb

 Titles:

1.Translating New Discoveries in Beta Cell Development into Expandable Production of Beta Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells (Part 1)
2.Translating New Discoveries in Beta Cell Development into Expandable Production of Beta Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells (Part 2)  

   
 

Prof. Kun Ping Lu

Titles:

1.Pin1-Catalyzed Signaling Regulation of Normal and Cancer Stem Cells
2.Antibody Against Early Disease Driver Cis P-Tau in Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Injury

   
 

Prof. Pedro L. Herrera

Titles:

1.Reconstitution of Insulin-Producing Cells by Islet Cell Type Interconversion
2.Pancreatic Islet Cell Plasticity in Different Mouse Models of Diabetes

   
 

Prof. Jeong Beom Kim

Titles:

1.Direct Lineage Conversion of Fibroblasts into Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cell for Spinal Cord Injury
2.Generation of Induced Hepatocyte-Like Cells from Fibroblasts by Defined Factors
 

   
 

Dr. Nasim Annabi

Title:

1.Engineering a Highly Elastic Surgical Sealant
2.A Novel Nanomaterial/ Hydrogel Composite for Soft Tissue Regeneration

   
 

Prof. Zaal Kokaia

Title:

1.Adult Neurogenesis after Ischemic Stroke
2.Stem Cell Therapy for Stroke - Current Status and Future Perspectives

   
 

Prof. Agnete Kirkeby

Title:

1.Bringing Hescs to The Clinic for Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
2.Modelling Human Neural Tube Patterning with Microfluidic Gradients

   
 

Prof. Andreas Serra

Title:

1.Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Newly Treatable Disease
2.Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Elucidating Disease Mechanism to Design Treatment

   
 

Prof. Michele De Luca

Title:

1.Long-Term Corneal Regeneration by Autologous Cultures of Limbal Stem Cells
2.Combined Cell and Gene Therapy of Epidermolysis Bullosa

   
 

Prof. Jackie Ying

Title:

1.Nanostructure Materials for Biomedical Applications
2.Nanobiomaterials for Cell and Tissue Engineering

   
 

Prof. Pete Coffey

Title:

1.Stemming Vision Loss in Age Related Macular Degeneration
2.Disease Modelling Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

   
 

Prof. Stephan Grupp

Title:

1.Lab Correlates of Highly Active Cell Therapy: Letting Our Patients Teach Us in A Bedside to Bench Approach
2.The CAR T Revolution in Hematologic Malignancies

   
 

Dr. Christian van den Bos

Title:

Commercialization of ATMPs: Regulatory, Technical and Economical Challenges

   
 

Prof. Sherman J. Silber, MD

Title:

1.Ovary Freezing (Vitrification) and Transplantation to Preserve Fertility
2.Ovarian Minimal Stimulation & Natural Cycle Egg Quality
3.The Y Chromosome

   
 

Prof. Martin Johnson

Title:

1.A History of Ideas on the Origins of Trophoblast
2.A History of the Research Leading to the Birth of Louise Brown

   
 

Prof. Salim Daya

Title:

1.The Role of Progesterone in the Management of Pregnancy Failure
2.The Role of Metformin in Treating PCOS Associated Infertility

   
 

Prof. Norah Spears

Title:

1. Use of Mouse Gonadal Tissue Culture for Laboratory Investigations into the Impact of Chemotherapy Treatment
2.Developing a Variety of Culture Systems for the Mammalian Ovary: from Oogonia to Ovulated Oocyte

   
 

Prof. Robert Klitzman

Title:

1.Recruiting Egg Donors through in Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Clinics and Agencies: Adherence to Guidelines, and Views of IVF Providers
2.Age Cut-Offs for Women Using their Own vs. Donor Oocytes: Challenges faced by clinicians

   
 

Prof. Christian Egarter

Title:

1.Genetic aspects of OHSS
2.Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients: from Bench to Bedside Patients

   
 

Prof. Kazem Nouri

Title:

1.PCO: New Insight in the Therapy
2.POF: Is Egg Donation the Only Solution?

   
 

Prof. Robert Fischer

Title:

1.Ovarian Stimulation Protocols in PCO and POF Patients

   
 

Prof. Marcus Meseguer

Title:

1.Metabolism Measurement Technique For Well Quality Embryo Selection
2.Relationship between Implantation Failure and Embryo Proteomics

   
 

Prof. Daniela Toniolo

Title:

1.Genetics of Ovarian Failure
2.Genetic Aspects of Aging in Female Reproduction

   
 

Prof. David Gregory Mottershead

Title:

1.The Oocyte-Secreted Factors GDF9 and BMP15: Species Differences and Paths to Utilization
2.Cumulin: A New Oocyte-Secreted Factor with Applications in Animal Reproduction and Beyond

   
 

Dr. Antonio Capalbo

Title:

1.Clinical Utilization of PGS in Recurrent Implantation Failure
2.Mitochondrial DNA Level and Oocyte/Embryo Quality

   
 

Prof. Rita Singh

Title:

1.Role of FSH In Metabolic Disturbances in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
2.Molecular Defects in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Prediction of Infertility in PCOS Patients

 
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