BIT's 11th World Congress of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell (RMSC-2017)
★ Final Program
BIT’s 11th World Congress of

Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell

Theme: Regenerate Life, Welfare Arise Spontaneously
Time: November 14-16, 2017
Place: Singapore

 

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum
 

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum
Time: 09:30-12:10, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday
); Place: Atrium Ballroom, 4th Floor
Moderator
Ms. Annekathrin Bigus, CEO and Expert, ABT for you, Germany
09:30-09:35
Opening Ceremony
09:35-09:40
Moderator' s Introduction
09:40-10:10
Title: Digital Biomanufacturing Advances 3D Bioprinting
Dr. William Whitford, Strategic Solutions Leader, Cell Culture, Bioprocess, GE Healthcare, USA
10:10-10:40
Title: Stem Cell Expansion Using Precision 3D Micro-Fabrication Scaffolds and Perfusion Bioreactor for Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Faribourz Payvandi, Chief Scientific Officer, 3D Biotek LLC, USA
10:40-11:10

Title: Exosome-Based Cell-Free-Therapy
Dr. Takahiro Ochiya, Chief, Division of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan

11:10-11:40

Title: The Cellectparadigm-Enabling the Stem Cells Industry
Dr. Shai Yarkoni, CEO, Cellect Biotechnology Ltd., Israel

11:40-12:10

Title: Understanding the Complex Regulation of Leukemia Stem Cells: Implications for New Therapies
Dr. Jenny Y. Wang, Head, Cancer and Stem Cell Laboratory, University of New South Wales, Australia


Forum 1: Global Strategy, Assessment, Policy, Regulatory, Ethic, Limits and Challenges
 
 

Session 101: Global Strategy, Assessment, Policy, Regulatory, Ethic, Limits and Challenges
Time: 14:00-15:25, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday
); Place: Changi Room 1, 4th Floor
Chair
Ms. Annekathrin Bigus, CEO and Expert, ABT for you, Germany
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:25
Title: Acupuncture Point Injection with Placental Extract: A New Approach Toward Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Kyeong Mee Park, Head Director, Inno Oriental Clinic, South Korea
14:25-14:45
Title: Cellect-Opening the Gates for Commercialization of Stem Cell Based Products
Dr. Shai Yarkoni, CEO, Cellect Biotechnology Ltd., Israel
14:45-15:05 Title: From Vision to Reality-Challenges in a Global Market
Ms.
Annekathrin Bigus, CEO and Expert, ABT for you, Germany
15:05-15:25

Title: Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Dermatophyte Molds Onychomycosis
Dr. Avner Shemer, Professor, Tel Aviv University, Israel

 
Forum 2: Advances in Stem Cell 

 

Session 201: Breaking Research in Stem Cell Biology
Time: 15:25-17:50, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday
); Place: Changi Room 1, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Faribourz Payvandi, Chief Scientific Officer, 3D Biotek LLC, USA
15:25-15:30
Chair's Introduction
15:30-15:50
Title: Total Quality Approach to Cell Incubation and Handling
Mr. Kevin Murray, Sales Manager, BioSpherix, Ltd., USA
15:50-16:10
Title: SCD-Stem Cell Differentiation on Board the International Space Station: The Problem of Bone Loss
Dr. Silvia Bradamante,
Research Director, CNR-ISTM, University of Milan, Italy
16:10-16:30
Title: Exploiting Pax4-Induced α-to-β Cell Transdifferentiation for Diabetes Treatment
Dr. Hongju Wu, Associate Professor of Medicine, Tulane University, USA
16:30-16:50
Title: Stress Responsive miR-31 Is a Major Modulator of Mouse Intestinal Stem Cells During Regeneration and Tumorigenesis
Dr. Zhengquan Yu, Professor, China Agricultural University, China
16:50-17:10
Title:  Stem Cell Expansion Using Precision 3D Micro-Fabrication Scaffolds and Perfusion Bioreactor for Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Faribourz Payvandi, Chief Scientific Officer, 3D Biotek LLC, USA
17:10-17:30

Title: The Possible Role of Stress Granules in Regulating Stem Cell Fate
Dr. Mohamed M. Emara, Scientist, Assistant Professor, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar

17:30-17:50

Title : Phytochemical Composition, Cytotoxicity and In-vitro Antiplasmodial Activity of Fractions from Alafia Barteriolive (HOOK F. ICON)-Apocynaceae
Dr. Aliyu Adebayo Lasisi, Associate Professor, Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria


 

Session 202: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday
); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Fabin Han, Professor and Director, The Institute for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Shandong University/Liaocheng People's Hospital, China
Co-Chair
Dr. Yanqi Yang, Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30

Title: Human Induced Pluripotent Stem-Cell-Derived Otic Progenitors for Inner Ear Cell-Based Therapy
Dr. Azel Zine, Professor, Montpellier University, France

09:30-9:55

Title: Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells-Derived Neurons Improve Motor Asymmetry in 6-Hydroxydopamine-Induced Rat Model of Parkinson's Disease
Dr. Fabin Han, Professor and Director, The Institute for Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, Shandong University/Liaocheng People's Hospital, China

09:55-10:20

Title: Periodontal Ligament Cells' Involvement of Bone Remodeling via Eph/ephrin Signaling Under Mechanical Force
Dr. Yanqi Yang, Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

10:20-10:45

Title: Deoti Surgical Flap and Sphincteroplasty for Treatment of Severe Perineal Deformity
Dr. Beatriz Deoti, Professor,
FederalUniversity of Minas Gerais, Brazil

10:45-11:00
Coffee Break


 

Session 203: Oncology, Cancer Stem Cell
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Shu-Ching Hsu, Associated Investigator, National Institute of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Taiwan
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30

Title: Research on Proteomics of Cancer Stem Cells
Dr. Ming Li, Senior Lecturer, Central South University, China

09:30-09:55
Title: Yes-Associated Protein is Activated During Liver Progenitor Cell Activation and Its Inhibition Affects Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Associated Liver Cancer Development
Dr. Liya Pi, Assistant Professor, University of Florida, USA
09:55-10:20

Title: GROγ Mediates the Immunosuppressive Function of Myeloid Cells through Regulating the Expression of TLRs
Dr. Shu-Ching Hsu, Associated Investigator, National Institute of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Taiwan

10:20-10:45

Title: Study on the Efftect and Molecular Mechanism of Iodine-125 Interstitial Brachytherapy on CD34+ liver Cancer Stem Cells
Dr. Yanling Zhang, Postdoctor, Sun Yat-sen University, China

10:45-11:00
Coffee Break


 

Session 204: Neural Stem Cell
Time: 11:00-12:20, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Susanna Narkilahti, Adjunct Professor, University of Tampere, Finland
11:00-11:05
Chair's Introduction
11:05-11:30
Title: Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase Inhibitors Activate the P53 Signaling Pathway in Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells
Dr. Seigo Tanaka,
Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Osaka Ohtani University, Japan
11:30-11:55

Title: Neuronal Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and Dedifferentiated Fat Cells (DFAT)
Dr. Rei Nakano,
Senior Scientist, Nihon University, Japan

11:55-12:20
Title: Stem Cells in Neurological Applications
Dr. Susanna Narkilahti, Adjunct Professor, University of Tampere, Finland


 

Session 205: Mesenchymal Stem Cell
Time: 14:00-16:50, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Changi Room 1, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Hiroko Ochiai, Chief, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, Japan
Co-Chair
Dr. Mofeedah Al Shammary, Consultant Perinatology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fetal-Medicine, King Fahd Specialist Hospital-Dammam, Saudi Arabia
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30
Title: Hyaluronic Acid Scaffold with Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the One-Step Treatment of Cartilage Defects
Dr. Radek Hart, Professor, General Hospital, Czech Republic
14:30-14:55
Title: Adipose Tissue Inflammation and the Quality of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells in Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases
Dr. Masayuki Takamura, Assistant Professor, Kanazawa University, Japan
14:55-15:20
Title: Mesenchymal Stem Cell Grafting is Effective for Skin Regeneration in Acute Cutaneous Wounds of Pigs
Dr. Hiroko Ochiai, Chief, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, Japan
15:20-15:45
Title: Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Smooth Muscle Cells is Supported by Immobilized Growth Factors
Dr.
Jana Musilkova, Researcher, Institute of Physiology, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:25

Title: Fetal-Placenta Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs); Review
Dr. Mofeedah Al Shammary, Consultant Perinatology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Fetal-Medicine, King Fahd Specialist Hospital, Saudi Arabia

16:25-16:50
Title: Down-Regulation of Nestin in Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Peripheral Blood Through Blocking Bone Morphogenesis Pathway
Dr. Sayyed Mohammad Hossein Ghaderian, Associate Professor, Urogenital Stem Cell Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Labbafinejad Educational Hospital, Iran


 

Session 206: Embryonic Stem Cell
Time: 16:00-17:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Lene Broeng Oddershede, Professor/Center Leader, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
16:00-16:05
Chair's Introduction
16:05-16:30

Title: Therapeutic Application of hESC
Dr.
Geeta Shroff, Founder and Medical Director, Nutech Mediworld, India

16:30-16:55
Title: One Drop on Colony Monitoring of Human Embryonic Stem Cells as an Intrinsic Potential to Direct Their Determination and Differentiation Path
Dr.
Behrouz Aflatoonian, Co-Director and Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Biology Research Center, Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Iran
16:55-17:20
Title: Visco-Elasticity as a Biomarker for Embryonic Stem Cell Priming
Dr. Lene Broeng Oddershede,
Professor, Center Leader, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
17:20-17:45

Title: Reconstruction of Functional Circuit in the Adult Brain by Human Neurons
Dr. Man Xiong, Associate Professor, Institute of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital, Fudan University, China

  
   

Session 207: Stem Cell Niche
Time: 09:00-10:20, November 16, 2017 (Thursday
); Place: Changi Room 2, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Udi Sarig, Senior Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30
Title: Modelling of Organ-Specific Niches in Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Oleksandr Kukharchuk,
Professor, ReeLabs Pvt. Ltd., India
09:30-09:55
Title: Membrane Protease Meets Cell Adhesion Protein at Neurvesicular Niche Contact
Dr. Sheau-Ling Lee,
Associate Investigator, Institute of Cellular and Systems Medicine, National Health Research Institutes; Associate Professor, Biotechnology Center, National Chung Hsin University, Taiwan
09:55-10:20
Title: Mimicking Developmental Tissue Biomechanics at the Macro and Micro Scales
Dr. Udi Sarig, Senior Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 
Forum 3: Innovative Methods and Technologies

 

Session 301: Modeling, Analysis Technologies and Computational Stem Cell Biology
Time: 14:00-15:45, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. R. C. Maurya, Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Rani Durgavati University, India
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30
Title: A BAC Clone Contains Key Repeat Components Distinguishing Sub-Genome of Allotetraploidy Cottons
Dr. Kunbo Wang, Professor, Institute of Cotton Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
14:30-14:55
Title: Materials Based on NO, CO, and H2S, the Three Toxic Gases as well as Physiological Gasotransmitters as Metallophamaceuticals of Biomedical Importance: Conjoint Experimental and DFT Characterization
Dr. R. C. Maurya,
Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Rani Durgavati University, India
14:55-15:20
Title: Correction of Multiplanar Deformities by TLHex External Fixator-Computer Guided Correction
Dr. Haim Shtarker, Director, Department of Orthopaedics A and Unit of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Galilee Medical Center, Israel
15:20-15:45
Title: H∞ State Estimation of Discrete Time Delayed Neural Networks with Multiple Missing Measurements Using Second Order Reciprocal Convex Approach
Dr. K. Maheswari, Assistant Professor, Kumaraguru College of Technology, India
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break

 
 

Session 302: Diagnostic & Imaging Technologies
Time: 14:00-15:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday); Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Kishor Prabhakar Sarawadekar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi, India
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30
Title: Imaging of Cystic Diseases of the Kidney
Dr. Marco Misericordia, Radiologist, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy
14:30-14:55
Title: Preclinical and Translational Research on a Novel Thymidine Phosphorylase (TP)  Imaging Probe, 123I-IIMU Using SPECT
Dr. Songji Zhao, Professor, Fukushima University, Japan
14:55-15:20
Title: Wearable Functional Brain Imaging Device Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Dr.
Hyeon-Min Bae, Associate Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
15:20-15:45

Title: Selecting the Right Processing Platform for Medical Applications
Dr. Kishor Prabhakar Sarawadekar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Varanasi, India

15:45-16:00
Coffee Break

   
Forum 4: Advanced Materials in Regenerative Medicine 

 

Session 401: Biomaterials Scaffolds
Time: 14:00-17:40, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday
); Place: Changi Room 2, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Maria Cristina Tanzi, Professor, INSTM local Unit, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "G. Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Co-Chair
Dr. Kibret Mequanint, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30
Title: Embroidered Scaffolds for Hard and Soft Tissue Engineering
Dr. Annette Breier, Scientific Associate, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
14:30-14:55
Title: Comparative Biosorption of Copper, Iron, Chromium, Lead and Silver Ions by Stenotrophomonas Maltophilia and Microbacterium Marinilacus Besides Some Species of Algae
Dr. Piyali Mukherjee, DST Woman Scientist B, Department of Biotechnology, The University of Burdwan, India
14:55-15:20
Title: A Time-Dependent 3D Printing Strategy of Chemically Crosslinked Gelatin Scaffolds
Dr. Maria Cristina Tanzi, Professor, INSTM local Unit, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "G. Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Italy
15:20-15:45

Title: Guided Bone/Bone-to-Tendon Regeneration by Growth Factor-Immobilized Asymmetrically Porous Membranes
Dr. Jin Ho Lee, Professor, Hannam University, South Korea

15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:25
Title: Poly[(amino acid ester)phosphazene] Biomaterials
Dr. Kibret Mequanint, Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
16:25-16:50
Title: Preparation of Nano Conductive Scaffolds and Biocompatibility
Dr. Guan-Hua Xu, Associate Professor, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, China
16:50-17:15
Title: 3D Printed Nano-Hydroxyapatite Bone Graft for Alveolar Ridge Preservation
Dr. Lertrit Sarinnaphakorn,
Assistant Professor, Thammasat University, Thailand
17:15-17:40
Title: Preparation Chitosan-Gelatin/Glutaraldehyde Scaffolds for Skin Tissue-Engineered
Dr. Mei-Wen An, Professor, Taiyuan University of Technology, China

 
 

Session 402: Smart Biomaterials
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday
); Place: Changi Room 1, 4th Floor
Chair

Dr. Simon Pardinas Lopez, Director, Clínica Médico Dental Pardiñas; Research Leader, Fundación Clínica Pardiñas, Spain

Co-Chair
Dr. Annette Breier, Scientific Associate, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30
Title: Mouse IP-10 Gene Delivered by Folate-Modified Chitosan Nanoparticles and Dendritic/Tumor Cells Fusion Vaccine Effectively Inhibit the Growth of Hepato- cellular Carcinoma in Mice
Dr. Yongxiang Zhao, Professor, Guangxi Medical University, China
09:30-09:55
Title: Keratinocytes Growth Using Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Fiber Mats by Electrospun
Dr. Carlos Omar Gonzalez-Moran, Professor, University Center UAEM Mexico Valley, Mexico
09:55-10:20
Title: Bone Grafts and Regenerative Potential of Autologous Growth Factors in Oral Surgery
Dr. Simon Pardinas Lopez, Director, Clínica Médico Dental Pardiñas; Research Leader, Fundación Clínica Pardiñas, Spain
10:20-10:45
Title: Standardization of Study Protocols in Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials Research-Facts and Impacts!
Dr. Mehdi Ebrahimi, Researcher, Prince Philip Dental Hospital, The University of Hong Kong,  Hong Kong, China
10:45-11:00
Coffee Break

 
Forum 5: Tissue Engineering and 3D Printing
 

Session 501: Tissue Engineering and 3D Printing
Time: 16:00-17:45, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor
Chair

Dr. Tobias Winkler, Head of Musculoskeletal Cell Therapy, Julius Wolff Institute & Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany

16:00-16:05
Chair's Introduction
16:05-16:25

Title: Elemental Effects on Mussel-inspired Crosslinking of Electrospun Collagen & Gelatin Nanofibers

Dr. Rajamani Lakshminarayanan, Principal Investigator II, Singapore Eye Research Institute; Assistant Professor, Academic Clinical Program in Visual Science and Ophthalmology Duke-NUS, Singapore
16:25-16:45
Title: Islet Cells Matrix Implant to Reduce Hyperglycaemia
Dr. Siufui Hendrawan, Senior Lecturer, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
16:45-17:05

Title: From Preclinical Models to Clinical Phase I/II: Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Muscle Trauma

Dr. Tobias Winkler, Senior Consultant, Head of Musculoskeletal Cell Therapy, Charité- University Medicine Berlin, Germany

17:05-17:25

Title: Smart Electrospun Nanofibrous Matrices for Viral Gene Delivery Applications
Dr. Jae-Hyung Jang, Associate Professor, Yonsei University, South Korea

 17:25-17:45

Title: Dynamics of the Interaction between Body Fluid and Implants: The Influence of Surface Functionalization in the First Stages of Tissue Regeneration

Dr. Rodney Marcelo do Nascimento, Researcher, Sao Carlos Institute of Physics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

      
Forum 6: Stem Cell Engineering (SCE)
 

Session 601: Stem Cell Engineering (SCE)
Time: 14:00-16:25, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Edda Tobiasch, Professor, Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Co-Chair
Dr. Frank Emmrich, Professor, Fraunhofer-Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Germany
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:25

Title: Translational Medicine in Russia: How Can it Works

Dr. Dmitrii Ivolgin, Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Bank Pokrovskii, NWSMU n/a I.I. Mechnikov SRL of Cell Technologies, Russia

14:25-14:45
Title: Conversion of Mature Hepatocytes into Liver Progenitor Cells with Regenerative Capacity
Dr. Takahiro Ochiya, Chief, Division of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Japan
14:45-15:05
Title: The Artificial Purinergic Receptor Antagonists a 740003and MRS 2500 Enhance Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation Towards Osteoblasts via P2X7 and P2Y1 Receptors
Dr. Edda Tobiasch,
Professor, Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
15:05-15:25
Title: Restoration of the Loss of Differentiation and Proliferation Potential of Old Stem Cells by Regulating the Cell Microenvironment Factors
Dr. Yu Pan, Associate Professor, Shenzhen 8th People's Hospital; Bao-An People's Hospital; Affiliated Baoan Hospital of Shenzhen, Southern Medical University, China
15:25-15:45
Title: Streamlining of Endogenous Regeneration for Embedding of Allogenic Transplants
Dr. Frank Emmrich, Professor, Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Germany
 
15:45-16:05

Title: Autologous Adipose Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Treatment of Women with Thin Endometrium and Multiple IVF Failure
Dr. Iryna Sudoma,
Scientific Director, Reproductive Medicine Clinic Nadiya, Ukraine

16:05-16:25
Title: Stem Cells-Towards the Era of Regenerative Therapeutics
Dr. Ganapathi Bhat Mugulthimoole,
Senior Consultant,
Department of Medical Oncology & Stem Cell Transplant, Jaslok Hospital & Research Center, India

    
Forum 7: Emerging Areas for Stem Cell Therapeutic Applications
 

Session 701: Cardiovascular Diseases 
Time: 16:25-17:50, November 14, 2017 (Tuesday); Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Rolf Bodmer, Professor, Development, Aging and Regeneration Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA
16:25-16:30
Chair's Introduction
16:30-16:50

Title: Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative and Regenerative Therapy
Dr. Michael W. Weiner, Professor, University of California, USA

16:50-17:10
Title: Immune Derangemants in Myelo-Proliferative Neoplasm (MPN)
Dr. Jen Chin Wang, Professor, New York Medical College, USA
17:10-17:30

Title: The Active Involvement of Immune Cells in Healing and Scar Formation After Myocardial Infarction
Dr. Elisa A. Liehn, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Aachen, Germany

17:30-17:50
Title: Preserving Heart Function despite Obesity, Aging and Parental Diet
Dr. Rolf Bodmer, Professor, Development, Aging and Regeneration Program, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, USA

 
 

Session 702: Neural Diseases and Stroke 
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday
); Place: Changi Room 2, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya, Professor, Chair, Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Alliance, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, USA
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30

Title: The Use of Cord Blood Cells and a Collagen Scaffold in the Injured Spinal Cord
Dr. Sergey Ryabov,
Leading Researcher, Laboratory of Stem Cells, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Russia

09:30-09:55

Title: Pharmacological Treatment to Increase Neuroregeneration for Alzheimer's Disease Therapy
Dr. Kiminobu Sugaya, Professor, Chair, Multidisciplinary Neuroscience Alliance, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, USA

09:55-10:20
Title: Human Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Therapy for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Dr. Dianrong Gong, Professor, Department of Neurology, Liaocheng People's Hospital, China
10:20-10:45
Title: Double Helix DNA to RNA Based on the Jacket Matrix
Dr. Moon Ho Lee, Professor, Chonbuk National University, South Korea
10:45-11:00
Coffee Break

 
 

Session 703: Orthopedics
Time: 14:00-16:25, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday
); Place: Changi Room 2, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Matteo Carlo Ferrari, Head of Hospitalist Perioperative Medicine Service, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Center, Humanitas Research Hospital; Adjunct Clinical Professor and Member, The Open Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Humanitas University, Italy
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30

Title: New Horizons in Stem Cell Therapy in an Office Setting

Dr. Joseph Purita, Director, Stem Cell Centers of America, USA 
14:30-14:55

Title: Bone Substitution-Bone Regeneration Materials-Expectations/Performance/Limitations
Dr. Hans Boesebeck,
Head Medical Affairs, Department Safety Officer, Senior Medical Consultant, Heraeus Medical, Germany

14:55-15:20
Title: Prevention of Infection: The Host Factors
Dr. Matteo Carlo Ferrari, Head of Hospitalist Perioperative Medicine Service, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Center, Humanitas Research Hospital; Adjunct Clinical Professor and Member, The Open Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Humanitas University, Italy
15:20-15:45
Title: Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cell Therapy Comparison to Hyaluronic Acid Injections in Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment
Dr. Valdis Goncars,
Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Researcher in Orthopaedics, University of Latvia, Latvian State Hospital for Traumatology and Orthopaedic, Latvia
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:25
Title: Microarray Analysis of Genetic Expression and Fak-Mapk Signaling Pathway Regulation in Distraction Osteogenesis
Dr. En Luo, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, China

   
 

Session 704: Other Common Diseases 
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 16, 2017 (Thursday
); Place: Changi Room 1, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Conradus Ghosal Gho, Researcher, Hair Science Institute, Netherlands
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30

Title: Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Based Tools for Retinal and Corneal Application
Dr. Heli Skottman, Associate Professor, University of Tampere, Finland

09:30-09:55
Title: Endogenous Electric Fields in Cell and Tissue Regeneration
Dr. Richard H. W. Funk, Professor, TU-Dresden, Germany
09:55-10:20

Title: Follicular Stem Cells in Cosmetic and Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Conradus Ghosal Gho, Researcher, Hair Science Institute, The
Netherlands

10:20-10:45

Title: Cytokines in Skeletal Muscle Growth and Decay
Dr. Arkadiusz Orzechowski, Professor, Warsaw University of Life Sciences-SGGW, Poland

10:45-11:00
Coffee Break

   
Forum 8: Industrial Development Forum 
 

Session 801: Stem Cell in Immunotherapy, Gene Therapies and Cellular Therapies
Time: 14:00-16:50, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday
); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor

Chair
Dr. Song G Zheng, Professor and Director, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University, USA
Co-Chair Dr. Kampon Sriwatanakul, Director, Institute of Asean Integrative Medicine, Thailand
14:00-14:05
Chair's Introduction
14:05-14:30
Title: Adoptive T-Cell Immunotherapy in Ganciclovir-Resistant Cytomegalovirus Post Lung Transplantation
Dr. Chien-Li Holmes-Liew, Principle Investigator, SA Lung Transplant Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia
14:30-14:55
Title: Regenerative Medicine for Hair Loss-Basic Concept and Clinical Application
Dr. Jiro Kishimoto, Section Director, Shiseido Global Innovation Center, Japan
14:55-15:20
Title: Therapeutic Role of GMSC in Autoimmune Diseases
Dr. Song G Zheng, Professor and Director, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University, USA
15:20-15:45
Title: Scaffold-Free Cell-Matrix Bead-Type Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation, CartiLifeTM for Cartilage Repair: Early Clinical Results
Mr. Christopher Ahn, Researcher, Biosolution Co., Ltd., South Korea
15:45-16:00
Coffee Break
16:00-16:25
Title: Cell Therapy in Patients with Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Preliminary Results of a Phase I / II Clinical Trial
Dr. Eliseo Joji Sekiya, Head and Scientific Director, Institute of Education and Research-IEP-Sao Lucas-CordCell, Brazil
16:25-16:50
Title: Overcoming Immunological Barriers to Stem Cell Transplantation
Dr. Mohammed Hag-Ali, Executive Dean, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates

  

Session 802: Stem Cell in Clinical Trials and Drug Discovery 
Time: 09:00-10:45, November 16, 2017 (Thursday
); Place: Changi Room 3, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Wolf-Karsten Hofmann, Professor, Heidelberg University, Germany
09:00-09:05
Chair's Introduction
09:05-09:30
Title: Safety and Efficacy of the CD95-Ligand Inhibitor APG101 in Transfusion-Dependent Patients with Low Risk MDS: Results from a Phase I Study
Dr. Wolf-Karsten Hofmann, Professor, Heidelberg University, Germany
09:30-09:55
Title: Drug Screening and Discovery Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cells
Dr. Dong-Hun Woo, Chief Technology Officer, NEXEL Co., Ltd., South Korea
09:55-10:20
Title: Chaperone Proteins ~ Mechanisms, Functions and Their Clinical Applications
Dr. Kampon Sriwatanakul, Director, Institute of Asean Integrative Medicine, Thailand
10:20-10:45
Title: Celixir's Phase IIb/ Phase III Regenerative Medicine Clinical Trials
Mr. Ajan Reginald, CEO, Celixir & Cell Therapy Ltd., UK
10:45-11:10
Coffee Break
 

Forum 9: Young Scientist Forum  

 

Session 9: Young Scientist Forum
Time: 11:00-12:45, November 15, 2017 (Wednesday), Place: Kallang Room 4, 4th Floor
Chair
Dr. Aarif H. El-Mubarak, Associate Professor, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
11:00-11:05
Chair's Introduction
11:05-11:30
Title: A Novel Neuroprotective/Neurogenic Strategy for Neonatal Hypoxia-Ischemia Therapy
Joanna Jaworska, Ph.D. Student, NeuroRepair Department, Mossakowski Medical Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
11:30-11:55

Title: Computational Optimization of Gene Expression for Synthetic Biology
Changhee Han, Ph.D. Candidate, t
he University of Tokyo, Japan

11:55-12:20

Title: Neural Stem Cells Culture within Conductive Scaffolds for Neural Tissue Engineering Application
Shu-Ping Wang, Ph.D. Student, Dalian University of Technology, China

12:20-12:45

Title: Occurrence of High Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in Particulate Matter of the Ambient Air of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Aarif H. El-Mubarak, Associate
Professor, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

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