Links to daily schedule:

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Course registrations should be completed as soon as possible online, or by mail using the registration form. Registration questions can be answered by emailing Tammie Lee directly at tammie.lee@case.edu.


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. – Course Introduction
Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

9:20 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. – Perivascular MSCs and the Basement Membrane Roles in Bone Metastasis
9:55 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Q&A
Rodrigo Somoza, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

10:05 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. – The Future of OrthoBiologics: From the Bench-side to the Bed-Side
10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Q&A
Johnny Huard, Ph.D. – The Steadman Clinic

10:50 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. – Translationally Conserved Mechanisms of Benefit Underlying Multistem Cell Therapy for Treating Neurological Injury and Disease
11:25 a.m. – 11:35 a.m. Q&A
Robert Mays, Ph.D. – Athersys, Inc

11:35 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. – Nature or Nurture: Do MSCs Exist Outside Culture Flasks?
12:10 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Q&A
Bruno Péault, Ph.D. – University of California

12:20 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. – MSCs: COVID and Beyond
1:35 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Q&A
Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

1:45 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. – hMSCs – Potency and Therapeutic Versatility in Lung Diseases
2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Q&A
Tracey Bonfield, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

2:30 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. – Making Old Cells Young Again
3:05 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Q&A
Marc Penn, M.D. – Summa Cardiovascular Institute

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. – Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. –  The Use of Adipose Tissue for Orthopedic Pathology
Joanne Halbrecht, M.D. – Lipogems USA
4:05 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Q&A
Sponsor Lecture

4:15 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. – How MSCs are Changing the Landscape of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
4:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Q&A
Amy Lightner, M.D. – Cleveland Clinic

5:00 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. – CTTE-2021 KEYNOTE LECTURE
Design, Engineer, and Build: Genetically Enhanced Immunotherapies
5:35 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – Q&A
Bruce Levine, Ph.D. – University of Pennsylvania

6:00 p.m. – Adjourn


Thursday, May 20, 2021

9:00 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. – Preclinical Overview and Comparative Studies for PTP-001/MOTYS, A Novel Placental Tissue Biologic
Carl Flannery, Ph.D. – Senior Director Scientific Affairs, Bioventus
9:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. – Q&A
Sponsor Lecture

9:45 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. – Biomaterials for Biomolecule and Cell Delivery in Tissue Engineering
10:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Q&A
Antonios Mikos, Ph.D. – Rice University

10:30 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. – Regenerative Medicine: Current Concepts and Changing Trends
11:05 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Q&A
Anthony Atala, M.D. – Wake Forest University

11:15 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. – Biomolecular Changes and Requirements due to Metabolism during hMSC-Chondrogenesis
Harihara Baskaran, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University
11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Q&A

12:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch Break

12:30 p.m. – 1:05 p.m. – Biomaterials to Encapsulate and Control MSCs
1:05 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Q&A
David Mooney, Ph.D. – Harvard University

1:15 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. – Adipose Stem Cells in Angiogenesis, Vasculogenesis and Multi-Organ Tissue Rescue
1:50 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Q&A
Keith L. March, M.D., Ph.D. – Miami University

2:00 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. – Engineering Human Tissues for Medical Impact
2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Q&A
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D. – Columbia University

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. – Mesenchymal Stem Cells Technology 
3:35 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Q&A
Rodrigo Somoza, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

3:45 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. – TBA
4:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Q&A
Paul Tesar, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

4:30 p.m. – 5:05 p.m. – The Emerging Roles of MSCs in Pain Management
5:05 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Q&A
Jianguo Cheng, M.D., Ph.D. – Cleveland Clinic

5:15 p.m. – Course Summation
Arnold I. Caplan, Ph.D. – Case Western Reserve University

Meeting Adjourned

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