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2nd SOCRATES Scientific Meeting 2014 Programs & Speakers

2nd Inaugural SOCRATES Scientific Meeting 2014

Clinical Translation of Stem Cells Extracellular Vesicles

3-4 November 2014

Matrix, Aspiration Theatrette, A*STAR Biopolis, Singapore


Scientific Program

3rd November 2014, Monday (Day 1)

1300 - 1350hrs

Registration & Coffee/ Tea

1350 – 1400hrs

Welcome Speech

Prof Birgitte Lane

Executive Director, A*STAR Institute of Medical Biology, SINGAPORE


Stem Cell-based Regenerative Medicine: Cell vs. EV

Chairpersons: Prof Tan Kok Hian

1400 – 1440hrs

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes in Cardiovascular Disease

Prof Dominique P.V. de Kleijn

Preclinical Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), National University Health System (NUHS), SINGAPORE

1440 – 1520hrs

Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Exosomes - A Novel Tool to Treat Severe Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease?

Dr Lambros Kordelas

Institute of Transfusion Medicine, University Hospital Duisburg-Essen, GERMANY

1520 – 1545hrs

Coffee / Tea Break

1545 – 1625hrs

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosome: A Non-cellular Therapeutic Alternative to Mesenchymal Stem Cells Transplantation

Dr Ruenn Chai Lai

Senior Research Fellow, A*STAR Institute of Medical Biology, SINGAPORE

1625 – 1705hrs

Cellular and Sub-cellular Therapy of Severe Inherited Skin Disorder

Prof Jakob Tolar

Professor, University of Minnesota, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Speakers' Dinner

4th November 2014, Tuesday (Day 2)


Stem Cell EV in Disease Models

Chairpersons: Prof Karl Tryggvason

0830 – 0920hrs

Registration & Coffee/ Tea

0920 – 1000hrs

Cardiosphere-derived Cell Exosomes are Critical Agents in Cell Therapy After Myocardial Infarction

Dr Ahmed Ibrahim

Research Scientist, Capricor Therapeutics Inc., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

1000 – 1040hrs

Towards a GMP Exosome Product

Dr Randolph Corteling

Head of Cell Biology, ReNeuron, UNITED KINGDOM

1040 – 1105hrs

Coffee/ Tea Break

1105 – 1145hrs

Mesenchymal Stem Cell-derived Exosomes in Drug-induced Liver Injury

Prof Ho Han Kiat

Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS), SINGAPORE

1145 – 1220hrs

Autoimmunity and Tolerance Induction to Secreted Microvesicles/Exosomes From Insulinoma and Islet Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Prof Yang D. Dai

Assistant Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

1220 – 1300hrs

Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Use Extracellular Vesicles to Outsource Mitophagy and Modulate Immune Responses During Lung Inflammation

Prof Luis A. Ortiz

Director, Division of Occupational Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

1300– 1400hrs



Stem Cell EV: Isolation, Analysis, Manufacture, Safety and Regulatory Challenges

Chairpersons: Prof Dominique P.V. de Kleijn

1400 – 1440hrs

Cell-based Gene Therapy: From the Idea to an Oncology Trial

Prof Ralf Huss

Chief Scientific Officer, Apceth, GERMANY

1440 – 1520hrs

Use of Sequential Centrifugal Ultrafiltration to Isolate Extracellular Vesicles Released From Human Colon Cancer LIM1863 Cells: Biochemical Characterisation of Shed Microvesicles and Exosomes

Prof Richard J. Simpson

Professor, La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science, AUSTRALIA

1520 – 1600hrs

Development of New Approaches for Isolation and Separation of Various Types of Extracellular Vesicles

Dr Igor Kurochkin

Principal Investigator, A*STAR Bioinformatics Institute, SINGAPORE

1600 – 1630hrs

Coffee/ Tea Break

1630 – 1710hrs

Isolating and Assaying for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exosomes Based on Their Endosome Origin

Dr Lim Sai Kiang

Research Director, A*STAR Institute of Medical Biology, SINGAPORE

1710 – 1750hrs

Microfluidics Platforms for EV Isolation and Analysis

Dr Wang Zhiping

Director (Research Programme), A*STAR SIMTECH, SINGAPORE



1750 – 1800hrs

Closing Speech

Prof Dominique P.V. de Kleijn

Preclinical Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), National University Health System (NUHS), SINGAPORE


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