13th Annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium

20 Years of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells:
Current Clinical Trials and Regulatory Framework
SAVE THE DATE: April 18, 2018

BioPharmaceutical Technology Center
5445 East Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg/Madison, WI 53711


OVERVIEW: This Symposium is coordinated by the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the BTC Institute. It brings together leading researchers investigating human topics releavnt to our annual theme.

PRESENTERS [Confirmed to-date]

Dennis Clegg, Ph.D., Professor, Wilcox Family Chair in BioMedicine, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Derek Hei, Ph.D., Vice President of Clinical Manufacture, Quality, and Regulatory Activities, Cellular Dynamics International, Madison, WI

Jane Lebrowski, Ph.D., President of R & D and Chief Scientific Officer, Asterias Biotherapeutics, Fremont, CA

Richard McFarland, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Regulatory Officer, Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute, Manchester, NH

Philippe Menasché, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Paris Descartes; Chief of the Heart Failure Surgery Unit, Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Felicia Pagliuca, Ph.D., Scientific Co-Founder, Vice President of Cell Biology Research and Development, Semma Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA

David Russell, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology; Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Lorenz Studer, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Sloan-Kettering Center for Stem Cell Biology; Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Weill-Cornell Graduate School, New York, NY


Timothy J. Kamp, M.D., Professor, Medicine; Co-director, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI

William L. Murphy, Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation; Co-director, Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI

James Thomson, Ph.D., John D. MacArthur Professor, Director, Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Institute for Research, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI; Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, University of California - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

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We also wish to thank the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin - Madison for its support!