SCRC

September 15 - Agenda

Section 1

CIRM 2020 Grantee Meeting

Conference Agenda Sep. 15, 2020 

Hosted by UC San Diego

Opening Remarks: Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

8:00 - 8:05 AM

Keynote Speaker: Larry Goldstein, PhD
Alzheimer's Disease
Introduction by Sylvia Evans, PhD

8:05 - 8:45 AM

IT Break 8:45 - 8:50 AM

Session 1: COVID-19 - Basic Science/Discovery

Moderated by Evan Snyder, MD, PhD

Brigitte Gomperts, MD
Using Lung Stem Cells to Study the Effects of Cigarette Smoking on COVID-19

8:55 - 9:10 AM

Sandra Leibel, MD
Addressing Disparity in COVID-19 Lung Disease & Therapeutic Response Using Patient-Specific hiPSC-derived Lung Organoids

9:10 - 9:25 AM

Justin Ichida, PhD
Development of a New Drug to Prevent Coronavirus Infection

9:25 - 9:40 AM

Karen Christman, PhD
Pro-healing Biomaterial for Treating Inflammation

9:40 - 9:55 AM

Panel Discussion

9:55 - 10:10 AM

IT Break & Videos 10:10 - 10:20 AM

Session 2: Pediatric & Rare Disease

Moderated by Mort Cowan, MD

Pawash Priyank - Patient advocate

10:25 - 10:40 AM

Diana Farmer, MD
Spina Bifida: Making Miracles Come to Life Through Stem Cells

10:40 - 10:55 AM

Rosa Bacchetta, MD
Towards a Cure for IPEX: Engineering-Treg Replacement or Stem Cell Gene Editing

10:55 - 11:10 AM

Panel Discussion

11:10 - 11:25 AM

Lunch Break & Videos 11:25 - 12:45 PM

Session 3: Stem Cell & Gene Therapy

Moderated by Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD

Tippi Mackenzie, MD
Fetal Therapy for Alpha Thalassemia Major

12:50 - 1:05 PM

Matt Spear, MD
Car-T Cells: Poseida Therapeutics on Multiple Myeloma

1:05 - 1:20 PM

Stephen Gottschalk, MD
Gene Therapy for X-linked SCID

1:20 - 1:35 PM

Panel Discussion

1:35 - 1:50 PM

IT Break & Videos 1:50 - 2:00 PM

Session 4: Spinal Cord Injury

Moderated by Jane Lebkowski, PhD

Jake Javier - Patient advocate

2:05 - 2:20 PM

Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD & Ephron Rosenzweig, PhD
Neural Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injury

2:20 - 2:35 PM

Francois Binette, PhD
OPC1 for Spinal Cord Injury: Update and Planning Forward

2:35 - 2:50 PM

Aileen Anderson, PhD
Human Neural Stem Cell Efficacy and Repair

2:50 - 3:05 PM

Panel Discussion

3:05 - 3:20 PM

IT Break & Videos 3:20 - 3:30 PM

Session 5: Cancer Stem Cells

Moderated by Scott Lippman, MD

Sandra Dillon - Patient advocate

3:35 - 3:50 PM

Tannishtha Reya, PhD
Targeting Stem Cell Signals in Cancer Progression and Therapy Resistance

3:50 - 4:05 PM

Rob Signer, PhD
Stem Cell Regulation by the Proteostasis Network

4:05 - 4:20 PM

Karen Aboody, MD
Neural Stem Cell Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapies: From Bench to Bedside

4:20 - 4:35 PM

Panel Discussion

4:35 - 4:50 PM

IT Break & Videos 4:50 - 5:00 PM
Keynote Speaker: Irving Weissman, PhD
Introduction by Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD

5:00 - 5:40 PM

Closing Remarks: Maria Millan, MD
5:40 - 5:45 PM
Video Presentations 5:45 - 6:00 PM