The international symposium:

STEM CELLS: THERAPEUTIC OUTLOOK FOR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

Event Detail

The international symposium: STEM CELLS: THERAPEUTIC OUTLOOK FOR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS

Date: 24.10.14

Location:

University Hospital, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

30 Warszawska Str, Olsztyn

Hall of Professor Rowiński, third floor

(new building of the hospital)

Organizer:

Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences,University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Co-organizers:

  • Cell Therapy of the Central Nervous System Diseases, The Committee on Neurological Sciences  Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Foundation for the nerve cells regeneration

 

Invitation

On behalf of the Organizing Committee we would like to invite you to the 2th International Symposium “STEM CELLS: THERAPEUTIC OUTLOOK FOR CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDERS”, which will be held on October 24, 2014 in Olsztyn.

This meeting brings together the principles of stem cell science and regenerative medicine for central nervous system disorders. We have a comprehensive program where many topics ranging from the latest advances scientific research and developments of clinical applications will be presented and discussed by leading experts in the field.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Olsztyn!

General Information

Organizing Committee of the Symposium:

Chairperson:

  • Prof. dr hab. n. med. Wojciech Maksymowicz – Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Co-Chairperson:

  • Prof. dr hab. n. med Krystyna Domanska-Janik – Chairman of Cell Therapy Team of The Central Nervous System Diseases
    (CTT-CNS) Polish Academy of Sciences

Members:

  • Joanna Wojtkiewicz – Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  • Aleksandra Habich - Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
  • Anna Sarnowska – Cell Therapy of the Central Nervous System Diseases Team

Organization:

  • Katarzyna Jezierska-Woźniak (tel. +48 89 524 54 52)
  • Paweł Wojtacha (tel. +48 89 524 54 52)
  • Paweł Goławski (tel. +48 89 524 54 52)

Invited Speakers:

  • Prof. Aleksander Storch – Division of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Technische Universitat Dresden
  • Prof. Jeff W. M. Bulte – Cellular Imaging Section, Institute for Cell Engineering Johns Hopkins Baltimore
  • Prof. dr hab. n. med Krzysztof Selmaj – Katedra i Klinika Neurologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny, Łódź
  • Prof. Adam Czapliński – Neurology, Neurozentrum Bellevue, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Prof. Yang D. Teng – Departments of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

 

TIMELINE

TIME

PROGRAMME

11:00 Opening of the symposium
   
Session I – Chair: Prof. dr hab. n. med. Wojciech Maksymowicz (Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn)
 
11:10 ~ 11:50 Prof. Adam Czapliński (Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; Neurology, Neurozentrum Bellevue, Zurich, Switzerland)

„Stem cells: new hope for treating ALS?”

   
11:50 ~ 12:30 Prof. dr hab. n. med Krzysztof Selmaj, dr Mariola Matysiak (Department of Neurology, Medical University of Łódź)

„Mesenchymal stem cells in multiple sclerosis treatment.”

   
12:30 ~ 13:10 Prof. Jeff W. M. Bulte (Cellular Imaging Section, Institute for Cell Engineering Johns Hopkins Baltimore)

“MRI Tracking of Stem Cells in Neurodegenerative Disorders”

   
13:10 ~ 13:50 Lunch
   
  Session II – Chair: Prof. dr hab. n. med Krystyna Domanska-Janik (Chairman of Cell Therapy Team of The Central Nervous System Diseases (CTT-CNS) Polish Academy of Sciences)
 
13:50 ~ 14:30 Prof. Alexander Storch (Division of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Technische Universitat Dresden)

„Stem-cell based treatment approaches in neurodegenerative disorders.”

   
14:30 ~ 15:10 Prof. Yang D. Teng (Departments of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School)

„Recovery Neurobiology of SCI: Insight Gleaned from Functional Multipotency of Stem Cells”.

   
15:10 ~ 15:40 Prof. Marcin Majka (Department of Clinical Immunology and Transplantology, Collegium Medicum of the Jagiellonian University)

„Is it possible to treat Parkinson’s Disease with pluripotent stem cells? Pros and cons”

   
15:40 ~ 16:00 Coffee Break
   
16:00 ~ 16:40 Prof. Bogusław Machaliński (Department of General Pathology, Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin)

“The role of paracrine effects in adjuvant stem cell-based therapies of neurodegenerative disorders”

   
16:40 ~ 17:10 Dr Anna Sarnowska (NeuroRepair Department, IMDiK PAN, Warsaw)

„Tissue-derived stem cells: what must be done before clinical transplantation”

   
PM 17:10 ~ Closing remarks
   

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Please find attached book of abstracts - PDF file ready to download.