Oxford Stem Cell Institute Annual Symposium 2018: "Stem cells: from mechanism to therapy"

Past Event

12 November 2018, 10:00am 13 November 2018 - 6:30pm

St Hugh's College
St Margaret's Rd, Oxford OX2 6LE

This symposium is organised by the Oxford Stem Cell Institute. For the programme and registration see www.stemcells.ox.ac.uk.

The Symposium will highlight areas of stem cell research with trajectories towards treatments of diseases including retinopathies, metabolic and genetic skin disorders, neurodegeneration, musculoskeletal disease, heat failure and cancer.

The symposium will be held in the historic buildings of St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford which is situated on St Margaret's Road, Oxford, OX2 6LE. The lecture theatre provides a spectacular venue with views over St Hugh’s College gardens.

Please register at https://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/conferences-and-events/ludwig-institute-for-cancer-research/events/annual-oxford-stem-cell-institute-symposium. Numbers will be strictly limited to 200, so please register early to ensure a place.

External speakers include:

René Hen (The Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University, New York)

Michael Young (Harvard Medical School, Boston)

Michele de Luca (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena)

Marlen Knobloch (Université de Lausanne)

Molly Stevens (Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College, London)

Roger Barker (MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute),

Dominique Bonnet (The Francis Crick Institute, London)

Ludovic Vallier (MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)

Joo-Hyeon Lee (MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)

Bertie Göttgens (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge)

Amanda Carr (Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London)

Michael Schneider (National Heart & Lung Institute at Imperial College, London)

Local speakers include:

Tom Milne (Radcliffe Department of Medicine), Andy Carr (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences,) Angela Russell (Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology), Lorna Fiedler (Radcliffe Department of Medicine), Sophia Malandraki-Miller (Radcliffe Department of Medicine), Colin Goding (Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research), Julie Davies (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics), Helen Knowles (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences,), Alun Barnard ( Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences).

See the symposium poster (PDF)

See the symposium programme (PDF)