Oxford Stem Cell Institute Annual Symposium 2019: 'Stem Cells: From Mechanism to Therapy'

Past Event

17 September 2019, 9:00am 18 September 2019 - 5:00pm

St John's College
St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP

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

This event is organised by the Oxford Stem Cell Institute

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.

The symposium will be held in the historic buildings of St John’ College, University of Oxford which is situated on St Giles', Oxford OX1 3JP. The lecture theatre provides a spectacular venue with views over St John’s College gardens.


External speakers include:

Philippe Menasche (University of Paris Descartes, Paris)

Ana Martin-Villalba (German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg)

Eduard Batlle (Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona)

Sten Eirik Jacobsen (Centre for Haematology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm)

Stuart Forbes (University of Edinburgh)

J.P Martinez-Barbera (University College, London)

Saverio Francesco Tadesco (University College, London)

Paola Bonfanti (The Francis Crick Institute, London)

Shukry Habib-King (King's College, London)

Florian Merkle (University of Cambridge)

Maria Pilar Alcolea (Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge)

Who will be joined by local speakers including:

Siim Pauklin (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences), Paul Riley (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics), Colin Goding (Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research), Francis Szele (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics), Alberto Baena Lopez (Dunn School of Pathology), Catherine Porcher (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine), Richard Wade-Martins (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics).

Abstract Guidelines

If you wish to submit an abstract, please email olga.perestenko@stemcells.ox.ac.uk. Abstracts need to include a title, author list (with the presenting author underlined), affiliation of the presenting author, followed by a maximum of 200 words of text, including a brief introduction, methods, results and conclusions. Abstract submission deadline the 10th September. Poster specifications: posters should be printed in A0 portrait format.