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WEBINAR: β-cell replacement: From pre-history to the 21st century

Primary Topics:
Pancreas Transplant, Islet Transplant, Stem Cells
Start Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2023 at 18:00
End Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2023 at 19:00
Description & Objectives:
Who is the intended audience of this webinar?
Transplant professionals, surgeons, diabetologists/endocrinologists, transplant and stem cell scientists

Educational Objectives
This webinar will provide an overview of the field’s development into the present standard of care, discuss some exciting new developments based on stem cell-derived cell sources in clinical trials, and discuss advanced tissue engineering approaches to further benefit β-cell engraftment and function.

18.00 – 18.05: Welcome and Introduction, Bill Scott
18.05 – 18:25: Beta Cell Replacement, from prehistory to standard of care, Thierry Berney
18.25 – 18.35: Stem Cell Derived Islet Transplants: from the first-in-human success to large scale application for treatment of diabetes – opportunities and challenges, Camillo Ricordi
18.35 – 18.50: Regenerative/Engineered Approaches to Beta Cell Replacement, Ekaterine Berishvili
18.50 – 19.00: Q&A and open discussion, Bill Scott and Steve White