Confirmed Speakers and Chairs

Allistair Abraham, MD
Children's National Hospital
USA

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Sherry Adkins MSN, ANP-C
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
USA

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Julie Allickson, PhD
Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine
USA

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Vicki Antonenas, BSc, MSc
Blood Transplant and Cell Therapies Laboratory, NSW-HP, Westmead
Australia

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Martha Arango-Rodriguez MSc, PhD
Multi-Tissue bank and Center of Advanced Therapies, FOSCAL
Colombia

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Paul Ashford MSc
ICCBBA
United Kingdom

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Medhat Askar MD, PhD, FRCPath
Baylor University Medical Center
USA

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Anthony Atala, MD
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
USA

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Wade Atkins, MS, MT (ASCP) SBB, CQA(ASQ)
National Institutes of Health
USA

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Fouad Atouf, PhD
US Pharmacopeia
USA

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Patrick Au, PhD
Ensoma
USA

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Krystof Bankiewicz, MD, PhD
Ohio State University
USA

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Juliet Barker, MBSS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
USA

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Frank Barry, PhD
National University of Ireland Galway
Ireland

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Arie Belldegrun, MD
Allogene 
USA

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Reni Benjamin, PhD
JMP Securities LLC
USA

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Ekatarina Berishvili, MD, PhD
University of Geneva
Switzerland

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Alice Bertaina, MD, PhD
Stanford Medical School
USA

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Jaap Jan Boelens, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering
USA

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Catherine Bollard, MD, MBchB
Children's National Hospital
USA

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Carmem Bonfim
Federal University of Paraná
Brazil

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Ranieri Cancedda, MD
Università degli Studi di Genova
Italy

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Sangeeta Chavan, PhD
Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
USA

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Chulhee Choi, MD, PhD
KAIST Institute
South Korea

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Sandra Cohen, MD
Université de Montréal
Canada

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Selim Corbacioglu, MD
University Children's Hospital Regensburg
Germany

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Charles Cox, MD
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
USA

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Charles Craddock, MD
University of Birmingham
UK

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David Curtis, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, CRCPA
Monash University
Australia

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May Daher, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
USA

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Saumya Das, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
USA

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Paolo De Coppi
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children United Kingdom

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Dominique de Kleijn, PhD
UMC Utrecht
Netherlands

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Amy DeZern MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins Medicine
USA

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Claudia dos Santos, MD
University of Toronto
Canada

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Jason Dubovsky, PhD
Atara Biotherapeutics
USA

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Matthew Durdy
Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
UK

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Samir El Andaloussi, PhD
Karolinska Institute
Sweden

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Stephanie Farnia, MPH
Nimitt Consulting
USA

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Jason Foster, MBA
OriBiotech
UK

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Jacques Galipeau, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
USA

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Lindsey George, MD
University of Pennsylvania
USA

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Fabian Gerlinghaus
Cellares
USA

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Yong Song Gho, PhD
Pohang University of Science and Technology
South Korea

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Bernd Giebel, PhD
University of Duisburg-Essen
Germany

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Martin Giedlin
PACT Pharma
USA

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Massimiliano Gnecchi, MD, PhD
University of Pavia IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo
Italy

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Farshid Giulak, PhD
Wachington University School of Medicine
USA

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Michael Gustafson, PhD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
USA

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Andrew Hoffman DVM, DVSc
University of Pennsylvania
USA

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Patrick Hanley, PhD
Children's National Hospital
USA

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Suradej Hongeng, MD
Bumrungrad International Hospital
Thailand

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Mitchell Horwitz, MD
Duke University
USA

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Christian Jorgensen, MD, PhD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier
Italy

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Deborah Kehl
University of Zurich
Switzerland

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Maroun Khoury, PhD
Cells for Cells – REGENERO
Chile

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Orly Klein, MD
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
USA

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Mauro Krampera, MD
University of Verona
Italy

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Lawrence Lamb, PhD
Incysus Therapeutics, Inc.
USA

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Margaret Lamb, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital
USA

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Arina Lazareva
Great Ormond Street Hospital
United Kingdom

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Oscar Lee, MD, PhD
China Medical University Hospital
Taiwan

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Bruce Levine, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
USA

PRESENTING IN: 
Presidential Plenary, Chair

BIOGRAPHY: 

Sai-Kiang Lim, PhD
Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology
Singapore 

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Eleuterio Lombardo, PhD
Takeda
Spain

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William Maloney, MD
Stanford University
USA

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Maksim Mamonkin, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

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Deepa Manwani, MD
The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
USA

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Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD
Cedars-Sinai
USA

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Peter Marks, MD, PhD
FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
USA

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Ivan Martin, PhD
University Hospital Basel
Switzerland

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Robert Mays, MD
Athersys, Inc.
USA

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Richard Maziarz
Oregon Health & Science University
USA

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John McMannis
Cellenkos
USA

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Parinda Mehta, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
USA

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Geraldine Mitchell, MBChB
St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
USA

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Maurizio Muraca, MD, PhD
University of Padova
Italy

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George Muschler, MD
Cleveland Clinic
USA

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Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD
Osaka University
Japan

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Giuseppe Orlando, MD, PhD
Wake Forest University
USA

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Nicole Paulk, PhD
University of California San Francisco
USA

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Graziella Pellegrini, PhD
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Italy

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Donald Phinney, PhD
The Scripps Research Institute
USA

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Nicolas Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic
USA

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Matthew Porteus, MD, PhD 
Stanford University 
USA

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Susan Prockop, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
USA

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Felipe Prosper, MD, PhD
Universidad de Navarra
Spain

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Duncan Purtill, MBBS
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Australia

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Sergio Querol MD, PhD
Banc de Sang i Teixits
Spain

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Kanya Rajangam MBBS, PhD
Nkarta Therapeutics, Inc. 
USA

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Patrick Rivers, MBA
Aquilo Capital
USA

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Patricia Rocco, MD, PhD
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazi

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Eva Rohde, MD
Paracelsus Medical University
Austria

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Rayne Rouce, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

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Annalisa Ruggeri, MD, PhD
San Raffaele Hospital
Italy

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Sean Savitz
University of Texas Medical School
USA

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Andromachi Scaradavou, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
USA

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Molly Shoichet, FRS
University of Toronto
Canada

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Sandeep Soni, PhD 
CRISPR Therapeutics
USA

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Megan Suhoski Davis, PhD
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
USA

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Karin Tarte, PharmD, PhD
Université de Rennes
France

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Le Thi Nguyet Minh PhD
National University of Singapore
Singapore

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Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
USA

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Anthony Ting, PhD
Athersys
USA

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Rocky Tuan, PhD
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Budd Tucker, PhD
University of Iowa Health Care
USA

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Bas van Balkom, PhD
University Medical Center Utrecht
Netherlands

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Sowmya Viswanathan, PhD
University Health Network
Canada

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Wen Bo Wang, PhD
Fate Therapeutics
USA

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Kenneth Witwer PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
USA

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Robert Wynn MD, MB BChir, MRCP FRCPath
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
UK

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Vicky Yang DVM, PhD, DACVIM (cardiology)
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
USA

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