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