Organ Organization: Tissue Engineering Conference

Thursday, February 26, 2015

12:00 pm

Berg Hall, Li Ka Shing Conference Center Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford Biomedical Engineering Society

Come learn from world leading scientists as they address the organ donation problem in the United States and discuss tissue engineering and cryopreservation.

Snacks and refreshments will be served, and many networking opportunities available.

1:00PM Welcome

1:25PM A Story of Survival due to Organ Transplantation
Charity Tilleman-dick

1:50PM Revolutionalizing Transplant Medicine - Organ Banking
Dr Sebastian Giwa, President & CEO of Organ Preservation Alliance

2:15PM Grand Challenges in Organ Banking Panel Discussion

4:00PM Market Forces & the Birth of a New Industry
Dr Sebastian Giwa & Dr Alessandro Tocchio

4:20PM Keynote: Nature's Solution for Cryopreservation
Dr Kenneth Storey, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Physiology

4:45PM Cryobiology: Past, Present and Future
Dr Erik Woods, President of International Society of Cryobiology

5:05PM Cryobiology: The Current State of the Art
Dr Greg Fahy, CSO at 21st Century Medicine

6:10PM Powerful Approaches in Organ Banking Panel Discussion

7:05PM The Extinction of Extinction for Generations to Come
Dr Mehmet Toner, Professor at Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital

7:30PM Closing Remarks

When:
Thursday, February 26, 2015.
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Admission:

RSVP: https://stanfordbmes.typeform.com/to/Ul9zbH

Tags:

Lecture / Reading Engineering Health / Wellness Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends
Contact:
(401) 266-8188, mersina@stanford.edu
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