Medical Therapies

June 4, 2013
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Accelerating Regenerative Medical Therapies

Symposium at Worcester Polytechnic Institute will bring together academic and business leaders to advance the commercialization of new products and therapies 

On June 10, from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., this symposium will discuss the use of cells and tissue engineering techniques to develop new therapies to treat illness and injury is the subject of an innovative symposium sponsored by the Bioengineering Institute at WPI. The symposium will explore the challenges industry now faces to bring products to the clinic, and explore how academic research and development may help overcome those challenges.  

Where: WPI Campus Center Odeum, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, Mass.

Keynote Speaker: David Kaplan, director, Bioengineering and Biotechnology Center at Tufts University

Featured Industry Speakers: Bob Valentini, co-founder and director, Myomics; Jack McGeehan, vice president, Hepregen; Joseph Consiglio, director of business development, Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology; Parrish Galliher, founder and CTO, Xcellerex (GE)

Featured WPI Speakers: Christopher Lambert, associate director, research, ad interim, Bioengineering Institute; Arne Gericke, department head and professor, chemistry and biochemistry; Tanja Dominko, associate professor of biology and biotechnology; associate professors of biomedical engineering Marsha Rolle, Kristin Billiar, Glenn Gaudette, and George Pins.

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Fee: $50 early bird rate (general), $35 early bird rate (nonprofit/government)