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12th Annual Gene Therapy Symposium for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases
Focus Topic: Tolerance and Immune Modulation
November 20-22, 2013 - Sonoma, California

Program

 
 

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - Welcoming Reception

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Paul S. Frenette, M.D.Thursday, November 21, 2013

Keynote Speaker

  • Katherine A. High, M.D. (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)

    “Immune Responses to AAV Vectors: Overcoming Barriers to Successful Gene Therapy”

Session I: Vectors  

  • R. Jude Samulski, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina)
    “Designing AAV Vectors for Clinical Studies”
  • Michael C. Holmes, Ph.D. (Sangamo BioSciences, Inc.)
    In Vivo Genome Editing with Zinc Finger Nucleases”
  • Paloma H. Giangrande, Ph.D. (University of Iowa)
    “Cell-Targeted RNA Therapies”
Student/Fellow Presentations and Poster Session - Link to Information

Session II   

  • Joshua M. Hare, M.D. (University of Miami)
    “Cardiac Regeneration: From Concept to Clinic”
  • H. Kirk Hammond, M.D. (University of California, San Diego)
    “Brief Update of AC6 Gene Transfer for Clinical CHF and Gene Transfer of Peptides with Paracrine Actions that Benefit the Heart”
  • Robert T. Tranquillo, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
    “Implantation of Completely Biological Engineered Arteries into the Sheep Femoral Artery”

Paul S. Frenette, M.D.“Practical Strategies”: Immune Modulation

  • Roland W. Herzog, Ph.D. (University of Florida)

 

 

 
 

Jacuzzi Family Vineyards

Friday, November 22, 2013

Mini-Workshop: “Stem/Progenitor Cells and the Immune System”

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Session III

  • Tippi MacKenzie, M.D. (University of California, San Francisco)
    “Mechanisms of Tolerance Induction After In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation”
  • Eirini Papapetrou, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Washington)
    “Modelling Myelodysplasia with Human Pluripotent Stem Cells"”

  • R. Scott McIvor, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
    "Effect of Immune Response on Transgene Expression: Sleeping Beauty Medicated Gene Transfer to the Liver and AAV Mediated Gene Transfer to the Brain"

Student/Fellow Presentations and Poster Session - Link to Information

Session IV

  • Brigitte Gomperts, M.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
    “Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to Advance Our Understanding of Lung Disease”
  • Barry R. Stripp, Ph.D. (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
    “Microenvironmental Factors Regulating Progenitor Cell Fate in Airways”
  • Paul B. McCray, M.D. (University of Iowa)
    “Gene Transfer to Airway Epithelia: Pre-clinical Studies in the Cystic Fibrosis Pig Model”

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Supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Additional support provided by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), UC Davis Office of Research; California National Primate Research Center; and the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center.

The 12th Annual Gene Therapy Symposium is dedicated to Dr. Sonia Skarlatos

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