EASL Regenerative Hepatology Consortium Symposium
“Regenerative Hepatology: Past Achievements and Current Challenges and Developments”
June 21st 2022, 9:00-17:00 (GMT)
Lecture Theatre room B17, UCL Torrington Place Training Centre 1-19 Torrington Place, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7HB
Introduction to Regenerative Hepatology
(Chairs: Pedro Baptista and Massimo Pinzani)
9:00-9:10 Welcome and opening of the symposium, Massimo Pinzani and Pedro Baptista
9:10-9:30 Regenerative Hepatology, Massimo Pinzani, UCL, London, UK.
9:30-10:00 Hepatocyte transplantation in liver disease, Anil Dawan, King’s College, London, UK.
10:00-10:30 Clinical development of Medicinal Signaling Cells for liver regenerative therapy, Etienne Sokal, UCLouvain, Brussels, and Cellaïon, Mont St Guibert , Belgium.
10:30-11:00 Debate: Opportunities and challenges ahead to effectively translate Regenerative Hepatology into the clinic.
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
Current Developments in Regenerative Hepatology
(Chairs: Tobias Cantz and Natalia Sanchez Romero)
11:30-12:00 Bioengineered bile duct transplantation, Fotios Sampaziotis, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.
12:00-12:30 Modeling fibrosis and NAFLD in 3D liver cultures, Leo van Grunsven, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium.
12:30-13:00 Developmental biology of extrahepatic bile ducts, Elke Ober, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
13:00-13:30 Bioengineered Livers for Transplantation, Pedro Baptista, Health Research Institute of Aragon (IIS Aragon), Zaragoza, Spain.
13:30-14:30 Lunch Break Poster Session
14:30-15:30 Rapid fire poster presentations
Industry, regulatory, and patients´ views of therapy development in Regenerative Hepatology and beyond
(Chairs: Etienne Sokal and Krista Rombouts)
15:30-16:00 Regulatory environment for ATMP development and commercialization, Patrick Cellis, European Medicine Agency (EMA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
16:00-16:30 Regenerative Hepatology from the patient´s perspective, Marko Korenjak, European Liver Patient Association (ELPA), Brussels, Belgium.
16:30-17:00 The ATMP sector in Europe: achievements, challenges and perspectives, Paolo Morgese, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine, Geneve, Switzerland.
17:00 Adjournment of the Symposium
Abstract submission will be open from April 15th until June 12th. Please submit your abstracts at:email@example.com We will award a prize of €150 to the best poster.
Abstracts should have a maximum of 500 words in Font 11 in Times New Roman. Selected abstracts, will be presented as posters in a rapid-fire poster presentation of 5 minutes.
Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org before June 15th 2022. Registration is free.
Food will be provided. The symposium will be at Lecture Theatre room B17, UCL Torrington Place Training Centre, 1-19 Torrington Place, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7HB, UK.