Scientific Program 12th Edition
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THURSDAY, 28th May 2015
|THURSDAY, 28th May 2015|
|8.00 – 9.00||REGISTRATION
|9.00 – 9.30||WELCOMING|
|9.30 – 10.30||OPENING LECTURES
CHALLENGES IN REGENERATIVE CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINEChairs: John Martin (London, UK)
Andreas Zeiher (Frankfurt, Germany)
|9.30 – 9.50||Learning from development
Nadia Rosenthal (Melbourne, Australia)
|9.50 – 10.10||Cardiac Regeneration: Evolving from Principles to Practice
André Terzic (Rochester, USA)
|10.10 – 10.30||Is there a role for cardiac regeneration in advanced heart disease? Overcoming frontiers to move forward.
Valentin Fuster (New York, USA)
|10:30 – 12:00||CARDIOVASCULAR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE. CRISIS, WHAT CRISIS?
Chairs: José Luís de la Serna (El Mundo Salud) (Madrid, Spain)
Panel Discussants: Timothy Henry (Los Angeles, USA)
|10.30 (12’)||Importance of the cells. What are we using?
Piero Anversa (Boston, USA)
|10.42 (12’)||Can we improve the regenerative power of transplanted or native cells? Proteins, genes, what else?
Atta Behfar (Rochester, USA)
|10.54 (12’)||First-in-man cardiac transplantation of human embryonic stem cell-derived cardiac progeny tors for severe heart failure
Philippe Menasché (Paris, France)
|11.06 (12’)||Lights and shadows of clinical trials. Should we continue? In which setting? How?
Bernard Gersh (Rochester, USA)
|11.18 (12’)||Cell based therapies to prevent and cure heart failure. More than an adventure?
Douglas W. Losordo (Boston, USA)
|11.30 (12’)||Cardiac regenerative medicine beyond scientists and clinicians. Are we doing well?
John Martin (London, UK)
|11.42 – 12.00||Panel Discussion|
|12:00 – 12:45||LUNCH AND POSTER EXHIBITION
Chairs and jury: Philippe Menasche (Paris, France)
In this “Poster Exhibition”, research teams involved in the topic of the Symposium will have the opportunity of presenting selected parts of their work to the audience.
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|12:45 – 14:45||WHAT’S NEW IN STEM CELL THERAPY FOR CARDIAC REPAIR?
Chairs : Timothy Henry (Los Angeles, USA)
Panel Discussants: Roberto Fdez-Viña (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
|12.45 (12’)||Beyond myocardium. Cardiac valve repair.
Amir Lerman (Rochester, USA)
|12.57 (12’)||What´s new in induced pluripotent stem cells.
Eric A. Adler (San Diego, USA)
|13.09 (12’)||Combinations of stem cells. Which ones to choose?
Joshua Hare (Miami, USA)
|13.21 (12’)||Role of cardiopoiesis in the second-generation stem cells´ era.
Almudena Martínez-Fernández (Rochester, USA)
|13.33 (12’)||Cell based therapies: Novel developments in the arena of delivery strategy
Steven Chamuleau (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
|13.45 (12’)||Stemless biological therapies for cardiac repair.
Stefanie Dimmeler (Frankfurt, Germany)
|13.57 (12’)||Latest clinical news: the Dream-HF experience
Emerson Perin (Houston, USA)
|14.09 (12’)||Future clinical news: Trials in perspective
Thomas J. Povsic (Durham, USA)
|14.21 – 14.45||Panel Discussion|
|14.45 – 15.15||Coffee break and poster exhibition|
|15.15 – 15.25||Posters Award – Winners communication
Chairs: Philippe Menasché (Paris, France)
Felipe Prosper (Pamplona, Spain)
|15.25 – 17.35||THIS YEAR WE DEBATE
Chairs: Bernard Gesh (Rochester, USA)
Panel discussants: Andreas Zeiher (Frankfurt, Germany)
FRIDAY, 29th May 2015
|FRIDAY, 29th May 2015|
|9.00 – 9.30||BEST POSTER PRESENTATION
Chairs: Philippe Menasche (Paris, France)
|9.30 – 10.30||RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS PRESENTED BY YOUNG INVESTIGATORS
Chairs: Philippe Menasche (Paris, France)
Panel discussants: Atta Behfar (Rochester, USA)
|9.30 – 9.40||Cardioprotection by telomerase treatment
Christian Bar (Maria Blasco’s group. Madrid, Spain)
|9.40 – 9.50||Natura killer cell crosstalk with allogenic human cardiac-derived stem/progenitor cells control persistence
Reem Al Daccak (Dominique Charron’s group. Paris, France)
|9.50 – 10.00||Myocardial infarct scar is formed by interacting resident epicardial-derived fibroblastsand recruited bone marrow cells
Adrian Ruiz Villalba (Felipe Prosper’s group. Pamplona, Spain)
|10.00 – 10.10||Novel CMR based techniques to detect cardiac fibrosis
Johannes M.I.H. Gho (Steven Chamuleau’s group. Utrecht, The Netherlands)
|10.10 – 10.30||Panel Discussion|
|10.30- 11.00||Coffee Break|
|11.00 – 12.45||DISCOVERIES AND INVENTIONS
Chairs: Dominique Charron (Paris, France)
Panel discussants: Juan Carlos Chachques (Paris, France)
|11.00 – 11.20||Genes and cells to fight against pulmonary hypertension.
Duncan Stewart (Otawa, Canada)
|11.20 – 11.40||High-density optical mapping in a monolayer of iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes as a tool for understanding arrhythmic disorders.
Andreu M. Climent (Madrid, Spain)
|11.40 – 12.00||Patient-specific stem cell manufacturing for the development of dedicated cardiovascular drugs.
Joseph Wu (Stanford , USA)
|12.00 – 12.20||Bioprosthetic Carmat Total Artificial Heart: from a dream to the first-in-human implantation.
Christian Latremouille (Paris, France)
|12.20 – 12.45||Panel Discussion|
|13.30 – 13.50||SPECIAL LECTURE
Chairs: Rafael Matesanz (Madrid, Spain)
Interspecies genetic manipulation for organ manufacturing. What about the heart?
|13.50– 14.20||CLOSING SESSION
SECOND MADRID CARDIAC REGENERATION AWARDSChairs: John Martin (London, UK)
Rafael Matesanz (Madrid, Spain)
Francisco Fdez-Aviles (Madrid, Spain)