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Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

Together with Hallym University Medical Center SciLifeLab organizes the 6th Uppsala-Hallym Symposium Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.

No preregistration and no registration fee.

9.15-9.30 Welcome address by Professor Anders Hallberg, Uppsala University and Chairman Dai-Won Yoon, Hallym University
9.30-9.50 Islet cytoprotection strategies for improving the transplantation outcome, Prof. Sung-Hee Ihm, Hallym University
9.50-10.10 Replacement therapies in type 1 diabetes, Prof. Olle Korsgren, Uppsala University
10.10-10.30 Interaction between IKKγ and RhoA GTPase is essential for NF-kB activation, Prof. Jae-Bong Park, Hallym University
10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK
11.00-11.20 The origin of the tumor vasculature, Prof. Lena Claesson Welsh, Uppsala University
11.20-11.40 Studying disease mechanisms with induced pluripotent stem cells derived from familial Parkinson’s disease patients Prof. Dongchul Kang, Hallym University
11.40-12.00 Modeling neurodevelopmental disorders using induced pluripotent stem cells, Prof. Niklas Dahl, Uppsala University
12.00-13.30 LUNCH
13.30-13.50 Development of cell-laden 3D scaffold for engineered skin substitute, Prof. Wook Chun, MD, Hallym University
13.50-14.10 Challenges with growth factor engineering of bone, Prof. Jöns Hilborn, Uppsala University
14.10-14.30 COFFEE BREAK
14.30-14.50 Oct4 maintains head and neck squamous carcinoma stem-like cell traits, Prof. Woo-Jin Bae, MD, Hallym University
14.50-15.10 Brain tumor stem cells as a tool for research and drug discovery, Prof. Karin Forsberg-Nilsson, Uppsala University
15.10-15.25 Concluding Remarks (Prof. Yong-Sun Kim and Prof. Karin Forsberg-Nilsson)