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Stem Cells in Drug Discovery and Development

Conference Proceeding CD Now Available
  • Speaker Presentations
  • Poster Abstracts
  • and More!


Coverage includes:

  • Stem cell models for drug screening
  • Stem cells for toxicity assessment
  • Stem cells as novel drug targets
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Role of stem cells in big pharma
  • High-content screening of stem cells 

Distinguished Faculty:

Paul. D. Andrews, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Stem Cell Programme, Drug Discovery Unit, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee 


Joshua E. Babiarz, Ph.D., Principal Scientist, Non-Clinical Safety, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. 


Peter Chu, Ph.D., Scientist, Discovery Cancer Therapeutics Group, Biogen Idec, Inc. 


Brent Cochran, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Department of Physiology, Tufts University School of Medicine 


Davide Danovi, M.D., Ph.D., Neural Stem Cells Group, UCL Cancer Institute, University College London 


Hakim Djaballah, Ph.D., Director, HTS Core Facility, Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 


Jennie Mather, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Stem Cell Research, MacroGenics 


William Matsui, M.D., Associate Professor, Oncology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 


Yaping Liu, Ph.D., Senior Research Biologist, Automated Biotechnology, Merck Research Labs 


Peter Sartipy, Ph.D., Senior Principal Scientist, Project Manager, Cellartis AB 


Sanjeev Satyal, Ph.D., Director, Cancer Biology, OncoMed 


Jan M. Van Tornout, M.D., M.Sc., Group Director & Lead EDT #2, Discovery Medicine Oncology/Immunology, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. 


Stephen Wong, Ph.D., Chair, Professor and Director, Center for Bioengineering and Informatics, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College 


Xianmin Zeng, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Laboratory for Stem Cells and Aging, Buck Institute 


For more information, please contact:
Julia Boguslavsky, Executive Director, Conferences

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