Cord Blood


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As part of the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress speakers include:


Alexander Platz, MD, DKMS, Cord Blood Bank 

Amnon Pelz, CEO, Taburit

André Gerth, Chief Executive Officer, Vita 34

Andre Gomes, CEO, Stemlab

Andrea Piccin, Consultant Haematologist, San Maurizio Regional Hospital

Beth Shaz, Chief Medical Officer, New York Blood Centre

Charis Ober, Founder, Save the Cord Foundation

Chiranya (Anjie) Prachaseri, CEO, South East Asia, Cryoviva

Colleen Delaney, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Nohla Therapeutics

Daniel Surbek, Professor, Acting Chairman, Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Bern

Elizabeth Shpall, Director, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Filippo Milano, Associate Director Cord Blood Transplantation, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Glyn Stacey, Director, UK Stem Cell Bank

Gocha Shatirishvili, Medical Director, Geocord

Hector Mayani, Head, Oncology Research Unit, IMSS National Medical Center, Cordon Vital

Helen Papadaki, Professor of Haematology, University of Crete, Head of the Department of Haematology, Public Cord Blood Bank of Crete

Irene Martini, Owner & Scientific Director, SmartBank; CEO, Nanog International; Advisory Board Member, Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation

Jaap Boeleans, Haematology Consultant, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, UMC Utrecht

Jane Apperley, Chair of the Department of Haematology, Imperial College London

Joanne Kurtzberg, Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank;  Chief Scientific Officer, Robertson Clinical; Translational Cell Therapy Program, Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

Kate Falcon Girard, Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Viacord

Katy Rezvani, Director of Translational Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Kavita Raj, Consultant Haematologist, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

Kay Poulton PhD FRCPath, Consultant in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, Director, Transplantation Laboratory, Manchester Royal Infirmary, MFT

Lorenzo Beltrame, Researcher, University of Exeter 

Mayur Abhaya, CEO, LifeCell

Moshe Israeli, Director of Tissue Typing Laboratory, Rabin Medical Centre

Kate Sneddon, CEO, Biovault

Lorenzo Beltrame, Researcher, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Exeter

Maria Craig, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Marko Strbad, CEO, Biobanka

Mitchell Cairo, Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology & Stem Cell Transplantation, New York Medical College

Warachaya Fongsarun, Medical Director, Thai StemLife

Husein Salem, CEO, Precious Cells Biobank

Rajeev Gupta, Senior Lecturer, Haematology, UCLH

Ronald De Lagrange, CEO, Macopharma

Sky Summers, Parent patient advocate

Salmaan Dalvi, CEO, Precious Cells Biobank 

Wolfgang Knirsch, CEO, Vita34

Yael Margolin, President and CEO, Gamida Cell




World Precision Medicine Congress 2018 16–18 May 2018, London, UK

Co-located with: World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress

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