Cord Blood Track:

Discover the presentations, keynote speeches and roundtable discussions confirmed for the Cord Blood Track



Cord Blood Speakers:

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




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