Dr Yen Choo | Chief Executive Officer
Progenitor Therapeutics

Dr Yen Choo, Chief Executive Officer, Progenitor Therapeutics

Dr Choo is Executive Chairman of Plasticell Ltd and Chief Executive of Progenitor Labs Ltd. He is the founder of Plasticell and served as Chief Executive and Chief Scientist of the company (2002-2010). Prior to his interest in stem cells he was a founder and Chief Scientist of Gendaq (1999-2001; acquired by Sangamo Biosciences), a biotech company that developed the zinc finger technology now used for gene editing. Previously he was a staff scientist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge (1995-2000), where he pioneered the engineering of protein-DNA interactions using combinatorial methods under Nobel laureate Sir Aaron Klug. Dr Choo holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Cambridge (1991-1995) and for his thesis received the Prize for Young Scientists awarded by GE Healthcare and Science (1996), and the Max Perutz Student Prize awarded by MRC-LMB (1995). He sits on the UK Stem Cell Steering Committee which oversees national stem cell research and the UK Stem Cell Bank (2007-)

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15th May Pre-Conference Workshops and Summits Day @ 11:00

Panel discussion: Systems compliance and traceability during product distribution

Conference Day 1: Thursday 16th May 2019 @ 12:10

Technology and Strategy Roundtables

25 senior level tables hosted by thought leaders on key challenges and opportunities in next-generation therapeutic development. Participants are invited to join the group discussions on a topic of importance to them.

· At each roundtable, the moderator will talk for 5 minutes to introduce the topic highlighting particular challenges specific to that area· The table will then move on to discussion for 25 minutes.· There will then be one rotation, giving participants the opportunity to have join two round tables in total

(2 x 30-minute rotations and max 15 PAX)

Table 6. Small molecule drug discovery to selectively stimulate regenerative processes

last published: 14/May/19 13:35 GMT

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The World Advanced Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Congress and Exhibition is an international conference and exhibition featuring the latest in advanced therapies, bioengineering and surrounding technology. To attend the conference which features global leaders in the biopharma and regenerative medicine industries, there is a registration fee. The exhibition is free to visit.

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