Research & Development

30 March -1 April 2020 | Business Design Centre London

 

 

2000+
Attendees
700+
1-2-1 Meetings
300+
Speakers
100+
Exhibitors
12
Streams

 

 

Research & Development

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, Tuesday 31 March 2020

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - TUESDAY 31st March 2020

Opening Keynotes Day 1 – CAR-T & Immunotherapy focus

08:45

Welcome – Jessica Robinson, Project Director, Advanced Therapies 2020, Terrapinn

Prasad Adusumilli
09:00

Keynote presentaton: Autologous Mesothelin-targeting CAR-T to tackle solid tumours in the clinic

  • The presentation will highlight results to date of mesothelin-targeted CAR T-cell clinical trial results
  • Advances in preclinical research of CAR T-cell therapy for solid tumors will be presented
  • Novel strategies for overcoming hurdles to solid tumor CAR T-cell therapy will be discussed
Panel discussion
Bradley Campbell
10:00

Importance of patient focus in developing gene therapy for rare diseases

10:20

Morning Coffee Break

Martin Pule
11:20

Keynote presentation: War in the Blood - the latest in the front line of CAR-T clinical research

Mark Sawicki
11:40

Effective Integration Strategies Through a Compliance Unified Ecosystem (CUE)

  • Systems Integration continues to be a major issue in the production and distribution of Advanced Therapies
  • Well-defined strategies for the integration of independent informatics platforms will be critical for future standardization and workflow optimization
  • Cryoport’s Compliance Unified Ecosystem (CUE) is driving standard practices for systems integration in the industry
round tables
12:00

Technology and Strategy Roundtables will run from 12:00-12:45 with 15 minutes for a quick summary from each table at the front of the room. These will take place in the conference rooms: look for you

Technology and Strategy Roundtables will run from 12:00-12:45 with 15 minutes for a quick summary from each table at the front of the room. These will take place in the conference rooms: look for your table number to participate.
1. Raw material supply for the commercial manufacturing of cell and gene therapies
Frank Hecht

Frank Hecht, Vice President Marketing And Sales, CellGenix GmbH

10. Exploring the crossover between human and veterinary applications for stem cells
Joanna Miller

Joanna Miller, Chief Scientific Officer, Cell Therapy Sciences

15. Industry-no profit alliances: how to optimize synergies
Elena Beltrami

Elena Beltrami, Business Development Manager, Fondazione Telethon

17. How companies can interact with the regulator and various pitfalls to be aware of
John Johnston

John Johnston, Clinical Assessor, Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

19. Roundtable available
2. Physiological conditions and analytical and monitoring tools for 3D cell cultivations
Cornelia Kasper

Cornelia Kasper, Professor, Biopharmaceutical Production And Technology, BOKU

3. Ensuring safe delivery to patients and fast time-to-market of advanced therapies - How to address challenges of drug administration, fill & finish, packaging & stability?
Diana Lober

Diana Lober, Product Manager, Schott AG

5. Considerations for manufacture scale-up from academia to commercial manufacturing
Johannes Van Der Loo

Johannes Van Der Loo, Clinical Vector Core Director, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

7. Reserved for Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnology
13:00

Lunch

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

New clinical data: updates from across the ATMP space

Ravindra Gupta
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
14:20

Where are we with HIV cure using gene editing?

Deepak Jain
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
14:40

New clinical data: Effects of an autologous cell therapy in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease associated with diabetes mellitus

Rob Meijer
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
15:00

Clinical stage allogenic dendritic cell-based immunotherapy targeting mesothelioma and pancreatic cancer

Mimoun Azzouz
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
15:40

Gene Therapy for neurological disorders

Eric Alton
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
16:00

Identify and overcoming barriers to successful delivery of ATMP trials

16:20

Afternoon Break

John Maher
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
17:00

CAR T-cell immunotherapy of solid tumours: parallel learning from the clinic and lab

Elizabeth Schwarzbach
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
17:20

The transition of research to clinical grade iPSC cell lines

Christopher R Heery
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
17:40

Allogenic CAR T in the clinic and prospects for making CAR T more accessible to patients

18:00

Close of Conference for the day - Please join us for an evening drinks reception

last published: 05/Mar/20 17:05

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, Wednesday 1 April 2020

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY 1st April 2020

Opening Keynotes Day 2 — The latest science in gene therapy and gene editing

Federico Mingozzi
09:00

Gene therapy 2.0: New clinical data, therapeutic applications and next generation technologies

  • Latest updates on LUXTURNA studies to treat blindness, haemophilia and rare disease
  • Tackling the challenges of viral gene therapies i.e. immunogenicity
  • Developing the next generation of gene therapies, what does the future hold?
Steve Kanner
09:20

Next-generation gene editing technology for allogeneic immune cell therapeutics

  • Next-generation CRISPR-Cas9 technology
  • Significantly enhanced editing specificity
  • Editing in immune cells for generation of functionally tuned therapeutics
09:40

Repairing the human genome with designed zinc finger editing reagents

  • Overview of Sangamo’s zinc finger protein gene editing technology, including new innovations that facilitate specificity, precision, and gene editing efficiency
  • Will address specific examples of defined therapeutic applications including the generation of reagents suitable for use in tauopathies, Huntington’s disease, and lysosomal storage diseases
Frederic Chereau
10:00

In vivo gene editing paediatric patients with rare diseases

10:20

Networking Refreshments

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Clinical developments and strategies for Immuno-oncology

Emmett Schmidt
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
11:20

Assessment of clinical activity of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor com-bination therapies reported in clinical trials

Claire Booth
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
12:00

Update on gene therapy for primary immunodeficiencies

13:00

Neworking Lunch

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Clinical & preclinical updates: Cell therapy

Boris Greber
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
14:00

HLA-homozygous (HLAh) induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells as universal source for ATMP development

Giorgio Iotti
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
14:40

Role of academia and pharma industry in development and commercialization of ATMPs

Sara Mole
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
15:20

Batten disease – finding the translational path

16:00

Networking refreshments

18:00

Close of conference

last published: 05/Mar/20 17:05