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The 2015 Tissue Engineering Congress : Not too late to submit a poster



This event has an open abstract session.
Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to Regenerative Medicine or Tissue Engineering

Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event

You can download the instructions for authors at

8th Sept 2015 – 10th Sept 2015



This three day meeting brings together the principles of engineering and life sciences in tissue development and regenerative medicine to discuss scientific research and developments of clinical applications from leading experts in the field. The newest research and developing technology will be discussed in an informal setting with plenty of networking opportunities

This event  has CPD accreditation


Talks include

  • The role of hypoxia in tissue engineering and stem cell biology; transcriptional, translational, and biochemical consequences:

    Dr Nicholas R Forsyth Ph.D, Reader in Stem Cell Biology, The Guy Hilton Research Laboratories, Keele University Medical School, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, UK

  • Using induced pluripotent stem cells to study monogenic diseases of the eye:

    Dr Amanda-Jayne Carr, Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate, University UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, UK

  • Strategies for stem cell expansion and differentiation mimicking physiological conditions:

    Professor Cornelia Kasper, University Professor for Biotechnology/Cell and Tissue Culture Technology, Vienna, Austria

  • Tissue-engineered skin innervation:  

    Dr François Berthod, Ph. D., Full Professor, Department of Surgery, Laval University, Centre LOEX de l’Université Laval, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec, Hopital de l’Enfant-Jesus, Aile R 1401, 18e rue, Quebec (QC), G1J 1Z4, Canada

  • Long term in vivo assessment of bioengineered skin substitutes: a clinical study:

    Prof. Angela FAGA, Professore Ordinario di Chirurgia Plastica e Ricostruttiva, UniversitÄ… degli Studi di Pavia, Direttore Sezione di Chirurgia Plastica I.R.C.C.S. Fondazione “Salvatore Maugeri” – Istituto di Pavia, Italy

  • Microfluidic-driven tissue patterning:

    Dr Alexandre Benedetto, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London, Darwin Building, Gower street, London, UK

  • Ionic and electrical waves in healing epithelia and their potential therapeutic significance: 

    Dr Silvia Chifflet, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

  • Translational Application of MRI and Mechanics Analysis in Assessing Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Vulnerability:

    Dr Zhongzhao Teng PhD, Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK

  • Direct conversion of neural progenitor cells for repair of the adult brain:

    Dr Daniel A. Peterson, Ph.D.,Professor and Vice-Chairman of Neuroscience, Director, Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, USA

  • The experimental therapy of spinal cord injury by tissue engineering in the rat:

    Dr Qunyuan Xu, MD, PhD, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing Center of Neural Regeneration & Repair, Department of Neurobiology, Beijing Key Laboratory of Major Brain Disorders, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

  • The role of platelets and their microparticles in Tissue regeneration following stroke and traumatic brain injury: 

    Professor David Varon MD, Professor of Hematology, The Lester Stromer Coagulation Unit, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Home / Clinic: 33 Hameyasdim st Kfar Bilu A, 76965, Israel

  • Regeneration of the retina and tissue engineering of nerual stem cells using a three-dimentional culture:

    Dr Masasuke Araki, Ph.D., Professor of Biological Sciences Developmental Neurobiology Laboratory, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Nara Women’s University, Nara 630-8506, Japan

  • Dental Pulp MSCs (DPMSCs) and human Periapical Cysts MSCs (hPCy-MSCs) compared in the bone tissues formation and in the neuroregenerations

    Dr. Marco Tatullo, Scientific Director
    Tecnologica Research Institute, Italy And Dr. Massimo Marrelli Calabrodental Clinic, Crotone, Italy

  • Synergistic effect of biomimetic materials and BMPs on bone cell behaviour:

    Dr Nathalie Faucheux, Université de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

  • Clay: new opportunities for tissue engineering and biomaterial design:  

    Dr Jon Dawson, EPSRC Early Career Research Fellow, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Bioengineered trachea: spiral up or going round in circles

    Prof. Mikhail Kiselevskiy, NN Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Cheif of Lab. of Cellular Immunity, Moscow, Russia

  • Novel biomaterials for tissue engineering based on molecular properties of spider silk

    Professor Jan Johansson, Karolinska Institutet, Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Stockholm, Sweden

  • 3D Biomimetic Models of the Extracellular Matrix for Tissue Engineering Fabricated by Multiphoton Excited Photochemistry:  
  • Professor Paul J. Campagnola, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Chair for Graduate Advising Medical Physics Department, Madison, US
  •  Annulus Fibrosus Tissue Engineering:
  • Professor Bin Li, Ph.D., Biomaterials and Cell Mechanics Laboratory (BCML), Orthopedic Institute, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215007, China
  • Spider silk scaffolds for cell culture Associate:

    Professor Anna Rising, Dept. of NVS, Karolinska Institutet Novum, Huddinge, Sweden

  • Talk title to be confirmed:  

    Dr Ali Mobasheri, BSc ARCS (Hons), MSc, DPhil (Oxon), Professor of Musculoskeletal Physiology, Head of Department of Pre-clinical Animal Science & Veterinary Pre-Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK


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