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2014 AM-TERMIS

05-23-2014 16:43

Theme: Restoring lives through regenerative medicine, which reflects the increasing need to consider the societal impact of tissue engineering.
Focus: impact of regenerative medicine upon patient lives.
Site: Renaissance Hotel, Washington DC.
Time: Dec. 13-16 2014.

The TERMIS-AM Meeting is the key annual meeting held in the Americas each year, and brings together over 800 researchers, scientists, trainees, and students from both academia and industry to discuss critical developments in the field. The meeting is led by keynote speakers each day, and consists of parallel technical sessions as well as poster presentations. A strong role in the meeting planning and execution will be played by the TERMIS-AM Student and Young Investigator Section (SYIS). Furthermore, there will be an emphasis on promoting the careers of women and underrepresented groups in the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine fields.

Featured Keynote Speakers

Immunoengineering for Biomedical Applications
Darrell Irvine, PhD,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Role of Cell-Substrate Interactions in Direct Cellular Reprogramming
Kam Leong, PhD,
Duke University

Oxygen Supply and Demand in Regenerative Medicine
Gregg Semenza, MD, PhD,
Johns Hopkins University

History and Future of Transplant and Tissue Engineering
W.P. Andrew Lee, MD
Johns Hopkins University
and
Joseph P. Vacanti, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital


News from: http://www.termis.org/am2014/

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