Scientific day Copenhagen

Advancements in Cell and Immune therapy

Scientific day – Advancements in Cell and Immune therapy

November 8, 2019
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Panum Institute, Lundsgaard auditorium, Copenhagen

Attendance is free of charge.
To register, please click here.

Miltenyi Biotec invites you to join a scientific day on the topic of cell and immune therapy. The cellular therapy field is growing immensely with new treatments and applications arising every day. We believe that the possibilities for future treatments are endless and with hundreds of clinical trials the journey has just started. The Nordics, and Medicon Valley in particular, is an innovative region with a big scientific collaborative environment between the private and academic sector. With this scientific day we aim to bring researchers, clinicians and the industry closer together and foster interaction, networking and new great ideas that can become reality.


09:00 a.m.Registration and coffee
09:30 a.m.Welcome/ Miltenyi Biotec overview
Martin Schalén, Marketing Manager, Miltenyi Biotec Nordics

Regenerative medicine session

09:45 a.m.From autologous to allogeneic stem cell therapy in heart disease
Jens Kastrup, Professor and Director of Cardiac Stem Cell Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen
10:15 a.m.Ex vivo expansion of mobilized hematopoietic stem cells after immunomagnetic isolation
Bjarne Kuno Möller, Clinical Professor, Department of Immunology, Aarhus University
10:45 a.m.Coffee break
11:30 a.m.Bringing hESCs to the clinic for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
Agnete Kirkeby, Associate Professor of Stem Cell Biology, Center for Stem Cell Research and Developmental Biology (DanStem), Copenhagen University
12:00 p.m.Tissue-typed term amniotic fluid MSCs for ATMP production
Jan Talts, COO, Longboat Amniotics
12:30 p.m.Lunch and networking

Immune therapy session

01:30 p.m.CAR-T cells in malignant melanoma: on the path to clinical trials
Jonas Nilsson, Director at Sahlgrenska Cancer Center and Professor of Experimental Cancer Surgery, Gothenburg University
02:00 p.m.Engineering of NK cells to improve their homing capacity
Melanie Lambert, PostDoc, Mattias Carlsten Group, Karolinska Institute
02:30 p.m.Coffee and cake
03:15 p.m.TBA
Katja Puttonen, Head of Process Development, Kuopio Center for Gene and Cell Therapy
03:45 p.m.AdaptNK: An off-the-shelf cell therapy against refractory leukemia
Andreas Björklund, Associated Professor, Unit for Cell therapy and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska institutet/Ebba Sohlberg, PhD, Project Manager, Centrum för infektionsmedicin, Malmberg group, Karolinska institutet
04:15 p.m.Onwards – Wrap up, bubbles and networking

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