Hosted by Leiden University Medical Center, the EU MSC2 2017 meeting in Leiden, NL on September 12th and 13th will assemble twelve EU-funded, mesenchymal stromal cell-focussed consortia. Projects to be presented include: REDDSTAR, REACH, RETHRIM, Stellar, MERLIN, Nephstrom, SCIENCE, VISICORT and Adipoa-2, AUTOSTEM, BOOSTB4, SEPCELL, RESSTORE, and RESPINE. This two day, interactive meeting will be held at the Stadsgehoorzaal Leiden. Three overarching[…]
The Autostem team held a very productive plenary meeting in beautiful surroundings in Genoa on 20 and 21 July 2017. Updates on progress in each WP were delivered. There was a particular focus on final key decisions about the seeder and expander bioreactors (from WPs 3 and 4) which will feed into pipeline design. There[…]
Several members of the Autostem team attended at, and contributed to, the European Chapter Meeting of TERMIS (the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society) held in Davos, Switzerland on 26-30 June 2017. Autostem Coordinator Dr Mary Murphy (NUIG) presented at the Symposium on Stem Cells for Bone Regeneration. Dr Murphy’s paper was entitled “Assessment[…]
Several partners from Autostem contributed to the Phacilitate Automation Special Interest Group Conference (with a focus on cell and gene therapy), held in Edinburgh on 30/31 May 2017. The event was designed to bring together stakeholders in cell & gene therapy manufacturing and targeted industry, researchers, decision makers, bioprocess developers and engineers working on sourcing, selecting[…]
The NUIG team were involved in the International Clinical Trials Open Day held on 20th May at the Health Research Board’s Clinical Research Facility in Galway. Autostem was one of a number of EU research projects highlighted on the day. The picture opposite shows the Mayor of Galway with members of the team from the[…]
AUTOSTEM was at the START (Schools Teaching Awareness of Randomised Trials) event in Galway today (19th May 2017). The START initiative is designed to help raise awareness of clinical trials and involves interactive workshops and an award ceremony for participating primary schools. For more about the event see here.