PI Prof Frank Barry delivers keynote at Zoobiquity Colorado

On October 5 and 6, 2018, Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine will take place. Here, AUTOSTEM PI Prof Frank Barry of the Regenerative Medicine Institute at the National University of Ireland Galway will deliver a keynote presentation, ‘Cell Strategies for Arthritic Disease’. Zoobiquity Colorado aims to uncover the astonishing connection between human and animal health[…]

Prof Frank Barry takes AUTOSTEM on the road

AUTOSTEM PI Professor Frank Barry of NUI Galway has had a busy 2018 thus far. He has organised and been invited to present at several conferences, provide keynote talks and lead seminars around the world raising the profile of AUTOSTEM internationally within academic and industrial circles. Here is a list of events: Speaker on August 17[…]

Fraunhofer IPT | an exciting update on AUTOSTEM’s Cell production platform

At the Month 30 plenary meeting in Galway, Jelena Ochs of Fraunhofer IPT provided an exciting update on several aspects of the AUTOSTEM Cell Production Pipeline. Jelena reported that the architecture and engineering components to the platform that are completed include: Hardware integration and the assembly of the platform A build-up of the electrical cabinet[…]

Cell and Gene Therapy Industry Forum in Galway addresses opportunities for innovation

Leaders in industry and science met and discussed recent advances in cell and gene therapy research and development at an industry-focused event held on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the Meyrick Hotel in Galway, Ireland.  Industry representation included presentations from Takeda, ReNeuron, Avectas and Valitacell. AUTOSTEM Coordinator Mary Murphy presented the project’s mission, progress and[…]

ISEV 2018: “Exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells as a possible therapy for osteoarthritis”

A poster entitled “Exosomes derived from mesenchymal stem cells as a possible therapy for osteoarthritis” was presented by Maria Elisabetta Federica Palamà of the University of Genoa at the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles ISEV 2018 Barcelona meeting. The meeting was held from 2-6 May 2018. The AUTOSTEM research study that was presented was carried out by E.[…]

AUTOSTEM presented at CÚRAM’s Annual Retreat

As an invited speaker, PI and Coordinator Mary Murphy presented AUTOSTEM at the CÚRAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices annual retreat which took place on June 20, 2018, in Naas, Co Kildare in Ireland. CÚRAM supports industry from basic scientific research, through translational preclinical and clinical development, into regulatory and commercialisation readiness. The CÚRAM[…]

AUTOSTEM celebrates International Clinical Trials Day with the HRB-TMRN

EU funded projects AUTOSTEM, VISICORT, ADIPOA-2 and NEPHSTROM coordinated by the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) at National University of Ireland, Galway exhibited at a unique outreach activity targeted at primary school students. The event called the START competition was the brainchild of the Health Research Board (Ireland)’s Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN) in Galway. In celebration of International Clinical Trials Day and[…]

AUTOSTEM Newsletter Summer 2018 is published!

The Summer 2018 AUTOSTEM newsletter has just been published! It includes succinct work package updates, a message from our coordinator, Dr Mary Murphy of the National University of Ireland, Galway, our ever-growing publications list and highlights from our presentations at international conferences and our involvement in community outreach events. You can download the newsletter from[…]

Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine 2018 features AUTOSTEM

Coordinator Mary Murphy, National University of Ireland Galway, Qasim Rafiq, University College London and Jelena Ochs, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology will present AUTOSTEM at the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine 2018 conference in London on 16–18 May 2018 at the Business Design Centre, London, UK. Their presentation is titled: The AUTOSTEM Project: A closed, automated, sterile pipeline[…]