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About the Symposium

The McEwen Institute Symposium: Charting the Path to Stem Cell-Based Therapies is a one-day event that will showcase the latest advances and innovations in the field of cell therapy and regenerative medicine.

The symposium will feature talks from leading researchers and clinicians who are developing and applying cell-based therapies for various diseases and conditions, such as diabetes, heart failure, liver disease and neurodegenerative diseases. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, exchange ideas and explore collaborations.

Don't miss the chance to learn from the brightest minds in the cell therapy space and discover the potential of cell therapy to transform medicine and improve lives.

Register to join us at the Toronto Reference Library in Toronto on April 18th, 2024.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024

Time: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Fee: Free with registration

Venue: The event will be at the Toronto Reference Library – The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Public Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto ON M4W 2G8. In-person attendance only.


Symposium Host

The symposium will be hosted by the McEwen Stem Cell Institute at the University Health Network.


Viviane Tabar, MD (Keynote)
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD
UCSF, Sana Biotechnology

Trevor Reichman, MD
Ajmera Transplant Centre, UHN

Cristina Nostro, PhD
McEwen Institute, UHN

Elmar Jaeckel, MD
Ajmera Transplant Centre, UHN

Mitchell Weiss, MD, PhD
St. Jude's

Shinichiro Ogawa, MD, PhD
McEwen Institute, UHN

Lior Zangi, PhD
Mount Sinai, NYC

Michael Laflamme, MD, PhD
McEwen Institute, UHN

Adam Feinberg, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University

Stephanie Protze, PhD
McEwen Institute, UHN

Jonathan Kimmelman, PhD
McGill University

Karun Singh, PhD
Krembil Research Institute, UHN

Yun Li, PhD
Hospital for Sick Children

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