ISCT-CBA Cord Blood Series

Pre-Conference Workshop
Wednesday, May 3
08:00 - 16:30

ISCT and the Cord Blood Association (CBA), in Partnership with ASBMT, are pleased to host the third Cord Blood Series as part of the Pre-Conference Day at ISCT 2017. Join Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg and Dr. Elizabeth J. Shpall for a full day of presentations and discussion with key leaders in the field. Topics will include immunotherapy, regenerative medicine and regulation, and much more.



Preliminary Program

  • Session 1 – CBT as a Platform for Cellular Therapy
  • Session 2 – Immunotherapy
  • Session 3 – Regenerative Medicine for Pediatric and Adult Diseases
  • Session 4 – Ethical and Economic Considerations for Regenerative Medicine and Cord Blood Therapies

Confirmed Speakers

Juliet Barker, MBBS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, United States

Catherine Bollard, MBChB, MD, Children’s National Medical Center and The George Washington University, United States

Jaap Boelens, MD, PhD, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

Charles Craddock, CBE, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc, Nohla Therapeutics, United States

Marilyn Glassberg, MD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, United States

Jonathan Kimmelman, PhD, McGill University, Canada

Krishna Komanduri, MD, University of Miami, United States

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Duke University Medical Center, United States

Katy Rezvani, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

Arjun Saha, PhD, Duke University Medical Center, United States

Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States

Organizing Committee

Joanne Kurtzberg, MD – Co-Chair
Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Chief Scientific Officer, Robertson Clinical and Translational Cell Therapy Program
Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Duke University Medical Center, USA
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD – Co-Chair
Director, Cell Therapy Laboratory
Professor, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation
Deputy Department Chair, Department of Stem Cell Transplantation
Director, Cord Blood Bank
MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
ISCT 2017

ISCT 2017