CIRM / Regenerative Medicine Consortium (RMC) Scaffolding Webinar

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CIRM / Regenerative Medicine Consortium (RMC) Scaffolding Webinar

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The webinar was held September 12, 2011. See below for slides and a video of the webinar:


Dr Mark Lee, FDA
Dr. Deepak Jain, Tengion, Inc.
Dr. Robert Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Webinar recording of Lee and Jain presentations
Audio recording of Q&A session [mp3]



Webinar Topic & Agenda

Moderator: Ellen Feigal, MD, CIRM, Vice President of Research and Development


  • Mark Lee, Ph.D., Product Reviewer, Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies (OCTGT), Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Robert Langer, Sc.D, David H. Koch Institute Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Deepak Jain, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Bioprocess Research & Development, Tengion, Inc.

Topics to be covered:

  • Presentation by FDA
    • Overview of FDA Regulatory Process
    • Considerations for Cell-Scaffold Combination Products used in Regenerative Medicine
  • Overview of Scaffolding in relation to Regenerative Medicine
  • Neo-Organs and Neo-tissues
  • Examples of issues and challenges of taking this type of product through the regulatory pathway to the clinic
  • Questions and Answers

Background material

CIRM Grants Targeting Scaffolding and Tissue Engineering

  • DR1-01444 – Mark Humayun, University of Southern California
  • TR1-01216 – Darryl D’Lima, Scripps Research Institute
  • TR2-01787 – Roslyn Isseroff, UC Davis
  • TR2-01821 – Bruno Peault, UC Los Angeles
  • RT2-01938 – Sarah Heilshorn, Stanford
  • RT1-01097 – Kit Lam, UC Davis
  • RC1-00151 – Christopher Zairns, Stanford
  • RB3-05232 – Song Li, UC Berkeley
  • RM1-01707 – Gay Crooks, UC Los Angeles
  • RT2-02022 – David Schaffer, UC Berkeley
  • RN2-00946 – Tracey Grikscheit, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

News and Information


Date Published: September 2, 2011
Last Modified: April 5, 2017