CIRM/RMC Roundtable on the Immune Response

CIRM/RMC Roundtable on the Immune Response

Date: October 24, 2011

Agenda

8:30-9:00
Welcome, intros, setting the context – E. Feigal (Feigal presentation [pdf])

9:00-9:30
FDA (CBER) perspective on immune tolerance/immune response to cellular therapies – T. Chen, W. Bryan (Bryan presentation [pdf])

Break

9:50-11:30
Strategies to induce tolerance or overcome immune response – Moderator B. Blazar; panel J. Shizuru, P.Stock/E.Kroon, D.Hinton (Shizuru presentation [pdf], Kroon presentation [pdf]), Hinton presentation [pdf])

11:30-12:45
Animal models to study immune tolerance, immune response – Moderator C. Huang; panel J.Zaia, M. Brehm (Huang presentation [pdf]), Zaia presentation [pdf]), Brehm presentation [pdf])

12:45-2:30

Working lunch
Predictive immunology – assessment of immune response to stem cells and tissues – Moderator H. Daldrup-Link; panel A. Gaur, J. Lebkowski (Gaur presentation [pdf]), Lebkowski presentation [pdf])

2:30-3:15
Wrap-up panel with moderators

3:15-3:30
Closing remarks and action items

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