Targeted Organ (Neurology, Cardiovascular)

Charter

The Targeted Organ Neurology Subcommittee strives to:

  • Promote cutting-edge pre-clinical science supporting clinical investigations of cell therapies in neurology diseases/critical illnesses.
  • Develop potency assays for cell therapy agents specifically geared towards use in neurology diseases/critical illnesses.
  • Promote development and implementation of cell-based therapies for neurology diseases/critical illnesses in a careful and considered manner. 
  • Provide a forum for communication and data/database sharing between investigators involved in clinical investigations of cell therapies for neurology/ diseases/critical illnesses.
  • Help maximize scientific and mechanistic data to be obtained in clinical investigations of cell therapies for neurology diseases/critical illnesses.
  • Take an active stance, in coordination with other relevant organizations, against medical tourism involving putative or proposed cell therapies for neurology diseases/critical illnesses.

The Targeted Organ Cardiovascular Subcommittee strives to:

  • Assist in the planning of the annual meeting scientific program and the review of submitted abstracts in the Solid Organ Targeted Therapy Pre-Clinical/Clinical Studies category.
  • Review the status of the cardiovascular field and compile a list of major scientific issues that must be addressed to advance or enable cellular therapies.
  • Publish position papers and engage scientific discourse as necessary to advance the field.

 

Publications

Cardiovascular

Cell Therapy for Heart Regeneration: Learning from the Past to Build a Brighter Future (Stem Cells Translational Medicine 2018, 7:702-704)

  


Neurology Subcommittee

Co-Chairs:

    
Charles S. Cox Jr., MD
Neurology Subcommittee Co-Chair
(Jan 2018 – Dec 2019)

Children’s Program in Regenerative Medicine
Houston, TX, USA

 Robert (Willie) Mays, MD
 Neurology Subcommittee Co-Chair
 (Jan 2018 – 
Dec 2019)
 Athersys, Inc
 Cleveland, OH, USA                                                                                         

   

Cardiovascular Subcommittee

 

   

 

Massimiliano Gnecchi, MD, PhD
Chair

University of Pavia
IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo
Pavia, Italy 

 

   
   

 

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