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2011 - CTS-IXA (Miami)

Parallel Session 5- Islet Xenotransplantation - Preclinical Models (Xeno Track)
24 October 2011  /  16:00 - 18:00

Islets and mesenchymal stem cells co-encapsulation can improve subcutaneous bioartificial pancreas survival in diabetic primates

Presenter: Sophie Veriter, Brussels, Belgium

- Islets and mesenchymal stem cells co-encapsulation can improve subcutaneous bioartificial pancreas survival in diabetic primates

Presenter: Sophie Veriter, Brussels, Belgium

The impact of heme oxygenase-1 (Ad-HO-1) on apoptosis of neonatal porcine cluster cell (NPCC)s and generation of human HO-1 transgenic pigs

Presenter: Hye Jung Yeom, Seoul, Korea

- The impact of heme oxygenase-1 (Ad-HO-1) on apoptosis of neonatal porcine cluster cell (NPCC)s and generation of human HO-1 transgenic pigs

Presenter: Hye Jung Yeom, Seoul, Korea

Prolongation of xenoegeneic islet function using an HGF-based immunosuppressive regimen in a CLAWN miniature swine-to-cynomologous monkey model

Presenter: Masayuki Tasaki, Boston, United States

- Prolongation of xenoegeneic islet function using an HGF-based immunosuppressive regimen in a CLAWN miniature swine-to-cynomologous monkey model

Presenter: Masayuki Tasaki, Boston, United States

In vitro and in vivo function of macroencapsulated adult porcine islets is enhanced by changes in the capsular matrix microenvironment

Presenter: Robert Holdcraft, Xenia, United States

- In vitro and in vivo function of macroencapsulated adult porcine islets is enhanced by changes in the capsular matrix microenvironment

Presenter: Robert Holdcraft, Xenia, United States

Parallel Session 6- Xenozoonoses (Xeno Track)
24 October 2011  /  16:00 - 18:00

Reduction of the expression of porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) in transgenic pigs by RNA interference: new studies

Presenter: Joachim Denner, Berlin, Germany

- Reduction of the expression of porcine endogenous retroviruses (PERVs) in transgenic pigs by RNA interference: new studies

Presenter: Joachim Denner, Berlin, Germany

PERV-C integration, expression and transmission of PERV to human cells

Presenter: Yasuhiro Takeuchi, London, United Kingdom

- PERV-C integration, expression and transmission of PERV to human cells

Presenter: Yasuhiro Takeuchi, London, United Kingdom

Cellular Therapies in Xenotransplantation
25 October 2011  /  08:00 - 10:00

Xenotransplantation Therapies for Diabetes - Advantages and Road Blocks

Presenter: Bernhard J. Hering, Minneapolis, United States

- Xenotransplantation Therapies for Diabetes - Advantages and Road Blocks

Presenter: Bernhard J. Hering, Minneapolis, United States

Parallel Session 10- Islets II (Cell Track)
25 October 2011  /  10:30 - 12:30

prevention and rescue of diabetes by all-trans retinoid acid and exendin-4 in NOD mice with and without islet transplantation

Presenter: Jyuhn-Huarng Juang, Taoyuan, Taiwan

- prevention and rescue of diabetes by all-trans retinoid acid and exendin-4 in NOD mice with and without islet transplantation

Presenter: Jyuhn-Huarng Juang, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Islet size affects engraftment but not functionality in pancreatic islet transplantation

Presenter: Daria Zorzi, Galveston, United States

- Islet size affects engraftment but not functionality in pancreatic islet transplantation

Presenter: Daria Zorzi, Galveston, United States

Baboon as a model for the study of insulin sensitivity, beta cell function and subclinical inflammation following islet transplantation

Presenter: Franco Folli, San Antonio, United States

- Baboon as a model for the study of insulin sensitivity, beta cell function and subclinical inflammation following islet transplantation

Presenter: Franco Folli, San Antonio, United States

Parallel Session 11- Immunobiology and Tolerance (Xeno Track)
25 October 2011  /  10:30 - 12:30

IL-10 is required for the prevention of islet xenograft rejection by ex vivo-expanded human regulatory T cells in a humanized mouse model

Presenter: Shounan Yi, Sydney, Australia

- IL-10 is required for the prevention of islet xenograft rejection by ex vivo-expanded human regulatory T cells in a humanized mouse model

Presenter: Shounan Yi, Sydney, Australia

Tolerance, function and homeostasis of human T cells, including Tregs, developing in pig thymus xenografts

Presenter: Hannes Kalscheuer, Heidelberg, United States

- Tolerance, function and homeostasis of human T cells, including Tregs, developing in pig thymus xenografts

Presenter: Hannes Kalscheuer, Heidelberg, United States

Hirudin reduces upregulation of CD86 and the human T cell response to thrombin-activated pig endothelial cells

Presenter: Mohamed Ezzelarab, Pittsburgh, United States

- Hirudin reduces upregulation of CD86 and the human T cell response to thrombin-activated pig endothelial cells

Presenter: Mohamed Ezzelarab, Pittsburgh, United States

Fetal injection of human MSC's as a method for xeno-tolerization

Presenter: James Fisher, Rochester, United States

- Fetal injection of human MSC's as a method for xeno-tolerization

Presenter: James Fisher, Rochester, United States

Parallel Session 12- Preclinical Models - Vascular and cellular organs (Xeno Track)
25 October 2011  /  10:30 - 12:30

Heart xenotransplantation using genetically-engineered pigs: can CTLA4-Ig replace anti-CD154mAb in the immunosuppressive regimen?

Presenter: Burcin Ekser, Pittsburgh, United States

- Heart xenotransplantation using genetically-engineered pigs: can CTLA4-Ig replace anti-CD154mAb in the immunosuppressive regimen?

Presenter: Burcin Ekser, Pittsburgh, United States

Nonhuman primates may fail to serve as an adequate model for studying extracorporeal porcine liver perfusion

Presenter: Joshua Waldman, Toledo, United States

- Nonhuman primates may fail to serve as an adequate model for studying extracorporeal porcine liver perfusion

Presenter: Joshua Waldman, Toledo, United States

Limitations of the model of porcine islet transplantation in diabetic nonhuman primates affecting long-term survival and graft function

Presenter: Melanie Graham, Saint Paul, United States

- Limitations of the model of porcine islet transplantation in diabetic nonhuman primates affecting long-term survival and graft function

Presenter: Melanie Graham, Saint Paul, United States

Gal Kock-out pig islets can modulate the humoral response after the transplantation of macroencapsulated pig islets in diabetic primates

Presenter: Denis Dufrane, Brussels, Belgium

- Gal Kock-out pig islets can modulate the humoral response after the transplantation of macroencapsulated pig islets in diabetic primates

Presenter: Denis Dufrane, Brussels, Belgium

Neuroprotective properties of Marrow-Isolated Adult Multilineage-Inducible (MIAMI) cells in rat hippocampus following global cerebral ischemia are enhanced when complexed to biomimetic microcarriers

Presenter: Paul Schiller, Miami, United States

- Neuroprotective properties of Marrow-Isolated Adult Multilineage-Inducible (MIAMI) cells in rat hippocampus following global cerebral ischemia are enhanced when complexed to biomimetic microcarriers

Presenter: Paul Schiller, Miami, United States

SOTA 5- Taking Islet Xenotransplantation to the Clinic (Xeno Track)
25 October 2011  /  13:30 - 15:30

Patient Selection for the First Clinical Trials

Presenter: Camillo Ricordi, Miami, United States

- Patient Selection for the First Clinical Trials

Presenter: Camillo Ricordi, Miami, United States

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