Speakers

Emily Blyth MBBS, PhD

Haematologist
Westmead Hospital
Sydney
Australia

Ngaire Elwood PhD

Director, BMDI Cord Blood Bank & Head Cord Blood Stem Cell Research Program
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Parkville
Australia

Miguel Forte MD, PhD

CEO
Zelluna Immunotherapy
Oslo
Norway

Saar Gill MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
USA

Tracy Grikscheit MD

Attending Physician
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
USA

Weidong Han MD, PhD

Professor
Chinese PLA General Hospital
Beijing
China

Patrick Hanley PhD

Director, GMP for Immunotherapy
Children's National Medical Center
Washington
USA

Rajiv Khanna AO, PhD

Professor and Tumour Immunology Group Leader
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Brisbane
Australia

Joanne Kurtzberg MD

Director, Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
Duke University Medical Center
Durham
USA

Oscar K. Lee MD, MSc, PhD

Chair Professor
National Yang-Ming University
Taipei
Taiwan

Bruce Levine PhD

Barbara and Edward Netter Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
USA

Melissa Little PhD

Theme Director of Cell Biology
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Melbourne
Australia

Franco Locatelli MD, PhD

Full Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pavia and IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù
Rome
Italy

Eleuterio Lombardo PhD

Scientific Director
TiGenix (Takeda Group)
Madrid
Spain

Douglas Losordo MD

Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research and Development and Chief Medical Officer
Caladrius Biosciences
New York
USA

Janet Macpherson PhD

Development Manager Cell & Molecular Therapies
Royal Prince Alfres Hospital
Sydney
Australia

Nadim Mahmud MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago
USA

Jane Oliaro PhD

Group Leader: Immune Defence Laboratory
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Melbourne
Australia

Donald G. Phinney PhD

Professor
The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida
Jupiter
USA

John Rasko AO, BSc(Med), MBBS(Hons), PhD

Professor & Head of Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and University of Sydney
Sydney
Australia

Yoshiki Sawa MD

Professor
Osaka University
Osaka University School of Medicine
Japan

Jean Stanton

Director, CAR-T Apheresis Site Liaisons
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Horsham
USA

Jun Takahashi MD, PhD

Professor
Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University
Kyoto
Japan

Masayo Takahashi MD, PhD

Project Leader
Laboratory for Retinal Renegeration, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan
Kyoto
Japan

Cameron Turtle MBBS, PhD

Associate Member and Attending Physician
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle
USA

Sowmya Viswanathan PhD

Affiliate Scientist
University Health Network Cell Therapy Program
Toronto
Canada