Programm of the Leopoldina Symposium „Regenerative Medicine“

Sunday, 24th July

13.00 – 14:00 Registration „Symposium Regenerative Medicine“

University of Tübingen Medical Centre
Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Elfriede-Aulhorn-Str.5, 72076 Tübingen, Germany


14:00-14:10 Opening, Prof. Dr. E. Zrenner

14:10-14:50 Regenerative Biology and Regenerative Medicine: “Evolution of new field in research and clinical application”
Priv.-Doz. Dr. H. Löwenheim, Tübingen, Germany

14:50-15:10 Neurodegeneration and Protection in the Retina – Perspective for Regeneration?
Dr. Paquet-Durand, Tübingen, Germany

15:10-15:30 Tissue engineering of bone
Dr. Alexander, Tübingen, Germany

15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-16:15 Perspectives for Young Researches: Nachwuchsakademie: “Protection – Regeneration – Restitution”
Prof. Dr. E. Zrenner, ML, Tübingen, Germany

16:15-16:45 Career pathways for Young Researchers in academia versus industry
Dr. Dr. S. Biskup, Cegat GmbH, Tübingen, Germany

16:45-17:30 Laboratory Tour and “Meet the Principle Investigators”

18.00–20:00 Registration and Reception „Symposium Regenerative Medicine“:
Weingalerie in der Kelter, Schmiedtorstr. 17, 72070 Tübingen

Monday, 25th July


08:30-08:40 Welcome, Prof. Dr. H.P. Zenner, ML, Board of Directors, National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Halle
08:40-08:50 Opening remarks, Prof. Dr. I.B. Autenrieth, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Tübingen
08:50-09:00 Opening remarks, Priv. Doz. Dr. med. H. Löwenheim, Tübingen, Principle Meeting Organizator

Chair: H. Löwenheim

09:00-09:45 Principles of cellular regeneration, Prof. Dr. A. Nordheim, Tübingen, Germany

09:45-10:15 Coffee Break

Principles of regeneration in model organisms

10:15-11:00 Cell death as a driving force for regeneration, Prof. Dr. B. Galliot, Geneva, Switzerland
11:00-11:45 Principles of regeneration in urodels, Prof. Dr. P.A. Tsonis, Dayton, USA

11:45-13:30 Lunch and Poster Session

Chair: M. Ueffing

13:30-14:15 Defining clinical needs for regenerative medicine in hearing, Prof. Dr. T. Nakagawa, Kyoto, Japan
14:15-15:00 Mechanisms of hair cell regeneration in the vertebrate inner ear, Prof. Dr. M. Warchol, St. Louis, USA

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-15:55 Aspects of regeneration in the human inner ear, Prof. Dr. Helge Rask-Andersen, Uppsala, Sweden
15:55-16:35 Generation and use of stem cells for the inner ear, Dr. Pascal Senn, Bern, Switzerland
16:35-17:15 Drug development for regeneration of hair cells, Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. H. Löwenheim, Tübingen, Germany

16:45-18:00 Poster Session

19:00 Departure Gala Dinner

19:30 Reception at the Gala Dinner

Tuesday, 26th July

Chair: J. Schubert

Vascularization and differentiation

08:30-09:10 The role of vascularization, Prof. Dr. Dr. J. Kleinheinz, Münster, Germany
09:10-09:50 Osteogenic differentiation of stem cells, Priv. Doz. Dr. Dr. J. Handschel, Düsseldorf, Germany

09:50-10:10 Coffee Break

Clinical application

10:10-10:50 Implantation of ex vivo cultured cells and tissues, Prof. Dr. Dr. G. Lauer, Wien, Austra
10:50-11:30 Regenerated cartilage - Regeneration in Head and Neck: is there a future? Prof. Dr. W. Puelacher, Innsbruck, Austria
11:30-12:10 Bone tissue engineering in reconstructive surgery–basic research and clinical application, Prof. Dr. Dr. S. Reinert, Tübingen, Germany

12:10-13:30 Lunch and Poster Session

Chair: E. Zrenner

13:30-14:10 Optogenetic approaches for restoring photosensitivity in retinitis pigmentosa, Dr. T. Münch, Tübingen
14:10-14:50 Retinal stem cells, Prof. Dr. D. van der Kooy, Toronto, Canada

14:50-15:10 Coffee Break

15:10-15:50 Neuronal regeneration at eye level, Dr. M.O. Karl, Dresden, Germany
15:50-16:30 Regeneration of vision in inherited retinal dystrophies, Prof. Dr. M. Seeliger, Tübingen, Germany
16:30-17:10 Müller glia as a potential source of stem cells for human therapies, to treat retinal degenerative disease, Dr. A. Limb, London, Great Britain

17:10-17:30 Coffee Break

17:30-18:30 ROUND TABLE – Chair: H. Löwenheim, Interdisciplinary discussion

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