List of all speakers

Following is a list of all the OCASCR distiguished speakers up to July 1, 2017.
Development of stem cell therapy for the treatment of retinal degeneration.
Robin Ali, PhD, FMedSci
The Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology
London, England
Regulating Hematopoietic Stem Cells for Enhance Function and Engraftment
Hal E. Broxmeyer, Ph.D.
Indiana University Indianapolis, Indiana
Engineering Adult Stem Cell Microenvironments for Tissue Repair
Jason Burdick, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Toward unification of the Cancer Stem Cell and Clonal Evolution
Models of Cancer
John E. Dick, Ph.D. Ontario Cancer Institute
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Microenvironment
Paul S.Frenette, M.D.
Ruth L. And David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Regenerative
Medicine Research
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York
Stem Cells in Silence, Action and Cancer
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University
New York, New York
Stem Cells in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease
Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, Ph.D.
University of California
San Diego, CA
• Adult Stem Cell Research Workshop
Jeffrey Gimble, M.D., Ph.D.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
• Transcriptional Heterogeneity and Stem Cell Therapeutics
Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD
Stanford University of Medicine
Palo Alto, Calilfornia
• Lung Stem Cells and Homeostasis and Repair
Brigid L. M. Hogan, Ph.D., FRS
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
• Modeling Human Development and Disease with Pluripotent Stem Cells
Gordon M Keller, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
Stem Cells and Nanotechnology for Neurological Therapeutics
John A. Kessler, M.D.
Feinberg Neuroscience Institute
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Stem Cell Institute
Chicago, Illinois
Autologous CD34 Cell Therapy for Myocardial and Lower Extremity Ischemia
Douglas W. Losordo, MD
Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, Illinois
Mesenchymal Stromal (Stem) Cells: Biology and Potential Therapeutic Value for the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Michael Matthay, MD
University of California
San Francisco, California
Generation and Repair of Nephrons
Andrew P. McMahon, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Stem Cell Niches for Hematopoiesis and Osteogenesis
Sean Morrison, PH.D.
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, Texas
Non-myelinating Schwann cells in the mouse bone marrow niche maintain hematopoietic stem cell hibernation through TGF-b signaling
Hiromitsu Nakauchi, MD
Division of Stem Cell Therapy, Center for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine,
Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Japan.
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), ERATO
Nakauchi Stem Cell and Organ Regeneration Project
Personalized Medicine in Cystic Fibrosis
Anjaparavanda P. Naren, Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
Dissecting Developmental Trajectories with Single-Cell Transcriptional Profiling
Craig E. Nelson, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut
Strategies for Extramural Funding
Michael Nunn, Ph.D.
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA
Network and Space Models: Science and Science Fiction Approaches to Cell Fate Prediction
John Quackenbush
Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts
Aging, Stem Cells, and Tissue Regeneration
Tom Rando, Ph.D.
Stanford University
Skeletal Stem Cells: History, Origins and Function
Pamela Gehron Robey, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Fate Mapping of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Activity In Vivo
Hans-Reimer Rodewald, Ph.D.
German Cancer Research Center
Heidelberg, Germany
Niche Oncogenesis
David T. Scadden, MD
Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts
Deconstructing the Face, One Phosphate at a Time.
Phillipe Soriano, Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York City, NY
• CSF-1 receptor signaling and biology and their relevance to neoplastic, inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases
E. Richard Stanley. Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, New York
• Development of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
David Traver, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
• Regenerative Medicine Meets Chemical Genomics; Novel Approaches to Novel Therapeutics Discovery
Weidong Wang, Ph.D. iPerian, Inc.
San Francisco, California
• Prostate Tissue Stem Cells and Prostate Cancer
Owen Witte, MD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Los Angeles, California
• Stem Cells: Niche, Competition Aging and Potential Application
Ting Xie, Ph.D.
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Kansas City, Missouri
• Isolating and Defining Cells to Engineer Human Vessels for Vascular Repair
Mervin C. Yoder, M.D.
Herman B Wells center for Pediatric Research
Indianapolis, Indiana
• ITIM- Receptor’s Surprising Roles in Hematopoietic and Leukemia Stem Cells
Chengchen (Alec) Zhang, Ph.D.
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, Texas