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The Second Cord Blood Stem Cell Symposium and Two Following Workshops on February 21 and 22 PDF Print E-mail
Feb 23, 2013 at 09:54 AM

Royan Institute held the Second Cord Blood Stem Cell Symposium and two following workshops on February 21st and 22nd, 2013.

Royan Public Cord Blood Bank organized the Second Cord Blood Stem Cell Symposium on February 21st. The main purpose of this symposium was to discuss about new findings in regenerative medicine, hematopoietic stem cells potentials, ethical issues in regenerative medicine and cell donation as well as cord blood transplantation.

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More than 170 hematologists, immunologists, oncologists, gynecologists, physicians, and genetics experts took benefit from the different sections of this symposium which mentioned below:
  • Regenerative medicine section made up of stem cells application in neural defects recovery, liver regeneration, and stem cell transplantation.
  • The section of cord blood stem cell brought up the reports of cord blood cell banks, ethical Issus about donors, stem cell therapy in transplant medicine, and the frequently asking questions.
  • Cord blood cell transplantation section included the standards for selecting donors, transplantation from unrelated donors, and the results of cord blood cell transplantation.
Dr M Ebrahimi was in charge of scientific and executive management of the Second Cord Blood Stem Cell Symposium.This symposium was continued by the panels on cord blood cell collection, and HLA determination and two following  workshops:
 
- HLA Typing with SSP and SSOP Methods was one of two workshops followed the above mentioned symposium on February 22nd. It was organized by Royan Private Cord Blood Bank with 13 participants. The roles of HLA Genes in: immune response, organ transplantation, predisposition to disease, and paternity testing were evaluated in this practical workshop whose scientific and executive manager was Dr S Abroon.
 
- Cord Blood Processing was the other workshop held on 22nd of February. The automatic cord blood cryopreservation and thawing methods by Sepax technology and their mannual methods were the main topics of this practical workshop which was organized by Royan Private Cord Blood Bank for 10 participants. Dr M Zarrabi was the scientific and executive manager of CB Processing workshop.
 
 

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