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  • Wednesday, October 29 through
    Friday October 31, 2014

    Renaissance Providence Hotel
    5 Avenue of the Arts
    Providence, RI 02903


    COBRE Stem Cell Biology logoNovel Stem Cells and Vesicles Symposium

    Join the COBRE Center for Stem Cell Biology at Rhode Island Hospital on Wednesday, October 29 through Friday October 31, 2014 for Novel Stem Cells and Vesicles Symposium.

    The symposium is presented at the Renaissance Providence Hotel at 8 a.m.

    Registration is $300 for most participants.
    Students, postdoctoral researchers and fellows are free.

    Registration deadline: Friday, October 22, 2014

    Scheduled Speakers

    View a list of scheduled presentation titles
    • Jason Aliotta, MD
      Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
    • Graca Almeida-Porada, MD, PhD
      Wake Forest/Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    • Piero Anversa, MD
      Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard
    • Deepa Bhartiya, PhD
      National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai
    • Giovanni Camussi, MD
      University of Turino, Italy
    • Barb Cohen, PhD
      Arex Life Sciences
    • Laura Goldberg, MD, PhD
      Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
    • Kim Jensen
      Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
    • Diane Krause, MD, PhD
      Yale Stem Cell Center
    • Magdalena Kucia, PhD
      University of Louisville
    • Aurelio Lorico, MD, PhD
      Roseman University of Health Sciences
    • Graham C. Parker, PhD
      Children’s Hospital of Michigan
    • Sharon R. Pine, PhD
      Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
    • Peter J. Quesenberry, MD
      Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University


    • Janina Ratajczak, MD, PhD
      University of Louisville
    • Mariusz Z. Ratajczak, MD, PhD, ScD
      University of Louisville
    • John Reagan, MD
      Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
    • Camillo Ricordi, MD
      University of Miami/Diabetes Research Institute and Cell Transplant Center
    • James L. Sherley, MD, PhD
      The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center
    • Dong-Myung Shin, PhD
      University of Ulsan, Korea
    • Rouzbeh Taghizadeh, PhD
      Auxocell Laboratories
    • Russell Taichman, DMD, DMSc
      Periodontics and Oral Medicine/University of Michigan
    • Ciro Tetta, MD
      University of Turino, Italy/Translational Center for Regenerative Medicine/Fresenius Medical Care
    • William Thilly, ScD
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology/ Genetics, Toxicology and Biological Engineering
    • Daniel Weiss, MD
      University of Vermont
    • Wieslaw Wiktor-Jedrzejczak
      University of Warsaw


    General Information (PDF)
    Abstract Guidelines (PDF)
    Abstract Submission Form (PDF)
    Daily Program and Schedule (PDF)


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    For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Sandra Bibby at 401-444-2498 or