Nanotechnology Now





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Leading Researcher in Skeletal Tissue Engineering and Regeneration to Speak at the MaxCyte Lunch Briefing at the Phacilitate Cell and Gene Therapy For

Abstract:
MaxCyte, Inc., a clinical stage therapeutic company and pioneer in clinical scale, non-viral cell
loading systems, announces it will host a Lunch Briefing on January 22nd at the Phacilitate Cell and Gene Therapy Forum in Baltimore, Maryland with featured speaker Dan Gazit, PhD, DMD, Head of the Skeletal Biotech Laboratory, Director of the Hebrew University Center for Converging Sciences & Technologies, and Director of Stem Cell Therapeutics Research Lab, Department of Surgery and International Stem cell Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Leading Researcher in Skeletal Tissue Engineering and Regeneration to Speak at the MaxCyte Lunch Briefing at the Phacilitate Cell and Gene Therapy For

GAITHERSBURG, MD | Posted on January 18th, 2007

Dr. Gazit's presentation entitled "Genetically Engineered Stem Cells as a Platform for Skeletal Tissue Engineering" will discuss how genetically engineered mesenchymal stem cells are able to regenerate bone, cartilage, tendon, ligaments and intervertebral disk and how non-viral gene delivery works efficiently for mesenchymal stem cells.

Dr. Gazit is Professor and Head of the Skeletal Biotech Laboratory, Director of the Hebrew University Center for Converging Sciences & Technologies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, and Director of Stem Cell Therapeutics Research Lab, Department of Surgery and International Stem cell Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. He received his academic training at the Hebrew University (DMD in Dental Medicine and PhD in bone biology) and joined the faculty of Dental Medicine in 1981 as a specialist in oral pathology. After a postdoctoral training in the University of California, San Francisco, he returned to the Hebrew University to become the head of the Skeletal Biotech Laboratory (1992-present), and Full Professor of Skeletal Biotechnology (2002-present). Dr. Gazit is world renowned for his work in musculoskeletal tissue engineering and orthopedic gene therapy. His scientific interests include adult stem cell biology, skeletal tissue engineering, gene therapy, non-invasive imaging, and nanotechnology. In these areas he has published
nearly 100 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. He is especially interested in projects that bring together several scientific disciplines in order to advance stem cell-based therapeutic approaches in regenerative medicine.

For information on attending the lunch briefing, please contact MaxCyte.

####

About MaxCyte
MaxCyte is a clinical-stage cell therapeutics company with a rapidly growing pipeline of product development partnerships in cell-based therapies. The Company's proprietary ex vivo cell loading technology overcomes critical obstacles such as safety, scalability and reproducibility which are fundamental to successful cell-based therapies.

MaxCyte has demonstrated the value of its versatile technology in partnered therapeutic programs in oncology, pulmonary, metabolic and infectious diseases as well as in development collaborations with leading researchers. Current clinical programs with MaxCyte-engineered cells include a Phase I/II clinical study for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and a Phase IIa study for the treatment of primary Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). In addition, there are advanced preclinical programs in oncology and regenerative medicine. More than 16 commercial and academic partners are currently using the MaxCyte technology. The MaxCyte system has an FDA Master File in place at CBER.

For more information, visit http://www.maxcyte.com.

This press release may contain, in addition to historical information, certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain assumptions. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated as a result of a number of factors, including risks and uncertainties.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
MaxCyte, Inc.
22 Firstfield Road, Suite 250
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
301-944-1700

Copyright © PR Newswire Association LLC.

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Nanomedicine

New technique enables magnetic patterns to be mapped in 3-D July 7th, 2015

Miniature Technology, Large-Scale Impact: Winner of the 2015 Lindros Award for translational medicine, Kjeld Janssen is pushing the boundaries of the emerging lab-on-a-chip technology - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015744/miniature-technology-large-scale-impact#stha July 7th, 2015

A Stretchy Mesh Heater for Sore Muscles July 6th, 2015

New Biosensor Produced in Iran to Detect Effective Drugs in Cancer Treatment July 4th, 2015

Announcements

Superconductor could be realized in a broken Lorenz invariant theory July 7th, 2015

New technique enables magnetic patterns to be mapped in 3-D July 7th, 2015

Crystal structure and magnetism -- new insight into the fundamentals of solid state physics: HZB team decodes relationship between magnetic interactions and the distortions in crystal structure within a geometrically 'frustrated' spinel system July 7th, 2015

Down to the quantum dot: Jülich researchers develop ultrahigh-resolution 3-D microscopy technique for electric fields July 7th, 2015

Human Interest/Art

Renishaw's inVia confocal Raman microscope system is being used in conservation activities at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands June 16th, 2015

New sensing tech could help detect diseases, fraudulent art, chemical weapons June 1st, 2015

INSIDDE: Uncovering the real history of art using a graphene scanner May 21st, 2015

Winner Announced for NNI’s First ‘EnvisioNano’ Nanotechnology Image Contest May 6th, 2015

Events/Classes

BBC World Service to broadcast Forum discussion on graphene July 6th, 2015

Nanometrics to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on July 23, 2015 July 2nd, 2015

Leti Announces Launch of First European Nanomedicine Characterisation Laboratory: Project Combines Expertise of 9 Partners in 8 Countries to Foster Nanomedicine Innovation and Facilitate Regulatory Approval July 1st, 2015

How Graphene–based Nanomaterials and Films Revolutionize Science Explained in July 9 Webinar Hosted by Park Systems June 29th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project