Marcus Visiting Professor Lecture and Cellular Therapies Symposium

Location: Health Sciences Research Building Auditorium

1:30pm Keynote Presentation:
"Extending Cord Blood to Regenerative Therapies for the Brain"
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD
Duke University
Jerome Harris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Pathology
Director, Marcus Center for Cellular Cures
Director, Pediatric Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program
​Co-Director, Stem Cell Transplant Laboratory 

2:40pm  Presentations by:
Edwin Horwitz, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Transplantation Biology and Therapeutics
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Subra Kugathasan, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Human Genetics
Marcus Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology,
Emory University School of Medicine
Scientific Director, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Combined
Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Krishnendu Roy, PhD
Robert A. Milton Chair
Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies
Director, Marcus Center for Therapeutic Cell Characterization and Manufacturing
Technical Lead, National Cell Manufacturing Consortium
Director, Center for ImmunoEngineering
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine

3:30pm Cocktail reception and poster session 

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