Conference Program

NAVRMA 2018 – Preliminary Program

“New Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine”
Sacramento California – Sawyer Hotel

 

Thursday, September 6: Afternoon

1:00 PM – 5:00 PMStrategic Planning for NAVRMA – Open to all interested attendees
6:00 PM – 8:00 PMOpening Keynote Lecture and Reception: Dr. Hiro Nakauchi, Stanford University

 

Friday, September 7: Morning

7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with the Sponsors
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMPlenary session I: Dr. Brian Johnstone, Oregon Health Sciences University: “The origin and future of MSC”
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PMNew Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine (at the cutting edge)
4 X 30 minute presentations from faculty attendees

 

Friday, September 7: Afternoon

12:00 PM – 1:30 PMLunch with sponsors and posters
1:30 PM – 6:00 PMUC Davis for tour and hands-on workshop (max. 25 attendees)
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMOral Session I: Advances in small animal musculoskeletal regenerative medicine
– OR –Breakout Session 1
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMAfternoon break with sponsors
3:30 – 5:00 PMOral Session II: Advances in large animal musculoskeletal regenerative medicine
– OR –Breakout Session 2
5:00 PM – 7:00 PMPoster Judging Session
5:00 PM –Dinner on your own & NAVRMA Board Dinner

 

Saturday, September 8: Morning

7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with Sponsors
8:30 AM – 9:30AMPlenary Speaker II: Dr. Farshid Guilak, Washington University and Shriners: “CRISPR Cas9 genome editing of therapeutic MSC”
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 PM – 12:00 PMNew Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine (in Translation)
4 X 30 minute presentations from faculty attendees

 

Saturday, September 8: Afternoon

12:00 PM – 1:30 PMLunch with sponsors and posters
1:30 PM – 6:00 PMUC Davis for tour and hands-on workshop (max. 25 attendees)
1:30 PM – 3:00 PMOral Session III: Advances in small animal soft-tissue regenerative medicine
– OR –Breakout Session 3
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMAfternoon break with sponsors
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMOral Session IV – Advances in large animal soft-tissue regenerative medicine
– OR –Breakout Session 4
6:00 PM – 8:00 PMClosing Reception and Awards

 

Sunday, September 9: Morning

7:30 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast with Sponsors
8:30 AM – 9:30 AMReports from the 4 breakout sessions
9:30 AM – 10:00 AMCoffee break with sponsors
10:00 AM – 12:00 PMNew Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine (in Clinical Practice)
4 X 30 minute presentations from faculty attendees
12:00 PMMeeting adjournment