NJCBM Mini Symposium on Nerve

Mini Symposium on Nerve

Come join us for a one-day Mini Symposium on Nerve on November 22nd, 2019 at the Rutgers Life Sciences Building.

145 Bevier Rd. Piscataway, NJ 08854

Sponsored by the Rutgers University Class of 1954

Free for Rutgers-affiliated attendees, must register with a Rutgers email address and use code RUTGERS



Agenda - Friday, November 22nd 2019

 Time Topic Speaker
 8:30-9:00 Registration and Breakfast 
 9:00-9:15 Welcome  Dr. Joachim Kohn 
 9:15-9:45 Keynote: Immunological Distinctions of Peripheral Nerve Allografts  Dr. Jared Bushman
 9:45-10:15 Umbilical Cord Mononuclear Blood Cell Therapy in Chronic Complete Spinal Cord Injury  Dr. Wise Young
 10:15-10:45 Break  
Morning Session Chair: Dr. Jared Bushman
 10:45-11:00 Development of Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonate Braided Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Conduits for Long Nerve Gaps  Dr. Basak Clements
 11:00-11:15 Fibrin Glue as a Stabilization Strategy for Porous Nerve Guidance Conduits  Dr. Divya Bhatnagar
 11:15-11:30 Differentiate our Idea: Robust, Scalable, and Reproducible Process from the Bench Onward  Dr. Kim-Phuong Le
 11:30-11:45 Engineering Autologus Human Neurovasuclar Bundles form Decellularized Xenogeneic Ones for Regenerative Medicine Applications   Dr. Hilton Kaplan
 11:45-12:00 Q&A with morning speakers 
 12:00-2:00 Networking Lunch and Center Tour 
Afternoon Session Chair: Dr. Sangya Varma
 2:00-2:15 NJCBM-Led Nerve Initiatives  Dr. Joachim Kohn
 2:15-2:30 A Physical Basis for Spinal Cord Regeneration   Dr. Antonio Merolli
 2:30-2:45 Fusogens: Hope or Hype for Instant Nerve Repair  Dr. Daniel Chakhalian 
 2:45-3:15 Bio-Fabrication of Nerve-Muscle Complexes to Augment Regeneration and Facilitate Reinnervation Following Volumetric Muscle Loss  Dr. Suradip Das
 3:15-3:30 Challenges of Clinical Peripheral Nerve Surgery  Dr. Joseph Rosen
 3:30-4:15 Panel Discussion - Where are we going from here?

 Dr. Hilton Kaplan

 Dr. Joachim Kohn

 Dr. Kim-Phuong Le

 Dr. Joseph Rosen

 4:15-4:30 Closing  Dr. Joachim Kohn