Emerging Challenges in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine for the Next 15 Years:
Discovery – Innovation – Translation

Emerging Challenges in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine for the Next 15 Years:
Discovery – Innovation – Translation

Agenda
Emerging Challenges in Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine for the next 15 years:
"Discovery - Innovation - Translation"
Wednesday- March 20, 2019
8:00 - 9:00 amRegistration, Breakfast, Networking
9:00 - 9:10 amOpeningPrabhas Moghe
9:10 - 10:25 amScientific Session I: The Emerging Science of Tissue EngineeringChair: Elliott Gruskin
9:10 - 9:35 amThe race to understand bioactivity: Does ECM contain a secret code? Joachim Kohn
9:35 - 10:00 amEvolutionary Insights into Tissue EngineeringCeleste Nelson
10:00 - 10:25 amMoving emerging tissue engineering applications into the clinicTony Windebank
10:25 - 10:45 amBreak
10:45 - 12:00 pmScientific Session II: The Current Status of Bioactive ScaffoldsChair: Jay Sy
10:45 - 11:10 am"Bioprinting Cell-Laden Hydrogels with Built-in Vasculature"Murat Guvendiren
11:05 - 11:35 amLeveraging the extracellular matrix to enhance tissue regenerationJean Schwarzbauer
11:35 - 12:00 pmChanging Bioactive Scaffolds After ImplantationHorst Von Recum
12:00 - 1:30 pmLunch & Learn

Moderator 1- Zheng Zhang-Short demo on quick gelation

Moderator 2- Luis Alvarez and Maziar Shah Mohammadi- Vascularization of Engineered Tissue Constructs: Requirements, Challenges and Future Perspectives

Moderator 3- Jaimie Testai- “University-Industry Relationships”

Moderator 4- Tony Windebank

Moderator 5- Celeste Nelson

Moderator 6- Horst von Recum

Moderator 7- Jean Schwazbauer-Everything you always wanted to know about the ECM (but were afraid to ask)

Moderator 8- Elliott Gruskin- Open Innovation & industry collaborations

1:30 - 2:15 pmScientific Session III: Funding Opportunities for Academic Research: NIH & NSFChair: Laura Fabris
1:30 - 1:55 pmFunding Opportunities at NIH: what’s new at the zoo?Rosemarie Hunzinker
1:55 - 2:15 pmHow to Collaborate with DoD R&D Centers and Align Your Research with DoD Funding PrioritiesLuis Alvarez
2:15 - 3:15 pmScientific Session IV: Opportunities for Collaborative Research with Industry and AcademiaChair: Stephen Tse
2:15 - 2:30 pmThiol-ene click chemistry for regenerative medicineZheng Zhang
2:30 - 2:45 pmExploring the biological activity of industrial productsYong Mao
2:45 - 3:00 pmEngineering Microstructured Polymer CompositesJerry Shan
3:00 - 3:15 pmPanel-Q&A
3:15 - 3:35 pmBreak
3:35 - 5:15 pmScientific Session V: Advanced ApplicationsChair: Horst Von Recum
3:35 - 3:55 pmBioengineered Alveolar Bone and Tooth ConstructsWeibo Zhang
3:55 - 4:15 pmRebuilding the Nervous System Using Tissue Engineered “Living Scaffolds”D. Kacy Cullen
4:15 - 4:35 pmFuture Directions for Neural ImplantsJay Sy
4:35 - 4:55 pmNanoparticles to Probe Intracellular EventsLaura Fabris
4:55 - 5:15 pmPanel- Q&A
5:15 - 5:30 pmReception Opening Dean Peter March
5:30- 6:45 pmReception/Poster Session
Thursday- March 21, 2019
8:30 - 9:00 amRegistration, Breakfast, Networking
9:00 - 9:05 amOpening/Ice breakerJoachim Kohn
9:05 - 9:40 amIntroduction to IMR: The Power of Collaboration Joachim Kohn
9:40 - 10:55 amScientific Session VI: Examples of Industry- Inspired Biomanufacturing ResearchChair: Jerry Shan
9:40 - 10:05 amNew Materials-Centric Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing & BiofabricationAdam Jakus
10:05 - 10:30 amCell Therapy and Drug DeliveryBiju Parekkadan
10:30 - 10:55 amChallenges in Biomanufacturing - from Human Tissue Processing to 3D printing of Bioactive ImplantsYi Arnold
10:55 - 11:25 amNetworking Break
11:25 am -12:15 pmScientific Session VIII: Funding for Industry-Academia CollaborationsChair: Jaimie Testai
11:25 - 11:35 amThe University PerspectiveDavid Kimball
11:35 - 11:45 am TechAdvance Fund – Advancing Rutgers Technologies Toward CommercializationPavita Howe
11:45 - 11:55 amHow and Why Industry Funds AcademiaElliott Gruskin
11:55 am - 12:05 pmVenture Capital Funding for Early Stage CompaniesPeter Alff
12:05 - 12:15 pmPanel Discussion and Q&A
12:30-1:30 pmLunch & Learn
Moderator 1- Richard Campos- Six Sigma and Lean in Healthcare Setting

Moderator 2- Adam Jakus- Being an advanced biomaterials start-up company coming from academia

Moderator 3- Sangya Varma- Workforce Development

Moderator 4- Pavita Howe- Tech Advance

Special Session by Armi Jared Matthews
1:30 - 3:15 pmScientific Session VII: Beyond the LaboratoryChair: TBA
1:30 - 2:00 pmARMI Overview: BioFabUSA technical program Mary Clare McCorry
2:00 - 2:30 pmOvercoming common challenges in FDA review for regenerative medicine products
Stan Gerson
2:30 - 3:00 pmDiscussion on regulatory science programs at the FDABecky Robinson-Ziegler
3:00 - 3:30 pmWorkforce DevelopmentSangya Varma
3:30 - 3:45 pmClosing Remarks, Adjourn