Stem Cell News

  • From Stem Cell Biology to New Therapies, 6-8 November 2019 in Toronto, Canada

    Posted on August 4, 2019

    The ISSCR will host an international symposium this November in Toronto. The event will attract an international delegation of scientists focusing on clinical application. Join the ISSCR and BlueRock Therapeutics for From Stem Cell Biology to New Therapies, 6-8 November 2019 in Toronto, Canada. As our understanding of stem cell biology surges forward, new and exciting investigational therapies are rapidly advancing towards and through clinical trials. The program will highlight the most current and promising clinical applications of stem cell therapies, feature world-renowned leaders in translational research from academia and industry, and include an interactive panel that will discuss the regulatory challenges of translational stem cell research. View the program and register at

  • 3rd Annual BeSSCR meeting in Hasselt

    Posted on juni 6, 2016

    The BeSSCR Board is proud to invite you to the 3rd annual meeting of the BeSSCR which will be held as a joint meeting together with the European Society of Dental & Craniofacial Stem Cells (ESDCSC) in Hasselt on Friday September 16th, 2016.

    Following keynote speakers have already confirmed their presence; we hope that you will do so too:
    Prof. Dr. Ludovic Vallier – Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
    Prof. Dr. Hans-Reimer Rodewald – Heidelberg University Hospital
    Prof. Dr. Anibal Diogenes – University of Texas Health Science Center
    Prof. Dr. Paul Cooper – The University of Birmingham
    Dr. Valérie Wittamer – Université Libre de Bruxelles
    Prof. Dr. Vincent Pasque – Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    Prof. Dr. Wen-Hui Lien – Université Catholique de Louvain

    With best regards and looking forward to meeting you in Hasselt!
    The BeSSCR Board

  • Stem Cells as Disease Model and for Gene Therapy

    Posted on februari 22, 2016

    Dear colleagues,

    We kindly invite you to the first joint BeSSCR/BSCDB meeting on the use of stem cells as disease model and for gene therapy, on Friday May 27th in Brussels.

    For this meeting, the Belgian Society for Stem Cell Research and the Belgian Society for Cell and Developmental Biology join forces to present you an attractive program including international renowned speakers and several presentation opportunities for PhDs and Post-Docs.

    On the program:
    Dr. Rachel Eiges – Shaare Zedek Medical Center – Jerusalem, IL “Human pluripotent stem cells as a model for DNA repeat instability”
    Dr Bon-Kyoung Koo – Wellcome Trust – MRC Stem Cell Institute – Cambridge, UK “LGR5+ intestinal stem cells and CFTR gene correction in adult stem cells”
    Dr. Thierry VandenDriessche –Vrije Universiteit Brussel “Stem cell-based gene therapy of Duchenne muscular dystrophy”
    Dr. Peter Ponsaerts – Universiteit Antwerpen “IL13-mediated alternative activation of microglia and macrophages in mouse models of neuroinflammation: genetically engineered stem cells versus lentiviral vector gene therapy”

    Looking forward to meeting you in Brussels!