Albert Hwa

Albert Hwa

Company: Harvard Medical School, Joslin Diabetes Centre

Job title: Operations Director, CCTD, Lecturer in Medicine

Seminars:

BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS 12:00 pm

• What microstructures provide an immune protective environment to prevent sensitization and rejection? • What is the optimal pore size in membranes required for encapsulation and how does this effect the distance molecule have to travel, selectivity and permeability? • How long will cells survive in an encapsulation device and will the cells have to…Read more

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CASE STUDY: Functional Enrichment for Insulin Producing Cells from hPSCs Large Scale Cultures Using Novel Cell Surface Markers Combination 11:00 am

• Using cell-capture antibody array, novel antibodies to distinguish hPSC-derived islets cell populations • Enriching for cells using a novel antibody combination and re-aggregation with MACS technology and large-scale cultures • In vitro and in vivo functional analysis for sorted cells • Strategy development for reducing required cell mass loaded into an encapsulation device to…Read more

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CASE STUDY: Extra-Hepatic Sites for Transplanting Insulin-Producing Cells 10:00 am

• Engraftment efficiency of stem cell-derived beta cells • Establishment of beta cell mass and functional response • Off-target cell populations and safety considerationsRead more

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