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ESGCT Spring School 2017

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Granada, Spain – 5 to 7 April 2017


Wednesday 5th April
11:00-13:00. Retos y esperanzas de las terapias avanzadas. En español para publico general
14:00-14:15 Welcome address (Robin Ali)
14:15-15:15 Keynote Speaker. The origin of CRISPR/Cas9 technology (Francis Mojica)
15:15-17:15 Gene-cell therapy tools I: How to modify a cells in vivo or cell culture?
CHAIR: Miguel Garcia Toscano
• Adeno-associated vectors and friends – a brief overview on non-integrative viral vectors (Hildegard Büning)
• Integrative Viral vectors (Guillermo Güenechea)
• Non-viral vectors (Zoltan Ivics)

17:15-17:45 Coffee

17:45-19:15 Gene-cell therapy tools part II: upcoming technologies and safety consideration
• Genome edition (Paula Rio)
• Tissue engineering (Ander Izeta)

19:30 Welcome reception and activity in Parainfo

Thursday 6th April
9:00-10:20 Modeling human disease
• Cellular and animal models of neurodegenerative diseases (Jose Luis Labandeira)
• Human pluripotent stem cells: iPSCs and hESCs (Pedro Real)

10:20-11:40 Gene & Cell Therapy Strategies: Blood disorders.
• Haematological disorders (Anne Galy)
• Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes (Juan Bueren)

11:40-12:10 Coffee Break

12:10-14:10 Gene & Cell Therapy Strategies: Neurodegenerative diseases
CHAIR: Rosario Sanchez Pernaute
• Gene Therapy of CNS disorders (Nathalie Cartier)
• Cell Therapy of Parkinson disease (Juan José Toledo-Aral)
• Gene Therapy of Retinal degeneration (Robin Ali)

14:10-15:10 Lunch

15:10-16:30 Gene & Cell Therapy Strategies: Inflammatory and cardiovascular diseases
• Cardiac Injury (Pilar Sepulveda)
• Inflammatory diseases (Mario Delgado)

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break

17:00-18:20 Gene & Cell Therapy Strategies: skin and infectious diseases
• Skin disorders (Marcela del Rio)
• Infectious diseases (Daniel Bachiller)

18:20 – 19:00 Safety considerations of gene therapy strategies
• Safety and efficacy issues of gene therapy vectors: the pharmacodynamics of GT (Christof Von Kalle)

21:00 Dinner

Friday 7th April
09:00-11:00 Gene &Cell Therapy Strategies: Metabolic and lysosome storage disorders
• Liver inherited diseases (Gloria Gonzalez Aseguinolaza)
• Lysosome storage disorders (Alberto Auricchio)
• Towards a Gene Therapy for Neurological and Somatic Mucopolysaccharidosis (Fatima Bosch)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:30 Gene & Cell Therapy Strategies: Cancer
• Engineered T cells for cancer treatment (Chiara Bonini)
• Virotherapy. Basic concepts (Ramón Alemany)
• Virotherapy, Clinical applications (Manuel Ramirez)

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:30 Breaking towards Gene & Cell Therapy
CHAIR: Natividad Cuende
• Gene modified HSCs as therapeutic tool (Luigi Naldini)
• Translating gene therapy tools to clinical applications (Adrian Thrasher)


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