8th annual conference of the

8. Jahrestagung der
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Stammzellforschung (GSZ)

Programm Friday, September 6th 2013

12:00 Welcome Prof. J. Hescheler, Prof. G. Steinhoff
12:05 - 13:00 Podiumsdiskussion
”Stammzellforschung: Sensationelle Ergebnisse im Tiermodell versus Realität am Krankenbett“
Moderation: R. Heusch-Lahl, G. Steinhoff
12:05 - 12:20 Impulsreferat:
”Was haben die Forscher adulter Stammzellen erreicht? Warum ist die klinische Umsetzung von Laborergebnissen so schwierig, was hindert uns daran?“
Prof. Dr. K. Cichutek (Präsident Paul-Ehrlich Institut, Langen)
Teilnehmer: Prof. Dr. K. Cichutek, Langen; Prof. Dr. A. Ho, Heidelberg; Prof. Dr. J. Hescheler, Köln; Prof. Dr. R. David, Rostock; Prof. U. Dr. Martin, Hannover; Prof. Dr. M. Freund, Rostock
Session I: Stem Cell Therapy
Moderation: G. Steinhoff (Rostock) and W. Franz (Innsbruck)
13:00 - 13:15 L. Schneider, Milan DNA damage in mammalian neural stem cells leads to senescence-associated secretory phenotype and BMP2/JAK-STAT mediated astrocytic differentiation
13:15 - 13:30 E. Delyagina, Rostock Efficient modifications of human mesenchymal stem cells using novel non-viral gene carriers for regenerative medicine
13:30 - 13:45 T. Faltus, Leipzig Current trends in European and German stem cell law – criminal prosecution in basic research and unpatentability of inventions
13:45 - 14:00 S. Saito, Hannover In vivo integration of pluripotent stem cell-derived bioartificial cardiac tissue
14:00 - 14:15 R. Zweigert, Hannover Suspension culture of human pluripotent stem cells in stirred bioreactors
14:15 - 14:45 Coffee Break and Poster Viewing (Moderated Poster Session 1)

Session II: (Re-)programming and Tissue Engineering
Moderation: I. Gruh (Hannover) and R. David (Rostock)
14:45 - 15:00 G. Schumann, Langen Reprogramming triggers mutagenic endogenous L1 and ALU transposition and the accumulation of intact L1 elements in hiPSC genomes
15:00 - 15:15 R. Schwanbeck, Kiel Chromatin protein high mobility group A2 (HMGA2) - a promoter of neural stem cell self-renewal - is regulated by notch1 cell-context dependently
15:15 - 15:30 M. Lehmann, Köln Evidence for a critical role of catecholamines for cardiomyocyte lineage commitment in murine embryonic stem cells
15:30 - 15:45 A. Rada-Iglesias, Köln Characterization of human developmental enhancers. from whole genomes to single snaps
15:45 - 16:00 PM. Dohmen, Berlin Six years of clinical follow up with endothelial cell seeded small diameter vascular grafts during coronary bypass surgery
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break and Poster Viewing (Moderated Poster Session 2)

Session III: Animal and Disease Models / Imaging Technologies
Moderation: U. Martin (Hannover) and I. Kutschka (Magdeburg)
16:30 - 16:45 C. Klopsch, Rostock Spray-and laser-assisted cell seeding for autologous stem cell-plus-fibrin heart valve tissue engineering
16:45 - 17:00 C. Zechel, Lübeck Hierarchical organization of brain tumor stem cells
17:00 - 17:15 K. Schuetze, Bernried Early detection of stem cell differentiation with Raman spectroscopy
17:15 - 17:30 KAT. Carvalho, Curitiba, PR, Brazil The nanostructured membrane could be used for stem cell therapy to tissue repair.
17:30 - 17:45 C. Klopsch, Rostock Cardiac erythropoietin patch restores cardiac functions and induces stem cell mediated regeneration after myocardial infarction
17:45 - 18:00 H. Murua Escobar, Hannover/Rostock MRI Contrast enhancing labelling of mammalian cells via manganese and superparamagnetic nanoparticles as tools for in vivo Animal models
18:00 - 19:00 General Meeting of GSZ-Members
19:00 - open Get together