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Welcome to ISSCR Connect webinars. These online video presentations, accessible from a desktop or mobile device, connect ISSCR members and the public with the latest world-class stem cell science, clinical advances in stem cell-derived interventions and more. ISSCR members have access to a number of educational channels that provide live and on demand programming that inspire new scientific perspectives, updates on the latest research developments and career help. The public has access to several educational channels that can help navigate the science and issues around the stem cell field. Learn about the true potential of stem cell research, challenges facing the field, and meet the people that are transforming human health. Scroll down to see programming on the Career Development Channel, Translational Know-How Channel and more.


Dresden International Symposium.

This channel is for the rebroadcast of presentations from the 2016 Dresden International Symposium. Only presentations with speaker permission to rebroadcast are available. These programs are currently available to attendees of the Dresden Symposium and ISSCR members only. Rebroadcast of these presentations was made possible through the generous support of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Log in to ISSCR Connect and go to the Dresden Channel to view available presentations.

Programming on the Dresden Channel.

Notch 3 Targets Involved in Neural Stem Cell Quiescence and Stemness

Alessandro Alunni

Cellular Plasticity in the Intact and Injured Nervous System

Jonas Frisen

Human Glial Progenitor Cell-Based Treatment and Modeling of Neurological Disease

Steven Goldman

Insights Into Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis From Human Stem Cells

Frederick Livesey

Modeling Neurological Diseases Using Patient iPSCs

Guo-Li Ming

Dissecting Cerebral Organoids and Fetal Neocortex Using Single-Cell RNA-Seq

Gray Camp

Probing the Secrets of Alzheimer's With Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

Lawrence S. N. Goldstein

Regenerating CNS Myelin - From Mechanisms to Medicines

Robin Franklin

Stemming Vision Loss Using Human Emrbyonic Stem Cells

Peter Coffey

Towards a Stem Cell Based Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Malin Parmar

Yin Yang 1 Regulates Cerebral Cortex Development in a Developmental Stage-Specific Manner

Luis Zurkirchen

Translational Know-How Channel.

Programming for this channel, is intended to highlight knowledge and experiences in translational stem cell research and therapy development. Areas of emphasis will include innovative cellular technologies and their translational applications, industry initiatives to develop the best practices and standards around the use of these technologies and applications and the evolving global regulatory strategies and national regulatory landscape. These programs are currently available to all registered users.

Programming on the Translational Know-How Channel.

From the Translational Know-How Series: Cell Therapy Process Development and Process Changes

Ian Harris, PhD, Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Thomas Finn, PhD, U.S. FDA    
20 April, 2016, 12:00 p.m. CT (U.S.)
This presentation will highlight an industry and regulatory perspective on process development, focusing on  pre-clinical and clinical manufacturing changes.

This in an open-access program. To register and view, login to ISSCR Connect.

From the Translational Know-How Series: Preclinical Development for Cellular Therapy Products

Jane Lebkowski, PhD, Asterias Biotherapeutics
Iwen Wu, PhD, U.S. FDA    
On demand
This presentation will cover preclinical considerations for cellular therapy development programs.

This in an open-access program. To register and view, login to ISSCR Connect.

From the Translational Know-How Series: Clinical Development for Cellular Therapy Products

Ellen Feigal, MD, NDA Partners, LLC    
Steve Winitsky, MD, U.S. FDA    
On demand
This presentation will cover clinical considerations for cellular therapy development programs, with a focus on early-stage clinical studies, including first-in-human (FIH) studies, information regarding investigational new drug (IND) application basics, clinical study design elements, and FDA resources.

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From the Translational Know-How Series: Cellular Therapy Regulations in the U.S.

Joyce L Frey-Vasconcells, PhD and Lei Xu, MD, PhD
Frey-Vasconcells Consultants, LLC (JLF-V) and the U.S. FDA (LX) 
On demand
This program, is the first in a four part series that will explore the cellular therapy regulations across the globe.


This in an open-access program and will be webcast on the Public Channel. To register and view, login to ISSCR Connect.

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Programming on the Career Development Channel.

Career Development Channel.

Curious about careers in biomedical sciences beyond academia? Tune into the ISSCR Career Development Series and hear scientists from a variety of non-academic positions talk about their careers and experiences. These programs will focus on rewarding, non-academic career options including positions in industry, business, government, publishing and advocacy. Some programming is for members only.

Industry Scientist - Biotechnology

Kasia Wilczynska, PhD
Senior Scientist, Molecular Diagnostics, Horizon Discovery
Now on demand
This in an open-access program. To register and view, login to ISSCR Connect  

Industry Scientist - Biotechnology

Garrett Heffner, PhD
Senior Scientist, Stem Cell Biology, Bluebird Bio.
Now on demand
This in an open-access program. To register and view, login to ISSCR Connect  

Science Policy

Khara Ramos, PhD
Science Policy Analyst, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Now on demand

Technology Commercialization

Jennifer Moody, PhD
Vice President Commercialization, Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine (CCRM)
Now on demand

Portfolio Management

Christoper Franco, PhD
Director, Global Portfolio Management, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Now on demand

Science Entrepeneur

Kristian Tryggvason, PhD
CEO, BioLamina
Now on demand

Program Management

Daniel Miller, PhD
Program Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Now on demand

Medical Science Liason

Alexander Mata, PhD
Medical Science Liaison Manager, Bayer, Sweden
Now on demand

Regulatory Affairs

Jennifer Dittman, MS
Director, Regulatory Affairs, Bluebird Bio
Now on demand

Choosing your future - tips and tricks for transitioning outside of academia

Jesper Ericsson, PhD
Sales Manager, BioLamina
Now on demand

Corporate Development

Kevin Eng, PhD
Sr Manager, Corporate Development, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
12 April, 2016, 12:00 p.m. CT (U.S.)

Science Communications

Jan Barfoot, PhD
Public Engagement and Information Manager, EuroStemCell
27 April, 2016, 11:00 a.m. CT (U.S.)

Cell Processing and Manufacturing

Benjamin Fryer, PhD
Team Leader, Processing/Manufacturing, Heart Regeneration Program, University of Washington
4 May, 2016, 11:00 a.m. CT (U.S.)

Intellectual Property and Patent Law

Jarkko Kortesmaa, PhD
European Patent Attorney, Partner Novitas Patent
11 May, 2016, 8:00 a.m. CT (U.S.)

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