NON-ONCOLOGY MACROPHAGE THERAPIES BOOTCAMP

TUESDAY, 27 OCTOBER 2020

 

Bootcamp Agenda

09:00 am Morning Refreshments

10:00 am Macrophages in Atherosclerosis: Friends or Foes?

10:30 am Audience Discussion Exploring How to Exploit Macrophages for Treatment of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

11:00 am Morning Refreshments & Speed Networking

12:00 pm Monocyte/Macrophage (MΦ) Based Cell Therapy As a Novel Treatment Strategy For Osteoarthritis

  • Sowmya Viswanathan Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomaterial and Biomedical Engineering, Scientist, University of Toronto, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network

12:30 pm Roundtable Discussions

Can we use macrophages to reproduce the pathology of different diseases?

How do we modulate the activated macrophage cell type in autoimmunity?

What are the best methods to selectively marking and depleting specific macrophage subpopulations?

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm Designer Macrophage Manufacturing & Exploring the Role of Macrophages in Lung Disease

2:30 pm Discussion Summary & Take-Home Messages

3:00 pm End of Bootcamp