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Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine PhD Day

Guy’s Hospital, Guy’s Campus, London

13 Nov Stem-cells wellcome

Join King's PhD students as they present their work on 'Cell Therapies & Regenerative Medicine' followed by keynote speaker, Professor Benedikt Berninger from the Center for Developmental Neurobiology

This event is open to all postgraduate research students, research staff and principal investigators from across King’s and partner institutions.  

If you are an undergraduate and would like to attend, please contact 

All activities will take place in the Seminar Room, Centre for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine, 28th Floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital (Life Bank A). 


11:00                  Arrival, tea, coffee and welcome talk

11:15-12:15       Short talks from 3rd year Wellcome PhD students

12.15-13:00       Lunch

13.00 - 14.10    Poster session

More than 20 'Cell Therapy & Regenerative Medicine'  themed posters from 2nd year Wellcome Trust PhD programme students.

14.10 - 14.30    Break

14.30 - 15.40    Talks from 1st year Wellcome Trust PhD programme students

Modelling Dravet syndrome with human iPSC-derived neural circuits - Federica Riccio

The landscape of cellular interaction in quiescent and proliferative tissues - Inchul Cho

Determining the mechanism and efficiency of NKG2D-based CAR T cells - Jana Obajdin

Characterising Jagged1+ Regulatory T cells in epithelial stem cell homeostasis - Prudence Liu

Stem Cell heterogeneity in the pituitary gland- Thea Willis

Investigation of CD101+ T regs for adoptive cell therapy in SLE- Wladislaw Stroukov

Use of 'Axon-like' Nanofibers to Quantify Glioblastoma Cells Migration - Victoria Tsang

15.40 - 16.00    Break 

16.00 - 17.00    Keynote Speaker - Professor Benedikt Berninger from the Center for Developmental Neurobiology

Using brain organoids to explore human brain development and evolution

17.00 - 18.00    Drinks and nibbles reception

All welcome

Download the abstract book here.

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