Welcome to the first content page for the Pluripotent Stem Cell (PSC) Manufacturing Expert Panels 2019 held 30 JUNE 2019 in Los Angeles. Here you will find details of the meeting and scientific literature which underpinned the discussions.
The Event was sponsored and co-organized by the Global Alliance for iPSC Therapies (GAiT), the International Stem Cell Banking Initiative (ISCBI), The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI CT-TRACS committee), and the International Society for Cell and Gene Therapy (ISCT).
Significant challenges face developers of cell therapies from PSCs. The meeting sought to stimulate discussion on common challenges facing Pluripotent Stem Cell Manufactuers and faciliate greater allignment between the Organizing Institutions and their Members.
Venue and Time
13.00-18.00 PST Broad CIRM Center First Floor Seminar Room #101 1425 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033.
Directions to get from ISSCR2019 (LA Conference Center) to PSC Manufacturing Expert Panels 2019 (Broad CIRM Center) here (Source: Googlemaps)
Program and Recordings
The Event Program, Audio Recordings of the Expert Panels, Panel Slides, and Panel Notes are available here.
See Full Attendee List here – note registration for actual attendance is now closed but a live stream, and later edited recordings, of this meeting will be accessible via this page.
Virtual contributors include Prof Marc Turner (SNBTS), Assoc Prof Ngaire Elwood (ISCT), Dr Bill Shingleton (HESI, Asymptote), Prof Marc Peschanski (i-STEM), Dr Steven Keizer (CCRM), Prof Jeanne Loring (Aspen Neuroscience), Dr David Turner (SNBTS), and Dr Simon Ellison (World Courier).
See more on the format and recommendations for participation given to panelists here
See the Agenda for the Expert Panels here
Scientific Literature circulated to Panelists and Attendees
Mandatory Reading: This meeting’s format follows on from the PSC Manufacturing, Standards and Controls meeting hosted by IABS and CIRM last year. Thus, that meeting report is mandatory for all participants to read before participation, as it served as a starting point from which to build.
Other Recommended Reading: