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This Seminar will provide an historical context for the use of stem cells in medicine, where the field has been and where it is going. It will also provide few examples of FDA approved use of stem cells in medicine and what is needed for the field to progress. Learn the fundamentals of stem cells and FDA’s regulatory approach for its use in medicine.

Stem cells harness the power to differentiate into numerous cells upon stimulation. This has led to their wide exploration across all of medicine, including high risk diseases. Of course, significant scientific breakthroughs in the use of stem cells to prevent, diagnose, and treat numerous diseases has caused numerous start-up companies to form. Despite, such promise, the FDA has yet to approve stem cell therapies for a wide range of diseases, except cord blood-derived hematopoietic progenitor cells for certain indications. Attend this seminar to learn and apply the definitive ways to needed for the field to progress.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this course participants should have an understanding of:

  • Fundamentals of stem cells
    • How to control stem cell differentiation
    • Sources of stem cells
    • Incorporating stem cells into biomaterials
    • Avoiding immune system clearance of stem cells
  • FDA regulatory approach for the use of stem cells in medicine
    • Currently approved/accepted uses of stem cells in medicine
    • FDA guidance documents for stem cell technologies
    • Global approval of stem cell technologies (emphasis on EMA, Japan, China, India and Canada)
    • How the FDA regulates regenerative treatments and therapies
    • The use of human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based (HCT/P) products and FDA’s regulatory framework
    • Use of non-HCT/P therapeutic materials (e.g., PRP and BMC) in the US
    • The drug and biological approval process
    • Regenerative products as medical devices
    • How to design appropriate clinical trials with an emphasis on stem cell-based materials
    • Applicable good manufacturing and good laboratory practices
    • Product labeling, marketing and advertising
    • FDA and other federal agency enforcement action
  • Future thoughts on approaches for regulatory approval of stem cell technologies
    • Remaining hurdles
    • Outlook for new technologies

In-Person Seminar going Virtual with increased learner satisfaction.

Yes, attend this seminar from anywhere. We are making it real and more interactive – Here's a sneak peek:

Our enhanced delivery process and technology provides you an immersive experience and will allow you to access:

  • The real-time and live presentation as in in-person events
  • Private chat for company-specific conversation – the same as you would get in an in-person seminar
  • Opportunities to connect with your peers to share knowledge at a different time and have group discussions
  • Live workshop activities
  • Live Q&A during the event and offline Q&A assistance after the event
  • As usual more content, activities and case studies and now adding homework for a comprehensive understanding
  • Certification

Who will Benefit:

This course is designed for professionals in stem cell, biotech, pharmaceutical and animal drug companies, veterinary hospitals and clinics. The following personnel will find this session valuable:

  • Senior quality managers
  • Quality professionals
  • Regulatory professionals
  • Compliance professionals
  • Production supervisors
  • Manufacturing engineers
  • Production engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Labelers and private labelers
  • Contract manufacturers
  • Importers and custom agents
  • U.S. agents of foreign corporations
  • Process owners
  • Quality engineers
  • Quality auditors
  • Document control specialists
  • Record retention specialists
  • Medical affairs
  • Legal professionals
  • Financial advisors and institutional investors
  • Patent lawyers
  • Graduate students
  • Academic faculty and professors
  • Clinicians
  • Entrepreneurs
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Day 01(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT)
  • Fundamentals of stem cells
    • Definitions
    • What is all the excitement about
    • How to control stem cell differentiation
    • Sources of stem cells
    • Incorporating stem cells into biomaterials
    • Avoiding immune system clearance of stem cells
    • Research examples pre-clinical approval
    • Research examples post-clinical approval
  • FDA regulatory approvals for the use of stem cells in medicine
    • Currently approved use of stem cells in medicine
    • FDA guidance documents for stem cell technologies
    • Global approval of stem cell technologies
Day 02(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT)
  • FDA regulatory approvals for the use of stem cells in medicine (continued)
    • How the FDA regulates regenerative treatments and therapies
    • The use of human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based product criteria and “Minimal Manipulation Standard”
    • The drug and biological approval process
    • Regenerative products as medical devices
    • How to design appropriate clinical trials
    • Applicable good manufacturing and good laboratory practices
    • Product labeling, marketing and advertising
    • FDA and other federal agency enforcement action
  • Future thoughts on approaches for regulatory approval of stem cell technologies
    • Remaining hurdles
    • Outlook for new technologies
    • Strategies for commercializing stem cell technologies
  • Questions
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Theodore Sand

Theodore Sand,
Vice President, Greyledge Technologies LLC

Theodore T. Sand, Ph.D. (Vice President Research & Regulatory Affairs) joined Greyledge Technologies, LLC in September 2016. He is responsible for expanding the network of in-clinic processing laboratories operated by Greyledge. Dr. Sand also handles implementation of Greyledge’s Quality Management System, manages its clinical studies and the company’s research program. He previously was VP of Cellular Therapies & Regulatory Affairs at Celling Biosciences (Austin, Texas). Dr. Sand started working in translational cell therapy and regenerative medicine in 2002 when he created, optimized and validated the autologous fat tissue-derived stem cell therapy service offered by Vet-Stem, Inc. (Poway, CA).

Dr. Sand received both his B.S. (Microbiology, 1975) and Ph.D. (Biochemistry, 1982) degrees from the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN) and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Immunology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation (La Jolla, CA) from 1982 to 1983.

Dr. Sand has been the inventor or co-inventor on 15 patents, has coauthored 14 scientific publications and writes posts covering scientific, clinical and regulatory aspects of translational cell therapy for a blog on the Greyledge Technologies website. Two book chapters on the regulatory aspects of the point-of-care regenerative medicine field are pending publication.

Randall Thoma

Randall Thoma,
Principal, VeeSquared Consulting Services

Randy is currently the Principal at VeeSquared (V2) Consulting Services. "VeeSquared" is Verification and Validation. His consulting practice includes development and remediation of Quality Systems (medical device, over-the-counter drug, and blood processing) and process (especially cleaning validation) and test method qualification and validation and education.

He has also been an inspector for the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) since 2016.

Prior to entering consulting, he was the Associate Director of Quality Assurance for Zimmer Biologics. In this role he was responsible for Quality at the product development facility and for teaching the scientists how do develop and commercialize products, including human tissue products, targeting orthopedic early intervention.

He served on the AATB Accreditation Committee and is a past-Chair of the committee.

He is also the author and technical contact for the ASTM "Guide for Validating Cleaning Processes used during the Manufacture of Medical Devices".

He is a past President and CEO for a bereavement camp for children and is currently a volunteer driver for the local blood center.

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$1,899.00

(One Dial-in One Attendee)

August 3-4, 2020, Virtual Seminar
(Registrations till June 15, 2020 - $1899)
(Registrations after June 15, 2020 - $2199)

$9,685.00

Group-Max. 10 Attendees

August 3-4, 2020, Virtual Seminar
(Registrations till June 15, 2020 - $9685)
(Registrations after June 15, 2020 - $11395)



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Note: In view of Coronavirus situation and travel advisory issued, ComplianceOnline will waive off all cancellation charges for the registrations till June 30, 2020.

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Your registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-717-2436 or email us @ customercare@complianceonline.com

Payment:

Payment is required 2 days before the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company).

Cancellations and substitutions for In-person Seminars:

Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund - less a $300 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted - nor refunds issued - within 10 calendar days before the start date of the event.

On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($300) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued.

Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite, payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available, we will send the material after the conference is over.

In the event ComplianceOnline cancels the seminar, ComplianceOnline is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

Cancellations and Substitutions for Virtual Seminars & Webinars:

Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for the training) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a 30% administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days from the start date of the event. On request by email or fax (before the training) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees (30%) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued. Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.
Offers:
  • Early bird seats are limited and based on first-come, first-serve.
  • Multiple offers cannot be combined.
  • Online using Credit card

    $9,799.00

    Group-Max. 10 Attendees

    (After registration, we will video stream the training on your convenient dates)



    Other Registration Option

    By order form / PO#

    Payment Mode

    By Check -
    Pay your check to (payee name) “MetricStream Inc” our parent company and Mail the check to:

    ComplianceOnline (MetricStream, Inc),
    2479 E. Bayshore Road Suite 260
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    USA

    By Wire -

    Register / Pay by Wire Transfer

    Please contact us at +1-888-717-2436 to get details of wire transfer option.

    Note: In view of Coronavirus situation and travel advisory issued, ComplianceOnline will waive off all cancellation charges for the registrations till June 30, 2020.

    Terms & Conditions to Register for the Seminar/Conference/Event

    Your registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-717-2436 or email us @ customercare@complianceonline.com

    Payment:

    Payment is required 2 days before the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company).

    Cancellations and substitutions for In-person Seminars:

    Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund - less a $300 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted - nor refunds issued - within 10 calendar days before the start date of the event.

    On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($300) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued.

    Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

    We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite, payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available, we will send the material after the conference is over.

    In the event ComplianceOnline cancels the seminar, ComplianceOnline is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

    Cancellations and Substitutions for Virtual Seminars & Webinars:

    Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for the training) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a 30% administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days from the start date of the event. On request by email or fax (before the training) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees (30%) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued. Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.
    Offers:
  • Early bird seats are limited and based on first-come, first-serve.
  • Multiple offers cannot be combined.
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    Compliance Director,

    Regenerative Medicine Solutions

    It was very helpful high level view of historical changes and the new provisions created to support new science.

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    Bluebird Bio

    I really enjoyed this conference as I am new to the regenerative medical space & found this was a great source to get up to speed on how FDA is currently reviewing this space.

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    Zimmer Biomet

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