ICMS Announces Agenda for 4th Congress


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International Society Announces Agenda for 4th·International Congress for Regenerative and Cell-Based Medicine

PORTLAND, OREGON - Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The International cellular Medicine Society (ICMS), an international nonprofit dedicated to advancement of cell-based therapies through physician education, peer oversight and patient safety, announced the preliminary agenda for the 4th Annual International Congress for Regenerative and Cell- Based Medicine.· The two day congress, to be held on May 3 -4· in Hollywood, Florida, will feature speakers from around the world who are actively engaged in the safe clinical translations of cells for the treatment of patients.

“This is a unique congress,” said David Audley, Executive Director and CEO of the ICMS, “While there are literally dozens of conferences about primary research and the science of stem cells, this is the only congress that is focused on what is happening in the clinic today.”

The proposed agenda is:


Thursday, 3 May 2012 from 8 AM to 5 PM – Stem Cells in the Clinic

 Understanding Regenerative Medicine

A Global Approach to Regenerative Medicine

Safety Issues in Stem Cell Therapies: Results from the ICMS Treatment Registry

Understanding the legal and policy challenges to cell-based medicinStem Cell Medicine – Neuro-Degenerative Disease

Stem Cell Medicine – Auto-Immune Disorders

Stem Cell Medicine – Orthopedic Conditions

Stem Cells in Medicine – Cardiology

From Bench to Bedside: Clinical Translation of Innovative Therapies

Emerging Trends in Cell Banking·


Thursday: 6 PM - 8:30 PM ICMS Member Meeting


Friday 4 May 2012 from 7 AM to 8:30 PM Special Session - Emerging Global Markets - Round Table Discussions

 South America·


Middle East



Friday 4 May 2012 from 9 AM to 12 PM – Stem Cells in Practice of Medicine

 Track 1: Emerging Concepts in Regenerative Medicine

Mixing Modalities: Cells, Devices and Physicians·

 Homing Properties of Stem Cells

Crossing the Blood Brain Barrier

Pulmonary First Pass and Stem Cells

Allogeneic Stem Cells in Patient Treatment


Track 2: Platelet Rich Plasma

PRP and Wound Treatment

PRP and Sport Medicine

PRP and Disease Therapy


Friday 4 May 2012 from 1 PM - 5 PM – Stem Cells in Practice of Medicine (General Sessions)

 To Culture or Not: Overview of Data for Comparison

Adipose, Peripheral or Marrow: What to Use and When

Regenerative Medicine: The Advocacy Agenda for the Coming Years

Defining Clinical Translation: When is a therapy ready for Prime Time?

Systemic versus Local: What Role does Placement Play in Stem Cells?


The 4th Annual International Congress for Regenerative and Cell- Based Medicine is presented by the ICMS and the Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) and will be hosted at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, Florida.



The ICMS is a physician guided international 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to patient safety and the protection of the practice of medicine and physician education through the production of global standards ·for the practice of cell based medicine. The society maintains two websites, www.cellmedicinesociety.org, focused on adult stem cell education and awareness for physicians and researchers and www.stemcellwatch.com, a portal for patient education and information about therapies provided at stem cells clinics around the world.