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4th International Congress for Regenerative and Cell-Based Medicine
Thursday, May 3, 2012

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM Opening Remarks and Overview of the ICMS Educational Mission David Audley Executive Director, International Cellular Medicine Society (ICMS)

8:10 AM - 9:00 AM Stem Cells in Practice: Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells and Multiple Sclerosis, Saud Ahmed Sadiq, M.D.Research Director and Senior Research Scientist, Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York,  President & CEO, International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice, New York, NY

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM The Role of Platelet Rich Plasma in Adjuvant Wound Care - Clinical Experience Case Series, Ravi K. Kamepalli, M.D., CWS Regional Infectious Diseases & Infusion Center, Lima, OH Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, St. Rita’s Medical Center

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Stem Cell Viability and Different Anesthetics and the Optimization of G-CFS Use, as it Relates to Stem Cell Induction, Alan A. Kadish, N.M.D. Advanced Cellular Medicine Clinic, Cancun, Mexico

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Break

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Stem Cells in Medicine - Cardiology, Warren Sherman, M.D.Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY Director, Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Skirball Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, NY 

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Emerging Trends in Cell Banking Speaker TBD 

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Lunch Break / Visit Exhibits

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM From Bench to Bedside: Clinical Translation of Innovative Therapies - Panel DiscussionToshio Miki, M.D., Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Todd McAllister, Ph.D.CEO, CytoGraft Tissue Engineering, Inc., Novato, CA, Francesca Vitelli, Ph.D.Senior Vice President Operations & Technology Commercialization, Stematix, Inc., Houston, TX 

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Stem Cells in Medicine - Orthopedic Conditions, Christopher Centeno, M.D. Medical Director, Centeno Schultz Clinic, Broomfield, CO 

2:40 PM - 3:15 PM Clinical Results from Autologous Stromal Vascular Fraction Treatment of Autoimmune Conditions,  Neil H. Riordan, Ph.D. Chairman, Medistem Panama, Inc., Panama City, Panama

3:15 PM - 4:00 PMBreak / Visit Exhibits 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Stem Cell Treatment in Neurological Disease, Augusto Brazzini, M.D. Medical Director, Brazzini Institute, Lima, Peru 

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM Platelet Rich Plasma, Ariel Luksenburg Wiernik, M.D.Chairman, Glyco, Montevideo, Uruguay 

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Adipose Derived Stem Cells in Degenerative Diseases, Kristin Comella (Representing the Regenerative Medicne Institute, Tijuana, Mexico) Chief Scientific Officer, Bioheart, Inc., Sunrise, FL & Ageless Regenerative Institute, Aventura, FL