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1 December 2020
10178 Berlin, Germany
RegMed Forum 2020
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Open until 30 November 2020


11:45 Registration opens

12:45 Welcome Address

  • Dr. rer. nat. Jasmin Podufall (HealthCapital/Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, Berlin, Germany) (ON-SITE)
  • PD Dipl. Ing. Sophie van Linthout, PhD (BCRT, Berlin, Germany) (ON-SITE)

13:00 Session 1

COVID-19 and heart diseases

Moderation: tba

13:00 Keynote: What do we know about COVID-19? (tbc)
Prof. Dr. Leif Erik Sander, Charité, Germany

13:30 Overview on heart diseases (tbc)
Prof. Dr. Carsten Tschöpe, BCRT, Germany

13:50 Coffee break 

14:05 Session 2 

Regenerative approaches in the treatment of virus-associated heart diseases

Moderation: tba

14:05 Treatment of COVID-19 patients with PLX cells under compassionate use programs in the U.S. and Israel 
Dr. Racheli Ofir, Pluristem Ltd., Israel (ONLINE)

14:20 Diagnostic tools for heart diseases 
Dr. Harald Heidecke, Celltrend GmbH, Germany

14:35 T regulatory cells: a potential treatment for inflammatory cardiomyopathy/myocarditis (tbc)
Prof. Dr. Petra Reinke, BCRT and BeCAT, Germany (ON-SITE)

14:50 Left ventricular unloading via an axial pump: An option to enhance endogenous heart repair?
Dr. Frank Spillmann, Charité, Germany

15:05 Coffee break 

15:20 Panel Discussion 

Moderation: tba

  1. Prof. Dr. Petra Reinke, BCRT and founding director BeCAT (ON-SITE)
  2. Prof. Dr. Carsten Tschöpe, BCRT
  3. Prof. Dr. Leif Erik Sander, Charité
  4. Dr. Racheli Ofir, Pluristem Ltd., Israel (ONLINE)

16:20 End of conference


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