1st TRANSMED-VN CONFERENCE 19 August 2016, HCMC

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Date: 08:00 am-5:45 pm, Friday 19th August, 2016

Venue: UMC-HCMC 3rd Floor, 215 Hong Bang Street, District 5, HCMC, Vietnam

 

Morning session from 08:00 am-12 Noon

08:00 – 08:30 am Registration

08:30 – 09:00 am Welcome remarks by the President of UMP & Prof. John Connolly

09:00 – 10:00 am Keynote Speaker

Prof. JOHN CONNOLLY: “A Singapore Perspective on Translational Research: Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

10:00 – 10:30 am

Prof. OGAN GUREL: Building Translational Teaching & Research for Developing Countries”

10:30 – 11:00 am

Prof. PHAN TOAN THANG:Translational Research in Stem Cell Therapy: A Successful Story of Singapore-based

11:00 – 11:15 am Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45 am

Prof. SHIGEKI SUGIIPotential for Metabolic Reprogramming of Adipose-derived Stem Cells

11:45 – 12:15 Noon

Prof. NGUYEN HUY HOANG: “Translational Genomic Medicine in the Vietnam Institute of Genome Research: Current Status, Achievements and Future Application Perspective

 

Lunch break and poster session from 12:15 – 1:30 pm 

[Perkin Elmer] Chris JohnsonImaging Tools in Translational Research – Phenotyping Tissue Microenvironments

[NanoString] Jimmy Toh: 3D Biology

 

Afternoon Session from 1:30 – 5:45 pm

01:30 – 2:00 pm Keynote Speaker

Prof. NGUYEN HOANG BAC: “ The Roles of UMC (UMP Medical Center) in Translational Medicine in HCM City”

 

SESSION I: CHAIRMEN: PROF. JOHN E.CONNOLLY AND PROF. TRUONG D. KIET

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Prof. CUNG TUYET ANHEpidemiology of Cancer and Cancer Treatments in Vietnam”

02:20 – 02:40 pm

Dr. NORIKO SHIMASAKIImmune cell engineering for cancer therapy

02:40 – 03:00 pm

Dr. BUI CHI BAO: Intergrative genome scale analysis identifies epigenetic deregulation in poor outcome neuroblastoma

03:00 – 03:20 pm

(in updating)

03:20 – 03:40 pm

Dr. TRAN DANG XUAN TUNG: Comparative clinical observation of arthroscopic microfracture in the presence and absence of a stromal vascular fraction injection for osteoarthritis

03:40 – 04:00 pm

Dr. LEIGH JONESEncountering with Vietnam Biomedical Sciences”

 

SESSION II: CHAIRMEN: PROF. NGUYEN HOANG BAC AND PROF. LEE MAN RYUL

02:00 – 02:20 pm

Dr. PHAN LIEM: Identifying new targets for adrenocortical carcinoma therapy innovation

02:20 – 02:40 pm

Dr. TRUONG HAI NHUNGMesenchymal stem cell: a potential therapy for liver cirrhosis treatment

02:40 – 03:00 pm

Dr.NGUYEN THI NGOC MY: Novel Scaffolder: Acellular Adipose Matrix (AAM) from human Adipose tissues

03:00 – 03:20 pm

Dr. SAREN KOH: “Immunotherapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using T cells Redirected Against Hepatitis B Virus

03:20 – 03:40 pm

Dr. NGUYEN DINH HOAPhase II study of Autologous Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem cells from Transplantation for Acute Spinal Cord injury completely

03:40 – 04:00 pm

Prof. LEE MAN RYUL: “Derivation of Endothelial colony Forming Cells (ECFC) from Induced Pluripotent Cells to Engineer human blood vessel

 

04:00 – 04:30 pm Q&A and coffee break

 

04:30 – 05:30 pm

Round Table Discussion (Hosted by Profs. Tran Diep Tuan, John Connolly & Dr. Thai Nguyen; participants: representatives of medical universities/institutes and UMP-HCMC/ A*STAR faculties on avenues for collaboration and planning for the 2nd TransMed-VN)

05:30 – 05:45 pm MOU signing & closing remark

06:30 – 08:30 pm Banquet to welcome TransMed-VN delegates and participants hosted by Madame Truong Nhi.

 

Poster Session: Official time 12 am – 01:30 pm, and open throughout the conference.

 

POST CONFERENCE EVENTS 20 August 2016

– Tour to  Ben Tre sponsored by ForeverGreen Resort  (http://forevergreenresort.com/giai-tri)

–  Publishing a proceeding for the inaugural event of the 1st TransMed-VN

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