Symposium.CuSTOM will host a "Frontiers in Organoid Medicine Symposium", October 18-19, 2018 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital focused on accelerating academic-industry collaborations. 

Co-sponsored by CuSTOM and a number of leading biotechnology companies, this international symposium will focus on accelerating academic-industry collaborations and feature top academic researchers, industry scientists, as well as junior investigators who are emerging leaders in the field.

The symposium will be relatively small (~150 participants) with a range of focused topics from basic research to clinical and commercial translation of iPS cell and organoid technology. Workshop sessions will focus on major hurdles and opportunities in Organoid Medicine.

More registration details coming soon.

A photo of Cincinnati Children's research facilities.

Confirmed speakers include:

Kazutoshi Takahashi (Keynote), Kyoto University, Japan / Gladstone Institute, UCSF, USA

Fumihito Arai, Nagoya University, Japan
Shuibing Chen, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Michael Helmrath, CuSTOM Cincinnati Children’s, USA
Meritxell Huch Gurdon Institute, Cambridge UK 
Olivia Kelley, Viacyte Inc. USA 
Moo-Yeal Lee, Cleveland State University, USA 
Kyle Loh, Stanford University, USA
Keitaro Matsumoto, Nagasaki University, Japan 
Ryuji Morizane, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA 
Koichi Nakayama, Saga University, Japan 
Toshiro Sato, Keio University, Japan
Jason Spence, University of Michigan, USA
Ryo Sugimura, Boston Children’s, USA 
Takanori Takebe, CuSTOM Cincinnati Children’s, USA
Shoji Takeuchi, University of Tokyo, Japan 
Minoru Takasato, RIKEN, Japan 
James Wells, CuSTOM Cincinnati Children’s, USA
Joseph Wu, Stanford University, USA