Regenerative Medicine Symposium

1st Regional Symposium on Regenerative Medicine

Vontz Center, University of Cincinnati
November 16-17, 2012.

The Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation, Hoxworth Blood Center and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine invite you to attend and participate in the 1st Regional Symposium on Regenerative Medicine.

View the event program

Keynote Speakers

Mitchell Weiss headshot photo.

Mitchell J. Weiss, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania                                            

Mervin C. Yoder MD's photo headshot

Mervin C. Yoder, MD

Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Research

Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
IU School of Medicine

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
IU School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
IU School of Medicine


We have secured a block of rooms at the Marriott Kingsgate Hotel for the nights of November 15th and 16th for guests in need of hotel accommodations at a reduced rate. To secure your reservations, please contact the hotel directly at 513-733-8900 or 1-800-362-2779 or online.


Hotel Address:

Marriott Kingsgate
151 Goodman Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Phone: 513-487-3800
Check In: 3:00 p.m.
Check Out: 12:00 p.m.


To receive the discounted rate, identify yourself as being with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.


Please note that your reservation must be made by October 25th. Any reservations received after the cut-off date will be accepted only if space is available. If the group rate is not available, you will be given the current rate at the time the reservation is made.

Symposium Schedule

New Concepts for Tissue-specific Regenerative Medicine

Day 1

Session I: Regeneration of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Keynote Speaker:  Michell J. Weiss, MD, PhD

Session II: Gut, Pancreas & Lung Tissue Regeneration

Session III: Epithelial and Mesenchymal Regeneration

Session IV: Neural and Eye Regeneration

Session V: Gene Therapy
Keynote Speaker:  Tim M. Townes, PhD

Day 2

Session VI: Cardiac Regeneration
Keynote Speaker:  John P. Cooke, MD, PhD

Session VII: Skeletal Muscle & Vascular Regeneration
Keynote Speaker:  Mervin C. Yoder, MD

Register Now

To register for this event, please download the registration form and email to

The deadline for registration is November 2, 2012.

There is no fee for registration, but seat availability is limited and will be prioritized to those who register.