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Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine Release: Regenerative Medicine Roundtable Slated for October 6



8/23/2011 10:05:21 AM

RTP, N.C. (August 23, 2010)—Nagoya University announces today it is presenting the NU Tech Regenerative Medicine Roundtable (www.nutechtransfer.org) on October 6, 2011. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Hamner Conference Center auditorium at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

More than 100 researchers, scientists, executives, entrepreneurs and investors are expected to attend. Six professors from the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Nagoya University will present their latest research.

The keynote speakers will be Tim Bertram, Ph.D., chief scientific officer, Tengion, Inc. He leads research and early development activities in advanced cell-based organ regeneration platforms for the company. Dr. Bertram has served as a senior executive with Pfizer, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, and Procter & Gamble Co. He has eight products that have achieved commercialization milestones, and more than 150 scientific communications and patents focusing on the cellular and molecular basis of diseases, as well as tissue and organ regeneration involving the respiratory, urogenital, renal and gastrointestinal organ systems.

Registration for the event is complimentary and includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register for the event, visit http://www.tiny.cc/6pzqm.

About NU Tech:

NU Tech was founded by the Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc., located in Research Technology Park, North Carolina. It began as a daylong gathering for researchers, scientists and industry leaders in the life science, biotechnology, medical device and engineering fields. After the success of the first event, NU Tech 2010, organizers decide to expand the program to include topic-focused roundtables to encourage industry specific dialogue. NU Tech programs feature discussions by industry leaders, technology presentations and networking. TO learn more about NU Tech, the Technology Partnership of Nagoya University, Inc. and Nagoya University, visit www.NUTechTransfer.org.


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