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Oral Abstracts Session
Experimental Islet Biology

Saturday October 23, 2021 | 12:00 to 13:30

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Dr. Bahareh Rajaei, Netherlands
Towards a GMP-Compliant Protocol for the Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells to Beta-like Cells for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Mr. Chencheng Wang, Norway
High glucose concentration increases KATP channel activity but suppresses mitochondrial respiration ability in insulin-producing cells regenerated from stem cells

Dr. Joseph Sushil Rao, United States
Long-Term Preservation of Isolated Human, Mouse, Porcine Islets and Human Stem Cell Derived Beta Cells (HUES-8 Cell Lines) Using a High Throughput Vitrification-Rewarming Modified Cryomesh Technique to Successfully Cure Diabetes in a Mouse with Transplantation

Elad Sintov, United States
Genetic approaches to attain hypo-immunogenic human stem cell derived islets for transplantation

Dr. Fanny Lebreton, Switzerland
Human amniotic epithelial cells immunomodulatory properties protect islets against inflammatory cytokines in vitro

Mr. Daniel M Tremmel, United States
A human pancreatic hydrogel optimized for 3-D modeling of the islet microenvironment

Dr. Kevin Bellofatto, Switzerland
Homemade hydrogel from human amniotic membrane improves islet transplantation outcomes in diabetic immunodeficient mice

Undine Schubert, Germany
Neonatal porcine Pseudo-Islets - a standardized and scalable source for islet encapsulation?