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D7-3-1 Block D7, Pusat Perdagangan Dana 1,
Jalan PJU 1A/46, PJU 1A, 47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan

Malaysian Association For Cell Therapy 2016 Scientific Symposium

Saturday, 02nd April 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Stem cells therapies have been proposed as a promising alternative approach for treating various diseases. Despite this, many questions in this field are remaining unsolved. Hence, this symposium aims to provide a platform among academician, scientists, clinicians as well as industrial players to discuss on important topics such as stem cells sources, regulatory and policy. It also will provide an update on current cellular therapies in Malaysia especially with the upcoming of guidelines for registration of cell and gene therapy products (CGTPs) in Malaysia.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Keynotes speech on progress & challenges in cellular therapy development.
  • Distinguished Plenary Speakers.
  • Dialogue session between Academia, Industry, Malaysian Regulatory Bodies on current Malaysia landscape in cellular therapies. 

MACT Annual Mini-Symposium will be held on:

Date: 02nd April 2016 (Saturday)

Time: 8.30am to 4.00pm &   AGM 4.00pm to 5.30pm (for members only)

Venue: Swan Convention Centre, Sunway Medical Centre, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya

Theme: Progress & Challenges in Cellular Therapy Development 

Registration Fees: 

Early Bird Registration: 1st January 2016 – 02th March 2016

Late Registration: 03st March 2016 – 29 March 2016

Last Minute Registration: 30th March 2016 – 31th March 2016

Abstract submission & Online Registration


 

Members (RM)

Non-members (RM)

Students (RM)

Early Bird Registration

200

300

80

Late Registration

250

500

80

Last Minute Registration

300

600

150

Program:

Time

Topic

Speakers

0830 - 0900 am

Symposium registration and breakfast

 

0900 - 0910am

Welcome and Opening Address

Chairman Organizing Committee

0910 - 0920am

Opening remarks

MACT President, Dr Lim Teck Onn

0920 - 0930am

Keynote Address

Chairman Organizing Committee

0930 - 1015am

A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Phase 2 Study Assessing The Safety & Efficacy Of Stempeucel® (Bone Marrow-derived, Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stromal Cells) In Patients With Osteoarthritis Of Knee joint

DR PAWAN KUMAR GUPTA STEMPEUTICS RESEARCH PVT LTD, INDIA

1015 - 1045am

Short coffee break

 

1045 - 1115am

Stem cell therapy for ocular disorders

DR MOK POOI LING, SENIOR LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA

1115pm - 1145am

Harnessing the Therapeutic Potential of Multipotent Stem Cells: Progress & Challenges

DR THAMIL SELVEE A/P RAMASAMY, SENIOR LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF MOLECULAR MEDICINE, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA

1145pm - 1215pm

Safety measures of human stem cell for transplant

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR CHUA KIEN HUI, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA

1215pm - 1230pm

Q&A

 

1230pm - 200pm

Lunch and exhibition/ Photo Session

 

200pm - 220pm

Paten proofing your innovation & invention

 

MR LOK CHOON HONG

DIRECTOR / FOUNDER, PINTAS IP GROUP SDN BHD, PINTAS CONSULTING GROUP SDN BHD

220pm - 250pm

Regulatory and funding issues

(tentative)

DATO' DR MOHD NAZLEE KAMAL CEO OF THE MALAYSIAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (BIOTECHCORP)

250pm - 345pm

Dialogue Session between Academic, Industrial and Regulatory Bodies on matter related to Cellular Therapy In Malaysia

(Invited guests and all speakers. Chairman : MACT President

345pm - 400pm

Closing Remarks

 

400pm - 415pm

Short Tea break

 

415pm - 530pm

MACT 2016 AGM and EXCO meeting

MACT Members

FOR MORE INFORMATION 
If you need additional information regarding the scientific meeting, please contact MACT Secretariat, via email at mactsymposium@gmail.com or by telephone at 03- 78426322. Please note that this program is TENTATIVE and subject to change without notice. Visit www.mact.org.my for details and updates 

Terms and conditions:

Note: Subject to capacity, registration may close prior to the conference. Please register early.

  • Fees are non-refundable. Substitution are allowed at no charge. All notes and handout are not provided.
  • MACT reserves the right to cancel any workshop/ conference or meetings at our discretion. Reasons for cancellation might include (but are not limited to) where number are insufficient or a trainer / speaker is indisposed or unable to confirm the venue.
  • MACT expressly forbids the right to reproduce any part of our workshop / meetings in any form (e.g. on the internet, DVDs, photographs etc). Anyone suspected of filming or photographing the session for any purpose of publication, without the written permission of the MACT, may be asked to leave the session
  • Participants bringing along valuables and personal property do so at their own risk and are responsible for their safety. MACT cannot be held liable for loss or damage to personal items.
  • All travel and accommodation arrangements are the responsibility of participants

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