May 29 (Thursday)


10:00 - 12:00   Inaugural Opening Ceremony

12:00 - 13:30   Celebratory Lunch


13:30 - 16:00   Session 1. CHA-WAKE FOREST Joint Conference/Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

                                                    Chairs: Kwang-Soo Kim (USA), Dong-Wook Kim (Korea)

Opening Remarks & Lecture

13:30 - 13:45   Kwang-Yul Cha (CHA Health Systems, Korea)

                           Insights and Lessons of Stem Cell-Based Therapies from Ongoing Human Clinical Trials:

                           Clinical Excellence & Proof of Concept Hospitals

13:45 - 14:15   Kwang-Soo Kim (Harvard Medical School, USA)

                           Protein-Based Cellular Alchemy for Personalized Cell Therapy: A Case for Parkinson’s Disease

14:15 - 14:45   King C Li (Wake Forest University, USA)

                           Image Guided Remote Controlled Stem Cells for Brain Tumor Therapy

14:45 - 15:15   Boris C Pasche (Wake Forest University, USA)

                           Targeted Treatment of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Low and Safe Levels of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields

                           Amplitude-Modulated at Tumor-Specific Frequencies

15:15 - 15:45   Sarah L Berga (Wake Forest University, USA)

                           Opportunities in Women's Health, Sex Differences, Reproduction and Gender Medicine

15:45 - 16:00   Demin Han (Capital Medical University, China)

                           Stem Cell Practice in China - Process of Developing and Health Care System


16:00 - 16:10   Coffee Break


16:10 - 18:40   Session 2. Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

                                                    Chairs: Yong-Mahn Han (Korea), Youngsook Son (Korea)

16:10 - 16:40   Kotaro Yoshimura (University of Tokyo, Japan)

                           Adipose Tissue and Stem Cells: Therapeutics Tool for Tissue Volumization, Harmonization, and Fertilization

16:40 - 17:10   Dong-Ryul Lee (CHA University, Korea)

                           Derivation and Future Application of Pluripotent Stem Cells from Human Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

17:10 - 17:40   Erin Wolff (NIH, USA)

                           Oogonial Stem Cellsgenerate Mature Oocytes in An Autologous Rhesus Macaque Transplantation Model

17:40 - 18:10   Akihiro Shimosaka (Chairperson, Asian Cellular Therapy Organization, Japan)

                           Cellular Therapy in Asia

18:10 - 18:40   Zami Aberman (Chairman & CEO Pluristem Therapeutics, Israel)

                           Cell Therapy - From the Bench to Multi-National Clinical Studies


18:40                 Closing