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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto

The Toronto Symposium on Fibroblast Progenitors in Health and Disease

Friday May 25 - Saturday May 26, 2018

at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

joint with the Canadian Connective Tissue Conference, May 23-25, 2018

registrations under: https://connective-tissue-canada.com/cctc-2018/registration/

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - Friday May 25, 2018 (CCTC)

  • Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC) - ends Friday afternoon
  • Participants are encouraged to co-register for CCTC and the Symposium at greatly reduced rates

Friday evening (May 25, 2018), 5:00-8:00 pm

Session 1: The Myofibroblast

5:00 – 5:30 pm:         Introduction Fibroblast Progeny Symposium, Boris Hinz (University of Toronto)

5:30 – 6:30 pm:         Opening Honorary Keynote Lecture, Giulio Gabbiani (University of Geneva)

6:30 – 8:00 pm:            Reception with speakers and attendees

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 09:00 – 5:00 pm:

Session 2: Fibroblast Progenitors in Skin Dermis, Wound Healing and Fibrosis

08:30 – 08:40 am      Introduction Session 2

08:40 – 09:30 am      Fiona Watt (King's College London, UK)

09:30 – 10:20 am      Yuval Rinkevich (Helmholtz Zentrum, Munich, Germany)

10:20 – 10:30 am      Session Discussion

10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee Break

Session 3: Fibroblast Progeny in Normal and Diseased Liver, Lung, and Kidney

11:00 – 11:10 am      Introduction Session 3

11:10 – 12:00 am      Neil Henderson (University of Edinburgh, UK)

12:00 – 12:50 pm      Jeremy Duffield (Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA)

12:50 – 13:00 am      Session Discussion

13:00 – 14:30 pm Lunch Break

Session 4: Fibroblast precursors in Normal and Diseased Muscle and the Cancer Stroma

14:30 – 14:40 pm      Introduction Session 4

14:40 – 15:30 pm      Robert Schwabe (Columbia University, New York, NY)

15:30 – 16:20 pm      Fabio Rossi (University of British Columbia)

16:20 – 16:30 am      Session Discussion

 

16:30 – 17:00 Wrap-Up: Open Discussion and Closing of the Symposium

Start Date and Time:
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 5:00pm to Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location TBA