U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mechanisms of Organ Repair and Regeneration

9/13/2011 7:00 AM
9/16/2011 7:00 AM
Yes
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(410) 465-1500
For questions concerning program content, contact:
Deborah K. Hoshizaki, Ph.D.
Program Director in Kidney and Urogenital Development; Repair and Regeneration Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Telephone: 301-594-7712
Email: deborah.hoshizaki@nih.gov
 
Krystyna E. Rys-Sikora, Ph.D.
Director, Kidney Acute Injury Basic and Chronic Kidney Disease Basic Programs
Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Telephone: 301-451-4770
Email: Krystyna.Rys-Sikora@nih.gov
 
For questions concerning logistical information or registration, contact:
Debbie Libbey
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
Phone: (301) 670-4990
Email: dlibbey@scgcorp.com
Ellicott City
 
The Hotel at Turf Valley

Event Details

Meeting Objective:

The purpose of the Mechanisms of Organ Repair & Regeneration Meeting is to bring together experts from cancer, angiogenesis, development, stem cell biology and innate immunity to discuss and stimulate debate on injury response mechanisms and facilitate the building of cross-disciplinary approaches towards understanding kidney and urinary tract organ repair and regeneration. ​​

Agenda

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
Robert Star , Director of the Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases (KUH)/NIDDK, USA
9:00 a.m. Session 1:Classical Regeneration Systems
Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
Regeneration in Planaria
Panagiotis A. Tsonis , University of Dayton, Ohio, USA
Lens Regeneration in the Newt
Iswar Hariharan , University of California, Berkeley, USA
Imaginal Disc Regeneration in Drosophila
10:30 a.m. Moderator Discussion and Break
11:00 a.m. Session 2:Regeneration of Whole Organs in Vertebrates
Kenneth Chien , Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA
Driving Heart Progenitor Fate In Vivo With Modified mRNA
Michael Levin , Tufts University, USA
Bioelectrical Controls of Growth and Form: New Tools and Opportunities for Regenerative Medicine
John Stingl , University of Cambridge, UK
Cell Division Kinetics of Mouse Mammary Stem Cells
Gabrielle Kardon , University of Utah, USA
Regeneration of Vertebrate Skeletal Muscle
12:30 p.m. Moderator Discussion
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Session 3:What can Regenerative Medicine Learn from Cancer Growth?
Ralf Adams , Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany
Molecular Regulation of Angiogenic Sprouting
Jeff Pollard , Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Monocyte and Macrophage Diversity Promotes Tumor Progression and Metastasis
Phillip Beachy , Stanford University, USA
Hh/Wnt Signaling Between Epithelium and Stroma in Bladder Regeneration
Raghu Kalluri , Harvard Medical School, USA
Stromal Regenerative Changes in Tumors
4:00 p.m. Moderator Discussion and Break
4:30 p.m. Debate:Quiescent Progenitor Cells in Solid Organs: Do They Exist and Can They Be Harnessed to Regenerate Tissues?
Moderator:Robert Handin, Harvard Medical School, USA
Discussants:Panagiotis Tsonis, Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Raghu Kalluri, and Neil Hukriede
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Poster Session
Banquet Dinner at Turf Valley

Thursday, September 15, 2011

7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Session 4:Vertebrate Developmental Pathways and Their Activation in Repair and Regeneration
Andrew McMahon , Harvard University, USA
Development, Damage, and Repair Responses in the Mammalian Kidney
Thaddeus Stappenbeck, Washington University, USA
Monocytes in the Gut Stem Cell Niche and Regeneration
Mark Majesky , Seattle Children's Research Institute, USA
Vascular Stem/Progenitor Cells in the Aventitia of Blood Vessels
10:00 a.m. Moderator Discussion and Break
10:30 a.m. Session 5:Vascular Repair and Regeneration
Marty Friedlander , The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Mechanisms of Ocular Angiogenesis
Luisa Iruela-Arispe , University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Genetics of Blood Vessel Formation and Remodeling
Patricia D'Amore , Schepens Eye Research Institute, USA
The Role of Pericytes in Vessel Formation and Stability
George Davis , University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
Pericyte-regulated Vascular Tube Morphogenesis and Stabilization
12:30 p.m. Moderator Discussion
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Session 6:Resolution of Inflammation and Fibrosis
Charles Serhan , Harvard Medical School, USA
Can We Harness Natural Anti-Inflammatory & Pro-Resolving Mediators of Control Inflammation?
Adam Lacy-Hulbert , Harvard Medical School, USA
Apoptosis, Phagocytosis and TGF-beta: Harnessing Innate Immunity to Promote Repair
Scott Friedman , Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Resolution of Fibrosis - Reality or a Dream?
3:30 p.m. Moderator Discussion and Break
4:00 p.m.
Debate: What Are the Origins of Endothelial Progenitor Cells? And How Do We Define Them?
Moderators: Martin Friedlander and Luisa Iruela-Arispe
Discussants:Patricia D'Amore, George Davis, and Ralf Adams
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Poster Session
6:00 - 7:15 p.m. Soccer Match
7:30 p.m. Dinner

Friday September 16, 2011

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Session 7:Myeloid Cells in Repair/Regeneration
Richard Lang , Cincinnati Children's Hospital, USA
Macophage Wnt Ligands in Development and Regeneration
Doug Losordo , Northwestern University, USA
Bone Marrow Progenitor Cell Recruitment to the Neovasculature
Jeremy Duffield , University of Washington, USA
Evidence for Developmental Pathways in Adult Kidney and Other Organ Repair
9:30 a.m. Moderator Discussion and Break
10:00 a.m. Session 8:Stem Cells, Telomeres and iPS Cells:Can We Modify Available Cells to Grow New Organ Units?
Calvin Kuo , Stanford University, USA
Role of Intestinal Stem/Progenitor Cells in Homeostasis and Repair
Jason Spence , University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Directed Differentiation of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Into Intestinal Tissues In Vitro
Bruno Peault , University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Adult Human Organs: Identification, Purification, and Therapeutic Use
Steven Artandi , Stanford University, USA
Telomerase in Epithelial Regeneration and Stem Cell Self-Renewal
Final Discussion
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch

Directions/Travel

MEETING LOCATION AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Turf Valley Hotel
2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 465-1500 | 1-888-TEE-TURF
dduffy@turfvalley.com

A limited number of sleeping rooms for conference participants have been reserved for the NIDDK Mechanisms of Organ Repair & Regeneration Meeting at the Turf Valley Hotel (www.turfvalley.com). Exit Disclaimer The rate is $105 per night for single or double occupancy, plus tax (currently 13%). To receive this reduced rate, please call the hotel at 1-410-465-1500 or and request a room under the room block name Mechanisms of Organ Repair Meeting. For online registrations please use meeting code 27Q7FR. Reservations must be made by August 14, 2011, and must be guaranteed with a major credit card. After August 14, 2011, the hotel will accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing hotel rate.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION TO THE TURF VALLEY HOTEL

Airport Shuttles

Super Shuttle (http://www.supershuttle.com/ Exit Disclaimer) offers service to most hotels from Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and Washington Dulles International Airport. The shuttle leaves on an as-needed basis between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. During other times, arrange for a shuttle by calling 1-800-258-3826 from the airport. Other shuttles include the Maryland Airport Shuttle (301-590-0000) or Yellow Airport Shuttle (301-208-6900).

Taxi Service
Taxicab fare for one passenger to the Turf Valley Hotel is approximately $35 one-way from Baltimore-Washington International Airport, $65 from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and $75 from Washington Dulles International Airport. It is wise to check on the fares before selecting a taxicab.

GENERAL DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE TURF VALLEY HOTEL

Coming From Baltimore

Take I-695 to Exit 16 (I-70 West toward Frederick), and follow I-70 to Exit 83 (Marriottsville Road). At the stop sign turn left onto Marriottsville Road. At the first traffic light turn left onto Route 40. Go 0.7 mile, and turn left onto Turf Valley Road. Turf Valley's entrance will be on your left.

Coming From Frederick

Take I-70 east toward Baltimore. Take Exit 82 Ellicott City/40 East. Go through one stop light. Continue approximately 0.7 mile and turn left onto Turf Valley Road.

Coming From Annapolis

Take your shortest route to I-695 and use the Baltimore directions to the hotel.

Driving Directions From the Airports to the Turf Valley Hotel

From Washington Dulles International Airport: Take the Dulles Access Road 13 miles to Exit 18 I-495 North. Continue on I-495 North to Exit 30A US-29 North toward Columbia. Take Exit 24B US-40 West/Baltimore National Pike. Go approximately 4 miles, then turn right onto Turf Valley Road. The hotel is on the left side of the road.

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport: Exit the airport toward the North take the George Washington (GW) Memorial Parkway North. Take the Exit for I-395 North toward Washington (crossing into the District of Columbia). Take New York Avenue NW/US 50 East (crossing into Maryland). Then take the Baltimore Washington Parkway Exit on the left toward Baltimore. Merge onto MD-295 North. Merge onto MD-100 toward Ellicott City. Then merge onto US-29 North/Columbia Pike toward I-70. Take Exit 24B US-40 West/Baltimore National Pike. Turn right onto Turf Valley Road, and the hotel is on the left.

From Baltimore-Washington International Airport: Take I-195 West and take Exit 2B MD-295 South toward Washington. Merge onto MD-100 West toward Ellicott City and merge onto US-29 North/Columbia Pike toward I-70. Take Exit 24B US-40/Baltimore National Pike. Turn right onto Turf Valley Road. The hotel entrance will be on your left.

Parking is free at the hotel.

HOTEL RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE

Alexandra's Restaurant is located on the garden level of the Turf Valley atrium lobby of the hotel, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Fairway Lounge is located just off the main lobby, a prime gathering spot for guests and groups. This is a perfect place to rendezvous between functions and meet either before or after dinner.

RECREATION

Now sprawling over 1,000 acres, the multi-faceted vacation resort features two championship 18 hole golf courses, two swimming pools, three tennis courts, a luxurious spa and more than 40,000 square feet of versatile meeting and event space. In addition to spectacular golf, relaxing outdoor and indoor pools and a luxury spa, you can enjoy a game of tennis with the hotels three courts and a state of the art fitness facility.

BUSINESS SERVICES

Business Service Center offers copy, fax, and printing services.

CHECKOUT

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Abstracts

POSTER ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

Submission Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2011

Each poster abstract must be submitted to Debbie Libbey at dlibbey@scgcorp.com.

  1. A completed poster abstract should include a statement of purpose, methods used, and a summary of results in sufficient detail to support the conclusion. Statements such as "results will be described" should be avoided.
  2. Format for a poster abstract:
    1. The poster abstract should be typed single-spaced using type no smaller than 12 point using the font Times New Roman.
    2. Poster abstract size should fit on half a page (3.5" x 5").
    3. Title should be bolded and followed by one return.
    4. Author List (authors' first and last names, degrees) and Institutions, including city, state, and country, should be followed by one return. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. Provide any grant acknowledgments for your research (e.g., R01-DK13028) at the end of your abstract.
  3. Poster abstract submission
    1. The poster abstract file should be saved as: presenting author's last name_first word in the title (e.g., Zucker_Effects).
POSTER GUIDELINES

Poster presenters will be required to attend their posters session. The poster session will be in the Wedgewood Room at the Turf Valley Conference Center and will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, until 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 16. Posters may be mounted on boards beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, and all must be in place by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14. Posters must be removed by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 16. Photography is not allowed where posters are displayed.

IMPORTANT: POSTER BOARD SIZE AND FORMAT

Each author is allotted one-half of a 4' H x 6' W board, or net space of 3'8" HIGH by 2'10" WIDE. Posters should be formatted in PORTRAIT/VERTICAL format.

POSTER SESSIONS

Poster sessions are scheduled as follows:

Wednesday, September 14:
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Even-numbered poster authors must be at boards.
6:15 - 7:00 p.m. Odd-numbered poster authors must be at boards.

Thursday, September 15:
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Open Poster Viewing (authors need not be present)

Location

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  • 2700 Turf Valley Rd
  • MD 21042
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Contacts

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For questions concerning program content, contact:
Deborah K. Hoshizaki, Ph.D.
Program Director in Kidney and Urogenital Development; Repair and Regeneration Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Telephone: 301-594-7712
Email: deborah.hoshizaki@nih.gov
 
Krystyna E. Rys-Sikora, Ph.D.
Director, Kidney Acute Injury Basic and Chronic Kidney Disease Basic Programs
Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Telephone: 301-451-4770
Email: Krystyna.Rys-Sikora@nih.gov
 
For questions concerning logistical information or registration, contact:
Debbie Libbey
The Scientific Consulting Group, Inc.
Phone: (301) 670-4990
Email: dlibbey@scgcorp.com