Welcome MessageDear Colleagues,
On the behalf of TERMIS-AP and its co-organizers, we would like to invite you to participate in the 2013 annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Chapter of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) from 23-26 Oct 2013 in Shanghai, China.
The main theme of this meeting is to discuss how to accelerate the translation process of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, from the perspective of scientists, bioengineers, clinicians, regulatory officials and so on.
Besides hosting this unique meeting in the vibrant and fascinating city, Shanghai, part of the meeting will be held in Wuzhen, a beautiful and well-preserved ancient waterside town located at the outskirt of shanghai, which is known as the "Venice of the Orient" (http://www.wuzhen.com.cn/english). This meeting also encourage the active participation of young investigator and students, and many exciting events of scientific exchanges and social activities will be arranged in Wuzhen.
We expect to see you all in Shanghai and Wuzhen.
Yilin Cao, MD, PhD (Conference Chair)
Wei Liu, MD, PhD (Conference Scientifc Chair)
Zhi-Yong Zhang, PhD (Conference Secretary)
2013 TERMIS-AP conference confirmed international invited speakers include:
Arnold Caplan, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Stephen Badylak, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, USA
Kim, Tae Gyun, Korean FDA
Teuro Okano, Tokyo Women Medical University, Japan
Jeong Ok-Grace Lim, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea
Yasuhiko Tabata, Kyoto University, Japan
Molly Shoichet, University of Toronto, Canada
Antonios Mikos, University of Rice, USA
LEE, Eng Hin, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Alicia El-Haj, Keele University, UK
David Kaplan, Tufts University, USA
Ivan Martin, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland,
Keith McLean, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Australia
Ranieri Cancedda, University of Genova, Italy
Giuseppe Orlando, Wake Forest University, USA
Song Li, UC Berkeley, USA
30 more international (AP region) and domestic speakers are being confirmed.