Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society Update

scientific value with an exciting lineup

The Cell Transplant and Regenerative Medicine Society invites you all to join us for our 16th CTRMS bi-annual congress on September 21–25, 2019 in Lesvos, Greece and enjoy the scientific value in a majestic and picturesque destination known for its ancient sites and stunning coastline with rich archaeology.

A meeting that will be filled with a wealth of scientific knowledge on the beautiful island of Lesvos. The Scientific Program offers an exciting line-up with great speakers, to learn more visit www.ctrms2019.org.

The congress registration fee includes two (2) island tours; Molyvos, a true island gem, built of stone houses that surround the castle once conquered by Achilles during the Trojan war; and Sigri, a crescent-shaped town with a castle built in the 18th Century nestled on a beautiful bay. Enjoy our pre and post Athens In A Day organized congress tour option.

Visit the congress website for detailed congress information and be sure to watch the video of The Aegean Symphony to get to know more about Lesvos.   


  • Co-Sponsored by JDRF/Novo Nordisk
    Dr. Klearchos Papas, Arizona, USA
    Key Issues in Organ and Tissue Preservation and Enzymatic Digestion

    Dr. Andrew Pepper, Alberta, Canada
    Immunoisolation Devices Versus Non Immunoisolating Scaffolds: Pros and Cons

  • Co-Sponsored by Nordmark
    Dr. Michael J. Taylor, South Carolina, USA
    New Approaches to the Preservation of Cells, Tissues and Organs

  • Hot Topics in Cell Transplantation
    Dr. Camillo Ricordi, Miami, USA
    Hot Topics in Cell Transplantation: Correction of Liver-based Monogenetic Disease: Current Strategies, Future Developments
    Dr. Shuji Terai, Niigata-shi, Japan
    Hot Topics in Cell Transplantation: Allogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Liver Cirrhosis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Basic Study and Clinical Trial
    • Sponsored by CSL Behring

  • The Ricordi Lecture
    Dr. Thierry Berney, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Meet the Experts: Bioethics – Future Prospects
    Dr. Vasiliki Mollaki, Athens, Greece
    Implementation of a New Legislation on Research: One Step Closer to Responsible Science
    Dr. Theodoros Xanthos, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Bioethics and Research: How to Organize Your Steps and Decisions
    Dr. Elizabeth O. Johnson, Nicosia, Cyprus
    Modern Challenges in Bioethics, for the Medical Schools and Their Students and Researchers