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NCDBA Business Alignment Forum and Networking Lunch

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

6-20-19 NCDBA Business Alignment Forum and Networking Lunch
When
Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Where

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
391 Technology Way NE
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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  Thursday, June 20, 2019

9:00am-9:30am – Check-in/Opening Business
9:30am-10:45am – Tour of Labs
11:00am-11:30am – Presentation

11:30am-12:30pm – Networking Lunch

 
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

391 Technology Way
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Lunch will be provided compliments of NCBiotech

Presenter
 
Dr. Anthony Atala
Chair and Institute Director
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
 
Ever since the first engineered skin tissue was transplanted in 1981, the potential of regenerative medicine has captured the imagination of physicians and scientists worldwide. Technologies for engineering tissues are developing rapidly, with the ultimate goal of delivering new therapies into patients as safely and efficiently as possible.

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has all the components in place to allow basic and clinical research to work in concert. With the goal of speeding the process of discovery, our lab is designed for collaboration – scientists in the fields of biomedical and chemical engineering, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, materials science, nanotechnology, genomics, proteomics, drug delivery, surgery and medicine work side by side. And, we have invested in a GMP (good manufacturing facility) facility – basically a biotechnology workshop – that allows us to engineer tissues and organs that meet the strict requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This environment facilitates the transfer of technologies from the laboratory to the patients who need them.

Our current research focuses on a wide range of engineered tissues with the aim of making a lasting impact on conditions ranging from diabetes to heart disease. In addition, we’re working to apply the science of regenerative medicine to battlefield injuries and to help solve the shortage of donated organs available for transplant. As a result of our preliminary successes, tissue engineering and cellular therapy programs now span multiple organ systems. 

We have many challenges to meet, but are optimistic about the ability of the field to have a significant impact on human health. We believe regenerative medicine promises to be one of the most pervasive influences on public health in the modern era. 

Sincerely, 

Anthony Atala, MD
Director
Guests and Non-members are welcome to participate in two meetings.  For participation in future meetings to include the NCDBA committees, outreach efforts, roundtables and forums an active membership is required or approval from the Executive Director/NCDBA Board.
 
Registration will close June 17, 2019 at 4:00pm.  Advance registration required
 
Triad BioNight 2019

The Triad BioNight evening of spirit, awards, and recognition is held every few years in the Piedmont Triad. Triad BioNight attracts several hundred leaders from academia, industry, and government from the Piedmont Triad and across the state and features awards to celebrate biotechnology leadership in the region.

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Grandover Resort and Conference Center
1000 Club Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407
The NCBiotech Piedmont Triad Office is an organizing host for this event along with the Advisory Committee for Biotechnology in the Piedmont Triad.
Committee Chair:  Ms. Severine Utiger
Co-chair:  Mr. Richard Spangler

Plazabridge Group

Mission Statement:  To build networking and connection for defense businesses in the western parts of the state.

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Date:
June 20
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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