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Friday, May 7 2021
10:30am - 12:30pm
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Susan Thomas, Ph.D. - Co-Director, Georgia Tech
Steven Stice, Ph.D. - Co-Director, University of Georgia
Edmund Waller, M.D., Ph.D. - Co-Director, Emory University

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2021 Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Annual Retreat

Join us for the Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center's annual retreat, hosted by the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, and Emory University. Advances in the delivery of molecular and biological therapeutics that will enhance the body’s ability to heal itself will be discussed, along with opportunities to meet and collaborate with PIs who will apply to the 2021-2022 "Therapeutic Delivery Innovation Initiative" collaborative grant RFA on this topic. Click here for additional seed grant into and Link to Apply.

Preliminary Agenda

10:30 a.m. Introductory remarks – Steven Stice, Ph.D., University of Georgia

10:35 a.m. Keynote Presentation - Ted Ross, Ph.D. - Director, GRA Eminent Scholar of INfectious Diseases, Professor, Animal Health Research Center, Center for Vaccines and Immunology, Department of Infectious Diseases - University of Georgia

11:00 a.m. Questions and Answers

11:05 a.m. Presentation - Georgia Tech

11:15 a.m. Q&A

11:20 a.m. Presentation - University of Georgia

11:30 a.m. Q&A

11:35 a.m. break

11:45 a.m. Presentation - Emory University

11:55 a.m. Q&A

12:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions

  • Session A
    • Panelists: GA Tech, UGA, Emory
    • Host: Seed Grant Winner 2020
  • Session B 
    • Panelists: GA Tech, UGA, Emory
    • Host: Seed Grant Winner 2019
  • Session C
    • Panelists: GA Tech, UGA, Emory
    • Host: Seed Grant Winner 2018

12:30 p.m. Adjourn

REM Vision
Accelerate therapeutic delivery innovation and translation to treat disease. REM’s initiative will achieve this goal, which will position Georgia as a leading innovation hub in this intellectual space and benefit Georgia’s knowledge economy, by fostering interdisciplinary and multi-institutional collaborations and supporting research ranging from fundamental to translational to positively impact human health.
REM Mission
The goal of this initiative is to support drug delivery research that has high innovation and potential for translational impact among diverse investigators at Emory, Georgia Tech and University of Georgia in the areas of tissue regeneration, cell therapy, and immune modulation.

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