Oslo University Hospital research seminar October 19th

The Wonder of Stem Cells in Eye and Oral Regeneration

Welcome to the next Oslo University Hospital research seminar entitled
The Wonder of Stem Cells in Eye and Oral Regeneration

Time: Monday, October 19th, 2015, at 14:30-16:00.
Place: Red Auditorium, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo.

Speakers: Amer Sehic, Øygunn Aass Utheim, Tor Paaske Utheim, Catherine Jackson, Lars Eide, Håvard Haugen and Jesintha Navaratnan.

Program:

14.30: Introduction
Amer Sehic, Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO).

14.35: The Role of Stem Cells in Ocular Surface Reconstruction - What is Possible in 2015 (part I)?
Øygunn Aass Utheim, Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, OUH; Scientist, Department of Medical Biochemistry, OUH.

14.45: The Role of Stem Cells in Ocular Surface Reconstruction – What is Possible in 2015 (part II)?
Tor Paaske Utheim, Group Leader, Department of Medical Biochemistry, OUH; Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology, UiO; Adjunct Clinical Associate, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

15.00: Treatment of Blindness by Transplantation of Cultured Epidermal Stem Cells
Catherine Jackson, Group Leader, Department of Medical Biochemistry, OUH.

15.10: Stem Cell Pluripotency, DNA Damage and Mitochondrial Activation
Lars Eide, Professor, Group Leader, Department of Medical Biochemistry, OUH.

15.25: Novel Materials for Oral Bone Regeneration
Håvard Haugen, Professor, Department of Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, UiO.

15.40: Tissue Engineering of Corneal Endothelium
Jesintha Navaratnam, Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, OUH.

16.00: Closing

Meeting’s organizers and chairmen: Tor Paaske Utheim and Morten Enersen, PhD, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, UiO.

Everybody is welcome!

Meeting announcements and information: www.med.uio.no/klinmed/forskning/aktuelt/arrangementer/andre/ous-seminarer

On behalf of the organizing committee for OUH research seminars,

Alexandre Corthay (committee leader)