Agenda (tentative)

Monday, March 27, 2023

5:00 PM                      Trainees Only Session


Tuesday, March 28, 2023

8:00 AM                      Registration

8:30 AM                      Welcome and Housekeeping Remarks

  • Organizing Committee: Hal Chapman, M.D., Denis Buxton, Ph.D.


8:35 AM                      Opening Remarks and PCTC Overview

  • Victor Dzau, M.D., Chairman, PCTC Steering Committee, and President, National Academy of Medicine

8:40 AM                      Report from the NHLBI

  • Denis Buxton Ph.D., Associate Director, Basic and Early Translational Research Program, NHLBI

8:45 AM                      Historical Perspective on NHLBI Progenitor Cell Research 2009-2023

10:30 AM                    BREAK

11:00 AM                    Multi-‘omics and the Advance of Medical Knowledge

  • Junior Faculty or Trainees from Heart, Lung, or Blood Laboratories
  • Panel:

o   Timothy Kamp, M.D., Ph.D.

o   Mark Krasnow, M.D., Ph.D.

o   Stella Chou, M.D.

o   Minzhe Guo, Ph.D.

12:30 PM                    LUNCH (Steering Committee Working Lunch Meeting)

1:30 PM                      Bioengineering Across Heart, Lung, or Blood

  • Junior Faculty or Trainees from Laboratories Engaged in Heart, Lung, or Blood Bioengineering
  • Panel:

o   Jay Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

o   Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D.

o   Leonard Zon, M.D.

3:00 PM                      Elevator Talks

3:15 PM                      Poster Session

5:15 PM                      Adjourn for the Day


Wednesday, March 29, 2023

8:00 AM                      Working Group Meetings

12:00 Noon                 LUNCH (Meet the Professor Tables)

1:00 PM                      Translational Therapeutics and Diagnostics

  • Junior Faculty or Trainees from Laboratories Engaged in Translational Progenitor Cell Applications to Heart, Lung, or Blood Conditions
  • Panel:

o   John Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.

o   Jeffrey Whitsett, M.D.

o   George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.

2:30 PM                      Group Photograph

3:00 PM                      Trainees Report

3:15 PM                      Heart, Lung, and Blood Future Directions

·       Cardiac Working Group speaker (5 min)

·       Hematopoietic Working Group speaker (5 min)

·       Lung Working Group Speaker (5 min)

3:30 PM                      Awards and Concluding Remarks

  • Denis Buxton, Ph.D., Hal Chapman, M.D.

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