1st Annual Space, Cancer and Personalized Medicine Conference
Hosted by the Gibbs Cancer Center
April 12, 2013
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas Campus
||The Gibbs Cancer Center hosted the first annual Space, Cancer and Personalized Medicine Conference in Spartanburg, SC with the Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) as a co-sponsor.
Leaders from NASA, CASIS and other leading industry experts discussed topics ranging from stem cells and cancer biology, to personalized medicine and the benefits of conducting such research on the International Space Station.
*CASIS is the non-profit organization selected by NASA in July 2011 to maximize use of the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory through 2020.
|List of Speakers:
00:00:00 Welcome: Timothy J. Yeatman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
00:03:30 - Opening remarks: Bruce Holstien
00:05:30 - Introduction of Moderator: Jack Pledger, Ph.D.
00:06:50 - Space Environment Effects on Human Physiology
Craig Kundrot, Ph.D.
00:43:06 - Cell Biology and Tissue Engineering in Microgravity
Neal Pellis, Ph.D.
01:12:03 - The Promise of Stem Cells
Carol Brenner, Ph.D.
01:52:30 - Personalized Medicine: State of the Science & Impact on Health Care
Edd Fleming, M.D.
02:30:18 - KEYNOTE: The NASA Mission & Vision for the Next Decade
Julie Robinson, Ph.D.
03:28:36 - Duane Ratliff
Center for Advancement of Science in Space
03:29:49 - Welcome from the International Space Station 180 Miles Above Spartanburg
03:33:04 - CASIS 101
03:48:05 - Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
04:11:00 - Timothy Yeatman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
The Epithelial – Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): A New Model for Cancer Biology
04:46:15 - Paul Reichert, Assoc. Principal Scientist, Merck Research Laboratories
Interferon Microgravity Experiments
|| Friday, April 12, 2013