International scientists to deliver series of webinars on regenerative medicine

Nov 01 2022 Posted: 12:20 GMT

Three international female scientists are to lead a series of webinars focusing on cutting-edge regenerative therapeutic medicine for humans and animals at University of Galway.

Taking a One Health approach, University of Galway researchers Dr Ana Ivanovska from North Macedonia, Dr Laura Barrachina from Spain, and Dr Tarlan Eslami Arshaghi from Iran, will join Professor Frank Barry, Professor of Cellular Therapy with REMEDI, will discuss their current research and how they try to advance new therapies for use in both human and veterinary medicine.

Joining the University of Galway scientists for the webinars are Professor Valerie Johnson, Michigan State University, USA, and Professor Steven Dow, Colorado State University, USA.

The six webinar masterclasses will run each Tuesday from November 1 to December 13 (except Tuesday November 15) at 4pm.

The webinar series is organised by Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN), in collaboration with the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) at University of Galway.

The six webinars include:

  • November 1: One Health and Regenerative Medicine by Professor Frank Barry
  • November 8: Cell Therapies for Wildlife and Exotic Animals by Professor Valerie Johnson
  • November 22: Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapies for Osteoarthritis by Dr Ana Ivanovska
  • November 29: Cell Therapies for Bacterial Infections by Professor Steven Dow
  • December 6: Animal Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells by Dr Laura Barrachina
  • December 13: Animal Cell-Free Therapies  by Dr Tarlan Eslami Arshaghi

Professor Barry said: “We hope to provide information about the kind of cutting-edge research that is going on around the world in advanced therapeutics in veterinary medicine. We are interested in using our research skills to develop advanced therapeutics for veterinary patients and have gathered together an exceptionally talented international team of qualified vets, all with profound scientific expertise.”

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