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Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Symposium 2021
Pulmonary Challenge: Cell: Cell Interactions in Lung Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration

8:30am - Welcome - Narsing Rao, MD, Interim Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC
8:35am - Introduction - Zea Borok, MD, Director, Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, USC
8:40am - Remarks from the Hastings Foundation - John Reith, Vice President/Treasurer, Hastings Foundation

Session One: Cell: Cell interactions and signaling in fibrosis and regeneration
Moderator: Parviz Minoo, PhD, Professor, Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, USC
8:45am - "PDGFRα-fibroblasts in lung development and regeneration: jack of all trades, master of none" - Anne-Karina T. Perl, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
9:15am - "Dysregulated Cellular Niches in Human Pulmonary Fibrosis" - Naftali Kaminski, MD, Yale University
9:45am - "Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a disease of lung epithelial cell quality control" - Michael F. Beers, MD, University of Pennsylvania
10:15am - "Selective targeting of YAP/TAZ in fibroblasts to reverse pulmonary fibrosis" - Daniel Tschumperlin, MD, Mayo Clinic
10:45am - Open Discussion

11:00am-1:30pm Lunch

Session Two: Cell: Cell interactions in development and emerging diseases
Moderator: Amy Ryan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, USC
1:30pm - Keynote - "Lung-Chips and COVID" - Donald Ingber, MD, PhD, Harvard University
2:00pm - "Regulation of lung progenitors and their microenvironment" - Carla F. Kim, PhD, Harvard University
2:30pm - "Unlimited expansion of putative distal lung bud tip progenitor cells from human pluripotent stem cells and their in vitro and in vivo engraftment" - Ya-Wen Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research, USC
3:00pm - "Alveolar regeneration and progressive pulmonary fibrosis" - Nan Tang, PhD, National Institutes of Biological Sciences, Beijing

3:30pm - Open Discussion
3:50pm - Closing Statement - Zea Borok, MD
4:00pm - End of Symposium

Mar 5, 2021 08:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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