"From basic research to translational medicine through biotechnology"

It was held on the 11th of October at the Maffei Hall (Chamber of Commerce of Cremona) the conference titled: "From basic research to translational medicine through biotechnology." The event was organized as part of two projects of R & D, Superpig and Ex Ovo Omnia.

Superpig project is co-financed by the Fund for the Promotion of Institutional Agreements of the Lombardy Region, Structure, University and Research. Its purpose is to create a technology platform for the use of the pig in the biomedical field (for organ transplantation and tissue) and biotechnology (animal model).

The Ex Ovo Omnia project is funded by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and the Region of Lombardy, as part of the "scientific and technological cooperation projects in the areas of biotechnology, ICT implementing the collaboration between the Autonomous Region of Sardinia and Lombardy Region." The aim of the project is to develop physiological systems for in vitro maturation of the oocyte in domestic mammals with the purpose of improving the efficiency of assisted reproductive biotechnologies.

The conference has as its objective the dissemination of current knowledge in the field of organ transplantation, stem cells and biotechnologies. 

Dr. Paolo Vezzoni (Istituto Clinico Humanitas) , Prof. Giuseppe Remuzzi (IRCCS-IRF Mario Negri), Dr. Franco Lucchini (Centro Ricerche Biotecnologiche, Universit√† Cattolica di Cremona) and  Dr. Giovanna Lazzari (Avantea) took part as speakers.

During the event the state of the art in the field of organ transplantation, the
stem cells, genetic engineering and biotechnology of farm animal reproduction was illustrated.

The conference was live broadcasted on line and the recorded event is now available in the video section of our website.

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