CARAT Workshop at EBMT 2018

44th Annual Meeting of the EBMT

The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) is inviting to its 44th Annual Meeting which will be held on March 18-21, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Scientific Programme will include symposia and educational sessions related to the specific problems of stem cell transplantation. The meeting itself is a national committement of the 6 national transplant centres helped by a joint Iberian Scientific Committee and with the support of the Portuguese Society of Hematology. Being a small country Portugal has the particularity of holding one of the major European Donor Registries, with over 400,000 volunteer donors frequently involved in donations to all over the world.

We are happy to announce that CARAT is joining the EMBT Meeting!

CARAT supports the Basic Science Award during the Opening Ceremony on Sunday, March 18, 2018 between 19:10 – 19:20 in Auditorium I.

In addition, there will be a Joint EBMT -  CARAT workshop on Monday, March 19, 2018 at the Cellular Therapy Day between 15:00 – 16:30 in Auditorium V focusing on “CAR T-cell therapies: next steps towards broad translation”.

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Dr Andrew Kaiser (Miltenyi Biotec GmbH) on CARAT: Enabling technologies for CAR therapies
  • Prof Attilio Bondanza (OSR) on Quality vs quantity: what’s more important in CAR T-cells?
  • Prof Gianpietro Dotti (UNC School of Medicine) on Balancing safety and efficacy of CAR T-cells

We are looking forward to getting in touch with you and discuss the most recent developments in CAR T-cell therapy.

For more information on the conference, visit the EBMT conference website.