08.30 | Registration
09.00 | Opening Session | The past, the present, the future,… and beyond. Where will RegMed take us?
09.30 | Wanda Lattanzi | Somatic stem cells for regenerative applications: the importance of knowing and understanding the “niche”
10.30 | Coffee Break
11.00 | Ana Colette Maurício | Cell-based therapies and tube-guide biomaterials for nerve regeneration
12.00 | Khoon Lim | Hydrogels as versatile platforms for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
13.00 | Lunch
14.30 | Carlos Mota | Additive manufacturing wetspinning, a versatile technique for the manufacturing of tissue engineering scaffolds
15.00 | Frederico Ferreira | Ex-vivo cultivation of stem cells: biomaterial’s contribution
16.00 | Coffee Break
16.30 | coordinated by Filipe Silva | Workshop: Functional graded materials approaches for biomedical implants
17.30 | PhD Flash Talks (PhD students will have 7’ to present their projects, plus 3’ to get the feedback from the invited speakers)
João Silva | Integrated approach combining mesenchymal stem cells, hierarchical scaffolds and bioreactors for cartilage repair
Marta Costa | Engineering the microenvironment of Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells (MSC) to tune their paracrine activity
David Ângelo | Role of bioengineering and regenerative medicine in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) intra-articular reconstruction
Ana Rita Santos | Animal models in neuromuscular regeneration – Can we replace them?