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07.30 – 08.30 REGISTRATION


08.30 – 11.00 OPENING CEREMONY

  Conference Introduction & Opening
C. U. Casciani, Conference Honorary President
V. Cervelli, Conference President

  Welcome Remarks
His Excellency Msgr. Z. Zimowski, President of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers
C. Podeschi, San Marino Minister of Health
L. Ciocchetti, Vice President Lazio Region
L. Abate, President of the Special Commission on Safety and Accidents Prevention
in the workplace, Lazio Region

P. De Luca, Municipality of Rome
R. Lauro, Rector of University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
F. Moschella, President of the Italian Council of Professors in Plastic Surgery
M. Falconi, President of Rome’s Medical Association

  Opening Lectures
  Problems for realization of iPS based cell therapy
S. Nishikawa (Kobe, Japan)
  Cellular therapies and regenerative strategies for treatment of diabetes
C. Ricordi (Miami, USA)
  Citizens health in the Italian constitution
C. Mirabelli (Rome, Italy)
  Regenerative & genomic medicine
G. Novelli (Rome, Italy)


11.00 – 11.30 COFFEE BREAK


11.30 – 13.00 ROUND TABLE: SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
  Chairmen: E. Albertario (Rome, Italy), R. Caputo (Rome, Italy), V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy),

E. Falcetti (Rome, Italy),
G. Scaramuzza (Rome, Italy)
M. Pappagallo (Milan, Italy)
L. Lombardi (Rome, Italy)

13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH


14.00 – 16.00 TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE & SURGERY
Chairmen: P. Di Francesco (Rome, Italy), G. Novelli (Rome, Italy)

14.00 – 14.20 Translating human adipose-derived cells to the clinic
J. Gimble (Baton Rouge, USA)
14.20 – 14.40 Limbal stem cells and long-term corneal regeneration
M. De Luca (Modena, Italy)
14.40 – 15.00 Cell therapy for myocardial refractory ischemia with bone marrow-derived CD133+ cells: translational path and preliminary results
G. Pompilio (Milan, Italy)
15.00 – 15.20

Inducing cancer regression by gene modified adipose stem cells
M. Dominici (Modena, Italy)
15.20 – 15.40 Fat transplantation, a number of questions from the biologist of adipose tissue
M. Lafontan (Toulouse, France)
15.40 – 16.00 Discussion


16.00 – 16.15 COFFEE BREAK


16.15 – 18.15 THE ENGINEERING OF HEALING
Chairmen: S. Ferrone (Pittsburgh, USA), G. Petrella (Rome, Italy), G. Spagnoli (Basel, Switzerland)

16.15 – 16.35 Strategic directions in tissue engineering
P. Johnson (Raleigh, USA)
16.35 – 16.55 Developmental engineering of bone tissue
I. Martin (Basel, Switzerland)
16.55 – 17.15 A regenerative medicine approach to guided bone repair
R. Cancedda (Genoa, Italy), M. Mastrogiacomo (Genoa, Italy)
17.15 – 17.35 Silk fibroin and adipose stem cells for advanced therapies or regenerative medicine
M. Marazzi (Milan, Italy)
17.35– 17.55 Nanostructured materials for medical applications
S. Pek (Singapore)

17.55 – 18.15 Discussion

08.30 – 10.30 RESOURCES FOR DELIVERING CELLS: THE GMP FACILITY
  Chairmen: G. Migliaccio (Rome, Italy), F. Stagno D’Alcontres (Messina, Italy)
08.30 – 08.50 GMP manufacturing of life saving stem cell products at the UC Davis Institute for Regenerative Cures
G. Bauer (Sacramento, USA)
08.50 – 09.10 The GMPfication of mesenchymal stem cells processing for clinical applications
M. Dominici (Modena, Italy)
09.10 – 09.30 Regenerative medicine: from cell procurement to cell manipulation
R. Giordano (Milan, Italy)
09.30 – 09.50 Long-term activated LAK-NK effectors for cellular therapy against haematological malignancies
G. Suck (Singapore)
09.50 – 10.10 Stem cell culture in a GMP environment
G. Stacey (South Mimms, UK)

10.10 – 10.30 Discussion


10.30 – 10.50 COFFEE BREAK


10.50 – 13.15 BASIC PRINCIPLES OF REGENERATIVE SURGERY
  Chairmen: P. Bechi (Florence, Italy), L. Calabrese (Rome, Italy), T.C. Mineo (Rome, Italy)
10.50 – 11.10 The role of optical energy in soft tissue regeneration when treating vascular anomalies
M. Waner (New York, USA)
11.10 – 11.30 Autobionics in regenerative surgery
H. Ashrafian (London, UK)
11.30 – 11.50 Cell signaling modulation in regenerative medicine
A. Barbarisi (Naples, Italy)
11.50 – 12.10

Cell banking and cell assisted surgery
J. Planas (Barcelona, Spain)
12.10 – 12.30 Adipogenic differentiation of human adult adipose tissue-derived stem cells:
from the bench to the clinic

A. Orlandi (Rome, Italy)
12.30– 12.45 New concepts applied to breast reconstructive and aesthetic regenerative surgery
G. Rigotti (Verona, Italy)
12.45 – 13.05 The regenerative potential of fat tissue
S. Coleman (New York, USA)
13.05 – 13.15 Discussion


13.15 – 14.15 LUNCH


14.15 – 16.45 SKIN & BONE REGENERATION
Chairmen: A.L. Gaspari (Rome, Italy), G. Iannetti (Rome, Italy), P. Santi (Genoa, Italy)

14.15 – 14.35 Characterization of stem cells in dermal melanocytes
S. Nishikawa (Kobe, Japan)
14.35 – 14.55 Craniofacial bone regeneration: the search for the ideal biological recipe
D. Genecov (Dallas, USA)
14.55 – 15.15 Clinical application of ADSC for the treatment of scleroderma
N. Scuderi (Rome, Italy)
15.15 – 15.35 Experiences with growth factors in oral and maxillo-facial surgery in bone regeneration
C. Marchetti (Bologna, Italy)
15.35 – 15.55 Lower jaw's post extractive alveolar bone regeneration by the use of mixed PRP/alloplastic
implants : the one year follow up

D. Bottini (Rome, Italy)
15.55 – 16.15 Clinical application of advanced bio-scaffold
F. Bassetto (Padua, Italy)
16.15 – 16.35 Autologous mesenchymal stem cell therapy in local radiation injuries - a Japanese approach
S. Akita (Nagasaki, Japan)

16.35 – 16.45 Discussion


16.45 – 17.00 COFFEE BREAK


17.00 – 18.45 CELLS, GROWTH FACTORS AND ECM APPLICATIONS IN
PLASTIC SURGERY

Chairmen: F. Moschella (Palermo, Italy), A. Orlandi (Rome, Italy), L. Vaienti (Milan, Italy)

17.00 – 17.20 Human derived biomaterials/cells for tissue regeneration
H. Redl (Vienna, Austria)
17.20 – 17.35 Stem cell enriched tissue injections in aesthetic surgery
T. Tiryaki (Istanbul, Turkey)
17.35 – 17.50 Platelet rich lipotransfer (PRL) and enhanced stromal vascular fraction (e-SVF)
in plastic surgery

P. Gentile (Rome, Italy)
17.50 – 18.05 Phenotyping with leptin: confirming the adipose origin of non-adherent mesenchymal
stem cells

A. Leto Barone (Palermo, Italy)
18.05 – 18.20 Hyaluronic acid tubes as nerve guide - with or without multi potential stem cells -
for peripheral nerve gaps up to 2cm

A. Portincasa (Foggia, Italy)
18.20 – 18.35 Scar & burn healing process in the treatment by dermo-epidermal junction cell transfer
V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy), S. Verardi (Rome, Italy)

18.35 – 18.45 Discussion

08.30 – 08.45 LECTURE
  The potential of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF-Endoret) in regenerative medicine
E. Anitua (Vitoria, Spain)

08.45 – 10.15 SAFETY OF CELL ASSISTED SURGERY
  Chairmen: V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy), D. Del Vecchio (Boston, USA), N. Scuderi (Rome, Italy)
08.45 – 09.00 Oncologic safety of lipotransfer in breast cancer patients
J. Y. Petit (Milan, Italy)
09.00 – 09.15 Adipose engineered tissue safety in breast reconstruction
C. Calabrese (Florence, Italy)
09.15 – 09.30 Breast imaging: how to strengthen the safety of enhanced fat graft
A. Fausto (Siena, Italy)
09.30 – 09.45 Use of stem and regenerative cells in cell-assisted surgery – a scientific update
on risks and benefits

K. Schlaudraff (Geneva, Switzerland)
09.45 – 10.00 Stromal vascular fraction & cell enhanced fat grafting: safety and efficacy
S. Coleman (New York, USA)

10.00 – 10.15 Discussion


10.15 – 10.30 COFFEE BREAK


10.30 – 12.45 RECONSTRUCTIVE REGENERATIVE SURGERY: BREAST AND BODY
  Chairmen: F. D’Andrea (Naples, Italy), P. Palombo (Rome, Italy), C. Rubino (Sassari, Italy)
10.30 – 10.45 Fat grafting for breast deformities and reconstruction
M. Eisenmann-Klein (Regensburg, Germany)
10.45 – 11.00 Beyond core volume fat transplantation to the breast – “bilamellar” breast surgery
D. Del Vecchio (Boston, USA)
11.00 – 11.15 The role of adipocytes transplantation to autologous vascular matrix
F. Santanelli (Rome, Italy)
11.15 – 11.30 The subctaneous white adipose tissue
A. Sbarbati (Verona, Italy)
11.30 – 11.45

Lipostructure to the hands and feet
M. Del Bene (Monza, Italy)
11.45 – 12.00 Breast implant rejection therapy with autologous fat transfer
M. Valeriani (Rome, Italy)
12.00 – 12.15 Expanded applications for Cagliari University Hospital (CUH) protocol in immediate
alloplastic breast reconstruction and radiotherapy

D. Ribuffo (Cagliari, Italy)
12.15 – 12.30 Surgical treatment of subacute wounds
Z. Arnez (Trieste, Italy)
12.30 – 12.45 Discussion


12.45 – 13.45 LUNCH


13.45 – 15.15 REGENERATIVE FACIAL AESTHETIC SURGERY
Chairmen: C. Alfano (Perugia, Italy), A. Faga (Pavia, Italy), F. Santanelli (Roma, Italy)

13.45 – 14.00 Facial rejuvenation with structural fat
S. Coleman (New York, USA)
14.00 – 14.15 Fat injection to the face and neck
R. Mazzola (Milan, Italy)
14.15 – 14.30 Lipofilling in regenerative facial surgery
S. Bruschi (Turin, Italy)
14.30 – 14.45 Fat and rejuvenation
M. Klinger (Milan, Italy)
14.45 – 15.00 Platelet rich lipotransfer (PRL) in aesthetic plastic surgery
V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy), P. Gentile (Rome, Italy)

15.00 – 15.15 Discussion


15.15 – 16.45 AESTHETIC REGENERATION IN CRITICAL AREAS
Chairmen: C. D’Aniello (Siena, Italy), M. Pascone (Bari, Italy), M. Valeriani (Rome, Italy)

15.15 – 15.30 Effect of PRP and growth factors on the hair follicle
T. Voukidis (Athens, Greece)
15.30 – 15.45 Tissue regeneration in genital Lichen Sclerosus with fat transplant and PRP:
a bicompartmental approach

F. Casabona (Genoa, Italy)
15.45 – 16.00 Genital fat grafting: where are we now?
M. Brambilla (Milano, Italy)
16.00 – 16.15 Touch-up with autologous fat transplantation in reconstructive breast surgery
G. De Santis (Modena, Italy)
16.15 – 16.30 Vitiligo treatment by melanocytes transfer
V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy), B. De Angelis (Rome, Italy)
16.30 – 16.45 Discussion


16.45 – 17.00 COFFEE BREAK


17.00 – 18.45 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF LIPOTRANSFER IN AESTHETIC BODY SURGERY
Chairmen: F. Bassetto (Padua, Italy), P. Persichetti (Rome, Italy), S. Pompei (Rome, Italy)

17.00 – 17.15 Tuberous breast correction with autologous fat enriched with stem cells
D. De Fazio (Milan, Italy)
17.15 – 17.30 A new technique for adipose tissue transplantation using mechanical reduction of fat clusters
and closed washing without centrifugation (Lipogems system): clinical and experimental
experience with regenerative and volumetric lipostructure

C. Tremolada (Milan, Italy)
17.30 – 17.45 Breast adipous transplants: what is the best method? Five different techniques for
breast adipous transplant : evaluation of results with 3D MRI

E. Gandolfi (Como, Italy)
17.45 – 18.00 Skin dystrophy: treatment with adipose derived stem cells - preliminary report
P. G. Morselli (Bologna, Italy)
18.00 – 18.15 Cultured adipocytes transfer in aesthetic surgery
M. G. Onesti (Rome, Italy)
18.15 – 18.30 From scars treatment to centrifuged characterization
F. Caviggioli (Milan, Italy), A. Ibatici (Milan, Italy)
18.30 – 18.45 Discussion


18.45 – 19.00 CLOSING REMARKS
V. Cervelli (Rome, Italy)