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D7-3-1 Block D7, Pusat Perdagangan Dana 1,
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Selangor Darul Ehsan

MACT Annual Mini Symposium & AGM (2015)

Date:               28th March 2015

Time:               Registration 8.30am- 9.00am PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME

   Symposium from 9.00 am to 4.35pm

           AGM 4.35pm to 5.30pm (for members only)

Venue:             Auditorium Connexion@Nexus, Bangsar South

Organizer:        Malaysia Association for Cell Therapy (MACT)

Theme:            "New regulations; final drafting"

Registration Fees: RM300 for members (Full and Associate) and RM600 for non members (free Associate membership! subject to the approval of MACT EXCO). RM200 for Student, kindly please write in to the Secretariat at mact2012@gmail.com

Target Audience: Scientist, researchers, physicians, organisations in cell therapy industry

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM (please click here)

Over the years, stem cell therapy has grown to become one of the interesting ‘solutions’ in medical landscape, due to its potential in various applications across many different disciplines. Especially in Malaysia, stem cell has also becoming the buzz word in attracting consumerism. Not only patients, doctors and industry players have been enthusiastic to explore what stem cell therapy has to offer towards achieving better health. Just recently new set of regulation pertaining to stem cell therapy has been announced and finalized. For all we know, this progress could either make or break the industry due to its vast pros and cons. Will the regulation support industry aspirations? Is it too focused on protecting one side of the interests? Most importantly, how will this regulation impact the patients, healthcare professionals, industry and the overall future of local stem cell therapy? Join us in discussing more of these exciting issues, themed "New regulations; Final Drafting" with our reputable speakers and panellists in the latest edition of MACT Symposium 2015!

Chairperson: Dr Khairul Baharin, CEO / Managing Director, Cell Tissue Technology Sdn. Bhd

Time

Programme

Speaker

0830-0900

Registration with Coffee/Tea

 

0900-0905

Welcome & Introduction 

Dr Khairul Chairperson

0905-0915

Keynote address New regulations; final drafting

MACT President, Dr Lim Teck Onn

Session 1

Industry dialogue

 

0915-1000

MACT members’ open discussion and meeting with BiotechCorp (Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation) to develop industry’s response to BPFK’s draft regulatory guideline for cell therapy in Malaysia

Mr. Jay Padasian and Ms. Cindy Tai, Representatives from BiotechCorp

Chairman for this session- Dr Lim Teck Onn
 

1000 - 1030

Tea Break

 

Session 2

Industry dialogue

 

1030 - 1145

Annual Dialogue with Regulatory Authorities 

  • ​Dr. Afidah Binti Ali, Timbalan Pengarah, Cawangan Kawalan Amalan Perubatan Swasta, Bahagian Amalan Perubatan, MOH
  • Dr Ahmad Razid Bin Salleh, Pengarah Bahagian Amalan Perubatan, MOH
  • Dr Goh Pik Pin, Pengarah Pusat Penyelidikan Klinikal (CRC), MOH
  • Dr Noor Aziah Bt Zainal Abidin  Jawatankuasa Kebangsaan Etika Penyelidikan dan Terapi Stem Cell, Urusetia NCESRT
  • Prof Dr. Tunku Kamaru Zaman,  Jawatankuasa Kebangsaan Etika Penyelidikan dan Terapi Stem Cell

Chairman for this session-

Dr Lim Teck Onn

Session 3

Industry Showcase

 

1145-1230

Therapeutic Potential of Stempeucel® (bone marrow derived mesenchymal stromal cells) for Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia due to Buerger’s disease

Dr. Pawan Kumar Gupta, Sr. Director – Medical Services of Stempeutics

1230-1400

Lunch

 

Session 3

Industry Showcase

 

1400-1445

Optimization of serum-free media cultures to enable microcarrier-based expansion of MSCs

Dr Tan Kah Yong (Bioprocessing Technology Institute, Singapore)

1445-1530

Bench to bedside stem cell therapy

Professor Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman Tunku Zainol Abidin (University of Malaya)

1530-1545

Tea Break

 

1545-1630

Stem Cells in Beauty and Aesthetics

Professor Dato’ Dr. Aminuddin Ahmad (Universiti Teknologi MARA)

1630-1635

Closing

 Vice President, Mr James Then

1635-1745

MACT 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) & EXCO meeting

MACT members

FOR MORE INFORMATION 
If you need additional information regarding the scientific meeting, please contact MACT Secretariat, via email at mact2012@gmail.com or by telephone at 03- 78426322. Please note that this program is TENTATIVE and subject to change without notice. Visit www.mact.org.my for details and updates 

Terms and conditions:

Note: Subject to capacity, registration may close prior to the conference. Please register early.

  • Fees are non-refundable. Substitution are allowed at no charge. All notes and handout are not provided.
  • MACT reserves the right to cancel any workshop/ conference or meetings at our discretion. Reasons for cancellation might include (but are not limited to) where number are insufficient or a trainer / speaker is indisposed or unable to confirm the venue.
  • MACT expressly forbids the right to reproduce any part of our workshop / meetings in any form (e.g. on the internet, DVDs, photographs etc). Anyone suspected of filming or photographing the session for any purpose of publication, without the written permission of the MACT, may be asked to leave the session
  • Participants bringing along valuables and personal property do so at their own risk and are responsible for their safety. MACT cannot be held liable for loss or damage to personal items.
  • All travel and accommodation arrangements are the responsibility of participants

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