Nerem Lecturer

Peter Zandstra, Ph.D.'s picture

The University of British Columbia

School of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Medical Genetics, Associate Member

University of British Columbia

History of Nerem Lecturer

The Nerem Lecturer, who gives the opening keynote presentation at the Regenerative Medicine Workshop, is a researcher who reflects the spirit of fellowship and service standing at the forefront of interdisciplinary research. Established in 2012, the lecture series is named after Robert M. Nerem, Ph.D. who exemplified this interdisciplinary, collaborative spirit throughout his career. Nerem founded the workshop, is a pioneer in the regenerative medicine field, a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, and is currently an Emeritus Professor at Georgia Tech. 


Past Speakers

2019 Deepak Srivastava, M.D. - Gladstone Institutes
2018 Viola Vogel, Ph.D. - ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2017 Jeffrey Hubbell, Ph.D. - The University of Chicago
2016 Linda Griffith, Ph.D. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015 Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D. - Columbia University
2014 Douglas Lauffenburger, Ph.D. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2013 Robert Lanza, M.D. - Advanced Cell Technology
2012 George Daly, M.D., Ph.D. - Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Jennifer H. Elisseeff, Ph.D.'s picture

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Robert Naviaux, M.D., Ph.D.'s picture

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Mitochondrial Blocks to Healing and Regeneration

Sonja Schrepfer, M.D., Ph.D.'s picture

University of California, San Francisco

Evan Scott, Ph.D.'s picture

Northwestern University

Nanobiomaterial-mediated Costimulation Blockade for Anti-inflammatory Strategies in Regenerative Medicine

Michael Sefton, Sc.D.'s picture

University of Toronto

Lonnie Shea, Ph.D.'s picture

University of Michigan

Immune-engineering in Regenerative Medicine

James M. Wells, Ph.D.'s picture

Cincinnati Children's / University of Cincinnati

Using Human PSC-derived Tissues to Model Development, Digestive Diseases and Diabetes

Young Investigator Faculty Award Winner's picture

Keynote Presentation To Be Announced!