Professor of Surgery<br />Director of Cell Transplant Center &<br />Director Emeritus of the Diabetes<br />Research Institute <br />USA
Dr. Camillo Ricordi
Topic: From the First-In-Human Success in Stem Cell Derived Islet Transplantation to a Cure for Diabetes, Autoimmune and Age-Related Diseases: Challenges, Requirements, and Possible Solutions
Camillo Ricordi, M.D., FNAI, is Professor of Surgery, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami (UM), Florida, where he serves as Chief of the Division of Cellular Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Director of the Cell Transplant Center and Director Emeritus of the Diabetes Research Institute. Ricordi has been serving as Medical Director of the NIH funded cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) Advanced Human Cell and Biologic Product Manufacturing Facility since 1993, that has been providing an invaluable service distributing human tissues, cells and other biologic products, for research and clinical applications at UM, in the US and worldwide.