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for the 5th Summit on Stem Cell Derived Islets
Taking place at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in Boston, October 28-29, 2024
Welcome Message from the Organizers

Dear All,

On behalf of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA), the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), we are pleased to announce the 5th Summit on Stem Cell Derived Islets to be held at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in Boston, MA, USA from October 28-29, 2024.

The Summit will highlight the most recent basic science breakthroughs in stem cell-derived islet biology and complementary technologies as well as showcase clinical trial progress of this innovative technology. The Summit program will feature world-renowned expert speakers presenting highly innovative science and state-of-the-art developments.

We expect more than 200 delegates and speakers representing leading experts and key opinion leaders in the field. Registration and abstract submission will open soon, please look out for our next eblast.

Abstract submission opens May 1, 2024, with a submission deadline of June 15, 2024.

We look forward to your participation,

Jon S. Odorico,
M.D., F.A.C.S.

Conference Co-Chair

James Markmann,
M.D., Ph.D. F.A.C.S.

Conference Co-Chair

Douglas Melton,

Conference Co-Chair
Important Dates
  • Abstract Submission Opens:
    May 1, 2024
  • Abstract Submission Deadline:
    June 15, 2024
  • Notification Letters to Submitters:
    August 15, 2024
  • Registration Deadline for Abstract Presenters:
    September 1, 2024