2nd International Symposium on Inner Ear Therapies

4-6 November 2019 • Hannover, Germany

2nd International Symposium on Inner Ear Therapies

4-6 November 2019 • Hannover, Germany

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Scientific programme

Monday, 04 November 2019  
08:30-08:40 Welcome: Thomas Lenarz and Athanasia Warnecke
08:40-09:20 Keynote 1: Microcirculatory disorders as a basic initiator of degenerative disease (Axel Haverich)
09:20-10:45

Session 1: Proteomics, Biomarkers and Neuroinflammation (Agnes Szcepek)
Keynote 2: Extracellular Vesicles as novel translational inner ear therapeutics (Eva Rhode)
Keynote 3: Manufacturing and distribution of cell based therapeutics (Mario Gimona)

10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:30 Session 2: Clinical genetics (Saaid and Vincent Van Rampey and Ronald Pennings) Highlight talk: Clinical Genetics (N.N.)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Keynote 4: Small molecules clinical trial for Menières disease (Jonathan Kil)
14:15-15:00 Session 3: Neurotrophins, small molecules and modes of delivery (Marlies Knipper, Barbara Canlon and Thomas Thum)
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:00 Session 4: Cohorts and Biobanking (N.N.)
17:00-18:30 Welcome Cocktail at Posters
19:00 Speakers Dinner
Thuesday, 05 November 2019  
8:30-9:10 Keynote 5: Stem cell-derived organoids as a humanized model for congenital inner ear disorders (Eri Hashino)
9:10-10:00 Session 5: miRNA and Epigenetics (Karen Avraham, Christine Petit) Highlight talk: Electroporesis via the cochlear implant electrode (Garry Housley)
10:00-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Session 6: Bionic and biohybrid devices (Thomas Lenarz) Highlight talk: Clinical Approaches for improved wound healing (Eli Lewis)
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Keynote 6: Genome editing: How far from clinics (Zheng-Yi Chen)
14:15-15:00 Session 7: Gene therapy (Larry Lustig, Jeffrey Holt. Axel Schambach) Highlight talk: Epigenetics of development and the failure of regeneration in the mammalian inner ear (Neil Segil)
15:00-16:0 Break at posters
16:00-17:30 Session 8: Site of lesion diagnostics and in vivo imaging (Christine Petit and Lei Song)
20:00 Conference dinner
Wednesday, 06 November 2019  
08:30-09:10 Keynote 7: The fast and the curious – High-throughput in vitro and in vivo interrogation of AAV capsid libraries (Dirk Grimm)
9:10-10:00 Session 9: Cell-based approaches including regeneration (Yi-Chao Hsu and Athanasia Warnecke) Highlight talk: Local drug delivery: Application modes and clinical feasibility (Stefan Plontke)
10:00-11:00 Break at posters
11:00-12:30 Session 10: Outcome measures/ and clinical trials (Anne Schilder and Bernard Fraysse) Highlight talk: Protection from cisplatin toxicity (Kaukab Rajput)
  Farewell