Examining Microencapsulation Methods for Implantation

Time: 11:45 am
day: Day One


• Introduction to microencapsulation technology and product pipeline
• Manufacturing process of encapsulated cells
• Unique attributes of encapsulation material
• Placement of capsules and mechanism of action
• Development of bio-artificial pancreas to treat Type 1 and insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetes by encapsulating genetically engineered liver cells, stem cells and beta islet cells