Tissue Banking Around the World

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Tissue Banking Around the World

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Presentation 1

Presentation Summary:

During this session, we will review the processes, regulation, challenges and demand for donation and tissue in the Netherlands.

Tissue Banking in the Netherlands

 

Speakers: Frank Beneker and Ger Kropman
Date: May 8, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

 

Presentation 2

Presentation Summary:

During this session, we will review the processes, regulation, challenges, and demand for donation and tissue in South Korea.

Dr. Choi

Dr. Choi

Dr. Choi has been in the tissue banking industry for 10 years.  After his retirement from 30 years of active duty in a military hospital, he worked with the foundation of Korea Public Tissue Bank (KPTB). Dr. Choi received his Master's Degree in Health Sciences and in Hospital Business Administration from the Graduate School of Public Health at Yonsei University and his Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Hansung in Seoul, Korea. He has authored several book chapters and co-authored over 15 publications about healthcare marketing.

In his current role, Dr. Choi provides education and leadership, develops tissue banking policies, and assists in building relationships with international tissue banks. As a public non-profit organization, KPTB has played a crucial role in building a tissue donation and tissue banking system in Korea.

Tissue Banking in South Korea

 

Speaker: Choi Ho, Ph.D.
Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

 

Presentation 3

Presentation Summary:

During this session, we will review the processes, regulation, challenges, and demand for donation and tissue in Australia.

Tissue Banking in Australia

 

Speakers: Gavin Van Der Meer and Debbie Stracey, CTBS
Date: May 22, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Gavin Van Der Meer

Gavin Van Der Meer

Gavin is the Vice President of the Biotherapeutics Association of Australasia. He is the Medical Scientist in charge of the Barwon Health Bone Bank, a live donor femoral head bank in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Gavin has 20 years of experience in blood processing and tissue banking, including umbilical cord blood collection and processing, laboratory management and quality experience.

Debbie Stracey

Debbie Stracey

Bio coming soon

 

Presentation 4

Presentation Summary:

During this session, we will review the processes, regulation, challenges, and demand for donation and tissue in Singapore.

Khoo Yik Cheong

Khoo Yik Cheong

Khoo Yik Cheong has been in the donation industry for over 4 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Bachelor’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In her current role as a Tissue Donation Transplant Coordinator at the Transplant Tissue Centre SingHealth, she coordinates and oversees tissue donation processes throughout Singapore. Through the extensive knowledge she gained from AATB as a tissue bank specialist, she aims to formalize tissue donation processes in all medical institutions.

Tissue Banking in Singapore

 

Speaker: Khoo Yik Cheong
Date: May 29, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST