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From Your Regional Leadership

(Coming Soon)


2018 - 2019 Regional Executive Committee Members

Joan Garcia-Lopez, MD, PhD
Regional Vice-President 

June 2019 - June 2021
Director of Research and Education Banc De Sang i Teixits Spain

Massimiliano Gnecchi, MD, PhD
Regional Vice-President Elect
June 2019 - June 2021
University of Pavia & IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Hospital
Pavia, Italy
Britta Eiz-Vesper, PhD
Regional Treasurer
June 2017 - June 2020
Hannover Medical School, Institute for Transfusion Medicine
Hanover, Germany

Mohamed Abou-El-Enein, MD,PhD
Regional Secretary
June 2017 - June 2020
Cherité- University Medicine Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Natividad Cuende, MD, MPH, PhD
Europe Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee
June 2017 - June 2019
Andalusian Initiative for Advanced Therapies
Sevilla, Spain

Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee: Europe  Click here to view


Regional Breaking News

Relevant information from the European Commission related to national regulatory requirements for EU countries, including Norway, for investigational medicinal products containing Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) - Click here

European Commission formally adopts Guidelines on GMP for ATMPs - Click here

Key milestone event celebrating 10 years of ATMP regulation in Europe.

The abstract book from the November 10, 2017 event in Rome is now available to ISCT members, please click here to access.

Italian and Spanish Translations of the ISCT Presidential Task Force Landmark Publication on the Use of Unproven Cellular Therapies Now Available Read More

UK Government Announces New Investment in Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre Read More


Upcoming Regional Events

Selection, Validation and Implementation of Rapid Microbiological Methods for ATMPs - National University of Galway, Ireland
June 12 - 13, 2019
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Past Events

Workshop/Meeting on GMP Manufacturing, Scale-Up and Challenges of ATMP - National University of Galway, Ireland
November 14-15, 2018
ISCT Officer Presenting: Mark Lowdell

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ISCT Europe 2018 Regional Meeting - Florence, Italy

September 12-14, 2018
Firenze Fiera Congress and Exhibition Center

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Celebrating 10 years of ATMP regulation in Europe: Past, Present and Future - Rome, Italy
November 10, 2017
ISCT Officer Co-Chair: Massimo Dominici
Read More 

Cell Therapy Manufacturing - Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 6, 2017
ISCT Officers Presented: Miguel Forte and Mark Lowdell
Read More

ISCT Webinar: Outsmart Commercialization Pain-Points Before They Happen
September 19, 2017
Organized by the ISCT Process and Product Development Subcommittee
Read More

2017 TERMIS - EU Conference Davos, Switzerland
June 26 - 30, 2017
ISCT Officers Presented: Mark Lowdell and Massimo Dominici
Read More

EBMT 2017 - Marseille, France
March 25 - 29, 2017
ISCT Officers Presented at Joint SessionCatherine Bollard, Mark Lowdell, John Barrett and Adrian Gee
Read More



First Two CAR T-Cell Medicines Recommended for Approval in the EU - Click Here

June Update - Click Here

April Update - Click Here


European Commission formally adopts Guidelines on GMP for ATMPs - Click Here

November Update - Click Here

September Update - Click Here

April Update - Click Here

February Update Click Here


December Update - Click Here

October Update - Click Here


ISCT Europe 2018 Regional Meeting

Webinar Series

The ISCT Europe 2018 Regional Meeting Webinar Series includes:

Webinar 1 - Extracellular Vesicles - Now Available!

Webinar 2 - An Insight into the Development and Regulation of Innovative  Cell & Gene Based Products - Now Available!

Webinar 3 - Clinical Trials: How to get the most out of your Clinical Trials

Webinar 4 - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Genetic Diseases: Clinical Trials Spotlight

Webinar 5 - Allogeneic CAR-T; the View from the Ward



ISCT 2018 Regional Meeting

ISCT Europe 2018 Regional Meeting


Congratulations to Bechara Mfarrej, MS from Marseilles, France, Anton Terwisscha van Scheltinga, PhD from Leiden, Netherlands and Karin Wisskirchen, PhD from Munich, Germany, selected as International Scholars at the Cell Therapy Training Course held in Seattle from October 23-27, 2017! Click here to view


Past Meetings

2017 Annual Meeting 

Program - Click here

Presentations and Abstract Book - coming soon

Annual Meeting Website - Click here

2015 Regional Meeting 

ProgramClick here

Presentations (members only) - Click here 

2014 Annual Meeting

ProgramClick here

Presentations and Abstract Book (members only) Click here

2011 Annual Meeting

ProgramClick here

Presentations and Abstract Book (members only) Click here

September 11 - 14, 2010

Belgirate, Italy

2010 Regional Meeting

September 14 - 16, 2008

Antwerp, Belgium

2008 Regional Meeting 


Past Webinars

November 25, 2014 Cell Therapy Clinical Trials in the EU
 June 17, 2013
 ATMP Regulations
 May 25, 2012  Potency Assays for Mesenchymal Tissue Regeneration

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