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SELECTBIO Conferences Stem Cells in Drug Discovery

Jey Jeyakumar's Biography

Jey Jeyakumar, Principal Scientist & Group Leader, Plasticell & Progenitor Therapeutics

Dr JeyJeyakumar is Principal Scientist & Group Leader at Plasticell/Progenitor Therapeutics Ltd.
During his 9 years at Plasticell, Dr Jeyakumar has played a key role in developing Plasticell’s stem cells platform technologies; CombiCult® and ProScreen™, and has been responsible for successfully applying these technologies across a number of discovery programs. He manages both internal R&D and external collaborative projects on the aspects of stem cell differentiation, compound screening, target discovery and biomarker research, including tools and technologies for use in cell and gene therapy applications. Before joining Plasticell in 2008, Dr Jeyakumar was a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He has an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Sheffield University (1995) and a D.Phil from Oxford (2000). For his doctoral thesis, he worked on developing pharmacotherapies for lysosomal storage disorders (LSD). He undertook post-doctoral research at the Harvard Medical School exploring neural stem cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative metabolic disorders.

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Discovery of Regenerative Drugs That Modulate Endogenous Progenitor Cells

Monday, 6 March 2017 at 12:15

Add to Calendar ▼2017-03-06 12:15:002017-03-06 13:15:00Europe/LondonDiscovery of Regenerative Drugs That Modulate Endogenous Progenitor

An overview of the applications of two validated technologies CombiCult® and ProScreen™ on the discovery of small molecule regenerative drugs for osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy - an open innovation partnership with GSK, will be presented.

Add to Calendar ▼2017-03-06 00:00:002017-03-07 00:00:00Europe/LondonStem Cells in Drug