Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course

Regenerative Medicine Essentials: The Fundamentals to the Future

The 2015 Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course will be held July 20-24, 2015 at Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston-Salem. Course registration is now open!

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The 2014 Regenerative Medicine Essentials course was held July 21-25, 2014 at Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston Salem, NC.

Often referred to as the next evolution of modern health care, regenerative medicine touches many disciplines - from clinical care and engineering to basic science and bioethics. This one-week course, taught by prominent experts, provides attendees a foundation in this exciting field. From the science behind groundbreaking discoveries to regulatory and manufacturing challenges, the course provides a comprehensive look at progress to date as well as future applications. Visit the links above to learn more about the Regenerative Medicine Essentials course. 

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To provide a state-of-the-art review of regenerative medicine including background material, key scientific components of the field, ethical, economic and other issues important to regenerative medicine. The course integrates information, technologies and skills from biological sciences, engineering, legal, commercial, regulatory and ethical disciplines. Sessions address the science behind regenerative medicine, its application to human disease and the importance to modern society. At the end of the course, participants will have received an enhanced foundation in the rules, regulations and ethics in the regenerative medicine environment, routines for first-in-man clinical trials, the practical and theoretical basis for GMP, and the ethical aspects of translational research. 

Learning Goals:

  • To provide participants relevant biological, engineering, legal, regulatory and ethical foundation and principles to understand the emerging field of regenerative medicine
  • To become acquainted with topics from the broad spectrum that makes up regenerative medicine
  • To learn about the technology and technique available for regenerative medicine research
  • To springboard off this foundation into current, cutting-edge research
  • To learn about the rules, regulatory process and ethics in regenerative medicine environments and routines for clinical trials, practical and theoretical basis for GMP
  • To become familiar with the current state of affairs and successes in manufacturing regenerative medicine products and commercialization

Designed for: 

  • Clinicians
  • Researchers
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • MD, MS and PhD Students
  • Industry Staff, Researchers and Executives
  • Industry Vendors

Course Director
Anthony Atala, MD
Director, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine

If you have questions, please contact:
Course Coordinator - Joan F. Schanck, MPA 

A special thanks to our 2014 RME Course Sponsors!


The Biotechnology Center is a private, nonprofit corporation supported by the North Carolina General Assembly. Its mission is to provide long-term economic and societal benefits to North Carolina by supporting biotechnology research, business, education and strategic policy statewide. With headquarters in Research Triangle Park, it connects stakeholders and enables industry growth through offices in Winston-Salem, Asheville, Greater Charlotte, Greenville and Wilmington.

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Richard H. Dean Biomedical Building
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