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Cancer Stem Cell Conference 2016

Cancer Stem Cell Conference 2016


We look forward to seeing you at CSC 2018!

In 2014, the National Center for Regenerative Medicine created this international cancer stem cell conference to foster new collaborations across national and international boundaries.

This conference will address the translation of bench-top science to patient care. CSC 2016 is guaranteed to offer cutting-edge presentations in a variety of specialized areas within the field. Join us for this 4-day summit and network with scientists and clinicians advancing cancer stem cell research and therapeutic applications. 

CSC 2016 will feature:

  • Renowned speakers from over 25 different institutions
  • Preconference Workshop (Trainee Career Development)
  • Meet the Editors (Cell Stem Cell and Nature Cell Biology)
  • Young Investigator Awards (Junior level faculty and below)
  • Over 100+ posters
  • 15 Short Talks (selected from abstracts submissions)


Hilton Hotel

100 Lakeside, Cleveland, OH 44114


Registration Fees

CategoryEarly RateStandard Rate
Trainee/Student $295.00 $395.00
NCRM/Case Cancer Center Member $395.00 $495.00
Academic/Non-Profit $495.00 $595.00
Corporate $695.00 $795.00

* Early registration deadline extended-June 30, 2016

Young Investigator & Travel Awards


Award recipients will be notified no later than August 5th. If you need pre-approval for your submitted abstract, please email 



Keynotes & Invited Speakers

John E. DickUniversity Heath Network, Canada

Luis Parada, PhDMemorial Sloan-Kettering

Robert Weinberg, PhDMIT

Irving L. Weissman, MDStanford University

Mina J. Bissell, PhDLawrence Berkeley

Marius Wernig, MD, PhDStanford School of Medicine

Thomas Gajewski, MD, PhDUniversity of Chicago

Matthew G. Vander Heiden, MD, PhDMIT

Ross Levine, MDMemorial Sloan Kettering

Connie Eaves, PhDBC Cancer Agency

Carla F. Kim, PhDBoston Children's Hospital

Antonio Iavarone, MD, Columbia University

Max S. Wicha, MD, University of Michigan

Jeffrey M. Rosen, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Antonio Iavarone, MD, Columbia University

Tannishtha Reya, PhD, University of California, San Diego

Catherine O'Brien, MD, PhD, University of Toronto

Benjamin T. Spike, PhD, University of Utah

Keith Chan, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Geoffrey M. Wahl, PhD, Salk Institute

Xiling Chen, PhD, Cornell University

Dean W. Felsher, MD, PhDStanford University

Funmi Olopade, MDUniversity of Chicago

Deborah J. Sweet, PhDCell Stem Cell

Michael Espey, PhDNIH/NCI

Dean G. Tang, MD, PhDMD Anderson

Sunitha Nagrath, PhDUniversity of Michigan

Teodoro Pulvirenti, PhDNature Cell Biology

Nywana Sizemore, PhDNIH

Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available.

To learn more about these opportunities, click here.  To customize a package for your company, contact Charlene Mitchell via email ( or call 216.368.4928.