The newly established Institute of Cell Therapy (ICT) is focused on translational research in cellular, gene and regenerative therapies. It includes a fully functionally Bone Marrow Donor Center (CBMDP – “Save a Life”, www.xarisezoi.gr) and GMP (Clean room B, C, D) facilities for clinical production of cellular therapies and “Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products” (ATMPs). The ICT is affiliated and supports the Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit of the University Hospital of Patras(EBMT CIC 281, www.bmtpatra.gr).
Translational research on cellular therapies, including GMP development of cellular products and performance of clinical trials in cooperation with the BMT Unit.
Establishment and management of a “Bone Marrow Donor Center” which recruits stem cell donors and organizes stem cell donations within the network of the National Transplant Organization and the World Marrow Donor Association (WO-1041, www.xarisezoi.gr)
Basic and translational research on “Advanced Therapeutic Medicinal Products” (ATMPs), including research on gene and regenerative therapies.
The contribution to the educational and research needs of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the Departments of the School of Health Sciences of the University of Patras in matters that fall under the subject of “ATMPs”.
Alexandros Spyridonidis, MD, PhD.Professor of Hematology, Medical School, University of Patras
Director of the Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit,
University Hospital Leader RIC Committee,
Acute Leukemia WP of the European BMT,
Former Hellenic Representative in European Union, Section “Tissues and Cells”
Telephone : +30 2610 99 9506
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Stathopoulos KonstantinosProfessor of Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Patras
Professor of Biochemistry, Medical School, University of Patras
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Telephone : +30 2610 997932
Taraviras StavrosProfessor of Physiology, Medical School, University of Patras
Director of Dept of Physiology
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Telephone : +30 2610 99 7943
Website : http://stemcellslab.upatras.gr/,