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CellCAN Strategic Forum: Innovation in Cell and Gene Therapies to the Service of Canadians

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The cell and gene therapy revolution is clearly under way in Canada, and it is time to double down our efforts to bring the medical treatments of the future to the Canadian patients. This is one of the major conclusions of the second CellCAN pan-Canadian Strategic Forum, Cell & Gene Therapy Revolution: Time to Gown Up! that just ended in Toronto. Organized in partnership with the Center for Commercialisation of Cancer Immunotherapy (C3i) and the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerativ...'

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  • 26/03/2019

CellCAN is looking for a Scientific Knowledge Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION
SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE MANAGER

FULL TIME

CellCAN is a pan‐Canadian non‐profit organization established in 2014 that is part of the Government of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence. Our mission is to mobilize knowledge to improve the quality, safety and feasibility of cell and gene therapy in Canada through optimal manufacturing practices. CellCAN strives to fully exploit this potential by providing an unprecedented level of collaborat...'

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  • 26/03/2019

CTSG December 2018 Update

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We had our bi-annual Cell Therapy Stakeholder Group (CTSG) meeting with Health Canada on December 4, 2018. 6 Agenda items were presented and discussed at this meeting. Approved meeting minutes are available at the following address: www.cellcan.com/ctsg.

  1. The first agenda item included a welcome, roundtable and announcements of retirements and new appointments. Cathy Parker co-chair of the CTSG group and Director General of BGTD an...'

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  • 04/03/2019

12 People Hospitalized With Infections From Stem Cell Injections in the USA

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How to protect yourself and your loved ones

On December 20, 2018, the New York Times issued an article on the cases of 12 people who got seriously ill following stem cell injections. “The people who became ill after receiving the Genetech (Ed: the Californian company responsible for the contaminated blood products) products had been given injections into their knees, shoul...'

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  • 21/12/2018

Hands-on GMP workshop

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One of CellCAN's Network Affiliate, the Centre d'Excellence en Thérapie Cellulaire (CETC) in Montreal, was the host of a hands-on GMP workshop from October 14th to 16th, 2018. This exclusive training, organized by CellCAN in partnership with C3i, gave the opportunity to learn the essentials of GMP requirements from experts illustrated by several experiences from actual clinical trials.

Thanks to a mixture of lectures and hands-on training, participants were able to transform kn...'

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  • 14/10/2018

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13 NETWORK AFFILIATES. 25 PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS. 181 NETWORK COLLABORATORS.