Introduction to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products

Aston University, 26 - 27 June 2019

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Aston University are very excited to partner with the Midlands-Wales Advanced Therapies Treatment Centre to deliver Introduction to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products, a 2-day introductory course, on 26-27 June 2019. This much needed short educational course is designed for anyone who has an interest in working with ATMPs, from manufacturing, to supply chain and logistics to clinical delivery.

Course tutors include:

  • Stuart Curbishley, MW-ATTC
  • Patricia Esteban, Aston University
  • Peter Jones, Oxford Biomedica
  • Julie Kerby, Cell & Gene Therapy Catapult
  • Ivan Wall, Aston University

 

A technology showcase introducing cutting edge innovation that is used to prepare ATMPs for the patient will include presentations by:

  • Miltenyi Biotec (creating the product)
  • GE Asymptote (formulating the product ahead of delivery to the patient)

ATMP course

To register for Aston University ATMP course click here.

Schedule

09:00-09:30

Registration and Coffee

09:30-09:45

Introduction to Course and Day 1 Aims

Ivan Wall & Patricia Esteban, Aston University

09:45-10:30

Introduction to Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products

Ivan Wall, Aston University

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:30

Fundamental Human Cell Biology

-       Cell biology of living cells

-       Reactiveness of living cells to external stimuli

-       External stimuli risks along the journey to the patient

Patricia Esteban & Ivan Wall, Aston University

12:30-13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30-14:15

Cell Therapy Point of Care Manufacturing

Stuart Curbishley, Midlands and Wales Advanced Therapies Treatment Centre

14:15:15:00

Cell Therapy Centralised Manufacturing

Julie Kerby, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

15:00-15:30

Coffee break

15:30-16:30

Workshop

- Sharing lessons learned in delivering ATMP medicines - what worked well and what will we do differently?

- The pharmacy perspective

- The nursing team perspective

- Interactive discussion forum/Q&A

Leads: Jo Gray, Claire Brown, Amisha Desai

17:00

Close and networking drinks in local pub

09:30-09:45

Introduction to Day 2 Aims:

09:45-10:45

Viral Vector Manufacturing

Peter Jones, Oxford Biomedica

10:45-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:30

Workshop

-  Mapping challenges and risks in delivering ATMP medicines

-  Mapping differences between point of care vs centralised production and implications on delivery to the patient

-  Group discussion and feedback

Leads: Stuart Curbishley, Patricia Esteban, Peter Jones, Ivan Wall

12:30-13:15

Lunch

13:15-14:00

Production Technology Showcase

-       ATMP Production (Matthew Cobb, Miltenyi Biotec)

-       ATMP Formulation (Bill Shingleton, GE Asymptote)

14:00-14:45

The GMP Facility

Stuart Curbishley, Midlands and Wales Advanced Therapies Treatment Centre

14:45-15:00

Coffee

15:00-16:00

Practical Session

-       Gowning up

-       Monitoring

-       Documentation

16:00-16:30

Q&A, Open Discussion and Feedback Forum