Ncardia US Annual User Symposium, June 13-14, Boston, US

27 March, 2018

Registration Now Open!

Date: June 13-14, 2018 (add to calendar)

Location: Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA, USA (map)

We are pleased to invite you to attend Ncardia’s US Annual User Symposium (Boston, June 13-14) showcasing the use of our flagship Cor.4U® / Pluricyte® cardiomyocytes and neural cell products by key leaders in pharma and research. We are delighted to announce that various plenary speakers have been confirmed! Scroll down for the final program.


Final Program

Download PDF copy of program

Wednesday June 13

12:00 – 12:45

Check-in & Lunch

12:45 – 13:00


13:00 – 13:30

Laszlo Urban (Novartis)
“Combination of hiPSC-derived cardiomyocytes with all-optical electrophysiology for characterization of hERG channel blockers”

13:30 – 14:00

Kevin Harlen (Montana Molecular)
Rapid, live-cell detection of cellular stress and toxicity”

14:00 – 14:20

Yama Abassi (ACEA Biosciences)
“Unlocking the Full Potential of hiPSC-CMs Using the xCELLigence CardioECR System”

14:20 – 15:00

Poster Session / Networking

15:00 – 15:30

Lowry Curley (AxoSim)
“Development and Validation of Peripheral Human Co-Culture Models for Neurotoxicity Screening"

15:30 – 16:00

Marc Pourrier (IonsGate)
“Over-expressing ion channel mutations in hiPSC-derived cardiomyocytes to model arrhythmogenic diseases”

16:00 – 16:20

Corina T. Bot (Nanion Technologies)
“Ion Channels and Transporters for in Vitro Assays: Optogenetics Lights Up the Future of Tox?”

16:20 – 17:00

Poster Session / Networking



Thursday June 14

09:00 – 09:30

Ulrich Broeckel (Medical College of Wisconsin)
“iPSC-derived Cardiomyocytes, Cardiac fibroblasts and Cardiac Matrix - Interactions and Function in Health and Disease”

09:30 – 10:00

Elizabeth Buttermore (Boston Children's Hospital)
“From bedside to bench: disease-modeling using patient-specific iPSC-derived neurons”

10:00 – 11:00

Poster Session / Networking

11:00 – 11:30

Greg Luerman (Ncardia)

11:30 – 11:50

Carina Peritore (Axion BioSystems)
“It’s time to LEAP: Automating arrhythmia detection in hiPSC-CM assays”

11:50 – 12:20

Renjun Zhu (Johns Hopkins)
“In vitro electrophysiology studies using large monolayers of human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes”

12:20 – 12:30

Summary/ Departure


Require a room? We recommend the hotel where the Symposium will take place - The Boston Park Plaza.

Please use the form below to register.


Ncardia US Symposium: Boston, MA (June 13-14, 2018)

Yes, I would like to register for the Ncardia US Symposium 2018.

Note: This is not a binding registration. Fields marked with (*) are mandatory.

Registration fee: 500 USD, which can be fully redeemed against your next Ncardia order. Further information to follow.

Please feel free to let us know more about your particular interests (multiple suggestions welcome):

**Dinner on June 13**

Ncardia invites you to dinner on Wednesday June 13. For organisational purposes we need to know if you will participate!
Yes, I WILL attend the dinner!

Interest in Neurotox

I am interested in the following service(s):
Seizure Liability
Mitochondrial Liability
Neuronal specific cytotox
Botulinum neurotoxin Batch testing (SNP 25)
Ca transient analysis
Reporter gene assay

Interest in Neuronal Drug Development

Parkinsons Disease Model
Alzheimer Disease Model
Pain DD model

Interest in Cardiac Safety & Toxicology

Cardiac contractile force measurement
Mitochondrial Liability / Metabolism
Voltage & Ca sensitive Dyes -HTS
Voltage & Ca Sensors -HTS
Channelrhodopsin-2 pacing

Interest in Cardiac Drug Development

Gene Knock Down
LQT Syndrome
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Ischemia Reperfusion
Fatty Acid Metabolism

Interest in Services

Transient Transfection (mRNA)
MEA analysis (Cardiomyocytes)
Impedance analysis (Cardiomyocytes)
HTS Ca-sensitive / voltage-sensitive dye-based assay
Developmental Toxicity
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We look forward to seeing you in Boston!