2022 Cord Blood Connect International Congress

September 9, 2022 to September 11, 2022

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Incorporate novel uses for cord blood and perinatal tissue in cellular therapies and regenerative medicine, expanding patient services
  • Discuss current procedures, methods, and issues in cord blood and tissue collection.  Participants will exchange ideas and lessons learned regarding  processing, banking, manufacturing, regulation, accreditation and public education to find opportunities to minimize obstacles
  • Report on the accomplishments of the Cord Blood Association, and decide next steps in its priority areas of quality products and services,  advocacy, market expansion, education, and research and development
Additional information


D'Etta Waldoch, CMP
Phone Number: 
+1 (262) 827-4996
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 11.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/09/2022 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/11/2022 - 5:05pm CDT
Virtual - Zoom
WI 53020
United States




In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ann Kaestner
Arun Prasath
Beth Shaz
Chloe Anthias
Christina Celluzzi
Christina Melief
Daniel Gibson
Daniel Laskowitz
David Miller
Delia Ephron
D'Etta Waldoch Snyder
Diane Fournier
Donna Regan
Douglas Gladstone
Dunia Jawdat
Eliane Gluckman
Emeline Frenet
Filippo Milano
Frances Verter
Irina Evseeva
James Ropa
Jessica M. Sun
Junya Kanda
Karen Ballen
Lauren Franz
Lutz Koerschgen
Marcie Finney
Matthew Farrow
Michael O’Dwyer
Ming Ming Li
Minoko Takanashi
Monica Avila
Nelson Chao
Ngaire Elwood
Nicoletta Sacchi
Omar Aljitawi
Patrick Hanley
Peter Bawin
Peter Marks
Roger Horton
Salvatore  Pepe
Sandra Cohen
Silviu Itescu
Stephen Spellman
Wouter Van't Hof
Yaroslav Victorovich Issakov

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.




Aby J. Mathewbiolife solutionsEmployee
Anthony FilianoCryocellintellectual property license
Charles CraddockAbbvieConsultant, Speaking or Teaching, Advisory Committee
Charles CraddockJanssenConsultant
Charles CraddockNovartisConsultant
Cherie DalyCelularity IncEmployee
Colleen Delaneybiolife solutionsSafety Advisory Board
Colleen DelaneyDeverra TherapeuticsOwnership Interest
Devikha ChandrasekaranDeverra TherapeuticsEmployee
Gesine KoglerCatalent-RheincellConsultant
Heather BrownCBR (Cord Blood Bank)Employee
Heather StefanskiNovartisAdvisory Board
Ioannis PolitikosExcelltheraData and Safety Monitoring Board
Ioannis PolitikosMerckResearch
Ioannis PolitikosPrecisionheorSpeaker
Jaap Jan BoelensAvrobioConsultant
Jaap Jan BoelensRace OncologyConsultant
Jaap Jan BoelensSanofi, Omeros, Bluebird Bio, BlueRock, Medexus, Sobi, SmartImmune and Advanced ClinicalConsultant
Joanne KurtzbergCryoCell (blood bank)Employee
Joanne KurtzbergMesoblastResearch
Joanne KurtzbergNeurogeneAdvisor
Joanne KurtzbergSinocellOwnership Interest
John E WagnerGaruda TherapeuticsAdvisory Board
John E WagnerMagenta TherapeuticsAdvisory Board
John E WagnerRocket PharmaceuticalsAdvisory Board
Joseph BlakeDeverra Therapeutics, Inc.Employee
Juliet BarkerGamida CellConsultant
Juliet BarkerMerckResearch
Juliet BarkerNew York Blood CenterConsultant
Kate Falcon GirardViaCord (blood bank)Employee
Koen van BesienADC therapeuticsData and Safety Monitoring Board
Koen van BesienAutolusData and Safety Monitoring Board
Koen van BesienBMS Research
Koen van BesienCalibrResearch
Koen van BesienCTI consultant
Koen van BesienGamida BiosciencesConsultant
Koen van BesienGlycostemConsultant
Koen van BesienHemogenyxConsultant
Koen van BesienIntelliaData and Safety Monitoring Board, Consultant
Koen van BesienMiltenyi BiotectResearch
Koen van BesienOrca BioResearch
Koen van BesienPfizerConsultant
Koen van BesienPrecision biosciences Research
Krishnendu Roy908 DevicesAdvisory Board
Krishnendu RoyCarolina BioOncologyAdvisory Board
Krishnendu RoyGilead, AstraZeneca, Geron, Lineage Cell Therapeutic, Teledoc HealthStock
Krishnendu RoyLEK Consulting, Merck, Anzu Ventures, Mubadala VenturesConsultant
Krishnendu RoyTerumo BCTAdvisory Board
Leland MethenyBristol Myers SquibbSpeaker
Leland MethenyGamida cellSpeaker
Leland MethenyIncyteSpeaker
Maegan Capitano  
Mary HorowitzAstellasResearch
Mary HorowitzGamida CellResearch
Mary HorowitzGenentecResearch
Mary HorowitzMagentaResearch
Mary HorowitzMedacResearch
Mary HorowitzOncoimmuneResearch
May DaherTakedaIntellectual property
Mitchell HorwitzEquilliumData and Safety Monitoring Board
Mitchell HorwitzGamida CellResearch
Mitchell HorwitzTelarisConsultant
Robert WaddingtonCryoHoldco do Brasil (Stem Cell Bank)Ownership Interest
Yago NietoAffimedAdvisory Committee
Yago NietoAstra ZenecaResearch
Yago NietoSecura BioResearch

ACCME Accreditation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Cord Blood Association. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals: 

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 16.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  

Available Credit

  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 11.50 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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