EWMA 2020, 18-19 Nov

Regenerative Medicine in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds


Regenerative medicine has recently successfully been applied in a range of clinical settings related to chronic wound pathologies. The session aims to present current on-going research using stem cells and discuss how close we are to full patient trials and critically review the application of regenerative medicine in wound healing according to the different models applied in wound healing so far.

Thursday, 6 June 


Room: F3


Therapeutic Potential of MSCs in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Timothy  O'Brien, Ireland


Mesenchimal cells

Franco Bassetto, Italy

Head of the University Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Padua

Clinic of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Padova Universuty and Hospital, Italy

Vascular endotelian progenitor cells

Alexandra Jirkovska, MD, PhD, Czech Republic

Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic


Thomas Biedermann, PhD, Switzerland

Tissue Biology Research Unit 

Department of Surgery

University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland