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XXI Turku Symposium on Stem Cell Transplantation

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:00

Venue: Mauno Conference Center, President's Auditorium, BioCity, Tykistökatu 6, Turku  map

Organiser: Turku Stem Cell Transplantation unit, Tyks, Turku University Hospital & University of Turku

Programme: See programme. The programme is still subject to some changes.

Keynote speaker:
Prof. Nicolaus Kröger, University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Guest speakers:
Prof. Robert Zeiser, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
Prof. Katharina Fleischhauer, University Hospital Essen, Germany
Prof. Johanna Ivaska, University of Turku, Centre for Biotechnology, Finland
MD, PhD. Mikko Keränen, Department of Hematology, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland


Registration deadline: by May 6th 2019. Possible late registrations: contact coordinator Jaana Pakola, email firstname.lastname (at) 

University of Turku has approved 5 hours theoretical training credits for the following specialities: clinical hematology, infectious diseases, internal medicine, clinical chemistry, pediatrics, oncology.

Symposium dinner: The symposium Dinner will be held at 19:00 in the Ceremonial Hall of Turku Academy House (Akatemiatalon juhlasali). Bus transfer will be organized right after the scientific programme to the Dinner venue, departure point to be confirmed at symposium. Remember to register for the Dinner through our registration link at the same time you register to the symposium.

Turku Academy House, address: Rothoviuksenkatu 1, 20500 Turku map

Further information: For enquiries related to the Turku Symposium, please contact coordinator Jaana Pakola, email firstname.lastname (at)

Symposium includes an exhibition provided by our sponsoring companies. The exhibition will be situated in the assembly hall of Mauno conference center next to the auditorium where the scientific program will take place. You find our 2019 exhibitors listed at the bottom of the page.

"Dear Friends and Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend the XXI Turku Symposium on Stem Cell Transplantation which will be held in Turku, Finland, May 24, 2019.

We are honored to have outstanding speakers in the field of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantations. During the last decade, after several attempts, we have seen a successful approach of haploidentical transplants. T-cell replete haploidentical transplantation has been an important milestone, not only because offering an opportunity to get a suitable donor for the great majority of the patients, but also because of an plausible decrease of the risk of severe GVHD, which might also open new insights to the pathophysiology of GVHD. Furthermore, haploidentical transplant might also serve as a platform for immunological interventions to prevent post-transplant relapse. In addition to allogeneic transplants, interesting issues in both basic cancer biology, pathogenesis of acute GVHD, and clinical transplantation will be covered.

We are very pleased to welcome you in Turku."

Maija Itälä-Remes​Maija Itälä-Remes
Adjunct professor
Director of Stem Cell Transplantation unit
Turku University Hospital

2019 exhibitors/sponsors

AbbVie logoAccord logo
IncyteJanssen Cilag logo
Gilead Sciences logoPfizer logo
Immedica logoNovartis logo
Roche logoSanofi logo
Takeda Oncology logoSOBI logo
Amgen Logobcb logo


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