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VIVA Cell and Gene Therapy Symposium 2023

2 September 2023  |  9.00AM - 4.00PM (GMT+8 SG Time)*

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The VIVA Cell and Gene Therapy Symposium, proudly sponsored by Miltenyi Biotec, is a meeting dedicated to exploring the latest advancements and breakthroughs in the field of clinical cellular immunotherapy. This symposium serves as a platform for healthcare professionals to come together and exchange knowledge, ideas, and insights in the rapidly evolving domain of cell and gene therapies.

With the potential to revolutionize medical treatments and address previously incurable diseases, cell and gene therapies have garnered significant attention and excitement. This symposium aims to foster collaboration, accelerate scientific progress, and facilitate the translation of cutting-edge discoveries into clinical applications.

This will be a hybrid meeting with a full day program consisting of lectures and panel discussions at VIVA Hub, Singapore.

*Please note that the program may be subjected to changes.

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Michelle Hermiston

Prof Rupert Handgretinger 

Professor Emeritus 
Department of General Paediatrics and Hematology/Oncology
Children's University Hospital
Tuebingen, Germany

Michelle Hermiston

Dr Frances Yeap 

Consultant, Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute
National University Hospital

Michelle Hermiston

Dr Michaela Seng Su-Fern 

Senior Consultant
Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology
KK Women's and Children's Hospital


Revathi Raj

Dr Gopal Iyer

Head, Division of Medical Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore
Head, Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology

Rupert Handgretinger

A/Prof Koh Liang Piu

Senior Consultant, 
Division of Haematology, 
Department of Haematology-Oncology, 
National University Cancer Institute, 


Suradej Hongeng

Dr Francesca Lim

Senior Consultant
Department of Haematology 
Singapore General Hospital 
Deputy Head 
Singhealth Duke NUS Cell Therapy Center




Michelle Hermiston

Prof Wing Leung 

Head of Department
Clinical Professor
Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
LKS Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong