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Austin Thiel
Senior Principal Scientist at Semma Therapeutics, USA


Austin is Director of Cell Therapy Development at Semma Therapeutics, where he is focused on developing a pluripotent stem cell-derived pancreatic islet therapy for type 1 diabetes. Austin has a B.S. from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania. He has several years of experience developing stem cell-derived therapies. Austin previously worked at ACT/Ocata Therapeutics prior to joining Semma in early 2016.

Agenda Sessions

  • Semma Therapeutics – Developing a scaled process for manufacturing stem cell derived islets

  • Next generation therapies