Welcome to the Second International StemNet Meeting that will take place at the Paolo VI Center in Brescia (Italy) on October 18-20, 2023.
StemNet is a federation of the four main associations of stem cell research in Italy (FIRST, GISM, IPLASS, SCRI) that share and synergize experiences to enhance both the quality and the impact of research in this advancing field.
This meeting marks the constructive relationship among our associations and aims to improve the exchange of relevant and up-to-date information in the field of advanced cell therapy.
The nine sessions of the meeting will spotlight relevant progress in basic and translational stem cell research in human and veterinary medicine. The meeting also includes discussions on critical aspects of biomedical communication and research valorization, and will include a “next generation session” organized by young scientists. A faculty of national and international experts and renowned speakers will foster exciting and inspiring debates of the challenging scientific program.
The best three posters will be awarded with the “Young Investigator Award” (500€) to encourage the attendance of the youngest members of our community.
The meeting is held in the Paolo VI Center located in the ancient Santangelo palace, a merger of two ancient palaces from the 1600s now named after the Brescian Pope Paul VI declared a Saint in 2014.
We are excited to welcome you to Brescia that (together with Bergamo) have been chosen as the 2023 Italian capitals of culture.
We wish you a very productive congress and a pleasant stay in Brescia!
Sincerely, the Stemnet President and the local organizing committee
Augusto Pessina, Giovanna Piovani, Silvia Dotti, Antonietta Rosa Silini


Alessandro Aiuti
Pediatric Immunohematology IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute,Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan - Italy

Daniele Banfi
Science journalist, Umberto Veronesi Foundation, gruppo GEDI (La Stampa, Repubblica), Milan - Italy

Paolo Bergese
Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia - Italy

Giovanni Carrada
Science communicator and author of SuperQuark, Rome - Italy

Davide Coletti
Scientifica Venture Capital, Milan - Italy

Claudia Compagnucci
Molecular Genetics and Functional Genomics, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, IRCCS - Rome - Italy

Gabriele D’Uva
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Bologna University - Italy

Steven Dow
Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology Department Colorado State University, Fort Collins (CO) - USA

Ralph Hass
Department of Gynecology Hannover Medical School (MHH), Hannover - Germany

Alessandro Iapino
Press office manager and editorial coordinator, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome - Italy

Ana Ivanovska
Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), University of Galway, Ireland

Cecilia Laterza
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova - Italy

Manuela Monti
Istituto Romagnolo per lo Studio dei Tumori IRCCS “Dino Amadori”, Meldola - Italy

Luigi Nicolais
University of Naples “Federico II” & President of Materias S.r.l. , Naples - Italy

Diego Ponzin
Veneto Eye Bank Foundation, Venice - Italy

Silvia Scaglione
Senior Researcher, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Genoa - Italy

Giulia Stella
Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Therapeutics, University of Pavia Medical School - Italy

Molly Stevens
Department of Materials and Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College, London – UK

Tobias Winkler
Berlin Institute of Health Julius Wolff Institut - Center for Regenarative Therapies, Charité, University of Berlin - Germany

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