Join CTTC | Print Page | Contact Us | Sign In
CTTC 2020 Webinar - Mike Halpenny
Register Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend

 Export to Your Calendar 7/15/2020
When: July 15, 2020
9:00am PT/12:00pm ET
Where: Canada
Contact: CTTC Head Office

Online registration is available until: 7/14/2020
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Cellular Therapy Product Manufacturing and Testing - Current Techniques

A behind the scenes look at cellular therapy processing for the entire transplant team

Mike Halpenny
MLT (Canadian Blood Services, Ottawa, ON)

Speaker Biography:
Mike Halpenny has been working in the cellular therapy field for over 25 years, starting his career in a research setting and progressing to working in a regulated manufacturing environment.  In 2010, Mike was recruited to oversee the design, development, validation and implementation of the manufacturing process for the Canadian Blood Services’ Cord Blood Bank.  He is currently the Manager, Manufacturing, Cord Blood Bank and Stem Cell Manufacturing at Canadian Blood Services.
Mike is a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (CMLTO, Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario), has completed a certificate in Quality Management for Healthcare Professionals from the Canadian Healthcare Association and has been a FACT inspector since 2000.

Learning Objectives: 
1. Provide an overview of current processing methods and testing techniques for cellular therapy products, including cord blood, HPC, Apheresis and bone marrow.
2. Introduction to novel or advanced cell products, including CAR-T, and the role of the minimal manipulation laboratory with these new products


This website is sponsored by an 
unrestricted educational grant from: