Annual Meeting of the American Association of Extracellular Vesicles (AAEV) Highlights Accelerating Progress in the EV Field–Overview

Nearly 300 scientists and physicians from around the USA and world attended the first annual meeting of the American Association of Extracellular Vesicles in Boston Octobe 27-29. They were rewarded with an awesome array of oral presentations and poster sessions and exhibits by industry in the accelerating field of extracellular vesicle (EV) research and applications. Meeting co-chairs Saumya Das, MD, PhD, Mass General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Kate McAndrews, PhD, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, together with the organizing committee, assembled a daunting array of distinguished speakers and poster presenters. The organizing committee included Ke Cheng, PhD, Columbia University; Steve Gould, PhD, Johns Hopkins; Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center; Louise Laurent, MD, PhD, UC San Diego; Robert Raffai, PhD, UCSF; Tijana Talisman, PhD, City of Hope; Junjie Xiao, PhD, Shanghai University; and Kaiyue Zhang, PhD, North Carolina State University.There were almost 40 invited speakers who covered the breadth and depth of rapidly expanding EV research and applications during the three-day meeting.

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