Invited Speakers 2017-12-14T10:54:07+00:00

Invited speakers 

Australia

Anthony S. Weiss

Elastic biomaterials and accelerated bone repair

 

 

 

Austria

Johannes Giesinger

How to select and interpret patient-reported outcome measures?

 

Heinz Redl

Perinatal cells and tissues in orthopaedic, musculoskeletal and trauma

 

Sylvia Nürnberger

Cartilage as biomaterial for tissue engineering – solutions for repopulation of dense matrixes

 

Andreas Traweger

Tendon degeneration and repair – Lessons from tendon development and ageing

 

 

Belgium

Ilse Jonkers

Advanced musculoskeletal modelling using patient-specific data the next frontier in osteoarthritis prevention

 

 

Canada

Paul E. Beaulé & Mario Lamontagne

Biomechanical analysis after total hip and knee replacement: What is the influence of surgical approach and implant design?

 

Danilo S. Catelli

Can we develop a biomechanical functional score to quantify the joint mechanics of THA patients?

 

David A. Hart

Mesenchymal stem/progenitor cell heterogeneity within and between tissue sources: Impact on suitability for specific applications

 

Amy Hoang-Kim

Methods & design: Integrating sex and gender into research

 

Diego Mantovani

Biodegradable metals with extreme properties for innovative biomaterials

 

Robin Mason

Sex, gender, and fracture repair: Considerations in research and clinical practice

 

James Waddell

Clinical trials on bearing surfaces in total hip replacement

 

 

 

China

Gang Li

The biological insights of distraction histogenesis and novel clinical applications

 

Kelvin Yeung

Bone allograft with magnesium enriched tissue microenvironment promotes large bone defect healing

 

Yufeng Zheng

Biodegradable Zn based alloys designed for future orthopedic application

 

 

 

France

Florelle Gindraux

How could be improved the induced membrane technique by the amniotic membrane?

 

 

 

Germany

Denitsa Docheva

Mechanisms of tendon generation, degeneration and regeneration

 

Bernd Rolauffs

Engineering the shape and behaviour of mesenchymal stromal cells through biophysical cues

 

Elizabeth Rosado

Transcript-activated matrix: Scaffold based delivery of mRNA for enhanced bone repair

 

Britt Wildemann

Cellular and molecular processes during human Achilles tendon healing

 

 

Greece

Maria Chatzinikolaidou

Designing composite biomaterials to control biological and mechanical features in bone tissue engineering

 

Nikolaos Diakakis

Is synovial fluid a mirror of equine joint pathophysiology? Review of the tribological identity of equine synovial fluid

 

 

 

Ireland

Manus Biggs

The functional response of mesenchymal stem cells to electron-beam patterned elastomeric surfaces presenting micron to nanoscale heterogeneous rigidity

 

Nicholas Dunne

Delivery of self-assembling osteogenic nanoparticles via a thermo-responsive nanofibre reinforced hydrogel

 

Carlos Garcia-Pando

Mass adoption of 3D-printed personalised implants and surgical tools. How far is it?

 

David Hoey

Loading-induced bone formation: A role for the skeletal stem cell primary cilium

 

Stephen Kearns

The role of orthobiologics in treating osteochondral lesions

 

Oran Kennedy

The role of subchondral bone damage and bone marrow lesions in post-traumatic osteoarthritis

 

Geraldine McCarthy

Glutamate receptor antagonists alleviate osteoarthritic pain, inflammation and degeneration

 

Laoise McNamara

Multi-scale, multidisciplinary research into bone mechanobiology during normal physiology and osteoporosis to enhance bone regeneration and therapeutic approaches

Mary Murphy

Cell therapy for immune modulation in osteoarthritis

 

 

Fergal O’Brien

Non-viral gene activated scaffolds for enhanced bone & cartilage repair

 

Abhay Pandit

Being a good guest: The host-implant paradigm

 

 

 

Italy

Sofia Avnet

Extracellular microenvironment dictates the fate of mesenchymal
stromal cells

 

Nicola Baldini

Tumor microenvironment and the behavior of bone cancer

 

Alessandro Bistolfi

New approaches to reduce bacterial adhesion on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)

 

Ruggero Cardossi

Adenosine receptors as a biological pathway for the anti-Inflammatory and beneficial effects of low frequency low energy pulsed electromagnetic fields

 

Riccardo Ferracini

Mesenchymal stem cells from adipose tissue represent an asset for orthopaedic regenerative medicine

 

Marta Miola

Innovative PMMA-based bone cements containing a single inorganic phase with bioactive and antimicrobial properties

 

 

 

Japan

Naomi Kobayashi

Role of molecular diagnosis in periprosthetic joint infection

 

Michiaki Takagi

Innate immune sensors and selective autophagy in periprosthetic joint infection

 

Mitsugu Todo

Assessment of vertebra strength using CT-image based finite element method

 

 

 

The Netherlands

Chris Arts

Osteomyelitis treatment; options, results and level of evidence

 

Jan de Boer

Digitalizing life at the cell-biomaterials interface

 

 

Sander Leeuwenburgh

Design of novel composite biomaterials for bone regeneration with self-healing and load-bearing capacity

 

Riccardo Levato

Biofabrication approaches to engineer complex bone and cartilaginous structures

 

 

 

New Zealand 

David Musson

The importance of matrix structure and stiffness for the mechanobiological behaviour of cells in the health and disease of tendons

 

 

 

Northern Ireland

Susan Clarke

Marine organisms for bone repair

 

 

Pamela J. Walsh

Natural biosilica as an index for bone healing

 

 

 

 

Portugal

Manuela Gomes

Magnetic actuation in tissue engineering strategies targeting tendon regeneration

 

 

 

Spain

Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez

Electromechanical microenvironments for novel tissue engineering strategies

 

Maria Angeles Perez-Anson

Patient-specific planning of proximal femoral augmentation: in vitro and in silico approaches

 

 

 

South Korea

Gun-Il Im

Kartogenin-based intra-articular therapeutics to treat osteoarthritis

 

 

 

Sweden 

Per Aspenberg

Tendon healing: Mechanical loading and inflammation

 

 

 

Switzerland 

Karlmeinrad Giesinger

Boosting performance with ePRO (electronic Patient-reported Outcome)

 

Sibylle Grad

Pre-clinical testing of biological therapies for the intervertebral disc using whole organ bioreactors

 

Mario Morgenster

The Clinical reality of preventing, diagnosing and treating fracture-related infections (FRI): focus on biomaterials for antibiotic delivery

 

Fintan Moriarty

The design and preclinical evaluation of antibiotic releasing biomaterials

 

Jess Snedeker

Cellular activation of tendon repair by collagen matrix damage

 

Martin Stoddart

Investigating chondrogenesis under multiaxial load

 

 

Florian Theiringer

Additive manufacturing for cranio-maxillofacial surgeries

 

 

 

Taiwan

Feng-Sheng Wang

MicroRNA and histone assembly regulation of osteoarthritis

 

 

 

United Kingdom

Matthew Dalby

Nanoscale approaches to mesenchymal stem cell engineering

 

Sophie Cox

Characterisation and delivery of pro-osteogenic vesicles: a new acellular approach to bone tissue engineering?

 

Jay Dudhia

Mesenchymal stem cell derived extracellular vesicles to modulate the tendon microenvironment in repair strategies

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Hazel Fermor

Early intervention therapies for cartilage lesion repair

 

 

K. C. Geoffrey Ng

Anatomical and functional parameters provide new insights into the pathomechanics of cam FAI

 

Liam Grover

Controlling ossification using condensed phosphates

 

 

David Hamilton

Assessing patient outcomes objectively – a subjective opinion

 

Anthony Herbert 

Development of decellularised xenogeneic and allogeneic biological scaffolds for musculoskeletal repair

 

Collin Howie 

PROMS and change management

 

 

Judith Hoyland

Development of cell based regenerative therapies for intervertebral disc degeneration

 

Donata Iandolo

In vitro 3D model for bone tissue: A bioelectronics approach

 

Deborah Mason

Glutamate receptor antagonists alleviate osteoarthritic pain, inflammation and degeneration

 

Ali Mobasheri

Osteoarthritis: Phenotypes and immunometabolic alterations

 

Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

Engineering microenvironments for regeneration of bone critical size defects using highly efficiency presentation of BMP-2

 

 

United States

Roy Aaron

Effects of electromagnetic fields on articular cells and osteoarthritis

 

Yupeng Chen

Self-assembled nano-structures for RNA delivery against joint inflammation

 

Susan Chubinskaya

New developments in biologic approaches to articular cartilage regeneration

 

Jarret D. Cain

OGF-OGFr pathway in diabetic wound and fracture healing

 

Joel Gagnier

Patient reported outcomes in clinical research and patient care

 

Vaida Glatt

Influence of the mechanical environment in healing large bone defects and fractures

 

Riccardo Gottardi

3D osteochondral microphysiological systems: from cartilage-bone crosstalk, to screening regenerative approaches, to space research

 

Robert Gray

Complex distal radius fractures

 

 

Edward Greenfield

Do bacteria contribute to aseptic loosening of orthopaedic implants?

 

Nathan Hoekzema

Distal humerus ORIF in 2018; tips and tricks to optimizing outcomes

 

Brian Johnstone

Articular cartilage progenitor cells

 

 

John G. Kennedy

Current concepts in the treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus

 

Amy Ladd

Gendered innovations

 

 

George Luta

Correct statistics for orthopaedics

 

 

Deana Mercer

Avoiding complications in distal radius fracture fixation

 

Betsy Nolan

Patient reported outcome measures in shoulder and elbow surgery: A guide for non-clinicians

 

Jorge Orbay

Current concepts in the management of traumatic elbow instability

 

Makarand Risbud

Enigma of nucleus pulposus cell metabolism

 

 

Tim Spalding

Clinical state of the art: Cartilage repair

 

 

Thomas Webster

Fighting orthopedic implant infections without antibiotics but with nanomedicine

 

Chunfeng Zhao

Engineered tendon complex for rotator cuff repair and regeneration

 

Donghui Zhu

Biometals for regenerative and translational medicine