Invited Speakers 2018-07-12T14:30:34+00:00

Plenary speakers

Portugal

Rui Reis

 

 

 

United States

Theresa A. Guise

Cancer, bone, muscle and metabolism: What’s the connection?

 

Cato T. Laurencin

Regenerative engineering: Opportunities in a new convergence field

 

 

 

Invited speakers 

Australia

Gerald J. Atkins

Osteocytes and periprosthetic joint infection

 

 

Anthony S. Weiss

Elastic biomaterials and accelerated bone repair

 

 

 

Austria

Johannes Giesinger

How to select and interpret patient-reported outcome measures?

 

Heinz Redl

Human amniotic membrane for novel applications in regenerative medicine

 

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

The effect of surgical approach and implant design on gait analysis after total hip replacement

 

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

 

Mario Lamontagne

Altered walking and muscle patterns reduce hip contact forces in individuals with symptomatic CAM FAI

 

Diego Mantovani

Biodegradable metals with extreme properties for innovative biomaterials

 

Robin Mason

Sex and gender: Why does it matter?

 

 

James Waddell

Clinical trials on bearing surfaces in total hip replacement

 

 

 

China

Gang Li

The biological insights of distraction histogenesis and novel clinical applications

 

Chunming Wang

Modulating macrophage behaviour at the biomaterials-tissue interface for enhanced osteogenesis and osseointegration

 

Kelvin Yeung

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

 

Yefeng Zheng

Biodegradable Zn based alloys designed for future orthopedic application

 

 

 

Finland

Tero Järvinen

Systemically administered wound-homing peptide accelerates wound healing by activating syndecan-4 dependent cell migration pathway

 

 

 

France

Denis Barritault

RGTA based matrix therapy in regenerative medicine: Background and recent developments in tendinopathies

 

Louis Casteilla

MSC/ASC safety and potency assays: Where we stand?

 

Florelle Gindraux

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

 

Jerome Guicheux

Stem cells and biomaterials for the regenerative medicine of intervertebral disc: When developmental biologists meet tissue engineers

 

Christian Jorgensen

MSC based therapy for severe osteoarthritis of the knee: the ADIPOA experience

 

 

 

 

Germany

Yan Chevalier 

Combined micro-CT and microfinite element approaches to characterize the fixation stability of implanted devices

 

Martin Daumer

Mobile accelerometry in clinical trials: Towards regulatory decision making

 

Denitsa Docheva

Mechanisms of tendon generation, degeneration and regeneration

 

Bernd Grimm

Mobility parameters from activity monitors for orthopaedic outcome assessment

 

Thomas Grupp

Advanced biomechanical testing – examples from the field of orthopaedic device modularities & cemented implant fixation in knee arthroplasty

 

Holger Jahr

Microenvironmental regulation of osteoarthritic chondrocyte function

 

Hans Jörg Meisel

The biology – Bone graft versus substitutes for spinal fusion

 

Jan Philippe Kretzer

Tribological studies of joint replacements

 

 

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

 

Prasad Shastri

Towards a biophysical framework for mesenchymal stem cells fate choices

 

Sandra Utzschneider

Biological activity of wear particles in vivo

 

 

Martijn van Griensven

Enthesis regeneration with topographically designed scaffolds and growth factors

 

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

Frank Barry

Cell strategies for cartilage repair

 

 

Manus Biggs

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

 

John Carey

Global burden of musculoskeletal diseases: A global crisis in need of funding

 

Cynthia Coleman

Mesenchymal stromal cell therapy supports diabetic femoral fracture healing

 

Nicholas Dunne

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

 

Stephen Elliman 

From CD362 to ORBCEL™ – The rapid development of a novel stromal cell discovery to clinical testing of a commercial cell therapy product

 

Andrea Fitzpatrick

Identifying your audience

 

 

Carlos Garcia-Pando

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

 

Matthew Griffin

Immunogenicity of allogeneic MSCs: More to the story

 

 

Sarah Gundy

Creating impactful public engagement

 

 

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

 

Daniel Kelly

3D Bioprinting for Bone and Cartilage Regeneration

 

 

Oran Kennedy

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

 

Geraldine McCarthy

Calcium-containing crystals – a potential therapeutic target in osteoarthritis

 

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

 

Timothy O’Brien

GMP manufacture of MSCs for clinical trials

 

 

Eoin O’Cearbhaill 

A novel microneedle-based platform that achieves repeatable insertion and robust anchorage to soft tissue

 

Abhay Pandit

Being a good guest: The host-implant paradigm

 

 

Claire Riordan

Effective media communications

 

 

Yury Rochev

Smart biomaterials in musculoskeletal tissue engineering

 

Anne Scott

Leadership in universities in the 21st century: A personal view

 

Ted Vaughan

Biomechanics of orthopaedic surgical cutting processes – Experimental and computational modelling

 

 

 

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 Cadossi

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

 

Gianluca Vadalà

Cross-talk between muscle and cartilage: The myokine irisin attenuates osteoarthritis-related cartilage degeneration

 

Chiara Vitale-Brovarone

3D printing of bone-like scaffolds containing mesoporous glasses to treat osteoporotic fractures

 

 

 

Japan

Yutaka Inaba

Evaluation of the effect on hip surgeries using finite element analysis

 

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

 

 

Eric Farrell

Donor-host interactions in bone tissue engineering: The role of the immune system in endochondral ossification

 

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

 

Shin-Yoon Kim

Bone regeneration of unmet need in large, lateral-located osteonecrotic lesion of femoral head

 

 

 

Sweden 

Anna Fahlgren

A tribute to Per Aspenberg: The role of mechanics and the immune system on bone and tendon

 

 

 

Switzerland 

David Eglin

Personalised bioactive implant made by stereolithography for orbital floor fracture repair

 

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

 

Boyko Gueorguiev

Why and how do locking plates fail?

 

 

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 M. Thieringer

Additive manufacturing for cranio-maxillofacial surgeries

 

 

 

Taiwan

Feng-Sheng Wang

MicroRNA and histone assembly regulation of osteoarthritis

 

 

 

Turkey

Ahmet Guney

Efficiency of the Wharton jel derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy in knee osteoarthritis

 

Hasan Havitcioglu

Current concepts in different scaffold materials and preparation methods for bone tissue engineering

 

Ahmet Karakasli

A novel anatomical patellar plate for transverse patella fracture – A biomechanical in vitro study

 

Feza Korkusuz

Nano-hydroxyapatite and stem cells for bone regeneration

 

 

 

 

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

 

Richie Gill

Metal-on-metal hip failures: Why did this happen

 

 

Liam Grover

Controlling ossification using condensed phosphates

 

 

David Hamilton

The role of physiotherapy in knee replacement

 

 

Anthony Herbert 

Development of decellularised xenogeneic and allogeneic biological scaffolds for musculoskeletal repair

 

Colin Howie 

PROMS and change management

 

 

Judith Hoyland

Development of cell based regenerative therapies for intervertebral disc degeneration

 

Kyle Legate

Writing for impact: Getting your research into top tier journals

 

Harriet Manning

Innovation in Open Access Publishing

 

 

Deborah Mason

Glutamate receptor antagonists alleviate osteoarthritic pain, inflammation and degeneration

 

Qing-Jun Meng

Circadian rhythms in the musculoskeletal system: implications in health and disease

 

Ali Mobasheri

Osteoarthritis: Phenotypes and immunometabolic alterations

 

Richard Oreffo

Skeletal cell based strategies for bone repair – Opportunities and challenges

 

Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez

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

 

Tim Spalding

Clinical state of the articular cartilage repair

 

 

 

 

United States

Roy Aaron

Is osteoarthritis a vascular disease?

 

 

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

 

Michael Detamore

Will chondroinductive materials revolutionize cartilage regeneration?

 

Joel Gagnier

Patient reported outcomes in clinical research and patient care

 

 

Peter Gingras

The design, development, and manufacture of biomaterials: The practice and value of biomimicry

 

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

 

 

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

 

Patrick O’Connor 

Cox-2 expression in osteoclasts promotes fracture healing

 

Jorge Orbay

Current concepts in the management of traumatic elbow instability

 

Makarand Risbud

Enigma of nucleus pulposus cell metabolism

 

 

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