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2006 Symposium Agenda

Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Scientific Symposium Agenda
November 29, 2006
BRB II/III Auditorium/Lobby
University of Pennsylvania

8:00 - 8:45amContinental Breakfast and Poster Set-up
8:45 - 9:00amWelcome and Overview
Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD
9:00 - 9:30am

9:30 - 9:45am
Scientific Session I: Research Cores
Core I: Microarray: Don Baldwin, PhD
Core II: Structure-Function Biomechanics: Dawn Elliott, PhD
Core III: Small Animal Imaging: Jerry Glickson, PhD
Research Core Q&A
9:45 - 10:15amPoster Session and Coffee Break in BRB Lobby
10:15 - 11:30amScientific Session II: Centers and Institutes
Daniel Rader, MD: Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
Brian Strom, MD, MPH: Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Joanne Levy, MBA, MCP: Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Peter Jones, PhD: Institute for Medicine and Engineering
Scott Diamond, PhD: Penn Center for Molecular Discovery
John Trojanowski, MD, PhD: Institute on Aging
11:30 - 12:45pmPoster Session and Lunch (provided) in BRB Lobby
12:45 - 2:05pmScientific Session III: Scientific Presentations
Abass Alavi, MD: “Evolving Role of PET Imaging in Assessing Musculoskeletal Disorders”
Kurt Hankenson, DVM, PhD: “Contextual Function of Thrombospondin-2 in Regulating Bone Remodeling”
Eileen Shore, PhD: “The BMP Type I Receptor ACVR1 is Mutated in FOP, an Inherited Disease of Extra-Skeletal Ossification”
Mary Leonard, MD, MSCE: “Assessment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis in Children: Impact of the Underlying Disease”
2:05 - 3:05pmKeynote Speaker
“Digital Humans: From Medical Images to Simulated Surgery”
Scott Delp, PhD, Stanford University
3:05 - 3:30pmPresentation of Poster Awards, Wrap-up and Closing

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