2007 Symposium Agenda
Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Scientific Symposium Agenda
November 7, 2007
BRB II/III Auditorium/Lobby
University of Pennsylvania
|8:00 - 8:45am||Continental Breakfast and Poster Set-up|
|8:45 - 9:00am||Welcome and Overview|
Louis J. Soslowsky, PhD
|9:00 - 10:40am||Session I: Musculoskeletal Tissues (moderator: Lou Soslowsky, PhD)|
Robert Pignolo, MD, PhD: "Rescuing the Osteoporotic Phenotype in a Mouse Model of Accelerating Aging"
Katie Rodgers, PhD: "Hypomorphic Perlecan Mice: A Model for Osteoarthritis and Osteonecrosis"
Sunday Akintoye, BDS, DDS, MS: "Skeletal Site-Specific Properties of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells: Clinical Implications"
Robert Mauck, PhD: "Meniscus Tissue Engineering with Nanofibrous Scaffolds"
Dawn Elliott, PhD: "Multi-Scale Structure-Function of Healthy and Degenerated Intervertebral Disc"
|10:40 - 11:10am||Poster Session and Coffee Break in BRB Lobby|
|11:10 - 12:10am||Session II: Imaging (moderator: Jerry Glickson, PhD)|
Hee Kwon Song, PhD: "Role of MRI in the Assessment of Bone Quality"
Ravi Reddy, PhD: "Molecular Imaging in a Model of Osteoarthritis"
Stephen Pickup, PhD: "MRI of a Rotator Cuff Tear Model in Rats"
|12:10 - 1:15pm||Poster Session and Lunch (provided) in BRB Lobby|
|1:15 - 2:15pm||Session III: Proteomics/Genomics (moderator: Don Baldwin, PhD)|
Frederic Barr, PhD: "How Do Chromosomal Translocations Cause Sarcomas in the Musculoskeletal World?"
Christopher Chen, MD, PhD: "Mechanical Regulation of BMP Signaling"
Tejvir Khurana, MD, PhD: "Expression Profiling Reveals Novel Muscle Sparing Pathways for Muscular Dystrophy"
|2:15 - 3:15pm||Keynote Speaker (moderator: Dawn Elliott, PhD)|
"Is the Intervertebral Disc a Source of Pain?"
Gunnar Andersson, MD, PhD, Rush University
|3:15 - 3:30pm||Presentation of Poster Awards, Wrap-up and Closing|
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