2008 Symposium Agenda
Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Scientific Symposium Agenda
November 12, 2008
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 - 9:15am||Expansion of "Small Animal Imaging Core" to "Imaging Core"|
Felix W. Wehrli, PhD
|9:15 - 10:35am||Session I: Osteoarthritis/Articular Cartilage (moderator: Dawn Elliott, PhD)|
Sharon L. Kolasinski, MD: "Treating Osteoarthritis in the Post-Vioxx Era"
Olena Jacenko, PhD: "Role of Cartilage ECM in Hematoipoeitic Stem Cell Niche Establishment"
Jason A. Burdick, PhD: "Engineered Biomaterials to Control Cellular Microenvironments towards Cartilage Regeneration"
Brian J. Sennett, MD: "Surgical Advances in Management of Articular Cartilage Defects"
|10:35 - 11:05am||Poster Session and Coffee Break in BRB Lobby|
|11:05 - 12:25pm||Session II: Bone(moderator: Felix Wehrli, PhD)|
Samir Mehta, MD: "Orthopaedic Trauma: The Alphabet Soup of Bone Healing"
Michael Levine, MD: Mutation of the CYP2R1 Gene Endoding the Hepatic 25-Hydroxylas as a Novel Form of Vitamin D Dependent Rickets"
Charles C. Clark, PhD: "Electrically-Induced Osteogenesis"
Yongwon Choi, PhD:"Osteoclast Differentiation"
|12:25 - 1:15pm||Poster Session and Lunch (provided) in BRB Lobby||1:15 - 2:15pm||Keynote Speaker|
"Osteoarthritis and Fat: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Farshid Guilak, PhD, Duke University
|2:15 - 2:30pm||Presentation of Poster Awards, Wrap-up and Closing|
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