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2009 Symposium Agenda

Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Scientific Symposium Agenda
October 14, 2009
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 - 10:20amSession I: Clinical (moderator: Felix Wehrli, PhD)

L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS: "CTA-the Future of Orthopaedic Reconstruction and Limb Salvage"

Nancy Major, MD: "Utility of SPACE with Fat Supression in Evaluation of Shoulder, Knee, Hip..."

Mary Ann Kennan, MD:"Evaluating Motor Control in Upper Motor Neuron Syndromes"

Nader M. Hebela, MD: "Herniated Nucleus Pulposus: Non-surgical and Surgical Treatment Options

10:20 - 11:00amPoster Session and Coffee Break in BRB Lobby

11:00 - 12:20pmSession II: Pilot Grant Session (moderator: Dawn M. Elliott, PhD)

Kathleen M. Loomes, MD: "The Role of Jag1 in Osteogenesis"

Margaret M. Chou, PhD: "Molecular Functions of the TRE17/USP6 Oncogene in the Etiology of Aneurysmal Bone Cyst"

Kurt D. Hankenson, DVM, PhD: "Regulation of Osteoblastogenesis by Wnt11 and Rspo-2"

Eileen M. Shore, PhD: "A Knock-in Mouse Model for Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP)"

12:20 - 1:15pmPoster Session and Lunch (provided) in BRB Lobby
1:15 - 2:15pmKeynote Speaker (moderator: Olena Jacenko, PhD)
"Molecular and Cellular Control of Skeletal Morphogenesis"
Bjorn R. Olsen, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical and Dental Schools
2:15 - 2:30pmPresentation of Poster Awards, Wrap-up and Closing


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