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October 2005 Symposium Retreat


8:00 - 8:45am Continental Breakfast and Poster Set-up

8:45 - 9:00am Welcome and Overview
Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D.

9:00 - 9:30am Scientific Session I (10 minutes each)
Core I: Microarray Core
Don Baldwin, Ph.D.
Core II: Structure-Function Biomechanics Core
Dawn M. Elliott, Ph.D.
Core III: Small Animal Imaging Core
Jerry Glickson, Ph.D.

9:30 - 9:45am Research Core Q&A

9:45 - 10:30am Poster Session and Coffee Break in BRB Lobby

10:30 - 11:50am Scientific Session II: Pilot Grant Projects (20 minutes each)
Christopher S. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.: "Mechanotransduction in Mesenchymal Stem Cells"
Robert L. Mauck, Ph.D.: "Meniscus Repair with a Novel Aligned Nanofiber Scaffold"
Pedro K. Beredjiklian, M.D.: "The Role of Hyaluronic Acid Receptors in Tendon Healing"
Lee Sweeney, Ph.D.: "Therapeutic Strategies for Muscular Dystrophy"

11:50 - 12:50pm Research Core Breakout Sessions in BRB Lobby

12:20 - 1:20pm Poster Session and Box Lunch (provided) in BRB Lobby

1:20 - 2:20pm Scientific Session III (20 minutes each)
Felix Wehrli, Ph.D.: "MRI-based Virtual Bone Biopsy: From the Laboratory to the Clinic"
Frederick S. Kaplan, M.D.: Principles of Architecture: Blueprints for a Second Skeleton"
David Nunamaker, D.V.M.: "Fatal Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Thoroughbred Racehorse: Finding the Cause"

2:20 - 3:20pm Plenary Lecture: "Is There Potential for Cartilage Repair?"
Linda Sandell, PhD, Washington University

3:20 - 3:40pm Presentation of Poster Awards, Wrap-up and Closing