ORS Meniscus Section 2017 Meeting

Sunday, March 19, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center
Room 8
San Diego, California


Adetola Adesida, PhD, Section Member-at-Large
Tammy Haut Donahue, PhD, Section Chair
Lutz Dürselen, PhD, Section Research & Education Chair
Martin Englund, MD, PhD, Section Member-at-Large
Trent Guess, PhD, Section Communication Chair
Matthew Koff, PhD, Section Membership Chair
Marc Levenston, PhD, Section Chair Elect
Suzanne Maher, PhD, Section Treasurer
Amy McNulty, PhD, Section Secretary
Vicki Rosen, PhD, Section Membership Chair

About the Meeting

After the inaugural meeting of the Meniscus Section in March 2016, the 2017 meeting will provide a forum for clinicians, engineers, scientists, and corporate representatives who are interested in the field of meniscus research. The meeting will feature scientific presentations related to Embryonic Development of the Meniscus and Harnessing this for Tissue Engineering the Meniscus. The section will also provide networking opportunities for attendees and have Meniscus Poster Teasers. Anyone interested in meniscus research is encouraged to attend.

Coffee service and a light breakfast will be provided on behalf of section.


Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Meniscus Regeneration by Synovial Stem Cells
Ichiro Sekiya, MD, PhD Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Morphogenesis of the Murine Meniscus
Laura Gamer, PhD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Section Meeting Poster Teasers

NEW! The Section Meeting will feature Poster Teaser presentations from ORS Meniscus Section members who will presenting their poster at the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting. The teasers are short (90 second) presentations of ORS meniscus related posters.

Invitations to participate were sent out on Friday, January 20. More information to follow.

Section Meeting Agenda

Coming February 2017

ORS Meniscus Section Member Networking Event

Sunday, March 19, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
San Diego Convention Center
West Terrace

Please join the ORS Meniscus Section for an evening of networking and socializing.

All section members and invited industry guest will receive one complimentary beverage for the event. Cash bar will be available and light appetizers will be served.

Section Event Fees

ORS Meniscus Section Members                              Free to attend*

*You must have your section member ribbon on your badge and will check in with ORS Meniscus Section representatives and ORS Staff.


ORS Meniscus Section members, please login to RSVP for the event by Friday, February 17.




Bailey McMurray, ORS Section Staff Liaison, at mcmurray@ors.org or (847) 823-5770.