Sunday, March 19, 2017

8:00 AM – 10:45 AM
San Diego Convention Center

The Tendon Section meeting will focus on discussions of the current status of research and promote the formation of multidisciplinary research teams that can push the field forward.

San Diego Convention Center
Room: 3
San Diego, California

Meeting Organizers

Peter C. Amadio, MD, Section Chair
Paul Ackermann, MD, PhD, Section Member-at-Large
Nelly Andarawis-Puri, PhD, Section Membership Chair
Kathe Derwin, PhD, Section Secretary
Evan Flatow, MD, Section Member-at-Large
Catherine K. Kuo, PhD, Section Research Chair
Ronen Schweitzer, PhD, Section Education Chair
Lou Soslowsky, PhD, Section Member-at-Large
Stavros Thomopoulos, PhD, Section Chair Elect 

About the Meeting

The first annual ORS Tendon Section Meeting will focus on discussions of the current status of research and promote the formation of multidisciplinary research teams that can push the field forward.

The meeting will also include opportunities for attendees to network and engage in discussion.

Breakfast will be provided on behalf of the section. 

Meeting Objectives

  • To advance tendon research and related sciences so as to improve patient care through basic, translational, and clinical research.
  • To provide leadership representing members who use tendon in their research in the Orthopaedic Research Society.
  • To promote and provide an interactive forum for education, collaboration, professional development, and strengthen scientific exchange in the ORS membership and tendon research community.
  • To provide an open forum for wide ranging discussions on topics of interest among investigators from a wide diversity of backgrounds in the field, including engineers, biologists, and clinicians.

Meeting Topic

Current Strategies to Advance Tendon Treatment Options (e.g. stem cell therapies, biologics, tissue engineering, etc.).

Presenters

Confirmed as of December 2016

  • Hani Awad, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Scott Rodeo, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery

Meeting Agenda

Coming February 2017