Monday, February 7, 2022
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

JOR Excellence and Early Career Awards

JOR Spine Early Career Award

Stryker/ORS Women’s Research Fellowship

ON Foundation Keynote Speaker

Christian Lattermann, MD

Posttraumatic OA: Cause, Effect and How to Harness it Biologically?

Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis is a common sequelae after joint injury in athletes of all ages. Particularly in the younger athlete it becomes a problem due to rapid progression and significant effects on activities of daily living. This key note lecture will address some of the root causes of PTOA: inflammation and mechanical contributors to disease progression. The lecture will address some of the underlying mechanisms and how the understanding of the course of the disease may offer potential avenues for treatment with newer approaches including mediators of tissue regeneration and Orthobiologics.