Plenaries & Keynoters

Plenary Speakers

From matrix mechanobiology to the nuclear lamina in MSC fates

Dennis DischerRead more

Robert D. Bent Chaired Professor
Biophysical Eng’g Labs
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States

Progress in the clinical translation of orthopaedic gene therapy

Chris EvansRead more

Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor and Director
Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center
Mayo Clinic
Rochester
United States

ALZHEIMER’S:
when memories fall

Christian HaassRead more

BioMedical Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-University &
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Munich
Germany

How to regulate chondrogenesis of stem cells for defect repair in diseased joints?

Gerjo J.V.M. van OschRead more

Dept. of Orthopaedics & Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology
Erasmus MC
University Medical Center Rotterdam
Netherlands

Keynote Speakers in open abstract sessions

Infection after arthroplasty
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Ashley Blom

Musculoskeletal Research Unit
University of Bristol United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Integrative cartilage repair – focus on investigations in vitro

Torsten Blunk

Dept. of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Wuerzburg
Germany

Melt electrostatic writing of polymers for medical applications

Paul Dalton

Dept. of Functional Materials in Medicine and Chemistry
University Clinic Würzburg
Germany

Preclinical multimodal imaging of bacterial infections on medical implants

Kevin Francis

Visiting Professor
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
UCLA
United States

Future musculoskeletal healthcare challenges
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Richie Gill

Chair of Healthcare Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Bath
United Kingdom

Physical activity – medicine and diagnose of the 21st century

Bernd Grimm

Past-President EORS

Molecular control of bone remodeling
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Eric Hesse

Molecular Skeletal Biology Laboratory
Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Germany

A clarion call for additive biomanufacturing in orthopaedic surgery

Dietmar W. Hutmacher

QUT Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Queensland University of Technology
Australia

Skeletal precursors and their regenerative capacity in health and disease

Franz Jakob

Orthopedic Department and Musculoskeletal Center
University of Würzburg
Germany

Systemically administered, target-organ specific therapeutics in regenerative medicine

Tero Järvinen

School of Medicine
University of Tampere
Finland

3D bioprinting approaches
for joint regeneration

Jos Malda

Department of Orthopaedics
University Medical Center Utrecht
Netherlands

Novel approaches to affect the cancer-bone microenvironment

Hanna Taipaleenmäki

Molecular Skeletal Biology Laboratory
Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
Germany

Tenocytes: do they differ depending on the patient characteristics?

Britt Wildemann

Berlin-Brandenburger Centrum für Regenerative Therapien
Julius Wolff Institut
Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

Do not let go;
The secret of getting ahead is getting started

Adhiambo Witlox

Maastricht, Netherlands

Keynote Speakers in workshops & symposia

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