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2016 Cartilage Repair Symposium: Cellular Therapeutics for Advanced Cartilage Repair

The Penn Center for Cartilage Repair is one of only a few clinics across the nation dedicated to cartilage repair. Dr. James Carey, Director of the Penn Center for Cartilage Repair, discusses the importance of the Cartilage Repair Symposium.

Penn Orthopaedics is hosting the 5th Annual Cartilage Repair Symposium: Cellular Therapeutics for Advanced Cartilage Repair. The program will create a true clinical and scientific gathering focused on the cutting edge of osteochondral and cartilage repair.

Friday, April 29 - Saturday, April 30, 2016

Where

Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA

Course Directors: James L. Carey, MD and Robert L. Mauck, Ph.D.

Featuring:

  • International Keynote Speaker: Lars Peterson, MD, PhD, University of Gothenburg (Sweden).
  • Additional Keynote Speakers: James Cook, DVM, PhD, University of Missouri and Maurizio Pacifici, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The symposium will include invited talks by key thought leaders in the field of cartilage biology, biomaterials, stem cells, tissue engineering, animal models, and imaging, as well as clinical methods for the treatment of cartilage damage in the knee. Speakers will also discuss rehabilitative protocols that promote successful recovery.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in hands on training in the most advanced repair techniques in the Human Tissue Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. The intent of this meeting is to build consensus, informed by clinical practice and basic and translational research, to define new directions in the field that will drive the treatment of osteochondral injuries in the knee from the current status of repair towards the promise of regeneration.

The symposium has been designed for health care professionals, including:

  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Scientists and engineers
  • Non-operative sports medicine physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Athletic trainers
  • Nurses
  • Physician assistants
  • Residents and medical students
  • Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

The general sessions will include presentations, discussion and question segments, and interactive case studies. On Friday afternoon, there will be a hands-on workshop in the Human Tissue Laboratory. Conference participants that are registered for this portion will have an opportunity to practice skills on a cadaver.

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