5th Annual Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Symposium – October 13, 2016

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Organizers and speakers of the 5th Annual Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Symposium

The Mount Sinai ORL attended the 5th Annual Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Symposium at Albert Einstein College of Medicine on October 13, 2016. The symposium mission is “to expand the knowledge base within the field, and to foster creativity, collaboration and networking between researchers throughout the region.”

During the symposium, Dr. Alice Huang gave a presentation entitled “Regulation of tendon regeneration” and Dr. James Iatridis presented his talk entitled “Injury, inflammation, and altered mechanotransduction in the intervertebral disc” while also serving as the Steering Chair for the “Novel views into musculoskeletal degenerative diseases” session. In addition, Rose Long presented her poster, “CD146+ phenotype of human annulus fibrosus cells induced by TGFβ1 has affinity to collagen scaffold aimed for annulus fibrosus repair” and together Matthew Gluck and Christina Beck presented their posters “In Situ Imaging of Rat Median Nerve Damage Using SHG Microscopy: Advancing Towards an In Vivo Application” and “Biomechanical Analysis of the Reduction and Association of the Scaphoid and Lunate (RASL) Technique: Screw Trajectory Matters”.

More information about the symposium can be found here:https://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/orthopaedic-surgery/symposium/