1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REGENERATIVE ORTHOPAEDICS
02 July 2010, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia
PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE PROGRAM: July 2nd 2010.*
Please note that all lecture slots have been filled. However, we encourage you to send your abstract and participate in the poster session.
9:00 WELCOME ADDRESS 9:00 - 9:05 Marko Pećina, President of the 1st ICRO 9:05 - 9:10 Zvonko Kusić, Secretary General of the Department of Medical Sciences, Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences 9:10 - 9:15 Minister of Science of the Republic of Croatia 9:20 - 10:35 MODERN TRENDS IN BONE GRAFTING Chairmen: Reinhard Windhager, Ivan Martin 9:20 - 9:35 “IMPROVING THE OSTEOGENIC BEHAVIOR OF HUMAN MESENCHYMAL PROGENITORS” Ryan M. Porter, Center for Advanced Orthopedic Studies, Harvard University, Boston, USA 9:40 - 9:55 “AUTOLOGOUS BONE TRANSPLANT ON STEROIDS” Alan Ivković, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia 10:00 - 10:15 “BIOREACTOR-BASED MANUFACTURE OF OSTEOGENIC GRAFTS” Ivan Martin, Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland 10:20 - 10:35 “TISSUE ENGINEERED BONE GRAFTS: FROM BENCH TO BEDSIDE” Mirjam Fröhlich, Educell Ltd., Ljubljana, Slovenia 10:40 - 11:10 COFFEE BREAK 11:15 - 11:45 PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE: “FACILITATED ENDOGENOUS REPAIR” Christopher H. Evans, Center for Advanced Orthopedic Studies, Harvard University, Boston, USA 12:00 - 12:55 LOCAL AND SYSTEMIC BONE REGENERATION Chairmen: Slobodan Vukičević, Darko Kaštelan 12:00 - 12:15 “MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF BONE FRACTURE REPAIR” Slobodan Vukičević, Laboratory for Calcified Tissues, Medical School University of Zagreb, Croatia 12:20 - 12:35 “EMERGING THERAPIES FOR OSTEOPOROSIS” Darko Kaštelan, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia 12:40 - 12:55 “HORMONAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY IN TREATMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS” TBD 13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH 14:00 - 14:45 CARTILAGE REPAIR AND REGENERATION Chairmen: Miroslav Hašpl, Radovan Mihelić 14:00 - 14:15 “PURE CARTILAGE ALLOGRAFT FOR FOCAL CHONDRAL LESIONS” Tamas Bardos, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Pecs, Hungary 14:20 - 14:35 “AUTOLOGOUS ORTHOBIOLOGICS IN CARTILAGE REPAIR AND REGENERATION” Damir Hudetz, University Hospital for Traumatology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Croatia 14:40 - 14:55 “SUBCHONDRAL BONE IN CARTILAGE REPAIR” Matej Drobnič, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Medical School University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 15:00 - 15:15 “CARTILAGE PRECONDITIONING” Gian M. Salzmann, Dept. of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Medical Center, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany 15:15 - 15:45 PANEL DISCUSSION 15:45 - 16:00 CLOSING CEREMONY