Invited Speakers

Special Guest

Simonetta di Pippo - Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (IT)
  • Space and global health
  • Space for women

Invited Speakers

Sofia Avnet – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IT)
  • Inflammation, acidity and bone homeostasis
Francis Berenbaum – Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris (FR)
  • Osteoarthritis is NOT osteoarthrosis
Lorenzo Chiari – Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna (IT)
  • Ambulant sensor functional assessment
Veronique Coxam – Human Nutrion Unity, Auvergne University (FR)
  • The golden rules of nutritional prevention to maintain bone health
Luca Cristofolini - Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna (IT)
  • Integration of numerical and experimental approach to tackle biomechanical problems in orthopaedics
Kenny Dalgarno - Newcastle University (UK)
  • On 3D Printing for orthotics and footwear: realities and misconception
Giovanni Di Pino – Campus Biomedico Rome University (IT)
  • Designing and defending a ERC starting grant proposal: insight from the Reshape project
Massimo Dominici – University of Modena (IT)
  • Therapeutic potential of gene modified MSC in skeletal diseases
Davide Maria Donati – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IT)
  • The use of rapid prototyping titanium prosthesis in large osteochondral substitution
Jose Manuel Garcia Aznar – Aragòn Institute of Engineering Research, University of Zaragoza (ES)
  • 3D migration of human osteoblasts in microfluidic devices
Bernd Grimm - Zuyderland Medical Center Heerlen (NL)
  • The need and challenge of functional (outcome) assessment
Ilse Jonkers – KU Leuven (BE)
  • A multiscale approach to understand determinants of cartilage regeneration in the knee joint
Alberto Leardini – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IT)
  • The current experiences at the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli and University of Bologna
Maurilio Marcacci - Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna (IT)
  • Clinical trials: costs versus benefits
Massimo Mariotti – IRCCS Galeazzi, University of Milan (IT)
  • The zebrafish model
Hans Jörg Meisel - BG Klinikum Bergmannstrost, Halle (DE)
  • Intervertebral disc regeneration assisted by collagen nanostructures
Lorenzo Moroni – Maastricht University (NL)
  • Additive Manufactured 3D scaffolds for osteochondral tissue regeneration
  • Steering cell activity for skeletal regeneration by biofabrication technologies
Marco Narici – University of Nottingham (UK)
  • Neuromuscular and extracellular matrix contributions to muscle weakness in old age
Jeannette Penny - Hvidovre University Hospital (DK)
  • Prioritizing research alongside the clinical career
Egon Perilli – Flinders University, Adelaide (AU)
  • Tibial plateau 3D bone micro-architecture and dynamic joint loads in end-stage knee osteoarthritis
Francesca Perut - Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IT)
  • Exosomes: natural nanovescicles for tissue healing
Wiltrud Richter – Orthopaedic University Hospital Heidelberg (DE)
  • Stimulation of Endochondral Bone Formation: a Route to Enhance MSC Treatment of Bone Disease?
  • Create your carrier in orthopaedic research
Dieter Rosenbaum – University Hospital Münster (DE)
  • Wearable sensor activity monitoring
Arnaud Scherberich – University Hospital Basel (CH)
  • Influence of biomaterials on the bone forming capacity of adipose-derived cells
Klara Sjögren – Centre for bone and arthritis Research at Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg (SE)
  • Gut microbiota and bone metabolism
Gwen Sys – University Hospital of Ghent (BE)
  • Application of CAM-technology in musculoskeletal research
  • Application of 3D printing technology in musculoskeletal tumor surgery: case presentation
Aldo Toni – Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli (IT)
  • Is Arthroplasty Research jeopardized by its own success?
Catherine Van Der Straeten – Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital (UK)
  • Safety and toxicity associated with total joint implants
  • 3D printed patient specific instruments and implants: current clinical use and future perspectives
Willem Van Mechelen – VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (NL)
  • Prevention of lateral ankle ligament injury
Nico Verdonschot - Radboud University Nijmegen (NL)
  • Modeling tools to assess total hip and total knee arthroplasty
Chiara Vitale Bovarone – Politecnico di Torino (IT)
  • Mixing the ingredients to obtain an ERC grant: my experience with BOOST
Brigitte von Rechenberg – Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich (CH)
  • In vivo models
  • Remodelling of calcified cartilage and subchondral bone during osteoarthrosis/osteoarthritis
Silvano Zanuso – Technogym SPA (IT)
  • Scientific background behind product development