Schedule and Speakers Please check back often for updates! Keynote Speakers Sean Morrison, PhDUT Southwestern Medical CenterMechanisms controlling stem cell self renewal and aging in the adult skeleton. Vicki Rosen, PhDHarvard School of Dental MedicineUnderstanding the physiological roles that BMPs play in the development, maintenance, and repair of musculoskeletal tissues. Session 1 – Stem Cells and Skeletal Repair Matthew Greenblatt, MD, PhDWeill Cornell Medical CollegeDiscovering molecular pathways that regulate the activity of osteoblasts. Celine Colnot, PhDInstitut des Maladies GenetiquesOrigins and functions of skeletal stem cells in bone regeneration. Session 2 – Mechanisms of Regeneration Ken Muneoka PhDTexas A&M UniversityEnhancing regenerative capabilities of mammalian joints and limbs. Bruno Peault, PhDUCLAProspective identification, purification, and functional characterization of multi-lineage stem cells present in human adult organs and tissues. Session 3 – Translational Approaches in Regenerative Medicine Warren Grayson, PhDJohns HopkinsEngineering functional craniofacial and orthopaedic constructs for use in therapeutic applications. David Brogan, MDWashington University Medical CenterNerve regeneration, identifying ways to increase the probability of nerve healing by way of imaging, 3D printing, and surgical treatment. Session 4 – Engineering Tissue Repair Stephanie Bryant, PhDUniversity of ColoradoNovel scaffolds and mechanical inputs to create engineered cartilage. Nenad Bursac, PhDDuke UniversityEngineered models of skeletal muscle. Session 5 – Systemic Influences on Repair and Regeneration Philipp Leucht, MD, PhDNew York UniversityMolecular mechanisms of bone development, fracture healing, and regeneration. Benjamin Levi, MDUniversity of MichiganElucidating the mechanistic pathways involved in heterotopic ossification. Jie Shen, PhDWashington University Medical CenterCartilage, bone repair, skeletal development, cancer and inflammatory diseases of bone.