Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

9th Annual Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Symposium - Virtual Event

Date : October 08, 2020

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The Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center Musculoskeletal Repair and Regeneration Symposium continues to seek and expand the knowledge base within the field, and to foster creativity, collaboration and networking between researchers throughout the region. This year’s meeting will emphasize recent advances in translational research in four areas:

• Tendon Remodeling and Repair

• Musculoskeletal Regeneration and Repair

• Bone Adaptation: From Cells to Tissue

• Osteosarcoma and Degenerative Musculoskeletal diseases


This program attempts to address current issues in musculoskeletal repair and regeneration, and disease treatment. The presentations and discussions will focus on up-to-date scientific discoveries and the potential impact of these findings on patient treatment and management in the future. This meeting features:

• 8 outstanding speakers from the United States and Europe

• Lightening e-poster session and Young Investigator Award session


 Mia M. Thi, PhD 

University Chairman:
Neil J Cobelli,MD




• Alesha Castillo, PhD
• James Iatridis, PhD
• Woojin Han, PhD
• David Corr, PhD
• Lionel Ivashkiv, MD
• Bang Hoang, MD

Poster Session and Young Investigator Award Committee Chair:
Zeynep Seref-Ferlengez,PhD 

Young Investigator Awards: 

  • Basic/Translational Research Awardees:

Fei Fang (Columbia University)
Abstract Title: Cellular and Dynamic Enthesis Development Mapped by Single-cell Transcriptomics
Stylianos Zafeirios Karoulias (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai )
Abstract Title : ADAMTS10 and ADAMTS17 cooperate in determining the bone length in mouse models for Weill-Marchesani syndrome
Sophia Ziemian (Cornell University )
Abstract Title : Early inhibition of subchondral bone remodeling slows load-induced post-traumatic osteoarthritis development in mice

  • Clinical Research Awardee:

Megan Mizera (Montefiore Medical Center)
Abstract Title: Increased 90 Day Mortality and Morbidity in Recovering Elective Arthroplasty Patients       During the 2019 Coronavirus Pandemic in New York City