Friday 15th June 2018


09:00 to 10:40 Biomaterials in bone healing
09:00 Engineered human bone/bone marrow for in vitro biocompatibility testing of implant materials (15’+5’)
Janosch Schoon
09:20 Restoring Mobility meets the Surgeon’s Capability – Challenges and Pitfalls in Joint Replacement (15’+5’)
Michael Morlock
09:40 Advanced therapeutics: Innovative biomaterial approaches in tissue regeneration (15’+5’)
Carsten Werner
10:00 Multifunctional biomaterials to modulate the behaviour of progenitor cells and to enhance skeletal muscle regeneration (15’+5’)
Sven Geißler
10:20 Resorbable Metals – Implant Revolution or Unrealistic Vision (15’+5’)
Frank Witte
10:40 Molecular crosstalk between BMP growth factor signaling and mechanical loading during the early phase of fracture healing (15’+5’)
Ansgar Petersen
11:00 to 11:25 Coffee break
11:25 to 13:05 Enhancing musculoskeletal regeneration processes in compromised scenarios
11:25 Trap for dendritic cells – learning from cancer to enhance regeneration (15’+5’)
David Mooney
11:45 Adult stem/stromal cells to support chronic ischemia and muscle regeneration (15+5’)
Tobias Winkler
12:05 Advanced cell therapies: Remaining preclinical and clinical challenges (15’+5’)
Dirk Strunk
12:25 Current challenges and future opportunities in treatment of periprosthetic joint infection (15’+5’)
Andrej Trampuz
12:45 Why does hierarchical organization matter in regeneration? (15’+5’)
Peter Fratzl
13:05 to 14:05 Lunch break
14:05 to 15:05 Mechanobiology
14:05 Imaging Wolff’s Law (15’+5’)
Ralph Müller
14:25 Cartilage and Mechano-Biology – the Unintended Alliance (15’+5’)
Thomas Pap
14:45 Muscle adaptation and regeneration – going beyond the limits (15’+5’)
Walter Herzog
15:05 The sensor to Wolff’s Law – the osteocyte (15’+5’)
Jenneke Klein-Nulend
15:25 Bone adaptation across ages – lessons to learn in skeletal mechanobiology (15’+5’)
Bettina Willie
15:45 Sense mechanics in cells (15’+5’)
Viola Vogel
16:05 to 16:20 Coffee break
16:20 Panel discussion – What does it take to make translational research? (40’)
18:00 to 20:00 Closing Event: Museum of Natural History – Official tour plus visit of the bone cellar