Combined Bath Biomechanics and Regenerative Medicine Symposium

12th September 2016 @ 9:00 am – 13th September 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Chancellors' Building
University of Bath
Claverton Down, Bath
Mrs Alison Parker, Department of Mechanical Engineering
+44 (0)1225 384035

This two day symposium will focus on “50 years of musculo-skeletal research – Lessons learned and future perspectives.” It aims to promote research in orthopaedics and regenerative medicine by bringing together leading academic groups, clinicians, regulatory bodies and industry.

Hosted by the University, the Centre for Orthopaedic Biomechanics and the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, it will include keynote lectures, submitted papers and panel debates.

Our keynote speakers will cover aspects of:

  • Orthopaedic research
  • The role of the surgeon
  • Changing patient demographics
  • New technologies
  • The evolving world of scientific publications
  • Tendon repair techniques
  • Electrical bioreactor development
  • Regulation of cartilage
  • Bone homeostasis in development and disease


Confirmed keynote speakers include:

DAY 1-

Professor Michael Morlock, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany

Professor Ian Learmonth, University of Bristol, UK

Dr Thomas Bauer, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA

Professor Philip Noble, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

DAY 2-

Professor Sarah Cartmell, University of Manchester, UK

Dr Chrissy Hammond, University of Bristol, UK


Target audience

Academics, clinicians, research students, industry delegates and representatives from regulatory and standards organisations.