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Dr. Linda Sandell is the keynote speaker of 2016 ICMRS-ORS membership meeting at Orlando, Florida

26 Jan 2016 8:51 AM | Anonymous

Dr. Linda Sandell is the keynote speaker of 2016 ICMRS-ORS membership meeting at Orlando, Florida

Genetics of Cartilage Repair and Osteoarthritis

Dr. Linda Sandell,  Washington University

8:00 PM, Saturday, March 5, 2016
Durango 1-2, Disney’s Coronado Springs Convention Center


Dr. Linda Sandell is the Mildred B. Simon Professor and Co-Director to the Center for Musculoskeletal Research at Washington University in St. Louis.  She has been a leader in the field of orthopaedic research, pioneering the use of molecular biologic techniques, protein biochemistry, large screening technologies, microscopy and computational biology to study cell responses to cartilage cell injury and the regulation of gene expression in connective tissues.

Dr. Sandell received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Denver University, her Ph.D. in biochemistry at Northwestern University, and postdoctoral work in molecular biology at the University of Chicago.  Dr. Sandell was a faculty member at Rush Medical College in Chicago from 1982 to 1987, and at the University of Washington in Seattle from 1987 to 1997 when she moved to Washington University.  Dr. Sandell has authored more than 200 publications, in addition to three books and seven patents. She has provided extensive leadership in the orthopaedic research field having chaired three Gordon Conferences and numerous other conferences including co-founding the Cartilage Gordon Conference. She has been President of the Orthopaedic Research Society (2000), the Histochemical Society (2005-2007) and the Society for Matrix Biology (2006-2008).  In 2010, she received the Women’s Leadership Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society and, in 2015,the Alfred E. Shands, MD. Award from the ORS. She is Past President of the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (2010- 2013).

How can you get there?
Meeting Address:
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL2830-8403

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