2018 Australia Symposium of International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society (ICMRS)
Theme: Cutting edge research in bone biology and potential new therapies.
Perth, Western Australia - 4 October 2018
The 2018 Australia Symposium of International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society (ICMRS) was held in Perth, Western Australia, on the 4th of October 2018. Chaired by Prof. Jiake Xu, together with Prof. Yin Xiao, Prof. Yue Ding, Prof. Nathan Pavlos, and Prof. Xiaoling Zhang, more than 50 attendees were involved in this symposium. This meeting has put together a wide range of cutting-edge research in bone biology that appealed both clinician and basic scientists in musculoskeletal field. Topics presented by our invited speakers from China, the USA, Singapore and Australia include bone cell biology, novel therapeutic applications for bone disease, biomaterials and bone tissue engineering, 3D bioprinting for tissue and organ, as well as translational of biomaterials in orthopaedics field. Dinner time after the symposium was also provided for further networking and discussion. The breadth and depth of this symposium, alongside with the breathtaking scenery beside Swan River, delivered a vibrant and valuable meeting for all members.