The Military & Veterans Healthcare Technologies Symposium

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A symposium to highlight current Georgia Tech, Emory University, and University of Georgia research efforts in Military and Veteran's Health Technologies from combat casualty care to veteran rehabilitation. The purpose of the meeting is to build community, explore research synergies, and begin developing multi-investigator grant applications.


8:30 a.m.   Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions - Robert E. Guldberg, PhD, Georgia Tech

9:15 a.m.   Intra-articular Delivery Strategies for Treatment of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis (OA) - Robert E. Guldberg, PhD, Georgia Tech

9:30 a.m.   Regenerative Strategies for Tendon Overuse Injuries - Johnna S. Temenoff, PhD, Georgia Tech

9:45 a.m.   Regenerative Engineering Strategies for Composite Extremity Trauma - Nick Willett, PhD, Emory University, Atlanta Veterans Administration

10:00 a.m.   Two stories: Fracture Putty for Bone Fractures and Cellular therapies for TBI - Steven Stice, PhD, University of Georgia 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.   Engineering Novel Classes of Hemostatic Agents - Wilbur A. Lam, MD, PhD, Emory University, Georgia Tech

10:45 a.m.   Infection Fighting Materials - Andrés J. García, PhD, Georgia Tech

11:00 a.m.   Immuno-Engineering Soldier Health: From Sepsis to Craniofacial Reconstruction - Krishnendu Roy, PhD, Georgia Tech

11:15 a.m.   Controlling Fibroblast Activation, Scar Formation and Contracture - Thomas Barker, PhD, Georgia Tech

11:30 a.m.   Poster Session: Lunch Break

1:00 p.m.   Neuromuscular Control - Lena Ting, PhD, Georgia Tech

1:15 p.m.   Concomitant Brain and Limb Trauma - Michelle LaPlaca, PhD, Georgia Tech

1:30 p.m.   Impact of Traumatic Lower Extremity Amputation on Aortic Hemodynamics: Implications for Increased Risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation - W. Robert Taylor, MD, PhD, Emory University

1:45 p.m.   Prosthetic Socket Technology: Seeking Solutions to Improve Comfort and Function - Robert S. Kistenberg, MPH, L/CP, FAAOP Georgia Tech

2:00 p.m.   DoD Priorities and Opportunities for Regenerative and Rehabilitative Technologies - Brian Pfister, PhD, MBA, US Army MRMC

2:15 p.m.   Wrap Up - Robert E. Guldberg PhD, Georgia Tech

This symposium is supported by the Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Center and the Center for Advanced Bioengineering for Soldier Survivability (CABSS).

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