ORS Upstate New York and Northeast Regional Symposium hosts over 200 at University of Rochester

August 3, 2017

The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Upstate New York and Northeast Regional Symposium was held at the University of Rochester July 27-28. ORS Ambassador and Associate Professor Catherine K. Kuo, PhD organized the event which was held in conjunction with the 7th Annual University of Rochester Center for Musculoskeletal Research (CMSR) Annual Symposium. The event was a great success, with approximately 200 people in attendance representing 24 institutions in the regional area. The Department of Orthopaedics and the Department of Biomedical Engineering generously supported the symposium.

Highlights included:

  • Inspirational keynote talk from Dr. Farsh Guilak, ORS Past-President, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Podium presentations from the University of Rochester CMSR Rosier Award finalists

  • Interactive and innovate Poster Sessions featuring ORS Poster Award finalists and presenters of accepted abstracts

  • Networking opportunities throughout the symposium including the awards banquet, poster sessions

  • Diverse career development panels

  • Educational and inspiring presentations from Dr. Michele J. Grimm, Program Director, National Science Foundation, and Dr. Fei Wang, Program Director, NIH, NIAMS