Activities

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An Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation

The International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation brings together researchers from Consortium institutions as well as regenerative medicine and rehabilitation researchers looking to bridge the divide, to learn and to interact in a setting that fosters cross-disciplinary discussions and collaborations. The 8th Annual International Symposium, which was co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Virginia, was held in Charlottesville, VA, on Oct. 24-26, 2019. Join the ICRR at the next symposium, the 9th Annual International Symposium, which will be held in Austin, TX, Dec. 3-5, 2020.

Workshops and Symposia

ICRR researchers collaborate to present on Regenerative Rehabilitation at workshops and symposia throughout the year, both within the US as well as across the globe, and they work together to reach a diverse range of specialties.

TERMIS Thematic Group

This thematic group within TERMIS will strengthen the relationship between tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and rehabilitation research, ultimately accelerating the translation of tissue engineering technologies to the clinic. Examples of collaborations include:

A TERMIS Pre-Conference Workshop, “Regenerative Rehabilitation: Optimizing regenerative medicine outcomes through mechanotherapies”, highlighted mechanobiological principles that guide the development of rehabilitation approaches, and how mechanical stimulation, via exercise, has the potential for enhancing functional outcomes of tissue engineering therapies.

A TERMIS-EU session, entitled “Regenerative Rehabilitation: modulation of the physical and mechanical microenvironment to promote tissue regeneration”, served as an important teaching platform and highlighted advancements in the field of Regenerative Rehabilitation. Dr. Fabrisia Ambrosio, Dr. Rocky Tuan and others attended the 2019 meeting in Rhodes, Greece, for another successful session on Regenerative Rehabilitation!

A TERMIS-AM session, entitled “Regenerative Rehabilitation: Combining Tissue Engineering and Cellular Therapies with Applied Biophysics to Optimize Outcomes”, introduced the transformative field of Regenerative Rehabilitation and presented concepts and research across a spectrum of applications during the 2019 meeting in Orlando, FL. The session was co-chaired by Drs. Stephen Badylak and Robert Guldberg.