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Musculoskeletal Innovations: CDMI Fall 2018 Symposium

Pui Yee Law

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7:30 AM - Friday, September 14, 2018 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

Musculoskeletal Innovations: CDMI Fall 2018 Symposium

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Type End Quantity
General CDMI admission
Ended Free  
Select this option if you are current CDMI Industry Advisory Board (IAB) member or if you are affiliated with the FDA or NSF. No need to register again under the CDMI RSVP option.
Ended Free  

Event Details

Center for Disruptive Musculoskeletal Innovation
Fall 2018 Symposium

Come together with researchers, clinicians, and high level executives from top orthopaedic companies to learn about the latest musculoskeletal innovations from four different campuses (UC San Francisco, University of Toledo, The Ohio State University, and Northeastern University). In this semi-annual event, the Center's Industry Advisory Board will select which projects to fund this cycle and hear updates from previously funded projects. The 2018-19 project finalists are posted online. This year's keynote will discuss cutting-edge projects using machine learning. 

​​This event is open to ALL MUSCULOSKELETAL industry representatives and university musculoskeletal researchers and clinicians. Registration is required to attend.

Symposium Agenda


Day 1 - Thursday, September 13, 2018                                     

Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital - William and Susan Oberndorf Auditorium


7:30 am




Welcome Remarks, Introductions & CDMI Update

Drs. Jeffrey Lotz & Vijay Goel – CDMI Site Directors


Keynote - Toward AI Deployment at the Point of Care

Rachael Callcut, MD, MSPH, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery


Introduction to Presentations

Drs. Jeffrey Lotz & Denis Gray (NSF I/UCRC Evaluator)

9:00-9:55 am Research Area 1 - Clinical Outcomes
9:55-10:05 am

BREAK (snacks provided)

10:05-11:00 am

Research Area 2 - Biomechanics

 11:00-11:20am FDA/CDMI Update
Dr. Anton Dmitriev, FDA Director, Division of Applied Mechanics
11:20am-12:30pm LUNCH
11:45 - 12:30 - IAB and new companies at reserved table
NSF I/UCRC Presentation (tentative)
Andre Marshall, PhD - NSF I/UCRC Program Director


Technology Presentations
•  Latest on Imaging and Back Pain
   Jeffrey Lotz, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
•  3D printing yesterday, today, and tomorrow
   Alexis Dang, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1:30-1:40pm BREAK (snacks provided)
1:40-2:35pm Research Area 3 - Innovative Devices, Tools, or Assessment Techniques
2:35-2:45pm BREAK (snacks provided)
2:45-3:30pm Research Area 4 - Other Topics

BREAK (snacks provided)


Final 2017-18 Project Presentations:

UC San Francisco


Review of Day 2 Activities and CDMI Organizational Meeting/

Formative Discussion

Drs. Jeffrey Lotz & Denis Gray

5:00-6:00pm RECEPTION (hors d’oeuvres + drinks)


Day 2 - Friday, September 14, 2018                                     

Mission Hall

Global Health and Clinical  Sciences Building, Room 2103


7:30-9:00 am  LIFE FORM Review and 2018-19 Project Discussion with Faculty
9:00-9:10 am  BREAK (snacks provided)
9:10-10:30 am

IAB Meeting – Voting Session

(IAB Members and NSF only)

10:30-10:40 am

BREAK (snacks provided)

10:40-11:00 am

Discussion Session

-IAB Report Out

-Updates from The Ohio State University and Northeastern University

-Action Items

-Plans for Spring Symposium 2019 at the University of Toledo

11:00-11:40 am

Final 2017-18 Project Presentations:

University of Toledo part I 

11:40-12:45 pm

LUNCH in parallel with presentations

11:55-12:35 pm

Final 2017-18 Project Presentations:

University of Toledo part II 

 12:35-12:45pm Closing Remarks

Dr. Jeffrey Lotz

Have questions about Musculoskeletal Innovations: CDMI Fall 2018 Symposium? Contact Pui Yee Law

When & Where

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Women’s Hospital Conference Center
A1602 A/B - William and Susan Oberndorf Auditorium
1855 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7:30 AM - Friday, September 14, 2018 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

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