UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center experts provided important research updates and insights, and led talks regarding osteoarthritis at the conference.
UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center experts provided important research updates and insights, and led talks regarding osteoarthritis at the 2022 Osteoarthritis Research Society International Conference.
Highlights from the conference included:
- Dr. Richard Loeser was an invited speaker for a concurrent session and spoke on “Cellular Senescence in OA.” He also had an undergraduate student, Ralph Alberto, present a poster, “Chemokine ENA-78/CXCL5 is Produced by OA Synovial Fibroblasts in Response to a Matrix Damage Stimulus and is Found in Synovial Fluid Collected from Patients After ACL Injury.”
- Dr. Leigh Callahan helped OARSI announce the Joint Venture Micro-Learning Module program.
- Dr. Amanda Nelson was inducted as member of the OARSI Board of Directors, which is a four-year term.
- Dr. Kelli Allen presented a talk titled, “Prognostic Factors for Reported Outcomes in OA Research.”
- Dr. Lara Longobardi presented a poster; “Imaging Macrophages During Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis with NIRF Labelled Nanoemulsion”
- Dr. Brian Diekman presented; “DNA Damage Accumulation with Aging and Osteoarthritis in Primary Human Chondrocytes.”
- Liubov Arbeeva, MS, presented on behalf of Dr. Amanda Nelson, regarding data derived from the Johnston County OA Study during a Discussion Group Meeting hosted by the International Hand OA Consortium. During a poster session, Liubov also presented findings related to: “Association of Plasma Microbial Composition with a Leaky Gut in Obesity-Related OA.”
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