International Symposium of Ligaments & Tendons – VIII

Stanford University
March 1, 2008

Dr. Thomas Andriacchi and Dr. Woo

We were pleased to reunite with friends and colleagues for the 8th International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons (ISL&T-VIII) hosted by Dr. Tom Andriacchi of Stanford University in San Francisco, California. This year’s program featured the following multidisciplinary topics:

  • ACL Reconstruction and the Development of Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Kinematics
  • Mechanobiology of Ligaments and Tendons
  • Tissue Healing and Mechanics
  • Scaffolds for Functional Tissue Engineering Approaches
  • Novel In-vitro and In-vivo Techniques to Assess Ligament and Tendon Function
  • Biomechanics of the Shoulder and Upper Extremity
  • Clinical Mini-Symposium on Substance P

Once again we recognized outstanding students and fellows with the following awards:

ISLT – VIII Award Winners

Best Research Fellow Paper
Mr. David Fung

Best Student Paper
Mr. Sean Scanlan
Mr. Jeffrey Spalazzi

Best Poster
Ms. Jillian Beveridge

Each Award Winner was presented with a certificate and US $200 donated by Flexcell Inernational Corporation.