International Symposium of Ligaments & Tendons – XVI

San Diego, California, March 18, 2017

The 16th International Symposium on Ligaments & Tendons (ISL&T – XVI) was held in San Diego, California. It was another outstanding meeting. Our Program Chai, Dr. Christos Papageorgiou put together and innovative and enlightening program.

Dr. Chih-Hwa Chen began the day’s presentations with a clinical keynote entitled “Biological Strategy on ACL Surgery’. The program was comprised of 8 sessions: Structure & Function of Soft Tissues; Biomechanics of Tendons & Ligaments; ACL Biomechanics, Repair & Regeneration; Surgery & Therapeutics; Tissue Engineering, Regeneration & Healing; Tendinopathy & Tendinosis; Tendon & Ligament Stem Cells; and Rotator Cuff Repair & Healing.

With the very generous support of Dr. Albert and Mrs. Beth Banes and the Flexcell International Corporation and ASIAM, we were able to award a total of five awards this year.

2017 Award Winners

Savio L-Y. Woo Young Research Award
Dr. Stefania Wunderli (Biomechanical)
Dr. Deepanwita Pal (Biological)

Best Fellow Paper
Dr. Guak-Kim Tan

Best Student Paper
Ms. Kuwabo Mubyana

Best Poster
Dr. V. Zhang