International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons – XIII

Arezzo, Italy


Professor Cerulli and Dr. Woo

The Inaugural European International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons, ISL&T-XIII hosted by Professor Giuliano Cerulli and Dr. Savio Woo was held on October 18, 2013 in Arezzo, Italy. This year’s meeting was attended by over 150 participants The program was comprised of a clinic lecture by Dr. Ramon Cugat and 6 keynote lectures by Drs. Albert Banes, Anastasiou Georgoulis, Graham Riley, Mario Lamontagne, Mitsuo Ochi and Marco Marcacci, 37 podium presentations grouped into 3 themes, Biology and Biomechanics of Ligaments and Tendons, Biological Augmentation for Tendon and Ligament Healing and Tissue Engineering of Tendons and Ligaments as well as 15 posters. The high quality presentations, keynote lectures as well as the interactive discussions were enjoyed by all.

Savio L-Y. Woo Young Researcher Award
Dr. Chavaunne Thorpe
Queen Mary University of London

Best Fellow Paper
Francesca Sardone
CNR – National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Molecular Genetics

Best Student Paper
Kwang Kim
Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Pittsburgh

Best Poser
Tomoyuki Suzuki
Sapporo Medical University