Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium

Annual Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium
Conference Location:  Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
Conference Dates: Dec 14, 2009

The Philadelphia Spine Research Symposiumprovides a forum to present cutting-edge multidisciplinary Spine research in a collegial atmosphere that disseminates scientific information, encourages informal exchange, educates scientific and clinical trainees, and develops future collaborations. The meeting includes clinicians, biologists, and engineers from across the greater Philadelphia and surrounding mid Atlantic region.

The Biomaterial’s Lab was well-represented at this year’s symposium: 

Jessica Isaacs presented a podium presentation entitled, “Characterization of the Annulus Fibrosus Lamellar Micromechanics

David Jamison presented a podium presentation entitled, “High Impact Behavior of the Human Cadaveric Lumbar IVD” 

Sumona Sarkar presented a podium presentation entitled, “An Enzymantically Resistant Biomimetic Aggrecan for the Treatment of Early Stage IVD Degeneration