Event Date/Time: Oct 31, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 01, 2008
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This symposium will bring together today’s’ leading researchers and clinicians. Current topics concerning both the research and clinical application for the BMP’s, stem cells, cytokines, tissue engineering, reconstructive approaches, osteoporosis, bisphosphonate toxicity and more will be presented.

The objectives and purposes of this symposium are simply the sharing and updating of knowledge related to bone science and the gathering of those interested to bring about collaborative efforts and foster further studies.

This symposium is dedicated to Dr. Jeffrey Hollinger, originator of the Portland Bone Symposium and current Director of the Bone Tissue Engineering Center at the Carnegie Mellon Institute of bone Science. This symposium will also feature an evening dinner amidst a prehistoric setting featuring in a lecture by the World Renown Paleontologist Jack Horner titled “What the Bones of Tyrannosaurs Rex Tell Us”.