Neuroprosthetics Symposium Agenda

November 3, 2010 

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Campus Center, Odeum (3rd Floor)

7:30 – 8:30 am              Registration

8:30 am – 1:30 pm        Opening Session

Welcome and Opening Remarks

W. Grant McGimpsey, PhD, Director, Bioengineering Institute, Director, Center for Neuroprosthetics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


 Dennis Berkey, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Opening Remarks          

Thomas G. Kelley, Secretary of Veterans’ Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Morning Keynote Speaker:  Col. Jennifer Menetrez, MD, Physical Medince and Rehabilitation Physician, Director, Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center 

Morning Speakers - Osseointegration

Horst Aschoff, MD, Head of the Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, SANA-Clinics in Luebeck, Germany

Gordon Blunn, PhD, Professor, John Scales Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculo-Skeletal Science, University College London

Roy Bloebaum, PhD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Co-director, Bone and Joint Research Lab, Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, University of Utah

Wolfgang Plitz, MD, PhD, Former Head, Department of Biomechanics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany 

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm      Lunch

1:30 pm - 4:45 pm          Afternoon Session

Afternoon Keynote Speaker:  Kendra Calhoun, President, Amputee Coalition of America

Afternoon Speakers - Regenerative Soft Tissue

Raymond Page, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Research Associate Professor, WPI Bioengineering Institute, Chief Scientific Officer, CellThera

Christopher Lambert, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, WPI Bioengineering Institute

Stephen Lambert, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Member, UCF Hybrid Systems Laboratory, University of Central Florida 

5:15 pm                         Plenary Session ends 

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