Vail Scientific Summit

6th Annual Vail Scientific Summit

Presented by Avanos
August 19 - 22, 2021
Join Us - Vail Marriott Mountain Resort - Vail, CO
 

 

 

Confirmed Speakers
We are pleased to welcome these renowned presenters and session chairs to the 6th Annual Vail Scientific Summit as they provide updates on the latest musculoskeletal innovations, featuring both basic science and clinical applications, and the international impact on the scientific and clinical communities and enhanced patient care.  

Tamara Alliston, PhD - University of California, San Francisco
Dustin Anderson, MD - The Steadman Clinic 
Chelsea Bahney, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Julie Barone, DO, FACS - Vail Health
Lisa Blumencranz, PhD - Agendia
Marko Bodor, MD - Bodor Clinic
Scott Bruder, MD, PhD - Bruder Consulting
Susan Bukata, MD - UC San Diego Health
Arnold Caplan, PhD - Case Western Reserve University
Kaifu Chen, PhD - Harvard Medical School
John Cooke, MD, PhD - Houston Methodist Research Institute
Sarah de la Motte, PhD - Uniformed Services University 
George Dodge, PhD - University of Pennsylvania 
Nicole Ehrhart, VMD - Colorado State University
Thos Evans, MD - The Steadman Clinic 
Don Gibbons, MD, PhD - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jon Godin, MD, MBA - The Steadman Clinic 
Farshid Guilak, PhD - Washington University
Sealy Hambright, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Patricia Hardenbergh, MD - Vail Health
Johnny Huard, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
R. Jason Jadgchew, ATC - United States Navy
James Kirkland, MD PhD - Mayo Clinic 
Richard Lieber, PhD - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab 
Aiping Lu, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Mark Markel, DVM, PhD - University of Wisconsin
Alexis Mathieu - FeetMe
Kirk McGilvray, PhD - Colorado State University 
Peter Millett, MD, MSc - The Steadman Clinic 
William Murphy, PhD - University of Wisconsin 
George Muschler, MD - Cleveland Clinic 
Naoki Nakayma, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD - University of Minnesota
Suzanne Page, JD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Ramesha Papanna, MD, MPH - UT Health
Karin Payne, PhD - University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Bruno Peault, PhD - UCLA
Marc Philippon, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Matthew Provencher, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Sudheer Ravuri, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Paul Robbins, PhD - University of Minnesota
Bill Rodkey, DVM
Linda Sandell, PhD - Washington University School of Medicine
Kelly Santangelo, DVM, PhD - Colorado State University
Katie Sikes, PhD - Colorado State University
Samuel Stupp, PhD - Northwestern University
Scott Tashman, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Franceska Taraballi, PhD - Houston Methodist
Armando Vidal, MD - The Steadman Clinic 
Bing Wang, MD, PhD - University of Pittsburgh
Coen Wijdicks, PhD - Arthrex
Vonda Wright, MD
Michael Zuscik, PhD - University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Schedule of Events
Speakers, session topics, times and assigned dates are subject to change - talk titles are forthcoming
All times listed are mountain time zone


Thursday, August 19, 2021
  • 4:00 pm - Registration Opens
  • 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Welcome Reception sponsored by Avanos
    • Opening Remarks by Dr. Marc Philippon; Dr. Johnny Huard and Dan Drawbaugh
    • New Horizon on Healthy Aging, "Precision Longevity"
      • Dr. Vonda Wright & Dr. Johnny Huard
Friday, August 20, 2021
  • 7:00 - 8:00 pm - Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 8:35 am - Morning Scientific Keynote Address by Dr. Marc Philippon
    • Sponsored by Linda and Mitch Hart
  • 8:35 - 9:55 am - Session A:  Sports and Military Performances - Dr. Matthew Provencher and Dr. Armando Vidal - Chairs
    • sponsored by Avanos
    • Dr. Matthew Provencher
    • Dr. Sarah de la Motte
    • Dr. R. Jason Jadgchew
    • Dr. Coen Wijdicks
    • Q&A
  • 9:55 - 10:10 am - Break
  • 10:10 am - 11:50 am Session B: Interventional Strategies for Healthy Aging - Dr. Marc Philippon and Dr. Johnny Huard - Chairs
    • Dr. Paul Robbins
    • Dr. Laura Niedernhofer
    • Dr. James Kirkland
    • Dr. Sealy Hambright
    • Q&A
  • 11:50 am - 1:00 pm - Lunch 
  • 1:00 - 1:35 pm - Afternoon Scientific Keynote Address - Dr. Samuel Stupp
    • Sponsored by Mary Sue and Mike Shannon
  • 1:35 - 2:55 pm - Session C:  Innovative Technologies toward Aging Research - Dr. Mark Markel and Dr. Jon Godin - Chairs
    • Sponsored by Spruance Foundation II
    • Dr. Kaifu Chen
    • Dr. John Cooke
    • Dr. Fancesca Taraballi
    • Dr. Michael Zuscik
    • Q&A
  • 2:55 - 3:10 pm - Break
  • 3:10 - 5:00 pm - Session D:  Muscle and Wound Healing 
    • Dr. Rick Lieber
    • Dr. Aiping Lu
    • Dr. Bing Wang
    • Dr. Marko Bodor
    • Dr. Ramesha Papanna
    • Q&A
Saturday, August 21, 2021
  • 7:00 - 8:00 am - Breakfast 
  • 8:00 - 8:35 am - Morning Scientific Keynote Address - Dr. Farshid Guilak
    • Sponsored by Donna Giordano
  • 8:35 - 10:30 am - Session E: Stem Cell/Orthobiologics Banking - Dr. Thos Evans and Dr. Dustin Anderson - Chairs
    • ​​​​​​​Sponsored by Dierdre and Ronnie Baker
    • Dr. Arnold Caplan
    • Dr. George Muschler
    • Dr. Bruno Peault
    • Dr. Sudheer Ravuri
    • Dr. Thos Evans
    • Q&A
  • 10:30 - 10:45 am - Break
  • 10:45 am - 12:55 pm - Session F: Biomedical Engineering/Extracellular Matrix - Dr. Linda Sandell and Dr. Katie Sikes - Chairs
    • ​​​​​​​Sponsored by Mary Sue and Mike Shannon
    • Dr. William Murphy
    • Dr. Kirk McGilvray
    • Dr. Scott Tashman
    • Dr. George Dodge
    • Dr. Chelsea Bahney
    • Dr. Alexis Mathieu
  • 12:55 - 2:00 pm - Working Lunch - Successfully Partnering with your IRB and the FDA to Maintain Compliance
    • ​​​​​​​Dr. Matthew Provencher
    • Dr. Scott Bruder
  • 2:00 - 2:35 pm - Afternoon Scientific Keynote Address - Dr. Tamara Alliston
    • ​​​​​​​Sponsored by Mary and Steven Read
  • 2:35 - 4:10 pm - Session G: Bone & Articular Cartilage - Dr. Peter Millett and Dr. Scott Tashman - Chairs
    • ​​​​​​​Sponsored by Canon
    • Dr. Susan Bukata 
    • Dr. Naoki Nakayama
    • Dr. Nicole Ehrhart
    • Dr. Kelly Santangelo
    • Dr. Karin Payne
    • Q&A
  • 4:10 - 4:25 pm - Break
  • 4:25 - 5:15 pm - Session H:  Cancer Therapeutics - Dr. Patricia Hardenburgh and Dr. Julie Barone - Chairs
    • Dr. Don Gibbons
    • Dr. Lisa Blumencranz
    • Q&A
  • 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Closing Reception
Sunday, August 22, 2022
  • Explore Vail & Departures

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