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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
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
Noamasa Fukase, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Tim Ganey, PhD - Vivex Biologics / Miami Tissue Bank
Don Gibbons, MD, PhD - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Vaida Glatt, PhD - University of Texas Health, San Antonio
Jon Godin, MD, MBA - The Steadman Clinic 
Farshid Guilak, PhD - Washington University
Sealy Hambright, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Johnny Huard, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
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
Kirk McGilvray, PhD - Colorado State University 
William Murphy, PhD - University of Wisconsin 
George Muschler, MD - Cleveland Clinic 
Naoki Nakayma, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Suzanne Page, JD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Karin Payne, PhD - University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Bruno Peault, PhD - UCLA
John Peloza, MD - The Steadman Clinic
Marc Philippon, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Matthew Provencher, MD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Sudheer Ravuri, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
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 
Leslie Vidal, MD - The Steadman Clinic
Bing Wang, MD, PhD - University of Pittsburgh
Lauren Watkins, PhD - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Kaitie Whitney - Steadman Philippon Research Institute
Coen Wijdicks, PhD - Arthrex
Vonda Wright, MD
Michael Zuscik, PhD - University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Download the VSS 2021 Program Here

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
       Evening sponsored by Avanos
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm - Welcome Reception
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm - Buffet Dinner
  • 7:30 pm - Opening Remarks by Dr. Marc Philippon, Dr. Johnny Huard and Dan Drawbaugh
    • New Horizon on Healthy Aging "Precision Longevity: Re-thinking What it Means to Live Longer and Prosper"
      • Dr. Vonda Wright & Dr. Johnny Huard
Friday, August 20, 2021
  • 7:00 - 8:00 am - Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 9:50 am - Session A:  Sports and Military Performances
       Sponsored by Linda and Mitch Hart
    Dr. Matthew Provencher and Dr. Armando Vidal - Chairs
    • Dr. Marc Philippon - Keynote Address
    • Dr. Matthew Provencher
    • Dr. Sarah de la Motte
    • Dr. Naomasa Fukase
    • Dr. Coen Wijdicks
         Sponsored by Arthrex
    • Q&A
  • 9:50 - 10:05 am - Break
  • 10:05 - 11:55 am - Session B: Interventional Strategies for Healthy Aging
       Sponsored by Spruance Foundation
    Dr. Marc Philippon and Dr. Vonda Wright - Chairs
    • Dr. James Kirkland - Keynote Address
    • Dr. John Cooke 
    • Dr. Johnny Huard
    • Dr. Sealy Hambright
    • Dr. Paul Robbins
    • Q&A
  • 11:55 am - 1:00 pm - Lunch 
  • 1:00 - 2:50 pm - Session C:  Innovative Technologies for Musculoskeletal Repair
       Sponsored by Mary Sue and Mike Shannon
    Dr. Mark Markel and Dr. Chelsea Bahney - Chairs
    • Dr. Sam Stupp - Keynote Address
    • Dr. Vaida Glatt
    • Dr. Francesca Taraballi
    • Dr. Michael Zuscik
    • Dr. Naoki Nakayama
    • Q&A
  • 2:50 - 3:05 pm - Break
  • 3:05 - 5:10 pm - Session D:  Musculoskeletal Repair After Injury, Disease and Aging: Implications for Therapy
       
    Sponsored by Dierdre and Ronnie Baker
    Dr. Rick Lieber and Dr. Sudheer Ravuri - Chairs
    • Dr. Rick Lieber - Keynote Address
    • Dr. Aiping Lu
    • Dr. Bing Wang
    • Dr. Kirk McGilvray
    • Kaitie Whitney
    • Dr. Scott Tashman
    • Q&A
Saturday, August 21, 2021
  • 7:00 - 8:00 am - Breakfast 
  • 8:00 - 9:50 am - Session E: Stem Cell/Orthobiologics Banking & Clinical Applications
       Sponsored by Donna Giordano
    Dr. Jon Godin and Dr. Dustin Anderson - Chairs
    • Dr Farshid Guilak - Keynote Address
    • Dr. Arnold Caplan
    • Dr. George Muschler
    • Dr. Bruno Peault
    • Dr. Jon Godin
    • Q&A
  • 9:50 - 10:00 am - Break
  • 10:00 am - 12:05 pm - Session F: Biomedical Engineering/Extracellular Matrix/Musculoskeletal Repair and Surgical Outcome
       
       Sponsored by Mary Sue and Mike Shannon
    Dr. Linda Sandell and Dr. Katie Sikes - Chairs
    • Dr. William Murphy - Keynote Address
    • Dr. George Dodge
    • Dr. Lauren Watkins
    • Dr. John Peloza
    • Dr. Tim Ganey
         Sponsored by Vivex Biologics
    • Dr. Marco Bodor
    • Q&A
  • 12:05 - 12:45 pm - Working Boxed Lunch - IRB and FDA Compliance for Orthobiologics/Stem Cells Therapeutics
    Suzanne Page, JD and Dr. Bill Rodkey, DVM - Chairs
    • Dr. Matthew Provencher
    • Dr. Scott Bruder
    • Q&A
  • 12:45 - 1:00 pm - Break
  • 1:00 - 2:50 pm - Session G: Bone and Articular Cartilage Regeneration and Repair
       Sponsored by Mary and Steven Read
    Dr. Leslie Vidal and Dr. Scott Tashman - Chairs
    • Dr. Tamara Alliston - Keynote Address
    • Dr. Susan Bukata
    • Dr. Chelsea Bahney
    • Dr. Karin Payne
    • Dr. Kelly Santangelo
    • Q&A
  • 2:50 - 3:00 pm - Break
  • 3:00 - 4:15 pm - Session H:  Cancer Therapeutics
       Sponsored by Ann Snead and Michael Byram
    Dr. Julie Barone and Dr. Nicole Ehrhart - Chairs
    • Dr. Nicole Ehrhart
    • Dr. Don Gibbons
    • Dr. Lisa Blumencranz
    • Dr. Julie Barone
    • Q&A
  • Meeting Adjourned
Sunday, August 22, 2022
  • Explore Vail & Departures

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