AOSSM-AANA COMBINED 2021 ANNUAL MEETING. Music City Center. Nashville, TN. July 8-11, 2021 AOSSM-AANA COMBINED 2021 ANNUAL MEETING. Music City Center. Nashville, TN. July 8-11, 2021

Biologic Association Summit

Biologic Association Summit

Register Now - BA Summit

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021 • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fee: $350 EB I $450 S

AOSSM and AANA welcome the Biologic Association (BA) 2nd Annual Summit to Nashville this July. The BA Summit agenda features renowned faculty delivering state-of-the-art presentations focused on innovative approaches and new orthobiologic ideas, products and applications. Summit participants include all multilevel and multidisciplinary stakeholders comprising a diverse group of scientists, clinicians, regulators, corporate, private equity and venture capitalists.

You may register for only the Biologic Association Summit or add onto your AOSSM-AANA Combined 2021 Annual Meeting registration and attend both!


8 - 8:10 a.m.Welcome (Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA)
8:10 - 8:25 a.m.BA Annual Update (Jason L. Dragoo, MD. Bert R. Mandelbaum, MD)
8:25 - 10:30 a.m.Current Perspectives on the Use of Biologics in Clinical Practice
Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD, Rachel M. Frank, MD, Seth L. Sherman, MD
  • PRP: LP-PRP vs A2M for the Treatment of OA Symptoms
  • BMA/BMC – The Future of Bone Marrow Cellular Therapy
  • Modern Treatment of Subchondral Bone Lesions
  • Adipose Tissue: How Much Processing is Required (is culture necessary)?
  • Allograft Biologics: Amnion, Allograft Cells
  • New Generation Pharmacologic Biologic Therapy
  • Lessons from Veterinary Medicine: Implications for Human Medicine
  • Q&A
10:30 - 10:40 a.m.Exhibitor Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.The Next Generation of Biologics - Cutting Edge Research
Kurt P. Spindler, MD, Constance R. Chu, MD
  • KEYNOTE Presentation: Basic Science Discoveries Ready for Clinical Translation
  • Questions and Answers
  • Session Introduction: OrthoBiologic Research in 2020 - The Best of the Best
  • Quantification and Qualification of Stem Cells from Blood after Mobilization with Filgrastim, and Concentration Using a PRP System
  • Recent Progress on Developing Exogenous Monocyte/Macrophage-Based Therapies for Inflammatory and Degenerative Diseases
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Devices Can Be Used to Isolate Stem Cells from Synovial Fluid at the Point of Care
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: An Expert Opinion and Proposal for a Novel Classification and Coding System
  • Questions and Answers
  • KEYNOTE Presentation: Inducible (iPS) Stem Cells. When Can We Use Them Clinically?
  • KEYNOTE Presentation: The Ultimate Biologic-Gene Editing: The Birth and Future of CRISPR
  • Q&A
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch Break
1:30 - 3:10 p.m.Real-Life Practice Issues
Christian Lattermann, MD, Scott A. Rodeo, MD
  • How to Avoid Complications When Using OrthoBiologics
  • What are the Complications, and Where are they Coming From?
  • Adipose Complication
  • BMA/BMC Complication
  • PRP Complication
  • Allograft (amnion) Complication
  • Subchondral Bone Treatment Complication
  • Questions and Answers
  • Pro vs Con Is Surgery Necessary to Achieve Optimal Results
  • Panel Discussion: Cost Effectiveness and Business of Biologics
  • Panel Discussion: Ethics of OrthoBiologics
  • Q&A
3:10 - 3:25 p.m.Exhibitor Break
3:25 - 5:20 p.m.Live Moderated (Pre-Recorded) Biologic Procedure Demos
Kenneth R. Zaslav, MD; Mark H. Getelman, MD, Ramon Cugat, MD
  • Achieving Patient Comfort in the Outpatient Setting - Is Anesthesia Truly Necessary?
  • Demos: Biologics for Chondral Defects
  • BMAC
  • Adipose
  • Coral
  • Demos: Biologics for Rotator Cuff Repair
  • BioInductive Collagen Implant
  • Patch Augmentation
  • BMC for RCR
  • Demo: Biologics for ACL Reconstruction/Augmentation
  • Demo: Biologics for Subchondral Bone Lesions
  • Demos: Adipose Processing Techniques
  • Subcutaneous lipoaspiration
  • Arthroscopic
  • Demo: Subacromial Bursal Cell Harvest and Processing
  • Biologics in Athletes - What Are the Elite Athletes Getting?
  • Throwing Athletes (Elbows): What Are YOU Using on Your Team?
  • Achy Knees in the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, MLB: What is Your Go-To Injection?
  • Achy Shoulders in the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, MLB: What is Your Go-To Injection?
  • Q&A
  • Closing Remarks and Adjourn

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