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Emerging themes in translational tendon science

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The 1st Tendon UK meeting will be hosted by the University of Oxford at Worcester College. The focus of the meeting is translational, so topics will range from pathogenic mechanisms of tendon disease through physics and mechanics of tendon, biomaterials, bioreactors and the state of play in clinical trials. Interested principal investigators, postdocs and students are all welcome to attend.

Confirmed invited speakers: Prof Michael Kjaer, Dr Neal Millar, Prof Dawn Elliott, Prof Jess Snedeker, Prof Karl Kadler, Prof Matt Dalby, Prof David Butler, Prof Hazel Screen and Prof Sarah Waters.



Conference fee (including dinner):

  • Students: £200 before 12 March 2018 / £250 late registration.
  • Postdocs/PIs/others: £250 before 12 March 2018 / £300 late registration.

Accommodation will be provided at the college for £75 per night, for up to two nights (10 April, 11 April or both).

To register, go to the Oxford University Stores using the following link.


UPDATE: The abstract deadline has now been extended to the 23rd of February 2018, 17:00 GMT.   .

The abstract format should include: authors, title and 200 words of text. Abstracts should not include section headings or figures. Please use the template provided above and submit to

Applicants can state whether they wish to apply for an oral or poster presentation.

Accepted abstracts will be published in Translational Sports Medicine.


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