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Wednesday 11 April 2018

10:00 - 11:00 Registration & Coffee
11:15 Welcome Prof Andrew Carr (Oxford)
11:30 - 13:00

Session 1 Disease Mechanism    (chair: Prof Stephanie Dakin)

Translational targets in tendinopathy: microRNA29a and Interleukin 17 Dr Neal Millar (Glasgow)
Regulation of physiological and pathological  tendon adaptation to exercise Prof Michael Kjaer (Copenhagen)
Inflammation and resolution in human tendon disease Prof Stephanie Dakin (Oxford)
Presentations from selected abstracts
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break and posters
14:00 - 15:30

Session 2: Tendon Physics and Mechanics    (chairs: Prof Mark Thompson, Prof Cameron Brown)

Multi scale biomechanics of tendon damage (Title TBC) Prof Dawn Elliott (University of Delaware) 
Biomechanics of AGE cross links in tendon (Title TBC) Prof Jess Snedeker (Zurich) 
Collagen fibrillar formation and structure Prof Karl Kadler (Manchester) 
Presentations from selected abstracts
15:30 - 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 - 17:30

Session 3: Young Investigators    (chairs: Prof Philippa Hulley, Prof Graham Riley)

Selected abstracts and questions.  Award for the best presentation.
18:30 - 19:30 Pre-dinner drinks at University College
19:30 Dinner at University College

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