Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee


The Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee strives to:

  • Assist in the planning of the annual meeting scientific program and the review of submitted abstracts in the Musculoskeletal Targeted Therapy- Pre-clinical/Clinical Studies category.
  • Review the status of the Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Therapy field and compile a list of major scientific issues that must be addressed to advance or enable cellular therapies.
  • Publish position papers and engage scientific discourse as necessary to advance the field.


Selected Publications

Proceedings of the signature series symposium "cellular therapies for orthopaedics and musculoskeletal disease proven and unproven therapies - promise, facts and fantasy," international society for cellular therapies, Montreal, Canada, May 2, 2018. (Cytotherapy. Nov 2018;20(11):1381-1400).


Committee Members:


George Muschler, MD
Co-Chair (Sept 2018 - Present)

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, United States

Christian Jorgensen, MD, PhD
Co-Chair (Sept 2018 - Present)
University Hospital Lapeyronie
Montpellier, France
Ivan Martin, PhD
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland 
Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, United States
Pamela Robey, PhD 
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Bethesda, MD, United States 
Scott Rodeo, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, NY, United States
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, United States
Iain R Murray, MBChB, MRCS, MFSEM, PhD
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Danièle Noël, PhD
Montpellier, France
Constance Chu, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, United States
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD, FRCS
Osaka Health Science University
Osaka, Japan
Maroun Khoury, PhD
Cells for Cells – REGENERO
Santiago, Chile
Diego Correa MD, MSc, PhD
University of Miami
Miami, FL, United States
Oscar Lee, MD, PhD
National Yang- Ming University
Taipei, Taiwan


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