Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee

Aims and Scope

Mission:  (Strategy, Design, and Counsel)

1)      Attract and retain leading MSK leaders in basic and translational science, clinical translation, commercialization, regulation, patient education and public health into service within ISCT.

2)      Guide and catalyze effective ISCT engagement with the world-wide MSK Community.


MSK Committee provides a diverse forum of strategic leaders in the MSK community that guides and enables ISCT to effectively engage and serve the world-wide MSK Community.

MSK Committee extends and projects the ISCT culture of scientific rigor and ethical standards education and patient care in the broad domain of cell and gene therapy targeted for treatment of musculoskeletal disease.


Tactical Operations/Charges:

            Program for ISCT Annual Meeting
            Program and Service for Regional Meetings
            Timely Articles and White Papers
            Catalyze Strategic Initiatives and Workgroups (e.g. MSK SIG)
            Member Outreach, Mentorship
            Service as needed to ISCT Leadership (e.g. review and commentary)

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
Constance Chu, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, United States
Diego Correa MD, MSc, PhD
University of Miami
Miami, FL, United States
Maroun Khoury, PhD
Cells for Cells – REGENERO
Santiago, Chile
Oscar Lee, MD, PhD
National Yang- Ming University
Taipei, Taiwan
Ivan Martin, PhD
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland
Iain R Murray, MBChB, MRCS, MFSEM, PhD
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD, FRCS
Osaka Health Science University
Osaka, Japan
Danièle Noël, PhD
Montpellier, France
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, United States
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


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