Planned keynote speakers:o Wayne McIlwraith, BVSc, PhD, DSc, FRCVS, DACVS: Evolution of arthroscopic surgery with the management of arthroscopic surgery as a clinical tool in the horse and the development of equine models for surgical repair of cartilage defectso Gloria Matthews, DVM, PhD, DACVS: Translational models for orthopedic researcho Richard W. Bianco: Four decades of using large animals to assess human safety of heart valves and other Class III deviceso John Belluardo: A patient’s perspective of how surgical research has built the bridge for his healthy outcome· Planned Topics:o Orthopedic surgical modelso Stem cell technologyo Nanotechnologyo Transplantation & Immunologyo Refinement, Replacement and Reduction Innovationso Technical and Surgical “Savvy” (share interesting data or implementation ideas)o Biomedical Ethics & Welfareo Non-invasive monitoringo Non-Human Primates & Diabeteso Anesthesia and Pain Managemento General Surgery & Suturingo Disease Specific Surgical Model Developmento Pre and Post-Operative Careo MicrosurgeryDownload the Meeting & Wet Lab highlights here
CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations of conference registration received by the ASR Headquarters before 5 PM (central time), September 13, 2013, will be honored and processed within 30 working days. Each conference registration cancellation will be assessed a $75 (USD) processing fee, and the amount refunded will reflect that fee.Cancellations received after September 13, 2013, will be refunded at the discretion of ASR, less any expenses incurred by ASR. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows. Delegates assume responsibility for notification to and verification of receipt by the ASR Headquarters.AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT: In accordance with the Title III of the American Disabilities Act we invite all registrants to advise us of any disability and any request for accommodations relating to their specific needs. Please submit your requests as far as possible in advance of the first day of the event. HOTEL INFORMATION: Sandpearl Resort500 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL
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