<b>Osteoarthritis Research Day</b>

<b>Osteoarthritis Research Day</b>

<h3><b>Joint development, disease and therapy</b></h3>
<b>Wednesday 16th October 2013</b>

<b>@Research Beehive</b>

11:15 11:45 <b>Drew Rowan</b>
(Newcaslte University) GSK3 in osteoarthritis
11:45 12:00 <b>David Wilkinson</b> Type II Transmembrane Serine Proteases: Implications for Osteoarthritis
12:00 12:15 <b>Matt Barter</b> microRNAs in chondrogenesis and osteoarthritis
12:15 12:45 <b>Clare Thompson</b>
(Queen Mary, University of London) Primary cilia in cartilage health and disease

12:45 14:00 LUNCH

14:00 14:30 <b>Ray Boot-Handford</b>
(University of Manchester)
Do increases in ER stress and loss of circadian rhythm contribute to the development of osteoarthritis?
14:30 14:45 <b>Kasia Pirog</b>
Mouse models of rare skeletal diseases as a tool to elucidate the pathomolecular mechanisms of osteoarthritis
14:45 15:00 <b>Louise Reynard</b>
Functional analysis of the osteoarthritis susceptibility locus residing at the carbohydrate sulfotransferase 11 gene CHST11
15:00 15:30 <b>Chris Murphy</b>
(University of Oxford) MicroRNA mediated regulation of chondrocyte function

15:30 16:00 coffee

16:00 16:15 <b>Michael Ruston</b>
Characterisation of the DNA methylome in knee and hip osteoarthritis
16:15 16:30 <b>Rodolfo Gomez</b>
Epigenetic control of MSC differentiation: Focus on adipocytic and osteoblastic fates
16:30 16:45 <b>Mark Birch</b>
Engineering biomaterials to influence musculoskeletal cell activity
16:45 17:15 <b>Peter van der Kraan</b>
(Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands) Role of TGF beta superfamily members in OA pathology

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