The British Orthopaedic Research Society and the Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre Versus Arthritis at Cardiff University are pleased to host the British Orthopaedic Research Society Public Lecture for 2022. The lecture, entitled “From Steel to Stem Cells: Regenerative Therapies in Orthopaedic Surgery” will be delivered by Professor Andrew McCaskie from University of Cambridge, and will be followed by showcase presentations from the Biomechanics and Bioengineering Research Centre.

The lecture will be held in the Sir Stanley Thomas Lecture Theatre in the Centre for Student Life, Park Place, Cardiff. The lecture will begin at 6 pm, with light refreshments served from 5:45 pm. If you would like to join in person please register here.

The lecture will also be streamed online, so if you can’t join us in person, please register here to join online.

Speaker Biography

Professor Andrew McCaskie is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Cambridge. His clinical interest is lower limb, particularly hip disease in young adults. His translational research is focused on cell and regenerative therapies relating to bone and cartilage repair. He is Director of the Versus Arthritis Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Therapies Centre, which brings together several UK institutions. He is a principal investigator at the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and co-investigator in the UKRMP Hub for the Engineered Cell Environment. He is past president of the Association of Professors of Orthopaedic Surgery and the British Orthopaedic Research Society and has served on BOA Council and British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery Council of Management. He was an editor for Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery (27th edition) and was inducted a Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research in 2019.