OACS Forum Series and Conference
The OACS (OA Clinical Studies) Forum Series features top experts in osteoarthritis exploring progress being made in developing new therapies.
November 4, 2020
Impact of OA in the MilitaryDr. Jody Buckwalter leads the discussion: “Impact of OA in Military Personnel & Veterans.” A scientific panel considers pathophysiology of post-traumatic OA, methods to identify the at-risk military population and paths to improving prevention and treatment of joint injuries leading to OA.
October 14, 2020
MRI in OA Clinical ResearchDr. Thomas Link leads a panel of experts in discussing “The Role of MRI in OA Clinical Research.” The diverse group of experts will consider the role of MRI in monitoring disease progression as new therapies of high potential are studied in clinical trials.
September 23, 2020
Cell Therapy in OADr. Scott Rodeo leads the discussion “Cell Therapy for OA: Current Potential, Perils and Pitfalls.” Renowned scientific experts describe the current status of cell therapy for treatment of knee OA, highlighting the tremendous potential and the limitations in current technologies.
September 16, 2020
Tanezumab and Similar TherapiesDr. Nancy Lane leads an expert panel in discussing “Tanezumab and Similar Emerging Therapies.” The group will overview the biology of NGF-mediated pain in OA, review data from the most recent clinical trials and discuss the important safety considerations of anti-NGF products.
July 22, 2020
RA Biologics in OA: Failures but Reasons for Hope?
David Felson leads a panel of the top experts (Bill Robinson, Weiya Zhang, Margreet Kloppenburg, and Philip Conaghan) in discussing why biologics used in RA might be effective in OA and review evidence for efficacy. This session seeks to examine the evidence for efficacy of the therapeutics that provides both disappointments and some glimmer of hope.Watch Now
June 17 2020
Does Strong Muscle Matter in OA?
Ewa Roos leads a panel of the top experts (Stephen Messier, Michael Hunt, May Arna Risberg, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, and Neil Segal) in discussing the role of strong muscles in OA. This seminar will focus on the role of strong muscles (and strength training) as opposed to aerobic exercise and general physical activity.Watch Now
July 16, 2021
Exercise is Medicine: Managing OA Joint Pain
Understanding OA Pain Mechanisms and Modulating Effects of Exercise - Lisa Carlesso, PT/PhDWatch Now
June 16, 2021
Subgroups and Mechanisms of Actions for Exercise in Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis;Results of an individual participant data meta-analysis – Melanie Holden, PhD and Jos Runhaar, PhD
July 16, 2021
Is Exercise Therapy Safe for People with Osteoarthritis?
Alessio Bricca, PhD
July 16, 2021
Exercise and Pain Coping: Issues and OpportunitiesFrancis Keefe, PhD