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The 26th annual ANZORS (Australian & New Zealand Orthopaedic Society) Conference has been held online, from 5 to 8 October 2021.

COVID-19 update: Due to COVID-19 and related restrictions, the ANZORS executive decided that it is in the best interest of ANZORS, of the annual ANZORS conference and of the ANZORS members, to hold the 2021 ANZORS conference online.

This year’s conference included a Scientific Program with New Investigator Breakout on Thursday 07 October 2021, Dr Ju Zhang.

Wednesday 6 – Friday 8
October 2021

Online Conference Platform
(JT Production Management)

International Keynote Speakers

Past ORS President; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Biomechanics; Assoc. Editor, Osteoarthritis & Cartilage; Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University, USA; Director of Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis; Co-director, Washington University Center of Regenerative Medicine.

Key research areas: Multidisciplinary approaches to investigate the etiology and pathogenesis of osteoarthritis.

Developmental and Skeletal Biology, University of Southampton, UK; Leader, Developmental Biology Theme, Biological Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences; Centre for Human Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration (Medicine).

Key research areas: The musculoskeletal system and how with age, unhealthy blood vessels can influence progression of degenerative bone diseases; targeting the blood supply to improve fracture repair outcomes and orthopaedic implant longevity.

National Keynote Speakers

Auckland (PhD Bioeng, 2013), New Zealand. As the founder of FormusLab, Dr Zhang will talk at the Early investigator event about his entrepreneurial post-PhD journey in the field of orthopaedic research.

Griffith University, Brisbane, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. Hip and knee pathologies, with a focus on paediatric lower limb deformity & reconstruction.

The University of Melbourne, FIEEE, Optimization & Pattern Recognition Research Group, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering. “21st Century Artificial Intelligence” and its potential in biomedical research.

Congratulations Again to This Year's Winners

The 2021 David Findlay ECR Award Winner

Dr Carina Blaker

(Kolling Institute,
The University of Sydney)

The 2021 PhD Award Winner

Amy Ribet

(The University of Western Australia)

The 2021 Minghao Zheng Orthopaedic Innovation Award Winner

Dr Scott Balam

(University of Auckland, NZ)

Thank You!

Thanks to all for participating online!
See you on the Gold Coast (QLD) at the 27th Annual ANZORS Conference in 2022!
See the winner photos here.

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