Mr Vikas Khanduja, Prof Andrew McCaskie and orthopaedic clinicians from Addenbrooke’s Hospital hosted a visit from a group of ABC Fellows from 30th April to 3rd May 2017.
The group, from Canada and USA, were given talks and tours of the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit by Mr Lee Van Rensburg, and of the Division of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery by Prof McCaskie. PhD students Anna Albiero, Sophie Frankham-Wells, and Francesca E. Beaton outlined their work on orthopaedic research in the laboratory.
There were also lectures by Alan Norrish (on the history of Cambridge orthopaedics), Graham Tytherleigh-Strong (sternoclavicular joint arthroscopy), Peter Hull (establishing the K-FORT trial for knee replacement vs. fixation of distal femur fractures), Lee Van Rensburg (British Trauma System and Cambridge), Andrew McCaskie (Regenerative Therapies in Orthopaedics), Vikas Khanduja (Femoroacetabular impingement), Joseph Queally (AceFIT Trial – fix vs replace acetabular fractures), Wasim Khan (Optimizing Mesenchymal Stem Cells), Fred Robinson (Should we fix theAchilles?), Steve McDonnell (ADIOPA II trial of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells for knee osteoarthritis), and Joel Melton (Paediatric ACLs)
In addition the group had time to explore Cambridge with activities such as punting, dinner at Queens College and a visit to the Eagle.
The full programme for the event is here: ABC Fellows