H. Fleisch Workshop

The Herbert Fleisch Workshop is a 3-day residential workshop designed to bring together international investigators and young and mid-career scientists working in musculoskeletal research for a few days of learning, discussion and networking, with the hands-on participation of some of the top scientists in this field, all of whom are present for the duration of the event.

Virtual H. Fleisch Workshop

2022

During the week of 18 April 2022, the IFMRS hosted two virtual workshops of 90 minutes each, led by experts in the field of Bone Health and musculoskeletal health in low and middle-income countries.

WORKSHOP 1
Bone Health in Weight Extremes

Dr. Madhusmita Misra from Harvard Medical School and Dr. Jacqueline Maya from Massachusetts General Hospital (USA) considered bone health in the setting of anorexia nervosa, while Prof. Morten Frost and Dr. Morten Steen Hansen from Odense University Hospital (Denmark) considered bone health in the setting of bariatric surgery.

Dr. Madhusmita Misra, Dr. Jacqueline Maya, Prof. Morten Frost and Dr. Morten Steen Hansen

WORKSHOP 2
Overcoming challenges for musculoskeletal health in low and middle-income countries

The speakers were Dr. Ayse Zengin from Monash University (Australia), who spoke on the subject of embedding musculoskeletal health in the co-management of multi-morbidities in LMICs, and Dr. Alexander Schade from the University of Warwick (UK), who discussed the epidemiology of fractures in Malawi linked to road traffic injuries together with his Master’s student Ms. Maureen Sabawo.

Dr. Ayse Zengin, Dr. Alexander Schade and Ms. Maureen Sabawo.

2021

During the week of 15 March 2021, the IFMRS hosted three virtual workshops of 90 minutes each, led by experts in the field of musculoskeletal research.

WORKSHOP 1
From rare bone diseases to the development of drugs for common diseases: The story of Sclerostin inhibition

Natasha Appelman-Dijkstra, Martina Rauner & Kenneth Saag

WORKSHOP 2
Multi-OMICS in musculoskeletal research: Ways to access and learn from Big Data

Jennifer Westendorf

WORKSHOP 3
Genetically altered mouse modes:
Pros and cons of Cre lines

Florent Elefteriou

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