Regenerative Medicine

Thursday, August 15, 2019
8:00 am – 5:30 pm | Up to 8.0 CME Credits

While the term “regenerative medicine” is an umbrella term that encompasses multiple therapeutics, the mechanisms behind their reparative properties are quite different.

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Schedule

8:00 am

Welcome
Katy Moncivais, PhD

8:15 am

Evidence-Based Regenerative Medicine in 2019
Corey W. Hunter, MD

  • The differences between available regenerative therapies and what patient/diagnosis would indicate their use

9:00 am

Differentiating Types of Stem Cells
Aaron K. Calodney, MD

9:45 am

Break

10:00 am

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Steve M. Aydin, DO

  • What blood cells are useful?
  • Comparing platelet content and concentrations
  • How does fibrin content influence tissue regeneration?

10:45 am

Cellular Action: How Stem Cells “Grow Up” 
Katy Moncivais, PhD

11:30 am

Lunch & Networking

12:30 pm

Biased Stem Cell Lines
Corey W. Hunter, MD

1:15 pm

Stem Cell Treatments for Neuropathic Pain
Jianguo Cheng, MD, PhD

2:15 pm

Treating Discogenic Deterioration 
Aaron K. Calodney, MD

3:00 pm

Break

3:15 pm

Ethical & Legal Considerations for Regenerative Medicine 
Steve M. Aydin, DO

3:45 pm

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) for Chronic Pain
Katy Moncivais, PhD

Learn the science behind using tDCS over the primary motor cortex, and the indications for chronic pain treatment. 

4:15 pm

Prolotherapy
Charles De Mesa, DO, MPH

4:45 pm

Hands-on Labs

Separating PRP

Ultrasound of the Hip, Elbow, Knee & Wrist

Additional Reading

Group practicing ultrasound of the shoulder