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Conference Awards

From 1999 - 2023 AO Research Institute Davos hosted eCM Conferences. From 2024 the meeting was rebranded as ARI Orthopaedics. Prize winners from previous meeting are listed below.

 

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2022, Collection 1
Cartilage and Disc Repair and Regeneration
15th 18th June 2022, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 34: B Günay, G Targa Fabra, L Laagland, T Schmitz, K Ito, MA Tryfonidou, R Saldova, A Pandit
Glycomic enhancement of hyaluronic acid-based hydrogel with notochordal cell-derived matrix for disc regeneration
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 47: SN Tang, AI Salazar-Puerta, M Heimann, G Gunsch, C Gantt, T Ko, L Bodine, K Kuchynsky, DM Laudier, S Khan, J Hoyland, B Walter, O Kokiko-Cochran, N Higuita-Castro, D Purmessur
FOXF1 delivery via engineered extracellular vesicles in an in vivo mouse model of discogenic back pain
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page P3: M Asadikorayem, F Surman, P Weber, M Zenobi-Wong
In-situ-forming zwitterionic hydrogel for cartilage protection in early-stage osteoarthritis
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student

Page P21: T Mengis, I Heggli, N Herger, F Brunner, M Farshad, O Distler, S Dudli
Modic change 1 bone marrow stromal cells increase neurite outgrowth
****Best AO Spine poster presentation award

Page P35: X Tong, DW Poramba-Liyanage, P Shang, N Geijsen, A Camus, MA Tryfonidou
Directed differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells to notochordal-like cells by combinatorial transcription factors activation
****Best AO Spine poster presentation award

Page P38: N Viudes-Sarrion, R Castro-Viñuelas, S Monteagudo, R Lories, I Jonkers
Mechano-responsive molecular expression relates to disease state in osteoarthritic articular cartilage
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2019, Collection 5
Orthopaedic Infection
26th 28th June 2019, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 11: EA Masters, AT Salminen, KL de Mesy Bentley, JL McGrath, SR Gill, HA Awad, EM Schwarz
Cloning the haptotaxis and durotaxis genes responsible for S. aureus invasion of the osteocytic lacuno-canalicular network during chronic osteomyelitis
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page P21: J Onsea, S Djebara, JP Pirnay, M Merabishvili, D De Vos, P Soentjens, J Wagemans, R Lavigne, WJ Metsemakers
Local bacteriophage therapy for chronic osteomyelitis: current hurdles and future perspectives
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student

Page P33: J Valentin, A Ravikumarvaradarajan, C Ahrens, H van der Mei, Q Ren
Identification of genes involved in pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm resistance to antibiotics
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2018, Collection 3
Cartilage & Disc: Repair and Regeneration
25th – 28th June 2018, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 8: S Dreher, T Walker, W Richter
Hypertrophy-associated regulation of RUNX3 and MEF2C during chondrogenesis of human mesenchymal progenitor cells
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 12: FC Bach, AR Tellegen, M Beukers, A Miranda-Bedate, M Teunissen, WAM de Jong, SAH de Vries, LB Creemers, K Benz, BP Meij, K Ito, MA Tryfonidou
Biologic canine and human intervertebral disc repair by notochordal cell-derived matrix: from bench towards bedside
****Best AO Spine oral presentation award

Page 30: N Hecht, T Walker, W Richter
Mechanosensitive miR clusters regulated after loading of human engineered cartilage
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page P20: TW Herod, SP Veres
Establishing a target for annular repair: variations in molecular-level collagen structure of the annulus with circumferential location, radial depth, & disc level
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student

Page P31: D Lin, D Docheva
Uncovering novel roles of Tenomodulin in intervertebral disk tissue
Biologic canine and human intervertebral disc repair by notochordal cell-derived matrix: from bench towards bedside
****Best AO Spine poster presentation award

Page P45: DH Rosenzweig, R Fairag, AP Mathieu, L Li, D Eglin, M D’Este, T Steffen, MH Weber, JA Ouellet, L Haglund
Hyaluronan-hydrogel seeded with autologous nucleus pulposus cell regenerates human intervertebral discs in an ex vivo, physiological culture model
****Best AO Spine poster presentation award

Page P52: C Voskamp, J van de Peppel, S Gasparini, P Giannoni, JPTM van Leeuwen, GJVM van Osch, R Narcisi
Selecting living human mesenchymal stem cells with an increased proliferation using a TWIST1 RNA-based probe
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2016, Collection 4
Stem Cells, Bone Fixation, Repair & Regeneration
June 20-23, 2016, Convention Centre, Davos Platz, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 30: A Barba, K Rappe, P Fontecha, A Diez-Escudero, Y Maazouz, M Espanol, C Öhman, C Persson, MC Manzanares, J Franch, MP Ginebra Biomimetic nanostructured calcium phosphate scaffolds: osteoinduction and osteogenesis
***Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 47: L Freitag, C Günther, L Kyllönen, U Eberli, K Thompson, D Arens, S Zeiter, D Eglin, VA Stadelmann
The efficacy of local bisphosphonate and BMP-2 delivery in improving bone mass and mechanical implant stability
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best poster presentation by a student


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2015, Collection 5
Implant Infection (Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Trauma related)
24th - 26th June 2015, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 20: PPS Balraadjsing, EC de Jong, DW Grijpma, SAJ Zaat
Dendritic cell induced T-cell responses to biomaterials in presence of staphylococcal infection
***Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 28: N Kavanagh, A Widaa, FJ O’Brien, SW Kerrigan. Staphylococcus aureus infection causes hyper mineralisation by osteoblasts in a 3D extra-cellular matrix environment
****Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 74: PJ Taylor, NH Williams, JW Haycock
‘Dip and dry’ micropattern-capable bioactive coatings for biomaterial surface modification in treating implant related infection and inflammation
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the student poster presentation


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2014, Collection 4
Cartilage & Disc: Repair and Regeneration

16th – 18th June 2014, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 28: AR Armiento, F Dell’Accio, C De Bari
A mouse model of joint surface injury: Contribution of functional mesenchymal stem cells to cartilage repair
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 31: O Krupkova, M Sekiguchi, J Klasen, S Konno, SJ Ferguson, K Wuertz-Kozak
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate suppresses interleukin-1β-induced inflammatory responses in intervertebral disc cells in vitro and reduces radiculopathic pain in vivo
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the second best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 51: P Colombier, M Ruel, J Lesoeur, A Moreau, C Robiou-Dupont, O Hamel, L Lescaudron, J Clouet, J Guicheux
Generating nucleus pulposus-like cells from human adipose stromal cells: a first step towards the regeneration of intervertebral disc
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the 1st place student poster presentation

Page 55: CR Fellows, IM Khan, CW Archer
Articular cartilage contains a nestin positive stem cell population
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the 2nd place student poster presentation

Page 74: CL Thompson, A Wiles, CA Poole, MM Knight
Lithium chloride triggers primary cilia elongation and inhibits hedgehog signalling in articular chondrocytes
****F1000 Overall Poster Prize Winner

 

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2013, Collection 3
Stem & Progenitor Cells for Musculoskeletal Regeneration

23rd – 25th June 2013, Congress Center, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 28: E Seebach, H Freischmidt, W Richter
Mesenchymal stroma cells implanted in fibrin hydrogel trigger attraction of M1 macrophages, endothelial cells and early immune modulation stimulating long bone healing without long-term engraftment
****Robert Mathys Student Oral Prize winner

Poster
Page 61: KA Roddy, CA Boulter
Is NOV/CCN3 a potential new regulator of joint homeostasis?
****Robert Mathys Student Poster Prize winner


eCM Meeting Abstracts 2012, Collection 6
Bone Fixation, Repair & Regeneration
June 24-26, 2012, Convention Centre, Davos Platz, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 24: C Scotti, E Piccinini, A Papadimitropoulos, P Bourgine, A Todorov, A Barbero, I Martin
Developmental engineering of a bone organ with human adult mesenchymal stem cells
****Robert Mathys Student Oral Prize winner

Poster
Page 37: JJ Bara, S Roberts, G Griffiths, R Benson, KT Wright
Neurogenic and angiogenic properties of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stromal cell conditioned media****Robert Mathys Student Poster 1st Prize winner

Page 62: NEE Scully, DJ Mason, BAJ Evans
A novel method to study osteocyte biology: differentiation of osteoblasts to osteocytes in 3D type I collagen gels ****Robert Mathys Student Poster 2nd Prize winner

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2011, Collection 2
Implant Infection
June 22-24, 2011, Convention Centre, Davos Platz, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 19: J Nowakowska, HJ Griesser, C Acikgoz, M Textor, R Landmann, N Khanna
Serrulatane EN4, a new antimicrobial compound exerts potent acitvity against adherent biofilm-forming bacteria in vitro
****Robert Mathys Student Oral Prize winner

Poster
Page 53: C Henkenbehrens, V Alt, K Lips, D Muhrer, U Sommer, E Domann, R Schnettler
A new animal model for implant-associated infected non-unions of the tibia and bacteria detection with fluorescence in situ hybridization
****Robert Mathys Student Poster Prize winner

Page 2: C Strobel, N Bormann, A Kadow-Romacker, G Schmidmaier, B Wildemann
Sequential release kinetics of two (Gentamicin and BMP-2) or three (Gentamicin, IGF-1 and BMP-2) substances from one-component polymeric coating on implants
****APOA-Pfizer Best Scientific Paper Award for Orthopaedic Infection

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2010, Collection 4
Cartilage & Disc: Repair and Regeneration
June 28-30, 2010, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 16: A Mujeeb, J Gough, A Saiani
Tailoring self-assembled octapeptide scaffolds for in-vitro cartilage repair
****Robert Mathys Student Oral Prize winner

Poster
Page 35: SCW Chan, SJ Ferguson, K Wuertz, B Gantenbein-Ritter
Effect of short term torsion to the intervertebral disc: an organ culture study
****Robert Mathys Student Joint 1st Poster Prize winner

Page 56: CPL Paul, HA Zuiderbaan, BZ Doulabi, AJ vd Veen, TH Smit, MN Helder, BJ van Royen, MG Mullender
Effects of short term loading on intervertebral disc cell viability in a loaded disc culture system
****Robert Mathys Student Joint 1st Poster Prize winner

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2009, Collection 2
Stem Cells for Musculoskeletal Regeneration
June 29-July 1, 2009, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 34: Z Li, SJ Yao, M Alini, M Stoddart
Mechanical load promotes chondrogenesis of human mesenchymal stem cells through the TGF-ß pathway
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 39: S Giovannini, J Diaz-Romero, T Aigner, P Mainil-Varlet, D Nesic
Stem cells for musculoskeletal regeneration.production of a cartilage-like tissue by coculturing human articular
chondrocytes with human bone marrow MSC in a 3D system
****Robert Mathys Foundation winner of the award for the student poster presentation

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2008, Collection 2
Musculoskeletal Trauma: 50 Years of AO Research

June 15-18, 2008, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 26: S Juenger, B Gantenbein, M Alini, SJ Ferguson, K Ito
Effect of limited nutrition on intervertebral disc cells under “Physiological” loading – A 21 day culture
****Robert Mathys Founation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 48: P Marcus, D Bazou, C Archer
Connexin43 expression in cartilage progenitor cells and its possible role in cell differentiation
****Robert Mathys Founation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 52: M Baucke, A Tami, M Pucher, P Montavon, K Ito
Hydroxyapatite particles maintain peri-implant bone mantel in osteoporotic bone
****Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the student poster presentation

Page 58: JS Hayes, DI Vos, J Hahn, SG Pearce, RG Richards
Surface polishing eases intramedullary nail removal – A novel in vivo study
****Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the student poster presentation

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2007, Collection 4
Bone Tissue Engineering

June 25-28, 2007, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 33: M Grellier, R Bareille, C Bourget, N Ferreira Tojais, P Granja, M Barbosa, J Amédée
Cell cooperation between osteoprogenitor and endothelial cells: its function on bone tissue engineering
****Robert Mathys Founation winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Poster
Page 55: AK Born, M Rottmar, K Maniura-Weber, A Bruinink
Correlating cell architecture with osteogenesis: First steps towards live single cell monitoring
****Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the student poster presentation

Page 78: N Mari-Buyé, E Garreta, C Semino, C Colominas, S Borrós
Developing 3D Printing of Hydroxyapatite-like Scaffold: From Precursor to Structure
****Robert Mathys Foundation joint winner of the award for the student poster presentation

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2006, Collection 4
Cartilage and Joint Repair

June 26th - 29th 2006, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
Page 6 : H Agoston, S Khan, C James, F Beier
C-Type natriuretic peptide regulates endochondral bone growth in a P38 map kinase-dependent
manner
****Robert Mathys Founation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Page 29: S Grohmann, R Schade, J Martini, D Anselmetti, K Liefeith
Visualization of chondrocytes on collagen scaffolds by two photon laser scanning microscopy (TPLSM)
****Robert Mathys Founation joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Posters
Page 57: K Gelse, J Park, K von der Mark, T Aigner, F Henning, H Schneider
BMP-2 transgene-stimulated adult mesenchymal cells for articular cartilage repair
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the 1st place student poster presentation

Page 60: LC Hughes, C Archer, I ap Gwynn
The development and structural integrity of articular cartilage in collagen IX decorin and matrilin-1 knockout mice
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the 2nd place student poster presentation

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2005, Collection 4
Spinal Motion Segment: From Basic Science to Clinical Application

4th - 7th July 2005, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
B Jim, O Arlet, L Beckman, T Steffen
The influence of harvesting methods for the development of an in-vitro intervertebral disc model
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the best student oral presentation

W Johannessen, JD Auerbach, AJ Wheaton, A Kurji, R Reddy, A Borthakur, DM Elliott
Non-invasive determination of nucleus pulposus proteoglycan content using T1 MRI
*** won the Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation Oral Presentation Award

Posters
Y Schroeder, D McNally, K McKinlay, W Wilson, JM Huyghe, FPT Baaijens
Comparison of experimental and numerical stress profiles in human disc show similar stress peaks why?
****Robert Mathys Foundation award winner for the best student poster presentation

JC Iatridis, JJ MacLean, JP Owen
Role of endplates in contributing to compression behaviors of motion segments and intervertebral discs
*** won the Hansjoerg Wyss Foundation poster Presentation Award

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2004, Collection 1
The Cell Biomaterial Reaction

28th - 30th June 2004, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentations
DO Meredith, L Eschbach, MO Riehle, ASG Curtis, RG Richards
Effect of standard orthopaedic metal implant surfaces on cell behaviour
****Joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

M Markowski, T Pompe, J Smolinski, K Salchert, C Werner
Fibronectin anchorage influences the generation of vascular- like structures by endothelial cells
****Joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Posters
F Baumgartner, K Maniura, S Tosatti, M Textor, A Bruinink
Topographical surface effects on cell fate of adult human mesenchymal stem cells
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

L Moimas, C Schmid, E Pirhonen
Geometry modifications of a new three-dimensional bioactive glass fibre matrix with a feasible structure for tissue engineering applications
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

E Pecheva, L Pramatarova, MF Maitz, MT Pham, R Presker, M Stutzmann
Hydroxyapatite growth induced by extra cellular matrix deposition on solid surfaces
****Third place for the award for the best poster by a student

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2003, Collection 2
Bone Tissue Engineering

30th June - 2nd July 2003, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
L Geris, H Van Oosterwyck, A Andreykiv, J Vander Sloten, F van Keulen, J Duyck and I Naert
Numerical simulation of peri-implant tissue differentiation in a bone chamber
****Joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

RJ Müller, RG Richards
Immunohistological identification of the osteoclast formation regulator osteoprotegerin ligand (OPGL/RANKL/TRANCE) in human bone tissue
****Joint winner of the award for the best oral presentation by a student

Posters
U Koenig, M Gelinsky and W Pompe
Biomimetic bone graft material Biodegradable, mineralized 3D collagen-scaffolds
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

G Vallés, L Saldaña, N Vilaboa, E López-Collazo, J L González-Carrasco, M E Martinez and L Munuera
Cytokines secretion in response to wear particles of thermally oxidised Ti6Al4v alloy
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

T Van Cleynenbreugel, J Schrooten, H Van Oosterwyck and J Vander Sloten
Biomechanical design of porous structures for bone growth stimulation
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2002, Collection 3
Cartilage & Joint repair
Tutorials, Basic Research & Clinical Methods

01-03 July 2002, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
S N Redman, B Thomson, C W Archer
The cellular responses of articular cartilage to sharp and blunt trauma
****Joint winner of the award for the best presentation by a student

A Barbero, S Ploegert, M Heberer, I Martin
Plasticity of human de-differentiated chondrocytes
****Joint winner of the award for the best presentation by a student

Posters
L C Baxter, S C Wade, R G Richards, I ap Gwynn
Orthogonally arranged fine fibrils binding to collagen in articular cartilage
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

B J Gargiulo, P Craig, J B Richardson, B A Ashton, W E B Johnson
Phenotypic modulation of human articular chondrocytes by bistratene A
****Joint winner of the award for the best poster by a student

S Grad, L Kupcsik, K Gorna, S Gogolewski, M Alini
The use of biodegradable polyurethane scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering: A preliminary study
****Winner of the award for the best poster by a post-doc

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2001, Collection 3
The Cell-Biomaterial Interaction

June 25th-28th 2001 Davos, Switzerland

Presentation
LlG Harris, RG Richards, SJ Foster
Staphylococcus aureus surface protein topography
****Winner of the award for the best presentation by a student

L Feuz , A Gisep, P Pyk, B Rahn
Mechanical characterisation of biological sample surfaces using scanning acoustic microscopy (SAM)
****Runner-up award for the best presentation by a student

JP Bearinger, JL Gilbert
In-Situ EC AFM Investigation of Titanium Oxide
****Runner-up award for the best presentation by a student

VM Frauchiger, M Textor, F Schlottig , B Gasser, ND Spencer
Anodic Plasma-chemical treatment of Titanium Implant surfaces
****Runner-up award for the best presentation by a student

Posters
WYIp , HN Diwaker,PWLWong
Study of biodegradable rods in rabbit long bone model
****Winner of the award for the best poster by a student

eCM Meeting Abstracts 2001, Collection 1
Bone & Soft tissue Biomaterial interactions

August 22nd- 24th 1999, Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland

Presentations
ChC Dupont-Gillain, A Trouet, PG Rouxhet
Submicrometric organization of collagen on polymer surfaces and influence on the attachment of mammalian cells

A Laib, P Rüegsegger
Towards an improved prediction of the mechanical competence of bone- density and microstruture analysis in patients and animal models