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Our 7th annual international symposium will focus on advances in the field of Mechanobiology that have resulted in the development of new types of pharmaceuticals, drug delivery systems, engineered tissues, and wearable therapeutic devices that leverage physical forces or target mechanical signaling pathways as a core part of their mechanism of action. Organized by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Dave Mooney and Don Ingber, the day will include a number of distinguished speakers who will provide examples of how mechanics is being harnessed in ways that can transform the future of medicine. 
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Tuesday, September 20 • 10:30am - 11:00am
Micromechanical Forces in Wound Healing and Soft Tissue Regeneration

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Speakers
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Dennis P. Orgill

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Orgill is Vice Chairman for Quality Improvement in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a reconstructive plastic surgeon and has a PhD from MIT in Medical Engineering. He is the Director of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Wound Care Center and runs a tissue engineering and wound healing Laboratory. His lab at BWH is working to develop better technologies to... Read More →


Tuesday September 20, 2016 10:30am - 11:00am
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, Ma 02115