Torvard C. Laurent lectures

Extracellular matrix in connective tissues –
aspects on its role in fluid exchange

09:15 – 10:00
Models, Mechanisms and Drug Delivery for Post-Traumatic
osteoarthrosis: Roles of Extracellular Matrix
Alan Grodzinsky, Professor of Biological, Electrical, and Mechanical
Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Lecture room C2:305, BMC

Leg stretch

10:15 – 11: 00 Extracellular MATRIX: Water Water Everywhere
Peter Winlove, Professor of Biophysics, University of Exeter, UK
Lecture room C2:305, BMC

11:00 – 11:30 Discussion.
Lecture room C2:305, BMC

11:30 – 13:00 LUNCH

13:00 – 16:00 Workshop on Hyaluronan
Seminar room A7:111a, BMC

Two 20 min lectures

Prof. Markku Tammi, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Hyaluronan metabolism and the progression of breast cancer
Prof. Raija Tammi University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Extracellular nucleotides as regulators of hyaluronan synthesis

Round Table Discussion
Summary of the Presented Science
Coffee will be served

Evi Heldin 
Kristofer Rubin
Rolf Reed 
Peter Hansell

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