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The Arthritis Program Web Seminar Series


The Arthritis Program Web Seminar Series is a medium for live and recorded webinars from world leading experts in the field of bone and joint-related pathologies and rheumatic diseases. The seminar series started on May 19, 2020 and is co-chaired by Dr. Mohit Kapoor and Dr. Robert Inman, Arthritis Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada. The current catalogue of lectures will feature some of the latest insights and advancements in osteoarthritis pathogenesis, disease mechanisms, biomarkers, phenotyping, and therapeutic targets.


Lecture 1:
Dr. Richard F. Loeser, Director of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
“Aging Mechanisms Associated with Joint Tissue Destruction in Osteoarthritis”


Lecture 2:
Dr. Thomas Pap, Professor of Experimental Medicine and Director of the Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine, University Hospital Munster.
“Endogenous mechanisms associated with Synovitis”


Lecture 3:

Dr. Frank Barry, Professor of Cellular Therapy, Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), National University of Ireland Galway.
"Stem Cell Applications in Joint Development, Disease and Repair"


Lecture 4:
Dr. Tuhina Neogi, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center.
"Pain mechanisms and implications for pain phenotyping"


Lecture 5:
Dr. Ali Mobasheri, OARSI President and Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu.
"Metabolic dysfunction in joint and intervertebral disc degeneration"


Lecture 6:
Dr. David Hunter, Florance and Cope Chair of Rheumatology, Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney.
“Disease Modification in Osteoarthritis”


Lecture 7:
Dr. Margreet Kloppenburg, Professor of Rheumatology, University of Leiden.
“Current understanding of Hand Osteoarthritis”

Featured Resources

OARSI White Paper- OA as a Serious Disease

By Various

Patient Summary- Non Surgical Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

By Multiple Authors