Members of the unit participated with invited lectures, oral presentations, and posters.
David Felson – Invited Lecture: Metabolic OA: Does it exist?
Tuhina Neogi – Invited Lecture: Current perspectives on pain in OA
Tuhina Neogi – Invited Lecture: Effect of bisphosphonate use on trajectories of MRI-based three-dimensional bone shape of the knee over four years
Devyani Misra – Oral Presentation #822: Obesity-related systemic inflammation and knee synovitis
Kathy Bacon – Poster #642: The non-linear relationship of quadriceps strength to functional limitations in people with knee OA: The MOST Study
Reza Jafarzadeh – Poster #528: Assessing mediating effect of bone marrow lesions and synovitis following extreme weight loss on knee pain reduction
Deepak Kumar – Poster #149: Degeneration of patellofemoral and tibiofemoral compartments following ACL reconstruction and associated gait mechanics: A longitudinal 2-year study
Deepak Kumar – Poster #185: Knee loading is lower during mindful walking compared to regular walking: A preliminary study
Deepak Kumar – Poster #266: Effects of weight loss on patellofemoral loading in overweight and obese adults with patellofemoral OA: Secondary analysis from the IDEA randomized trial
Deepak Kumar – Poster #594: Vastus medialis intramuscular fat is associated with increase in MRI degeneration of the knee over 3 years
Jing-Sheng Li – Poster #468: Racial differences in MRI-based 3D bone shape of the femur vs the tibia at the knee: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative
Erin Macri – Poster #285: Defining abnormal cut-points for patellofemoral alignment and trochlear morphology and their relation to patellofemoral OA: The Framingham OA Study
Tuhina Neogi – Poster #30: Relation of pain sensitization to development of constant, persistent pain in knee OA: The MOST Study
Shanshan Sheehy – Poster #301: Can adipokines elucidate the sex disparity in osteoarthritis?
This year’s Carol Nachman Prize for Rheumatology was awarded to David T. Felson, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at BUSM and BUSPH.