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January 24, 2023

NASS Biologics Course Will Bring Together Academia and Industry in Chicago

Held on April 21, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois, NASS will host the course, Biologic Interventions for Spinal Pathologies: Stem Cells, Growth Factors and Novel Therapeutics. Experts from academia and industry will discuss the pertinent technologies and relevant issues in biologics use for spinal conditions in this comprehensive one-day program.

Spinal biologics is rapidly evolving and being recognized for its potential to treat challenging painful conditions. However, the indications, risks, and concerns regarding biologics for a variety of spinal conditions have not been agreed upon. Because of the differences in regulatory pathways for many of these products, the availability of data is variable, making administrative decision-making difficult. This program will provide spine professionals with the latest updates for 2023 on the use of biologics for spinal conditions.

Topics include:
  • Osteobiologics Update: What Do Surgeons Need to Know?
  • Old Fashioned and New School – Autograft and Human Cellular Tissue Product (HCTP)
  • 510k regulated products/technology
  • PMA/IND products
  • Interbody Surface Technology: The New Biologic?
  • Debate MIS TLIF: Small Space, Big Challenge
  • Debate The Osteoporotic Spine is Different
  • Debate Cervical Spine: ACDF
  • Hot Takes: What makes Osteobiologics Confusing, What do we Lack?
  • Osteobiologics Think Tank – How do we move the needle with Osteobiologics?
Registration and housing are now open. The program will be held at The Drake Hotel in Chicago where housing is also available.
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