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    To all those who had asked me for this information once i received it,
    here is the information on the Itialian Bone Conference..


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    The International Centre for Mechanical Sciences

    CISM (Centre International des Sciences Mecaniques)

    Announces a

    BONE CELL AND TISSUE MECHANICS COURSE

    July 9-15, 1995

    The goal of this course will be to review the entire
    area of bone cell and tissue mechanics, with an emphasis
    on bone remodeling. Besides being informative, it is
    planned that the course will function as a forum for the
    exchange of data, philosophy, and ideas across disciplinary
    divides and so provide further stimulus for a
    comprehensive approach to the problems of bone
    mechanics.

    LECTURERS

    Elisabeth Burger
    Oral Cell Biology
    ACTA-Free University, Amsterdam

    John Currey
    Biology
    University of York, ENGLAND

    Stephen C. Cowin
    Mechanical Engineering
    City University of New York

    Rik Huiskes
    Orthopaedics
    University of Nijmegen

    Lance E. Lanyon
    Principal, Royal Veterinary College
    London

    Information and fees for the course may be obtained from:

    CENTRO INTERNAZIONALE Dl SCIENZE MECCANICHE
    Palazzo del Torso? Piazza Garibaldi, 18
    33100 UDINE (ITALY)

    Tel.: +39 0432 - Secretariat 294989 or 508251 -
    Administration 294795, Fax 501523

    >From US
    Tel.: Secretariat 011-39-432-294989 or 011-39-432-
    508251 Administration 011-39-432-294795, FAX: 011-
    39-432-501523

    SUBJECT LIST AND LECTURERS-1995

    E. BURGER ACTA-Free University, Amsterdam
    1. Bone histology
    2. Bone cells: osteocytes, osteoblasts
    3. Bone cells: osteoclasts
    4. Bone development
    5. Local growth- and differentiation factors in bone.
    6. Osteocytes as mechanosensors of bone.

    S.C. COWIN City University of New York
    1. Introduction
    2. Mechanical and microstructural properties of bone
    3. Bone blood supply and bone hydraulics
    4. The mechanosensory system in bone
    5. Bone remodeling theories
    6. Local surface remodeling around implants; influence on global stability
    7. Closure

    J.D. CURREY University of York, England
    1. Form-function relationships in whole bones
    2. Structure property-function relationships in bone tissue
    3. Organic-mineral interactions in bone mechanics
    4. Pre-yield and post-yield behavior in bone
    5. Role of microdamage in the mechanical behavior of bone
    6. Fatigue, damage and repair in bone
    7. Age changes in bone behavior

    R. HUISKES University of Nijmegen
    1. Stress analysis of bones and implant structures
    2. Micro-structural FE models : stresses and strains in trabeculae
    3. The mechanical optimality of bone structures
    4. Mechanical effects on osteogenesis and morphogenesis of bone
    5. Regulation models for strain-adaptive remodeling
    6. Validation of bone remodeling theories
    7. Bone-remodeling around implants; implant design

    L. LANYON Royal College of Veterinary, London
    1. Bone modeling and remodeling
    2. The dynamics of mechanically related remodeling
    3. Functional adaptation in bone tissue
    4. Mechanically related responses in bone cells
    5. Mechanically related responses in bone cells (con't)
    6. Practical applications, osteoporosis, implant design
    7. Closure


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    SHreefal Mehta
    mehta@zermatt-ra.swmed.edu
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