2017 ISAKOS Biennial Congress Faculty


Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD

Osaka Health Science University
Osaka, Osaka JAPAN

Norimasa Nakamura is professor of the Institute for Medical Science in Sports at Osaka Health Science University and the center for the advanced medical engineering and informatics at Osaka University. He is an orthopedic surgeon at the Osaka University Hospital, Osaka, Japan, specializing in arthroscopic surgery. He received his MD at the Osaka University in 1988 and completed a specialization in orthopedics in 1992. In 1994, he received a PhD. In 1995, he became Assistant Professor of orthopedics at the Osaka University and in 2009, moved to the current position. His research has been focused on joint tissue repair with main focus on the regeneration of cartilage, ligament, and meniscus with stem cells. Today the main interest is the development of three-dimensional osteochondral bio-implant using pluripotent stem cells in combination with biomaterials, by the collaboration with the iPS cell research center, the Kyoto University, and the Division of Tissue Engineering, the University of Tokyo. He served as the President of the International Cartilage Regeneration and Joint Preservation Society (ICRS) from 2016-2018.

Sat 06/03
14:27 - 14:39
Room 2-1 Session II: Biologics for Ligament and Tendon Healing and Repair
Use of ACL-Derived Stem Cells For Ligament Repair or Reconstruction
Sat 06/03
14:51 - 15:10
Room 2-1 Session II: Biologics for Ligament and Tendon Healing and Repair
Panel Discussion, Questions & Answers
Tue 06/06
10:45 - 12:00
Room 2-4: Concurrent 4 Cartilage
Cartilage Treatment Options 2017
Basic science/Biologic repair (not articular cartilage)
In Vitro Repair of Meniscal Radial Tear Using Aligned Electrospun Nanofibrous Scaffold


Royalties received from Two Cells Cell Source
Paid Consultant for Two Cells Cell Source Zimmer Biomet
Stock received from Two Cells Cell Source
Editorial or Governing board of Journal of ISAKOS, American Journal of Sports Medicine Cartilage, Journal of ISAKOS, Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics, Journal of Orthopaedic Science
Board of Directors member for ISAKOS, JOSKAS