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 specifically in the regeneration of cartilage, ligament, and meniscus with stem cells. Today the main interest is the joint preservation surgery, biotherapies to osteoarthritis, and the clinical application of three-dimensional osteochondral bio-implant using stem cells. He served as the president of the International Cartilage Regeneration and Joint Preservation Society (ICRS) 2016-2018). Also, he served as the chair of the Scientific Committee (2013-2015), the Publication Committee (2019-2021)。He is currently the member of Executive Committee (Consultant 2021-) of ISAKOS.

Thu 10/31
09:30 - 10:30
General Session Session 2: Implant Choices in 2024

Thu 10/31
14:00 - 15:00
General Session Session 4: Unicompartmental OA



Paid Consultant for Cell Source
Support received from Cell Source, Two Cells Ltd.
Editorial or Governing board of American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Experimental Orthopardics (Springer), Journal of ISAKOS, Journal of Orthopaedic Science (Springer), Sage (Cartilage)
Board of Directors member for International Cartilage Repair Society, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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