4 professional societies partner to form The Biologics Alliance 

Written by Eric Oliver | November 25, 2019 | Print  |

The Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, International Cartilage Repair Society and ON Foundation have partnered to form The Biologics Alliance.

What you should know:

1. The alliance aims to be a leading voice on musculoskeletal biologics and regenerative medicine.

2. The alliance was founded in 2018 to evaluate current guidance around biologics-based treatments. They aim to advocate for the responsible use of biologics by developing a scientific basis for the treatments.

The alliances' board is led by the following leading voices in the orthopedics community:

  • Brian Cole, MD, of Chicago-based Rush University

  • Jason Dragoo, MD, of Denver-based University of Colorado

  • Christian Lattermann, MD, of Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital

  • Bert Mandelbaum, MD, of Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute

  • Louis McIntyre, MD, of Hempstead, N.Y.-based Hofstra University

  • Norimasa Nakamura, MD, of Osaka University Hospital in Japan

  • Scott Rodeo, MD, of New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery

  • John Tokish, MD, of Phoenix-based Mayo Clinic Arizona

  • Ken Zaslav, MD, of Lynchburg-based OrthoVirginia

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