Joint & Bone Initiative

CBJC 2018


Held on the picturesque Western University Campus in London Ontario, this exciting event will bring together international experts spanning multiple disciplines of musculoskeletal research. They will present new knowledge and brainstorm about future collaborative research to fulfill a vision of Lifelong Mobility. 

Hosted by Western's Bone and Joint Institute in partnership with the
Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network.

This conference will be preceded by the Canadian Bone and Joint
Young Investigator Forum on May 10, 2018.


Speakers include:

Dr. Frank Barry - National University of Ireland, Galway 
Dr. Laurent Bouyer -  Université Laval
Dr. Jean-Francois Esculier - 
University of British Columbia
Dr. Farshid Guilak
- Washington University
Dr. Kurt Hankenson
- University of Michigan
Dr. Karim Kahn - Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Dr. Graham King - Western University
Dr. Linda LiUniversity of British Columbia
Dr. Jane MitchellUniversity of Toronto
Dr. Elise F. MorganBoston University
Dr. Julie Richardson - McMaster University
Dr. Stephen Robinovitch - Simon Fraser University
Dr. Janet Ronsky - University of Calgary
Dr. Jackie Whittaker - University of Alberta
Dr. Janie Wilson - Dalhousie University

Mr. Robert Buren - (Gala Banquet Speaker)


Transdisciplinary conference themes include:

  • Basic Biological & Biomedical Advances in MSK Health
  • Innovations in Physical Sciences & Engineering Research
  • Improving MSK Health through Clinical, Community & Health Services Research
  • MSK Research to Enhance Lifelong Mobility
  • Novel Wearable Technology Solutions for MSK Rehabilitation