Early Osteoarthritis: Detection, Classification and Interventions

Presented by OARSI Young Investigators

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the progress to date on the development of an ‘early OA’ definition.
  • Learn about the risk factors, and diagnostic criteria for ‘early OA’
  • Understand the challenges in developing a definition of early osteoarthritis.

8:00 - 8:20 AM
Lessons learnt from developing classification criteria for other rheumatic diseases and methods we can use for early OA classification
Tuhina Neogi

8:20 - 8:35 AM
Progress and challenges to date from the Early Knee OA Task Force
Dr Armaghan Mahmoudian

8:35 - 9:05 AM
Using preclinical models to help define early OA
Christopher Little and Tonia Vincent

9:05 - 9:25 AM
Panel Q&A #1 with Tuhina Neogi, Dr Armaghan Mahmoudian, Christopher Little and Tonia Vincent

9:25 - 9:35 AM
Refreshment Break – 10 Minutes

9:35 - 10:15 AM

Detecting Early OA:

Novel Risk Factors: Does hip pain in adolescents indicate early OA?
Rintje Agricola

Molecular Biomarkers: Creating a molecular profile to predict OA
Mohit Kapoor

Using machine learning to identify early OA
Valentina Pedoia

What can biomechanical or functional measures tell us about early OA?
Deepak Kumar

10:15 - 10:35 AM
Panel Q&A #2: Rintje Agricola, Mohit Kapoor, Valentina Pedoia, Deepak Kumar

10:35 - 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 10:55 AM
Diagnostic Criteria for Early Stage Knee and Hip OA
Jos Runhaar

10:55 - 11:10 AM
Essential next steps for translation to clinical applications
Gillian Hawker 

11:10 - 11:25 AM
The End-Game
Stefan Lohmander

11:15 - 11:35 AM
Panel Q&A #3 with: Stefan Lohmander, Gillian Hawker, and Jos Runhaar


No additional registration (beyond registration to the congress) is necessary to attend this pre-congress workshop.