Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee

Aims & Scope

Mission: (Strategy, Design, and Counsel)

1) Attract and retain leading MSK leaders in basic and translational science, clinical translation, commercialization, regulation, patient education and public health into service within ISCT.

2) Guide and catalyze effective ISCT engagement with the world-wide MSK Community.


MSK Committee provides a diverse forum of strategic leaders in the MSK community that guides and enables ISCT to effectively engage and serve the world-wide MSK Community.

MSK Committee extends and projects the ISCT culture of scientific rigor and ethical standards education and patient care in the broad domain of cell and gene therapy targeted for treatment of musculoskeletal disease.

Tactical Operations/Charges:

  • Program for ISCT Annual Meeting
  • Program and Service for Regional Meetings
  • Timely Articles and White Papers
  • Catalyze Strategic Initiatives and Workgroups (e.g. MSK SIG)
  • Member Outreach, Mentorship
  • Service as needed to ISCT Leadership (e.g. review and commentary)

The Committee

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George Muschler, MD
September 2018 - Present

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, United States

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Christian Jorgensen, MD, PhD
September 2018 - Present

University Hospital Lapeyronie
Montpellier, France


Constance Chu, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, United States

Elana Cooper
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, United States
ISCT ESP Leadership Development Program

Diego Correa, MD, PhD
Miami, United States

Maroun Khoury, PhD
Cells for Cells – REGENERO
Santiago, Chile

Oscar Lee, MD, PhD
China Medical University Hospital
Taichung, Taiwan

Ivan Martin, PhD
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland

Iain R Murray, MBChB, MRCS, MFSEM, PhD
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Norimasa Nakamura, MD, PhD, FRCS
Osaka Health Science University
Osaka, Japan

Danièle Noël, PhD
Montpellier, France

Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, United States

Nicolas S. Piuzzi, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, United States

Pamela Robey, PhD
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Bethesda, United States

Scott Rodeo, MD
The Hospital for Special Surgery
New York, United States