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BASK 2014

BASKOn the 8th and 9th April the Norwich BioScience Institutes will open their doors for the BASK 2014 conference, offering a programme of lectures and exhibitors from across the medical supplies spectrum.

The British Association for Surgery of the Knee was set up in the early 1980's to represent the knee surgeons within Britain. Since then it has grown to become one of the largest surgical subspecialist organisations, which brings together knee surgeons with the single aim of improving their patient's care.
 
The Association provides a forum for research, education and advises on healthcare management for all aspects of knee surgery.

What to expect in 2014?

  1. 2014 programme will consist of 10 sessions covering a host of subjects including:
  • Osteotomies around the Knee
  • Knee Arthroplasty – Complications
  • ACL / Ligament
  • Unicompartmental Knees
  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Each session is then segmented to cover an array of topics by revered professionals followed by a closing discussion.

Who is exhibiting?

There will be a variety of exhibitors this year at BASK including Össur, so feel free to come and find us where we will have a host of knee products available for demonstration including the Unloader One®, BioSkin® Q-Brace and the new Rebound® Cartilage.

A full list of those exhibiting at the event is available here.

Interesting facts about the Norwich BioScience Institute

Norfolk is home to a cluster of internationally-renowned research organisations who work together to tackle the major challenges facing all of us in the 21st Century – the sustainability of our environment; our food supplies and healthy ageing.

There are over 2500 scientists working at the Norwich BioScience Institute to find realistic and practical solutions across three international centres of excellence in plant science, microbiology and in harnessing food for health and controlling food-related disease.
The institute is a world-class national facility for the study and application of genomics in animals, plants and microbes.

Norwich is ranked 4th in the UK for the number of “most highly cited scientists” after London, Cambridge and Oxford and ahead of cities such as Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Nottingham and York.