Events at USI Università della Svizzera italiana

Metabolic diseases and tendinopathies: the missing link

Saturday June 21, 2014
h 9 - 18 
Auditorium, Lugano campus


  • Obesity and tendinopathies
  • How hormones can modify autologous Platelet Rich Plasma therapies
  • Thyroid diseases and tendons
  • Metabolic aspects of calcific tendinopathy
  • Cushing, acromegaly, GH deficiency and tendons
  • Tenocyte metabolism in aging and oestrogen deficiency
  • How oestrogens and androgens modify tendons
  • Occurrence of tendon pathologies in metabolic disorders
  • How tendons modify during diabetes
  • Hypercholesterolemia and tendon degeneration

Free pre-registration, including coffee breaks and lunch, is required. Registrations will be accepted on first come, first served basis by May 31, 2014:


The conference is organised by the FONDAZIONE IBSA for scientific research. USI is location partner.


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Allegato 1: Flyer and speakers [126 KB]

Allegato 2: Detailed programme [381 KB]