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The Anatomical Record Symposium

Session Title: Evolution of a Discipline – The Changing Face of Anatomy
Organizers: Jason Organ, Heather F. Smith
Chairs: Jason Organ, Heather F. Smith

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The evolving ethics of anatomy: Dissecting an unethical past in order to prepare for a future of ethical anatomical practice
Amber Comer

Books, bones and bodies: The relevance of the history of anatomy in Nazi Germany for medical education today
Sabine Hildebrandt

Ethical dilemmas in skeletal collection utilization: Implications of the Black Lives Matter movement on the anatomical and anthropological sciences
Shanna E. Williams

Re-examining our roots: Queer history and anatomy
Theodore C. Smith

Shifting language for shifting anatomy: Using inclusive anatomical language to support transgender and nonbinary identities
Lauren Easterling

Colonization, cadavers, and color: Considering decolonization of anatomy curricula
Gabrielle Finn

FICEM Symposium

Session Title: Anatomical Disciplines as Incubators for Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare Education
Organizers: Jon Cornwall, Sabine Hildebrandt
Chairs: Thomas H. Champney

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The Dissection Room as a Transformational Education Space
Jon Cornwall

Reflecting on Relational Anatomy
Sabine Hildebrandt

Histology & Neuroanatomy as Transducers for Ethics and Professionalism
Thomas H. Champney

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Clinical Anatomy New Insight in Muscular Skeleton System
Organizers: Jun Ouyang, Niels Hammer
Chairs: Jun Ouyang, Nan Zheng

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The obscure joint - new insights into form-function relationships of the sacroiliac joint
Niels Hammer

Dynamic anatomical characteristics of the anterolateral ligamentous structures of the ankle in different positions
Jingxing Dai

The universal existence of myodural bridge complex in vertebrate: an indication of a necessary function
Nan Zheng

A multi-stage ensemble network system to diagnose adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
Xiaohe Li

Dual efficacy of Fasudil at improving survival and reinnervation of flap through Rho-ROCK-PI3K-AKT pathway
Zhuang Yuehong

A 3D visualization layered anatomy for acromial arterial rete and flap design
Maochao Ding


Session Title: Body Sourcing for Anatomical Education and Research: Experiences from the African Continent
Organizers: Goran Strkalj, Brendon Billings
Chairs: Goran Štrkalj, Brendon Billings

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Beverly Kramer

Cultural practices of South African ethnic groups on the body and their influence on body donation
Brenda De Gama

Where is our missing body?
Amenu Tolera Wirtu

Sourcing Body for Anatomy Education and Research: The Nigerian Experience
Samuel Asala

Cadavers for Education and Research: Overcoming Challenges in Rwanda
Julien K. Gashegu

The sources of cadavers between Africa and Eastern Europe
Brendon Billings

The Anatomical Society Symposium

Session Title: Part to part, part to whole: fitting the pelvis into the evolutionary puzzle of the human body
Organizers: Nicole Torres-Tamayo
Chairs: Nicole Torres-Tamayo, Shahed Nalla

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Understanding the evolution of the human birth canal through geometric morphometrics: insights from a Brazilian contemporary sample
Maria Rita Guedes Carvalho

Application of geometric morphometrics in predicting hominin pelvic morphology
Mayowa T. Adegboyega

A new reconstruction of the pelvis of KNM-WT 15000 reveals new insights into the body shape of Early African Homo erectus
Nicole Torres-Tamayo

FICSAP Symposium

Session Title: Growing Anatomists: Anatomists Perceptions of Needs and Provision of Support
Organizers: Stephanie Woodley, Helen Nicholson
Chairs: Stephanie Woodley, Helen Nicholson

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What support do anatomists need to develop their careers: data from the FICSAP/FIPAE survey
Stephanie Woodley, Helen Nicholson

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Development, Stem Cells, and Cancer
Hongquan Zhang
Hongquan Zhang, Zhengquan Yu

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Loss of IIFP3 Impairs Mammary Epithelial Cells Fate Decision and Induces Breast cancer
Hongquan Zhang

Centriole components’ multi-site localization and involvement in spindle assembling and asymmetric positioning in mouse oocyte meiosis
Wei Ma

The AMPK–HOXB9–KRAS Axis Regulates Lung Adenocarcinoma Growth in Response to Cellular Energy Alteration
Jun Zhan

Lepr+ mesenchymal cells sense diet to modulate intestinal stem/progenitor cells via Leptin-Igf1 axis
Zhengquan Yu


Session Title: Bone-deep Anatomy: From the Bench to Clinical Practice
Organizers: Diogo Pais, Diogo Casal
Chairs: Diogo Pais & Diogo Casal

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Bone composition in Wistar rats and its composition after infrasound exposure and glucose intolerance
Luísa Zagalo

Assessment of intraosseous arterial vascularization of the L1 vertebral body - differences between human and Wistar rat
Diogo Moura

Arterial blood supply to the Wistar rat iliac bone
Gonçalo Coluna

Gross and microscopical anatomy of the human medial femoral condyle: new grounds to improve old flaps in this region
Alexandre Almeida

Digital anthropometric analysis of the phylogenetic evolution of the female pelvis: contributions to the understanding of labor
Raquel Lopes

Digital evaluation of the congruency of the shoulder joint surfaces in patients with brachial plexus lesions
Luís Gonçalves

Comparison of the 3-dimensional shape of the joint surfaces of the proximal interphalangeal joints of the fingers and the surfaces of the hamate and the base of the fifth metacarpal bone
Manuel Vilela

Anatomical basis of elongating bone transfers useful for pediatric bone reconstruction
Diogo Casal

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Stem cell in Adult Tissue Development: From reproduction to regeneration
Organizers: Yue Wang, Guang Wang
Chairs: Yue Wang, Xuejiang Guo

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Phf2 coordinates ribosome biogenesis and DNA damage response for mouse and human neural stem cell activation
Jia Feng

Dynamic mRNA Degradome Analyses Indicate a Role of Histone H3K4 Trimethylation in Association with Meiosis-coupled mRNA Decay in Mouse and Human Oocyte Aging
Qian-Qian Sha

Cell Response to Microenvironmental Mechanical Force during development
Yue Wang

Differential diagnosis and treatment of azoospermia in men
Xuejiang Guo

Induction of cell apoptosis in primary somatomotor cortex following spinal cord hemisection in rats

Shi-Lei Wen

Anatomical Society Symposium

Session Title: Augmented and Virtual Reality in Anatomy
Organizer: Paul M. Rea
Chair: Paul M. Rea

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Live Streaming cadaveric surgery in VR across the globe - our experiences
Jagtar Dhanda

Medical Visualisation: From Medical Art to XR Visualisation
Matthieu Poyade

Implementation of cognitive load theory for design the anatomy learning
Thanasorn Asaswesna

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Multi-model Analysis of the Brain and Neurodegenerative Disorders
Organizers: Yuchun Tang
Chairs: Yuchun Tang, Lingzhong Fan

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Probabilistic Atlas of Human Brainstem Pathways and Its Application
Yuchun Tang

Genetic and Phenomic Architecture of the Human Brain Torque
Lu Zhao

Brain Functional and Structural Plasticity Within and Beyond the Sensorimotor Network in Lower-Limb Amputees
Xuntao Yin

Uncovering the Genetic Profiles Underlying the Intrinsic Organization of the The Human Cerebellum
Lingzhong Fan

Spatial-temporal brain structure change during the progression of sporadic Alzheimer’s Disease
Junjie Zhuo

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Brain Development and Regeneration
Feng Mei, Sonia R. Mayoral
Feng Mei, Sonia R. Mayoral

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Long-term intravital single cell tracking under 2-photon microscopy
Ya-Jie Liang

A Neural Circuit from Thalamic Paraventricular Nucleus to Central Amygdala for the Facilitation of Neuropathic Pain
Yu-lin Dong

Understanding normal and diseased human basal ganglia using combinatory indexing single nuclei RNA sequencing
Linya You

Crosstalk between astrocytes and oligodendrocytes in early life stress
Jianqin Niu

Poly-L-ornithine reverses the inhibitory effect of fibronectin on oligodendrocyte differentiation and Promotes Myelin Repair
Hui Fu

Neuronal requirements for the initiation of myelination in the CNS
Sonia R. Mayoral


Session Title: Integration of Anatomy and Innovation into Healthcare
Organizer: Brion Benninger
Chair: Brion Benninger

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Integration of ankle anatomy and innovation into healthcare
Lena Hirtler

Integration of hand anatomy and innovation into healthcare
Quentin A. Fogg

Integrating anatomy with innovation advancing the blueprint and knowledge of neurovascular structures from the pelvis, proximal lower limb, and structures of the knee improving healthcare
Brion Benninger

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Preparation for the Colorful Life
Organizers: Guang Wang, Yue Wang
Chairs: Guang Wang, Kai Yuan

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Misregulation in Protein O-GlcNAcylation contributes to neurodevelopmental defects
Kai Yuan

Loss of Atoh8 attenuates skeletal myogenesis
Beate Brand-Saberi

Atg7 is involved in the neural development of the early embryo
Guang Wang

The function of connexin in OL development and myelin repair
Tao Li

The role of Eph-ephrin signaling in axon guidance of serotonin raphe neurons during development
Teng Teng

FICEM Symposium

Session Title: Historical Anatomical Collections – Treasure, Legacy, and Challenges
Organizers: Andreas Winkelmann, Brendon Billings
Chairs: Andreas Winkelmann, Brendon Billings

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African Life and death masks in the Raymond A. Dart Collection
Brendon Billings

Ethical parallels in the amassing and curation of human remains for research purposes between anatomy-based and cemetery-based skeletal reference collections
Hugo Cardoso

Collections of the Unborn
Jason Mussell

Congdon’s Anatomical Museum: From Educational Collections to Thailand’s First Anatomical Museum
Adisorn Ratanayotha

The ethics of restitution
Marina L. Sardi

Provenance of collection items from the early 19th century in an anatomical collection
Andreas Winkelmann

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: To Restore Tissue Functions
Organizers: Wen Zeng
Chairs: Wen Zeng, Jing Zhou

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Applications of multifunctional hydrogels in tissue engineering
Malcolm Xing

Dimensionality-dependent Mechanical Stretch Regulation of Cell Behavior
Yong Yang

Mechanical Regulation of Metabolic Reprogramming of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Vein Grafts
Jing Zhou

Endothelium-mimicking coating engineered cardiovascular stents for regulating vascular tissue regenerative repair
Zhilu Yang

Stem cells and the regeneration of tissue engineered blood vessels
Wen Zeng

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Synaptic and Circuit Plasticity and Behavior
Organizers: Tao Chen
Chairs: Yun-Qing Li & Tao Chen

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Mechanisms underlying descending modulation on pain and negative emotion through the pathway between prefrontal cortex and midbrain
Yun-Qing Li

Glutamatergic synapses from the insular cortex to the basolateral amygdala encode empathic pain
Tao Chen

Roles and neural circuits of the striatum on sleep-wake regulation
Xiang-Shan Yuan

Rostromedial tegmental nucleus nociceptin/orphanin FQ (N/OFQ) signaling regulates anxiety- and depression-like behaviors in alcohol withdrawn rats
Rao Fu

Mechanically evoked defensive attack is controlled by GABAergic neurons in the anterior hypothalamic nucleus
Peng Cao

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Adaptive Learning and Teaching in the Post-Covid-19 Era
Organizers: Xuesong Yang, Yun-Qing Li
Chairs: Xuesong Yang, Wei Wei

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Unpacking the relationships between teacher-led and learner-led mobile learning activities and their impacts on teacher evaluation in a blended medical program
Wei Wei

Surgical Boot Camp Improves Clinical Competencies in Senior Medical Students
Jifeng Zhang

To promote academic progress by teacher-supervised online discussion platform in blended embryology courses
Linlin Gong

The anatomists’ perceptions of blended learning changed by COVID-19 pandemic: a national survey in mainland China
Xin Cheng

The Chinese anatomists’ perceptions towards blended learning approach in anatomy education: a national survey in the post-Covid-19 era
Xuesong Yang

Blended Learning approach improves active learning and academic performance in a Human Embryology Course
Shangming Liu

Hormone-physiological changes and Heart Rate Variability modulations in digital learning environments compared to conventional face-to-face teaching in Microscopic Anatomy
Morris Gellisch

Terminology Panel

Session Title: The Anatomy of Medical Terminology
Organizers: Stephen Russell, Melanie Houle
Chairs: Stephen Russell

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Teaching Anatomical Terminology: A Systematic Approach
Kyle McLeister

Bridging the Gap: Anatomical and Clinical Medical Terminology 
Amanda Hardman

Notes from a Philologist: When the English Equivalents of TA Terms are Inconsistent with the Original Latin Terms
Stephen Russell

Arteries Don't Got Noses! (And the TA Doesn’t Have “Non-concordant Adjectives”)
Lewis Stiles

Giving the Province of Quebec a Taste of its Own Medicine: Diversity of Dialect in the Medical Field
Mélanie Houle

Meet the Terminologia Carcinomatosa: A Proposed Addition to the TA Family
Anjali Sachdeva

Chinese Society of Anatomical Sciences Symposium

Session Title: Morphology and Function of Myodural Bridge
Organizers: Hong-Jin Sui - Jian-Fei Zhang
Chairs: Hong-Jin Sui, Gary D. Hack

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The biomechanics, and physiological function of MDBC in dog
Hong-jin Sui

The Myodural Bridge in Humans: Discovery and Potential Implications
Gary D. Hack

Study on the developmental of myodural bridge of Human and SD rats
Jianfei Zhang

The myodural bridge of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) alters CSF flow
Bruce A Young

MRI typing of the myodural bridge bridge complex and its dynamics with age
Qiang Xu

Effect of myodural bridge management on postoperative results and complications during decompression of subcerebellar tonsillar hernia
Bin Dong


Session Title: Animal Modelling in the Anatomy of Human Disease
Organizers: Busisiwe Maseko
Chairs: Busisiwe Maseko, Carmen Falcone

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Does Preeclampsia lead to autism? An investigation using Sprague Dawley rats
Busisiwe Maseko

Animal models of FASD: Important considerations when developing FASD model using animals
Oladiran Olateju

The zucker diabetic Sprague Dawley (ZDSD) rat and a translational rodent model of type 2 diabetes
Robert Ndou

A Sprague Dawley rat model used to investigate the effects of binge gestational alcohol exposure in skeletal health: Is it translational?
Diana Pillay


Session Title: Methodologies in Applied Anatomy: Clinical, Forensic, and Evolutionary Anatomy
Organizers: Shahed Nalla, Nicole Torres-Tamayo
Chairs: Shahed Nalla, Nicole Torres-Tamayo

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A Biological Perspective On Evolving Mathematical Methodologies
Sundika Ishwarkumar, Nicolene Jooste

Assessing age-related bony pelvis variation from CT scans
Caroline VanSickle

A quantitative method to reconstruct incomplete hipbones in the human fossil record
Nicole Torres-Tamayo

Stability of neurovascular landmarks of the hominoid skull and their application in comparative anatomy?
Sandra Martelli

TEPARG Symposium

Session Title: Hybridising Anatomy Education
Organizers: TEPARG
Chairs: Joanna Matthan

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Learner gain: Evaluating learner gain and student satisfaction of teaching anatomy online using 3D digital models as compared to 2D illustrations
Rohan Bhate

Educator perspective: Educational Sources for Distance Teaching in Anatomy during the Covid-19 pandemic
Erich Brenner

Innovation in imaging: An innovative online resource for learning radiology and anatomy
Safia Khan

Flexible Assessments: Adopting a flexible approach to professional anatomy spotter exams during COVID
Luisa Wakeling

Dissection post-Covid: The role of cadaveric dissection and hybrid medical education in the post COVID-19 pandemic era
Hannah Bridgwater

Clinical Anatomy Solutions: Online solutions to the delivery and assessment of a clinical anatomy and medical imaging unit
Ian Johnson

PAEP Symposium

Session Title: Establishing a professional profile and networking as an early career anatomist
Organizers: Carol Hartmann, Jose Sanudo
Chairs: Carol Hartmann, Jose Sanudo

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Becoming involved in Academic Citizenship – getting involved in societies and networking
Nalini Pather

Linking in and getting out of the Research Gate – developing your online profile
Elena Calvert

Developing your Curriculum Vitae

Korean Association of Anatomists Symposium

Session Title: Anatomy in Forensic Sciences
Organizers: Sang-Seob Lee, Dae-Kyoon Park
Chairs: Sang-Seob Lee

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The applicability of two forensic dental age estimation for Japanese children and the comparison with the Korean population
Akiko Kumagai

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Korean War Identification Project (DPAA KWIP)
Esther Choo

Korean Association of Anatomists Symposium

Session Title: A new era of clinical anatomy: From the classical dissection to the advanced medical imaging corresponding to clinical needs
Organizers: Hee-Jin Kim
Chairs: Hee-Jin Kim

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Challenge to unlanded territory: Ultrasonographic anatomy of the face for the minimally-invasive procedures
Hee-Jin Kim

Progressive methodologies for the anatomical structures: microdissection, microcomputed tomography, and numerical simulation
Mi-Sun Hur

Dynamic coordination of the smooth and skeletal muscles in the pelvic floor: Meso-anatomical examination
Keiichi Akita

Korean Association of Anatomists Symposium

Session Title: Craniofacial Development and Regeneration
Organizers: Han-Sung Jung, Richard Schneider
Chairs: Han-Sung Jung, Richard Schneider

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Hierarchical levels of gene regulation in the development and evolution of jaw length
Richard Schneider

Distinct BMP-Smads signaling outputs confer diverse functions in the dental mesenchyme
Liwen Li

Epigenetic regulation of palate formation
Hyuk-Jae Edward Kwon

Lower Jaw Bone Length is Altered by Pharmacological Inhibition of Embryonic Osteoclast Activity
Erin Ealba Bumann

Injury induced transient dedifferentiation of taste receptor cells in mice
Han-Sung Jung


Session Title: Forensic Clinical Anatomy: An Update 5 Years Later Its Proposal
Organizers: Raffaele De Caro, Jose Ramon Sanudo
Chairs: Raffaele De Caro, Jose Ramon Sanudo

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Forensic Clinical Anatomy: Introduction
Raffaele De Caro

Forensic Clinical Anatomy: Definition and Perspectives
Andrea Porzionato

Individual Anatomy or Anatomical Variation?
Jose Ramon Sanudo

Imaging in Forensic Clinical Anatomy
Veronica Macchi

Forensic Clinical Anatomy and Surgery
Carla Stecco

Forensic Clinical Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy
Shane Tubbs

Forensic Clinical Anatomy and Musculo-skeletal System
Konschake Marko

Coronary Arteries and Sudden Cardiac Death
Marios Loukas

FICEDA Symposium

Session Title: Equality and Diversity in Anatomy
Organizers: Bernard Moxham
Chairs: Odile Plaisant

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Colonisation, cadavers and colour: Is there a case for decolonising the anatomy curricula?
Gabrielle Finn, Adam Danquah, Joanna Matthan

Policies for equality and diversity in anatomy across different anatomical societies within the IFAA
Diogo Pais, Bernard Moxham

The development of guidelines for equality and diversity by the IFAA
Bernard Moxham, Beverley Kramer

Teaching female anatomy in the medical curriculum
Jennifer Hayes

More sessions to be announced soon