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The 22nd annual meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) in Athens, Greece

Boris Hinz1*, Magda Ulrich2, Hilde Beele3 and Dimitris Kletsas4

Author Affiliations

1 Laboratory of Tissue Repair and Regeneration, Matrix Dynamics Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 150 College Street, Toronto, ON M5S3E2, Canada

2 Association of Dutch Burn Centres, Beverwijk, The Netherlands and Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3 Department of Dermatology and Tissue Bank, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

4 Laboratory of Cell Proliferation and Ageing, Institute of Biology, National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos”, 15310, Athens, Greece

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Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair 2013, 6:3  doi:10.1186/1755-1536-6-3

Published: 1 February 2013


The 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society, Athens, Greece, October 4 to 5, 2012 informed about pathophysiological mechanisms in tissue repair and on the development of clinical treatments of chronic wounds, fibrosis, and cancer, considering recent advances in molecular biology and biotechnology.

Tissue repair; Wound healing; Fibrosis; Chronic wounds; Stem cells