Prof. David Little received his Medical Degree from the University of Sydney where he is Conjoint Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, specialising in Orthopaedic Surgery. Prof. D Little is Head of Orthopaedic Research and Biotechnology at The Childrens Hospital at Westmead, part of the Sydney Childrens Hospital Network. He has broad clinical interests in Childrens Orthopaedic Surgery, and has specific expertise in lower limb problems including hip disorders and limb lengthening and deformity correction. His research interests are into the pathophysiology of bone repair in NF1/congenital pseudarthrosis, Perthes disease, and other forms of avascular necrosis of the hip. He is also renowned for publications on fracture healing, including the role of therapeutic agents in augmentation of bone repair.
27 - 30 Jun 2015