Iain Murray is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Edinburgh Orthopaedics/Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Honorary Senior Lecturer at The University of Edinburgh. He is a member of the UK Collaborating Centre for Injury and Illness Prevention in Sport (UKCCIIS) which is the newest of the IOC Centres of Research Excellence. The focus of his clinical practice is sports injuries and joint preservation. He undertook ACGME accredited clinical fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at Stanford University where he served as Assistant Team Physician for the San Francisco 49ers NFL and Stanford Athletics. The central goal of his research is the clinical translation of regenerative therapies and in the prevention and treatment of sports injuries to the knee and hip. He undertook Wellcome Trust funded doctoral and postdoctoral training at UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center, and at the MRC Scottish Centre of Regenerative Medicine. He has been awarded the United States Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) New Investigator Recognition Award, the Syme Medal, the Neer Award for Basic Science and has been a British Orthopaedic Research Society Traveling Fellow. Iain serves on the Editorial boards of the Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ) and Bone and Joint research (BJR), and is a member of the International Society for Cellular Therapies (ISCT) musculoskeletal committee and the Biologics Association.