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Affiliate Members

Member Title/Department Keywords Institution Email
Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
repetitive strain injury, overuse injury, muscle fibrosis,
bone biology, carpal tunnel syndrome
Temple University
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
tendon injury, scar formation, regenerative healing
cytokines, collagen
Rothman Institute
Nicole M. Cattano, MPH, ATC
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine
osteoarthritis, biomarker, knee injury, tissue trauma, meniscus,
ligament, pathophysiology, biochemical, disease modifying,
West Chester
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
fracture healing, MicroCT and histology, image analysis
and processing, osteoarthritis, tissue regeneration,
plasma biology
Thomas Jefferson

Yury Gogotsi, D.Sc.


Distinguished University Professor and Trustee Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

Novel carbon-based nano materials; CNTs; carbon onions; graphene; nanodiamond; CDC; two-dimensional metal carbides, nitrides, and carbonitrides(MXenes); nanocomposites.   

Drexl University gogotsi@drexel.edu
Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems
Osteoarthritis, atomic force microscopy, nanomechanics, meniscus, cartilage
Drexel University
Yibin Kang, Ph.D. Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology Breast cancer, bone metastasis, osteoclastogenesis, tumor-stromal interactions, TGF-b, Notch Princeton University ykang@princeton.edu
Greg Lewis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Fracture fixation, Shoulder replacement biomechanics, Computer simulation, Micro-CT analysis Penn State Hersey greglewis@psu.edu
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Anterior cruciate ligament injury, articular cartilage injury, sports medicine, rehabilitation, physical therapy, biomechanics, clinical outcomes, musculoskeletal
University of the Sciences
Assistant Professor of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
shoulder arthroplasty, periprosthetic infection,
shoulder & elbow surgery, rotator cuff repair, fracture fixation
Osteoporosis, Rotator cuff repair, Shoulder arthritis
Rothman Institute
Javad Parvizi, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
hip & knee arthroplasty, periprosthetic joint infection,
femoroacetabular impingment, developmental
dysplasia of the hip, primary & revision arthroplasty
Thomas Jefferson University
Professor of Bioengineering
cartilage repair; tissue engineering, spectroscopy,
imaging, bone mineralization, collagen structure
Temple University
Makarand V. Risbud, PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery &
Cell and Developmental Biology
intervertebral disc, nucleus pulposus, hypoxia,
HIF proteins, osmoregulation, TonEBP,
 degenerative disc disease, inflammatory cytokines 
Thomas Jefferson University

Joel Rosenbloom, MD, PhD


Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Fibrosis, Fibrotic Diseases, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Keloids, Adhesions, TGF- b , Cardiac Fibrosis, Cytokine Signaling Pathways, Deep burns Thomas Jefferson University Joel.Rosenbloom@jefferson.edu
James J. Sciote DDS, MS, PhD Professor of Orthodontics
clinical orthodontics, dentofacial deformities, orthognathic surgery,
skeletal muscle biology, physiology, human genetics
Temple University
Anthony and Gertrude DePalma
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
cartilage, bone, intervertebral disc, osteoarthritis,
apoptosis, autophagy, chondrocyte, osteoblast, nucleus
pulposus, hypoxia
Thomas Jefferson University

Sue Shapses, PhD

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences Acting Chair, Department of Exercise Sciences and Sports Studies

Calcium and vitamin D metabolism, diet, endocrine and obesity. Rutgers University shapese@AESOP.Rutgers.edu
Karin Grävare Silbernagel Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Tendon, Achilles tendinopathy, Achilles tendon rupture, clinical outcomes, rehabilitation University of Delaware kgsilbernagel@gmail.com
Marla J Steinbeck, MT(ASCP), PhD Research Associate Professor
of of Biomedical Engineering, Science
& Health Systems
osteoarthritis, biomarker development, total joint replacement, wear debris  characterization, periprosthetic tissue responses, pathophysiology, osteolysis,non-thermal plasma induced skeletal cell differentiation
Drexel University
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Bone Mechanics, Computational Biomechanics, Fracture Mechanics
Villanova University
Assistant Professor of Medicine
parathyroid hormone, parathyroid hormone related protein, parathyroid
hormone receptor, bone, cartilage, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
Thomas Jefferson University