Visiting Professorship Series
Academic Year 2013-2014
Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Engineering Human Osteochondral Grafts
Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D.
Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Medical Sciences (in Medicine)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
The Biomolecular Science and Engineering of Bone's Extracellular Matrix
Deepak Vashishth, Ph.D.
Professor & Department Head of Biomedical Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM (all day event)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:45am-5:30pm/BRB Auditorium
Managing Science and Innovating in Challenging Times
Joan A. McGowan, Ph.D.
Director, Divison of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculosketeal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Epigenetic regulation of stem cell phenotypic plasticity and hedgehog signaling during early cartilage development
Andrew Lasser, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Osseointegration Past Present and Future
Mathias Bostrom, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery
Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Solid State MR Spectroscopy and Imaging of Bone Mineral and Matrix
Jerome l. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 1:30-2:30/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Structure & Symptom Modifying Therapies for Painful Disc Degeneration
James C. Iatridis, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Spine Research
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Dissecting the mechanisms of anabolic signaling in bone
Fanxin Long, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research
Washington University in Saint Louis
Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 1:30-2:30/CRB Austrian Auditorium
A translational approach to development of novel treatments for osteoarthritis-associated pain and joint tissue structural failure
Gloria Matthews, D.V.M, Ph.D., DACVS
Senior Director of Orthopaedic/Regenerative Medicine Research &Early Development
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company