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Visiting Professorship Series

Academic Year 2015-2016

 Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm/8-146 SCTR                                      
Title: Evolving roles of prolyl hydroxylases in intervertebral disc health and disease           
Markarand V. Risbud, PhD                                                                                              
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Director, Spine Research Program
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm/8-146 SCTR
Title: A runted tale of skeletal homestasis and repair
M. Hicham Drissi, PhD
Profess of Orthopaedic Surgery  
UConn Health        

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 9:30-5:30pm/BRB Auditorium   
Title: Targeted delivery of mesenchymal stem cells to the bone. 
Nancy Lane, MD 
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Health   
UC Davis Health System

Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium       
TGF-beta Integration of Physical and Biochemical Cues in the Skeleton                                         
Tamara Alliston, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Role of Connexin43 in Cortical Bone Adaptation to Mechanical Load
Roberto Civitelli, MD, PhD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University, St. Louis

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Unravelling the neurobiology of osteoarthritis pain
Anna-Marie Malfait, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Rush University Medical Center

Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 1:30-2:30pm/JMB Class of 62 Auditorium
Scar Wars: New Frontiers in Flexor Tendon Repair
Hani Awad, PhD 
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics
University of Rochester Medical Center

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 1:30-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Genome and Epigenome editing for Gene Therapy and Programming Cell Fate
Charles Gersbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 1:30-2:30/TBD
Alessandra Sacco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Development, Aging and Regeneration Program (DARe)
Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute


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