Orthopaedic Research Club Seminars 2023-2024

Past Seminars

Brianne Connizzo, Ph.D.Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual
Examining Age-Related Changes in Matrix Remodeling Through In Vitro Explant Models
Brianne Connizzo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

 

 

 

Sebastian Vega, Ph.D.Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Injectable Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications
Sebastian Vega, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Rowan University

 

 

 

Reyad Elbarbary, Ph.D.Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

The potential therapeutic use of cannabinoids in fracture healing
Reyad Elbarbary, PhD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University

 

 

Minwook Kim, Ph.D.Xiaobin Huang, Ph.D.Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
BlueJeans Virtual

Synovial Joint Cavitation Initiates with Microcavities in Interzone and is Coupled to Skeletal Flexion and elongation in developing mouse embryo limbs
Minwook Kim, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Mandibular Condyle Contains a Unique Chondrocyte Progenitor Population to Maintain Mandibular Bone Homeostasis.
Xiaobin Huang, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Dental

 

Hang Lin, Ph.D.Wednesday, October  26, 2022, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Emerging Applications of the Miniature Joint System in Studying Osteoarthritis and Developing Treatments
Hang Lin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

Jennifer Jonason, Ph.D.Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

The Impact of Aging on Joint Homeostasis: Inflammation and Cell Death as Mediators of Cartilage Degeneration
Jennifer Jonason, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center

 

 

 

Colleen Wu, PhDWednesday, January 25, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Novel Strategies to Prevent Radiation-Induced Bone Loss
Colleen Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, and Cell Biology, Duke University School of Medicine

 

 

 

Ambika Goel Bajpayee, PhDWednesday, February 22, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Bioelectricity for Cartilage Drug Delivery and Imaging
Ambika Goel Bajpayee, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Northeastern University

 

 

Pallavi Bhattaram, PhDWednesday, March 22, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Synovial Fibroblasts: Their Roles in Joint Health and Disease
Pallavi Bhattaram, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Emory University School of Medicine

 

 

 

Jason (Joohyun) Lim, PhDWednesday, April 26, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Ectopic Ossification of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) in a Murine Model of Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Jason (Joohyun) Lim, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
University of Delaware

 

 

 

Fadia Kamal, PharmD, MSc, PhDWednesday, May 24, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Regulating GPCR Signaling in Cartilage Development and Disease
Fadia Kamal, PharmD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and Pharmacology
Penn State University, College of Medicine

 

 

 

Kyle Vining, PhDWednesday, June 28, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Mechanical Regulation of Monocyte Fate in Fibrotic Niches
Kyle Vining, PhD
Assistant Professor, Preventive and Restorative Sciences, Penn Dental Medicine, and Materials Science and Engineering
Penn Engineering

 

 

Kyra Smith, PhD StudentWednesday, September 27, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Special Trainee Seminar

In vivo Validation of a Continuous Gradient Porous Scaffold for Osteochondral Defect Repair in a Rabbit Model
Kyra Smith, PhD Student
Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 

 

Gongsheng Yuan, Postdoc FellowThe Role of Regulator of G Protein Signaling 12 (RGS12) in Inflammatory Arthritis
Gongsheng Yuan, Postdoc Fellow
Department of Basic and Translational Sciences, Penn Dental Medicine

 

 

 

 

Koen van de Wetering, DVM,  Ph.D.Wednesday, October  25, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Endogenous small molecule mineralization regulators: differential effects on bone and soft connective tissues?
Koen van de Wetering, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic, Thomas Jefferson University

 

 

 

Patrick Seale, Ph.D.Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Virtual

Regulation of adipose tissue remodeling and fibrosis responses
Patrick Seale, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

 

 

 

Jason (Joohyun) Lim, Ph.D.Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
BlueJeans Virtual

Ectopic ossification of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in a murine model of Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Jason (Joohyun) Lim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware

 

 

 

Lesley W. Chow, Ph.D.Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
BlueJeans Virtual

Spatially controlling biomaterial properties to direct osteochondral tissue formation
Lesley W. Chow, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Materials Sciences & Engineering, Lehigh University

 

 

 

John Collins, Ph.D.Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Zoom Virtual

Sirtuin 6 (SIRT6) as a potential therapeutic for osteoarthritis
John Collins, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering, Materials Sciences & Engineering
Lehigh University

 

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