Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Orthopaedic Research Club Seminar 2022-2023

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
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

The 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

Wednesday, October  25, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "Endogenous small molecule mineralization regulators: differential effects on bone and soft connective tissues?"
Koen van de Wetering, DVM,  Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic, Thomas Jefferson University
Past Seminars  

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:00pm-1:00pm
BlueJeans Virtual

Title: “Synovial Joint Cavitation Initiates with Microcavities in Interzone and is Coupled to Skeletal Flexion and elongation in developing mouse embryo limbs"
Minwook Kim, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Title: "Mandibular Condyle Contains a Unique Chondrocyte Progenitor Population to Maintain Mandibular Bone Homeostasis."
Xiaobin Huang, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Dental

Wednesday, October  26, 2022, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "Emerging Applications of the Miniature Joint System in Studying Osteoarthritis and Developing Treatments"
Hang Lin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "The Impact of Aging on Joint Homeostasis: Inflammation and Cell Death as Mediators of Cartilage Degeneration"
Jennifer Jonason, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, University of Rochester Medical Center
Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "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
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "Bioelectricity for Cartilage Drug delivery and Imaging"
Ambika Goel Bajpayee, PhD
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Northeastern University
Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "Synovial Fibroblasts: Their Roles in Joint Health and Disease"
Pallavi Bhattaram, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Emory University School of Medicine
Wednesday, April 26, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "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
Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "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
Wednesday, June 28, 2023, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Title: "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


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