Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

2022-2023 Seminar Speakers

Upcoming Seminars  

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: The Physiology and Pathophysiology of FGF23 in Skeletal and Mineral Biology
Michael T. Collins, M.D., FASBMR
Senior Investigator
Chief, Section on Skeletal Disorders and Mineral Homeostasis
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institute of Health

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Life, Death and Transformation in the Transition Zone, Implications for Bone Healing
Ralph Marcucio, Ph.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Research
Director, Laboratory for Skeletal Regeneration
Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
Co-Director, Oral and Craniofacial Science Graduate Program
University of California, San Francisco

Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 130pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Immunoengineering in the Musculoskeletal System
Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D.
Morton Goldberg Professor
Wilmer Eye Institute and Biomedical Engineering
Translational Tissue Engineering Center
Board of Maryland’s Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
Johns Hopkins University

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: From Bench to Human Trials: How did we get there?
Patrick Mooney, M.D., Ceo and Director
Christopher Natale, Ph.D., Co-Founder and VP, Research

Linnaeus Therapeutics

Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Biomechanical & Energetic Factors Associated with Physical Activity Limitations in Osteoarthritis
Kharma C. Foucher, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition
Director, Biomechanics and Clinical Outcomes Laboratory
University of Illinois at Chicago
  Tuesday, May 2023
Past Seminars  
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Building Tissues: Engineering Complexity Through Biomaterial Design
Brendan A. Harley, Sc.D.
Robert W. Schaefer Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Cancer Center at Illinois (CCIL)
Carl R. Woses Institute for Genomic Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tuesday, October 25, 2022, 1:30pm-2:30pm/CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Biomanufacturing, Biomaterials and Biomechanics for Improved Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss Injuries
Chuanju Liu, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Translational Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Cell Biology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 8am-630pm/Smilow Rubinstein Auditorium & Commons
Annual Scientific Symposium
Title: Navigating a Path to Understanding Drug Delivery in the Treatment of Arthritis
Keynote Speaker:
Lori A. Setton, Ph.D., Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor & Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
Stay tuned for more information


For a full list of past Visiting Professorship Seminar Series speakers please click here.


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