Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

2020-2021 Seminar Speakers

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link
"Gauging Tendon Mechanics by Observing Tissue Dynamics"
Darryl Thelen, Ph.D.
Professor: Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Affiliate Professor: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 9:00am – 12:00pm Virtual Symposium
Keynote Speaker - Richard L. Lieber, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
Professor of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
To register please click here (Coming soon)


Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link
"Skeletal Dysplasia in Neurofibromatosis Type 1"
Florent Elefteriou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Molecular and Human Genetics
Associate Director, Center for Skeletal Medicine and Biology, Baylor College of Medicine


Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium
"Biomanufacturing, Biomaterials and Biomechanics for Improved Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss Injuries"
George Christ, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery
Mary Muilenburg Stamp Professor of Orthopaedic Research
Director of Basic and Translational Research in Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 1:30pm-2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium (Virtual Seminar due to COVID-19)
(Co-Sponsored by IRM)

"Regenerative Rehabilitation: Applied biophysics meets stem cell therapeutics"
Fabrisia Ambrosio, Ph.D., MPT
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Director of Rehabilitation for UPMC International, University of Pittsburgh


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


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