Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

2021-2022 Seminar Speakers


Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm (Co-Sponsored by IRM)
Virtual Seminar Link  Meeting ID: 163 462 521 630 Passcode: 607111756539
"Combining Heat, Light, and Sound Based Biofabrications to Address Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Challenges"
Yunzhi Peter Yang, Ph.D., Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium
Title: Advances in Regenerating Musculoskeletal Tissues
Warren L. Grayson, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering and
Director, Laboratory for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Virtual Seminar Link

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium
"Hypoxia and the Skeleton"
Clare Yellowley, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium
"Musculokeletal adaptation to mechanical loading"
Marjolein van der Meulen, Ph.D., James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering
Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University

Wednesday, TBD Virtual Symposium
Keynote Speaker - TBD
To register please click here

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm  (Co-Sponsored by IRM)
Virtual Seminar Link
"Biomanufacturing, Biomaterials and Biomechanics for Improved Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss Injuries"
George Christ, Ph.D.,  Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Mary Muilenburg Stamp Professor of Orthopaedic Research;  Director of Basic and Translational Research in Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm
Virtual Seminar Link
"Skeletal Muscle Postnatal Growth and Regenerative Decline with Age"
Joe V. Chakkalakal, Ph.D., Dean's Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
University Rochester Medical Center
Please note updated time and title
Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 12:30pm — 1:30pmVirtual Seminar Link 
Meeting ID: 163 462 521 630 Passcode: 607111756539
"Chutes and Ladders: The Lifelong Game of Studying Pharmacological Treatment of Bone."
Matthew R. Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine

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


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