Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

2017-2018 Seminar Speakers

Tuesday, September 12 , 2017, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

“Cartilage Repair and Osteoarthritis in Genetic Mouse Models.”

Linda Sandell, Ph.D.
Mildred B. Simon Research Professor and Director of Research
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Research Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

“How can we improve translation of pre-clinical osteoarthritis research to patients?”

Christopher Little, BVMS, PhD
Director, Raymond Purves Bone & Joint
Research Laboratories, Kolling Institute
Institute of Bone and Joint Research
University of Sydney

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 8:00pm – 6:00pm, BRB Auditorium

Keynote Speaker
Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

“Osteocytes and bone remodeling: They’re just dying to do the job”

Mitchell B. Schaffler, Ph.D.
Wallace Coulter Distinguished
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering
The City College of New York

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

"Parathyroid hormone and related peptides signaling to the nucleus of osteoblasts"

Nicola C. Partridge, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Departments of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology,
& Basic Science & Craniofacial Biology
College of Dentistry,  New York University School of Medicine

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

Title: “Notch Signaling and the Skeleton”

Ernesto Canalis, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Medicine
Director of Center for Skeletal Research
University of Connecticut

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, CRB Austrian Auditorium

“Modular inductive high-density cell culture systems for engineering complex tissues.”

Eben Alsberg, Ph.D.
Professor of  Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery
Director of ASCENT Lab
Case Western Reserve University

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


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