Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

2020-2021 Seminar Speakers

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"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, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
(Co-Sponsored by IRM)
"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, February 23, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"Pharmacological approaches for manipulating bone quality and mechanics"
Matthew R. Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development; Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine


Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"Mechanisms of Human Tendon Plasticity:  Links from Molecules to Cells to Athletes to Patients"
Professor Jess G. Snedeker
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Biomechanics, University and ETH Zurich


Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"Targeting the gut to prevent osteoporosis"
Laura McCabe, Ph.D., MSU Foundation Professor, Department of Physiology & Radiology
University of Michigan


Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link    https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"TBD"
Edward Botchwey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Tech


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

 


Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 1:30pm — 2:30pm, Virtual Seminar Link   https://bluejeans.com/491611470
"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
ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC 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

 


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

 

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