Scientific research in the musculoskeletal system at Columbia University spans across a wide range of disciplines and programs. This new seminar series is dedicated to bringing together this community, to organize an effort to invite outstanding speakers in all facets of musculoskeletal research.

Seminars are from 12- 1pm, Carroll Conference Room, Presbyterian Hospital, 11th floor, Room 11-1110, except where noted.

  • September 14, 2017- Lin Han, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems, Drexel University.

  • October 18, 2017, 11 am- Catherine Kuo, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedics. Center for Musculoskeletal Research. University of Rochester. 

  • November 9, 2017- Makarand Risbud, PhD, James J. Maguire Jr. Professor of Spine Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Co-Director Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Graduate Program, Thomas Jefferson University.  

  • December 14, 2017- James Iatridis, PhD, Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Mount Sinai Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  

  • January 11, 2018- Alessandra Pernis, PhD, Senior Scientist, Hospital for Special Surgery. 

  • February 8, 2018- Suzanne Maher, PhD, Associate Director, Tissue Engineering, Regeneration and Repair Program, and Associate Director, Department of Biomechanics, Hospital for Special Surgery. 

  • May 10, 2018- Jeffery Lotz, PhD, David S. Bradford MD Endowed Chair and Vice Chair for Research in Orthopedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco.