Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Convergence Institute · UConn Health

Dr. Laurencin is a world renowned engineer, physician and scientist who is known for pioneering the field of Regenerative Engineering.

Stem Cell Science and Technology Nanotechnology Polymeric Materials Science Tissue Engineering Regenerative Engineering

Deepak Vashishth

Director, Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies & Professor, Biomedical Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Working to redefine the role of a top tier research university

Extracellular Matrix Science and Engineering Osteocalcin Glycation Tissue Engineering Bone

Hawley Almstedt

Professor of Health and Human Sciences · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Nutrition Global Nutrition Nutrition & Wellness Nutrition Service Learning Exercise Physiology

Treena Arinzeh

Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Arinzeh specializes in stem cell tissue engineering, developing biomaterial repair of bone, cartilage and musculoskeletal tissues

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Injuries Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomedical Engineering STEM Cell

Yue Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU School of Engineering

Dr. Zhang's research topics include bone biology, regeneration and animal models of musculoskeletal conditions.

Bone biology and regeneration Cartilage biology Animal Models of Musculoskeletal Conditions

Barbara D. Boyan, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin, Jr. Dean, College of Engineering | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dean Boyan specializes in cell and tissue engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering Response of Cells to Biomaterials Mechanisms of Action of Hormones and Growth Factors in Cartilage and Bone Normal and Pathological Calcification Stem Cell Delivery Technologies

Henry J. Donahue, Ph.D.

Alice T. and William H. Goodwin Jr. Professor and Distinguished Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering | Co-director, VCU Institute for Engineering and Medicine | BS, San Diego State University; Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara · VCU College of Engineering

Bone, mechanobiology, regenerative medicine, effects of space travel on bone and muscle, gap junctions, osteoblast, osteocyte, osteoclast

Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Space Biology and Bioengineering

Thomas C. Shea, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Thomas Shea is an expert on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation and hematologic malignancies.

Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplantation Stem Cell Research

Catriona Jamieson

Professor of Medicine · UC San Diego

Dr. Catriona Jamieson is a board-certified hematologist with broad clinical expertise in caring for patients with hematologic malignancies.

Bone Marrow Transplantation Bone Marrow Polycythemia Vera Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Myelofibrosis and Essential Thrombocythemia

Karl Zelik

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Vanderbilt University

Expert on exoskeletons, human movement, biomechanics and prosthetic limbs

Assistive Devices Mechanical Engineering Biomechanics Exoskeletons Human movement

Bradley Sandella, DO

Director of Sports Medicine · ChristianaCare

Dr. Bradley Sandella is a practicing physician and director of sports medicine at ChristianaCare.

Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal Injuries Family Medicine Sports Medicine Bone Health

Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Professor of Nutritional Sciences · University of Connecticut

Nutrition expert, focusing on the relationship between exercise and protein intake

Protein intake in health obese and non-obese children Protein intake Energy balance and protein utilization in athletes

Stuart Gold, M.D.

Professor and Chief, Department of Pediatrics · UNC at Chapel Hill

Dr. Stuart Gold specializes in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

Oncology Hematology Pediatrics Pediatric Oncology Leukemia

Stan Gee Louie, PharmD

Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Director of Clinical Experimental Therapeutics Program · USC School of Pharmacy

Stan Gee Louie is a clinical and translational pharmacologist with three decades of clinical and drug development experience.

Accelerating wound healing properties Developing novel drug therapy to inhibit chronic inflammation in cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease. Drug development targeting viral infection and cancer. Metabolomic approaches to dissecting the molecular mechanism(s) driving pharmacologic responses.

Todd Fenton

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Forensic Anthropology Laboratory · Michigan State University

An expert in forensic anthropology.

skeletal trauma unidentified human remains Forensic Anthropology human identification

Jigarkumar Parikh

Co-Leader, Genito-Urinary Oncology Program · Georgia Cancer Center at Augusta University

Medical oncologist specializing in kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and melanoma.

Oncology Bone Cancer Bladder Cancer Kidney Cancer Melanoma

Joseph T. Hefner

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Environmental Science · Michigan State University

Joseph Hefner is an expert on identifying human remains from medico-legal contexts.

Human Osteology Categorical Data Analysis Human Variation Anthropology Forensic Anthropology

Dr. Medha Munshi

Associate Professor of Medicine · Harvard Medical School

Director of the Joslin Geriatric Diabetes Program and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School

Geriatric Diabetes Re-enablement

Paul Harris

Professor of English · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Geo-Poetics & Geo-Philosophy Literary Theory Interdisciplinary study of time Outsider Art/The Watts Towers of Los Angeles OULIPO/writing under constraints

Dr Richard Martin

Reader, Electrical, Electronic & Power Eng, Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR) · Aston University

Richard Martin's research interests include bioactive glass and structural studies.

Advanced Imaging Structural Studies Bioactive Glass Glass Neutron Scattering