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

Yue Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College 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.

Executive Director, Institute for Engineering and Medicine | B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Rice University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. 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 and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering; 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

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

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

Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Friedman's research investigates the role of genetic variability in the musculoskeletal response to spaceflight and disuse.

Bone Exercise Physiology Skeletal Muscle Physiology Biomechanics Nutrition

Bradley Sandella, DO

Physician Lead Medical Subspecialty Service Line · ChristianaCare

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

Osteoporosis Musculoskeletal Injuries Family Medicine Sports Medicine Bone Health

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

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

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, MD

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

Brittany L. Taylor

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Brittany L. Taylor researches the regeneration and repair of musculoskeletal tissues.

Diversity in STEM Rotator Cuff Tendon Injury and Repair Tissue Engineering Tendons Tendon Biology and Biomechanics

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Engineering Education and Service Learning Medical Image and Signal Processing Artificial Neural Network Applications Science and Technology in International Development

Dr Richard Martin

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

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

Advanced Imaging Structural Studies Bioactive Glass Glass Neutron Scattering

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