Our Research Programs
Our research programs consist of integrated laboratories and research teams with complementary expertise in the areas of cellular biology, genetics, mechanobiology, biomechanics, and motion analysis. Our research is supported primarily by the National Institutes of Health.
Scientists. Physicians. Post-Docs. Technicians. Students. Engineers. Biologists. Statisticians.
It takes a team to do world class research.
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Interested in joining the Bone & Joint Center research team, getting involved in a short-term research project, or contributing in a more substantial way? Click on the links below to learn more about how you can be involved and make a difference in the lives of others.
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Excellent work by Dr. Fitzgerald and his research team! https://t.co/8fULoO3DXB
During shoulder arthroplasty, a critical step involves reattaching the subscapularis tendon to the humerus. A numbe… https://t.co/sFz4m4iJsI
As a grad student at Univ of Minnesota, Dr. Rebekah Lawrence — now a post-doc in the Bone & Joint Center — did some… https://t.co/I82DGiV4cW
Henry Ford Bone & Joint Center Position Announcement: Assistant/Associate Scientist in Musculoskeletal Biology… https://t.co/D2Vow9xfxK
Blowing out your ACL and having it replaced with your patellar tendon is bad enough, but how do you know when your… https://t.co/fL4WCG6cfH
What do you get after 30 days onboard a Russian spacecraft? Clear evidence of collusion! (Well, at least between… https://t.co/v4b8NueWdo
Congratulations to Dr. Fitzgerald on his outstanding work! https://t.co/ZDB8RZeLPu
Don't Be Spineless: Embrace Your Inner Creep! Read on to learn about factors associated with vertebral creep.… https://t.co/CytO7UdTfq