WashU Ortho Ranks #1 in the U.S. for NIH Funding (Links to an external site)

Washington University’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery currently ranks first in the United States for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for orthopedic clinical science research. WashU Orthopedics received over $8.3 million from the NIH in 2020, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). In addition, three WashU Orthopedics research faculty rank in the top […]

Dr. Yousef Abu-Amer, Dr. J. Albert Key Professor of Orthopaedics

Dr. Yousef Abu-Amer, PhD, was installed as the inaugural Dr. J. Albert Key Professor on January 22, 2020.This is an extraordinary achievement and an outstanding recognition of Dr. Abu-Amer’s contributions to the field.

Tim Peterson awarded NIH R01

Congratulations to Tim Peterson, PhD, Asst. Prof of Medicine, on his recent NIH R01 award on “Genetic Factors of Bone Loss in Older Adults Taking Antidepressants”

Musculoskeletal Research Center P30 proposal funded by NIAMS!

We were notified at the end of March that the P30 will be funded for another five years! Thank you to everyone that participated in submitting the proposal. Many hours were devoted to the effort. We will continue three of our four cores:1. Administrative Core2. Structure and Strength Core3. Histology and Morphometry Core and introducing […]

Farooq Rai earned Harold Frost Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Farooq Rai, PhD, for earning the Harold Frost Young Investigator Award from the ASBMR and the opportunity to present his work at the ORS Society in Sun Valley in August!