Core A Director
Matthew Silva, PhD
Focus: Bone biomechanics and mechanobiology. Our lab focuses on two main questions.
1) How does mechanical loading stimulate bone formation?
2) How do bones heal after injury?
Internal Medicine – Bone & Mineral Diseases
Focus: the cellular and molecular basis of the bone remodeling process, and to devise mechanisms by which this balance can be modified.
Deborah Veis, MD, PhD
Bone & Mineral Diseases
Focus: models of pathological bone loss including osteoporosis, breast cancer metastasis to bone, inflammatory arthritis and osteomyelitis
Focus: the identification of common molecules that can modulate the activation of immune cells as well as osteoclasts.