Current Research

Pilot/ Feasibility Projects

Tools and Technology Projects

 

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Alfred Kuo, MD PhD 

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Advanced ultrasound techniques for the evaluation of total knee arthroplasty

 

Alan Dang, MD

Alan Dang, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators: 
Current Research: 3D printing μCT data

 

Edward Hsiao, MD PhD 

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Linking innate immune dysfunction to abnormal bone formation

 

 

Anne Schafer, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research:Trabecular Bone Score: Examining Vertebral Bone Quality in Gastric Bypass-Induced Bone Loss and in Other Musculoskeletal Conditions

 

 

Brian Feeley, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Evaluation of satellite cell function and transplantation in rotator cuff injury

 

Valentina Pedoia, PhD 

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators: 
Current Research: Parallel Computing
for Deep Learning Image Features Extraction

 

Sergey Magnitsky, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Preclinical MR imaging and spectroscopy of bacteria infection in spinal disc

 

John B. Imboden, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators: Dolores M Shoback, MD
Dennis Black, PhD
Current Research: Database Development
for Studies of Disease Activity,
Metabolic Indices and Inflammation

 

Wenhan Chang, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Central Regulation of Ion transport and Skeletal Mineralization
by FGF23 and Klotho

 

Debbie Y. Dang, MD PhD 

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators: Alfred C. Kuo, MD PhD
Current Research: Comparison of fracture healing in Cadherin 11 knockout and wild-type female and male mice

 

 

Douglas Gould, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Characterizing skeletal defects in Col4a1 mutant mice

 

Aaron Fields, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Measurement of the effect
of cartilage endplate permeability on disc cell function using in situ hybridization

 

 

Xuhui Liu, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Neuro-regulation of osteoporosis and heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury

 

 

 

Tamara Alliston, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: High-throughput genomic analysis of TGFβ-responsive osteocyte mRNA and miR

Benjamin Ma, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: In search of preventive measures for post-traumatic osteoarthritis: Synovial fluid characterization after anterior cruciate ligament injuries using novel techniques and approaches

 

 

Shingo Kajimura, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Molecular links between BAT and the musculoskeletal system

 

Aaron Fields, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Endplate dysfunction in disc degeneration: Investigating solute transport kinetics, disc cell viability, and new imaging methods

 

 

Ursula Heimeier, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research:The role of miRNAs in human diabetic bone disease and their association with HRpQCT-derived bone microarchitectural parameter

 

Chelsea Bahney, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Current Research: Building a Better Bone: Promoting Endochondral Ossification to Stimulate Vascularized Bone Regeneration

 

 

 

 

Past CCMBM Projects 

 

Sergey Magnitsky, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Research during 2015 - 2017
Current Research: Preclinical MR imaging and spectroscopy of bacteria infection in spinal disc

 

Wenhan Chang, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Research during 2015 - 2017
Current Research: Central Regulation
of Ion transport and Skeletal Mineralization
by FGF23 and Klotho

 

 

Douglas Gould, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators:
Research during 2015 - 2017
Current Research: Characterizing skeletal defects in Col4a1 mutant mice

 

Aaron Fields, PhD

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators: 
Research during 2014 - 2015
Endplate dysfunction in disc degeneration: investigating solute transport kinetics, disc cell viability, and new imaging methods

 

Xiaojuan Li, PhD

University of California, San Francisco
Collaborators: Thomas Link, Kaipin Xu
Research during 2014 - 2015
In search of preventive measures for post-traumatic osteoarthritis: Synovial fluid characterization after anterior cruciate ligament injuries using novel techniques and approaches

 

Chelsea Bahney, PhD

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators: 
Research during 2014 - 2015
Characterising the bioactivity of devitalized cartilage for tissue engineered matrices

 

 

Xuhui Liu, MD

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators: 
Research during 2014 - 2015
Neuro-regulation of osteoporosis and heterotopic ossification after spinal cord injury

 

 

 

 

Core Voucher Projects 

 

Janet Lee, MD MPH

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators: 
Project title: Bone density, structure, and estimated strength in transgender youth receiving pubertal suppression in early puberty

 

Daniel Clark

Daniel Clark, DDS

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators:
Project title: Age-Related Changes of Macrophage: Implications for Immunomodulation in Periodontal Disease

Caitlin Chambers

Caitlin Chambers, MD

University of California, San Francisco 
Collaborators: 
Project title: Risk Factors For Progressive Degenerative Changes After Meniscal Root Tears as Defined By Longitudinal Magnetic Resonance Imaging