2024 Seminar Calendar

2024 Seminar Calendar

January 17: Dr. Jie Shen, Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine "Fracture Nonunion: New Insights into Mechanism and Therapy" February 12: Dr. Volker Musahl and Dr. Richard Debski - Biomechanics March 11: Dr....

One Patient’s Amazing Story Pays It Foward – Again and Again

One Patient’s Amazing Story Pays It Foward – Again and Again

Dr. Joon Y. Lee, BMRC Executive Director, recently spoke to Orthopedics This Week to share how the BMRC came to be (the Bethel family's remarkable gift), what we're doing now (supporting undergraduate summer students in our labs) and where we're heading (hint: a...

Meet The Researcher – Clarissa LeVasseur Lees, MS

Meet The Researcher – Clarissa LeVasseur Lees, MS

Can you share a bit about your early life and what sparked your interest in research, medicine and orthopaedics/bioengineering? I really have my parents to thank for gently (and sometimes not so gently) guiding me to where I am today. Growing up, we were always...

Meet The Researcher – Albert Lin, MD

Meet The Researcher – Albert Lin, MD

Can you share a bit about your early life and what sparked your interest in research, medicine and orthopaedics? I’m a native Pittsburgher through and through.  I was born in West Penn Hospital, grew up in Monroeville and went to Shady Side Academy.  My...

Meet The Researcher – John R. Fowler Jr., MD

Meet The Researcher – John R. Fowler Jr., MD

Can you share a bit about your early life and what sparked your interest in research, medicine and orthopaedics? I was born in Pittsburgh and grew up in Plum until about 3rd grade when my family moved to Erie.  I have always been interested in science and started to...

100+ Applications For First Year of Bethel Fellowship Grants

100+ Applications For First Year of Bethel Fellowship Grants

Today we are celebrating a highly successful first round of applications for our inaugural class of Bethel Fellows! We received an outstanding amount of interest from the MSK research community, and it proves to us that grants for early- and mid-career scientists are...

Meet The Researcher – Mark W. Rodosky, MD

Meet The Researcher – Mark W. Rodosky, MD

Tell us a little about your early life and what sparked your interest in research. I grew up in a small Midwestern farming town surrounded by animals and plants.  From the time I was a small boy, I enjoyed using all my senses to explore all of the biology that...

First Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) Cohort Announced

First Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) Cohort Announced

Congratulations to Michael Bardos, Joseph Garzia, Leslie George, Anneka Gernert, Marissa Mansour, and Lorin Planinsic for being selected as part of the inaugural class of the BMRC's Student Summer Research Program. BMRC’s SSRP provides undergraduate and medical...

Meet The Researcher – Prashanta Silwal, PhD

Meet The Researcher – Prashanta Silwal, PhD

Can you share a bit about your early life and what sparked your interest in research, medicine and orthopaedics/bioengineering? I was born and raised in Nepal. I have been interested in science since my early childhood. The unlimited potential that science offers has...