The Musculoskeletal Research Focus Area at NEOMED promotes the health and understanding of musculoskeletal biology. We investigate the origins of musculoskeletal form to understand how performance influences disease and evolution. Our research spans different levels of organization ― from molecules to organisms ― to provide an integrative and inclusive view of muscle, bone and cartilage.
Arthritis is responsible for nearly 1 million hospitalizations per year.
Nearly half of all Americans over the age of 65 suffer from arthritis.
One in two women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis.