Musculoskeletal Research

Funding

Lisa Cooper (PI).
Collaborative Research: “Mechanobiology of a Resilient Bone Extracellular Matrix: A Multiscale Perspective on How Bats Achieve Exceptional Mechanical Properties in their Wing Bones. Engineering, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation”
Funding agency:  NSF

Rebecca German (PI).
“The Effect of Preterm Birth and RLN Damage on Airway Protection and Maturation”
Funding agency:  NIH

“The Effect of Sensory Intervention on Swallowing and Respiration Through Neurological Maturation”
Funding agency:  NIH

Tariq Haqqi (PI). 
Mechanism of ZCCHC6 Regulation of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Funding agency:  NIH

Tobin Hieronymus (PI). 
“Exceptions that test the Rules- Establishing the Feasibility of Avian Feather Muscles as a Study System for Neuromotor Control”
Funding agency:  NSF

Tobin Hieronymus (Co-PI). 
100 million Years of Biotic and Tectonic Evolution in the Western Branch of the East African Rift System”
Funding agency:  NSF EAR

“Collaborative Research: Ecological influences on locomotor performance in free-ranging primates”.
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

Fayez Safadi (PI).
“GPN Therapeutics – Osteoactivin Treatment for Accelerating Spinal Fusion in Osteoporosis”
Funding agency:  GPN Therapeutics

“HNB Therapeutics LLC – Nanofiber-expanded CD34+ Stem Cells for the Treatment of Osteoporosis”
Funding agency:  HBN Therapeutics LLC

“The Role of TRAPPC9 in Osteoclast Differentiation and Function”
Funding agency:  NIH

“ODHE – OSU – Ohio I-Corps – Saccavi – Orthobiologic Filter System”
Funding agency:  The Ohio State University

“UA – Type II: The University of Akron I-Corps Site – Slide Chiller (SU21-040)”
Funding agency:  The University of Akron

“Orthopaedic Research Fellowship”
Funding agency:  Childrens Hospital Medical Center of Akron

Hans Thewissen (PI).
Assessing Cumulative Hearing Damage in Bowhead Whales of the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Stock”
Funding agency: North Pacific Research Board

How to Build a Giant Brain: Brain Evolution in Cetaceans”
Funding Agency: Private Foundation

Oligocene cetaceans from Alaska’s Lost Coast”
Funding Agency: Private Foundation

Jesse Young (PI).
“Collaborative Research:  Measuring leaping performance, evaluating its anatomical correlates, and reconsidering the importance of leaping in primate origins and early evolution”
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

“Collaborative Research: Ecological influences on locomotor performance in free-ranging primates”.
Funding agency:  NSF; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, Biological Anthropology Program

CONTACT

Rebecca German, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Research Focus Area
330-325-6299
rgerman@neomed.edu

Lisa Cooper, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Research Focus Area
330-325-6310
lcooper@neomed.edu

Musculoskeletal Biology Research

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