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Muscle/Bone Crosstalk

Bone and muscle are not only functional, biomechanical organs, but also endocrine organs regulating many physiological processes. The Muscle-Bone Crosstalk team investigates the mutual interactions among bone, muscle, and distant tissues in development, normal physiology and disease.

Team Leaders

Andrea Bonetto, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Faculty Investigators

Keith G. Avin, PhD

Adjunct Associate Research Professor

Tarah J. Ballinger, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Andrea Bonetto, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Lynda F. Bonewald, PhD

Director, Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health

Jeff Brault, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Neal X. Chen, MD, PhD, BS

Associate Research Professor of Medicine

Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Sciences

Yukiko Kitase, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Silvia Marino, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Medicine

Sharon M. Moe, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Thomas M. O'Connell, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Jason Organ, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Matt Prideaux, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Alexander G. Robling, PhD

Chair, Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Uma Sankar, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Michael Sturek, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Chandler L. Walker, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Professor of Physical Therapy, School of Health & Human Sciences

Steven S. Welc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiology

Carol A. Witczak, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Physiology

Teresa A. Zimmers, PhD

H.H. Gregg Professor of Cancer Research