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Pediatric Musculoskeletal Disease

The pediatric musculoskeletal disease team is investigating the causes of childhood musculoskeletal diseases, including those that affect bone and muscle such as diabetes, obesity, and the sarcomas with special interest on osteosarcoma. The goal is better understand the causes of pediatric musculoskeletal disease and how they relate to other childhood illnesses.

Team Leaders

Linda A. DiMeglio, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Erik A. Imel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Faculty Investigators

Imranul Alam, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Medicine

Christine B. Caltoum, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Tyler W. Christman

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Marcia V. Felker, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Human Sciences

Meredith R. Golomb, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Kathleen M. Hill Gallant, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Research Professor of Medicine

Thomas M. O'Connell, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Kathleen M. O'Neil, MD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pediatrics

Jason Organ, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Jamie L. Renbarger, MD

Caroline Symmes Professor of Pediatric Cancer Research

Alexander G. Robling, PhD

Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Andrew L. Schwaderer, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Stacey E. Tarvin, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Sunil Tholpady, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

L D. Wurtz, MD

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hiroki Yokota, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology