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.

Faculty Investigators

Alexander G. Robling, PhD

Alexander G. Robling, PhD

Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology

Jesus Delgado-Calle, PhD

Jesus Delgado-Calle, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Medicine
Keith G. Avin, PhD

Keith G. Avin, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Research Professor of Medicine

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Lilian I. Plotkin, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Michael Sturek, MS,  PhD

Michael Sturek, MS, PhD

Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Neal X. Chen, MD, PhD

Neal X. Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Medicine
Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Robyn K. Fuchs, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Stuart J. Warden, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Tarah J. Ballinger, MD

Tarah J. Ballinger, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Teresa A. Zimmers, PhD

Teresa A. Zimmers, PhD

Professor of Surgery
Theresa A. Guise, MD

Theresa A. Guise, MD

Jerry W. and Peggy S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncology
Thomas M. O'Connell, PhD

Thomas M. O'Connell, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Uma Sankar, PhD

Uma Sankar, PhD

Associate Professor of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Zhenhui Chen, PhD

Zhenhui Chen, PhD

Associate Research Professor of Medicine