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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, MA,  MD,  MPH

Linda A. DiMeglio, MA, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Erik A. Imel, MD

Erik A. Imel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Faculty Investigators

Imranul Alam, PhD

Imranul Alam, PhD

Assistant Research Professor of Medicine
Tyler W. Christman, DO

Tyler W. Christman, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Linda A. DiMeglio, MA,  MD,  MPH

Linda A. DiMeglio, MA, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Marcia V. Felker, MD

Marcia V. Felker, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Erik A. Imel, MD

Erik A. Imel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Melissa A. Kacena, PhD

Melissa A. Kacena, PhD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Grzegorz Nalepa, MD,  PhD

Grzegorz Nalepa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics