About Our Research Programs
Ranked No. 7 in NIH funding, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery not only offers superb clinical care, but is also on the forefront of developing new therapies and procedures for the benefit of patients here and around the world. The department has a strong focus on developing novel stem cell therapies to enhance cartilage, bone and muscle repair.
Our physicians provide leadership in both basic and clinical research — from testing novel ideas in the laboratory to translating breakthrough approaches into direct patient care. Department faculty are renowned for pioneering advances in the care and treatment of a vast spectrum of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.