Category: Blog

Thoughts, Ideas, Observations, etc

Science Cafe Tonight 5:30


If you are in Davis tonight, I’ll be at the Science Cafe for an interactive conversation about our research at the UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Research, on the topic of “Osteoarthritis – what is it and

Our Lab’s First Patent was Issued

Our lab had its first patent issued, to the Regents of the University of California. A few years ago we discovered that the extracellular matrix protein COMP binds to growth factors of the TGF-beta superfamily. This binding enhances the activity

Congratulations to Jeffrey Lu – Outstanding Teaching Award

Jeffrey Lu was recognized for his teaching and at the 2016 Graduate Studies Honors and Awards Ceremony, which recognizes graduate students for their outstanding achievements in the areas of teaching and research. This is truly an achievement, the last time

Congratulations Young Investigator Adam Wegner!

Adam was awarded the Elsevier Young Investigator Award for his work on the role of Nox4 in post-traumatic osteoarthritis. The award was given for his presentation at the Oxygen Club of California 2016 World Congress on Redox Medicine and Nutrition.

Attending the 2016 OARSI Meeting in Amsterdam!

2016 OARSI Banner

We’re honored and excited to present our research at the 2016 OARSI meeting on osteoarthritis in Amsterdam later this week! Our contributions to this meeting include a talk on joint responses to biomechanical impacts, and how biological adaptation to such