Catherine Ambrose, PhD

Focus: Mechanical strength of musculoskeletal materials, bone quality assessment methods

Walid D Fakhouri, PhD

Focus: Genetics of Craniofacial Bone Disorders and Computational Modeling of Non-coding DNA Variations


Mary C. (Cindy) Farach-Carson, PhD

Focus: Tissue engineering, extracellular matrix and cancer biology; use of complex 3D systems for cell and microtissue culture of both normal and cancerous tissues


Jacqui Hecht, PhD

Focus: Gene discovery nonsyndromic cleft lip/palate, chondrocyte biology, pseudoachondroplasia natural history


Junichi Iwata, DDS, PhD

Focus: Craniofacial development; membrane trafficking; autophagy


Kurtis Kasper, PhD

Focus: Bone tissue engineering; biomaterials; 3D printing


Yoshihiro Komatsu, PhD 

Focus: Craniofacial bone development and regeneration

Ariadne Letra, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Focus: Genetics of craniofacial anomalies and oral inflammatory conditions

Karen Posey, PhD

Focus: Cartilage conditions

Nahid Rianon, MD

Focus: Geriatric science

Laura A. SmithCallahan, PhD

Focus: Tissue Engineering, biomaterial development, cell-material interface


Xiangli Yang, PhD

Focus: Transcriptional regulation of skeletal development and fracture repair

Simon Young, DDS, MD, PhD

Focus: Cancer immunotherapy, biomateirals for bone tissue engineering


Jun Wang, PhD

Focus: Cardiovascular Sciences/Cell and Developmental Biology/Molecular Biology and Genetics/Human Disease