The new Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research will be led by (clockwise from top left) Blue and Gold Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering Dawn Elliott; Professor Velia Fowler, chair of UD’s Department of Biological Sciences, will co-direct the center; and Professors Millie Sullivan and Liyun Wang, both from the College of Engineering, will co-direct the center’s Multiscale Assessments Research Core.
“We congratulate Professor Dawn Elliott and her team for this groundbreaking initiative to help ease the suffering of millions of people,” said UD President Dennis Assanis. “The work of this new center will drive discoveries and advancements in treating muscle, bone and joint disorders. It will also deliver fundamental research findings to UD’s nationally recognized clinical programs in physical therapy and rehabilitation, thus playing a critical role in enhancing patient care and student education.”
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