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Last updated: December 3rd, 2012

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an presentation on "Tendinopathy and PRP Treatment" in Fudan University Center of Sports Medicine, China, November 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk entitled "The stem cell mechanism of tendinopathy" in the 2012 COA meeting, China, November 2012.

  • Guangyi Zhao received Summer Research Award from Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, May 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk on "Tendon stem cells and platelet-rich plasma in orthopaedic applications." at Suzhou Univ Orthopaedic Institute Seminar, May 3, 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD presented a talk on "Tendinopathy: Basic science behind clinical treatments." at The 9th IFOSMA-Shanghai, April 25-28, 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave a speech on "Tendon stem cell mechanobiology." at Seminar in University of Hokkaido, Sapporo, Japan, April 24, 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk on "Tendinopathy and tendon repair." 2012 AOSSM Research Meeting, Vail, Colorado, March 3-4, 2012.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD presented a talk on "The molecular and cellular mechanisms for rehabilitation and regeneration of injured tendons" at the First Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation, Pittsburgh, PA, on November 3, 2011.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave a talk on "Defining the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on injured tendons" at the MIRM Wound Healing Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, on October 18, 2011.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave a presentation on "The stemness of tendon stem cells in vitro and tendon formation in vivo" at the Biomechanics Day, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA, on September 13, 2011.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk on "Mechanobiology of cell-matrix interactions" at the International Conference on the Structure and Function of Biomatrix, Budapest, Hungary, on July 7, 2011.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk on the "Mechanobiology of tendon and ligament cells" at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, May 31, 2011.

  • Jianying Zhang, PhD gave a presentation on the effect of platelet-rich plasma on tendon stem cells at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

  • Bin Li, PhD a former postdoctoral scientist, has accepted a professorship at Soochow University College of Medicine. Congratulations to Bin!

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave a keynote speech entitles "Mechanics Rules Cell Biology" at the 10th International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons in Hong Kong, Feb. 5-6, 2010.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave a talk on "Tendon and ligament stem cells" in the First Joint Symposium of ICHTS and CSOS, National Yang Ming Univ., Taipei, November 16, 2009.

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD joined the Eastern Forum of Science & Technology in Mandarine City, Shanghai, on Oct. 28, 2008. He gave a talk entitled "The Pathogenic Role of Tendon Stem Cells in Tendinopathy."

  • Joseph Wang, a MBL undergraduate researcher, received the HHMI Researcher Award from CMU Biological Sciences!

  • Bin Li, PhD presented a talk at Harvard University. The title of his talk was “Application of Surface Microengineering to Control Progenitor Cell Commitment and to Study Cell Proliferation and Differentiation Pattern Formation.”

  • Fang Li, MS published a paper entitled “Cell shape regulates collagen type I expression in human tendon fibroblasts” in Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton.

  • Kathy Puskar, PhD accepted an associated professorship in the California State Polytech. Congratulations to Kathy!

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD attended the International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons, Hong Kong 2008. The title of his talk was “Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms for the Development of Tendinopathy.”

  • James H-C. Wang, PhD gave an invited talk on the “Cell Traction Force Microscopy for Musculoskeletal Investigation” in the University of Hong Kong.

  • Torin Yeager an undergraduate researcher at the MBL, has been accepted into NIH Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program. Congratulations to Torin!

  • Jianying Zhang, PhD and James H-C. Wang, PhD have an abstract (“Identification of Novel Rabbit Tendon Stem Cells”) accepted for presentation in the 6th annual meeting of International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) at Philadelphia, June 11-14, 2008.