A research proposal by Dr. James H-C Wang and Dr. MaCalus Hogan has been awarded a Pittsburgh Pepper Center Pilot Award. The project is entitled "Exercise Improves Agin tendons by Including Cellular and Molecular Changes." The project will receive funding of $25,000 over one year.
The goal of the Pilot/Exploratory Studeis Core (PESC) of the Pittsburgh Pepper Center is to promote and fund innovative multidisciplinary pilot research in the topic areas of balance, mobility, aging, and their interfaces.
Dr. James H-C Wang is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also serves as the Director of the MechanoBiology Laboratory.
Dr. MaCalus V. Hogan is Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Foot and Ankle, and also serves as the Assistant Residency Program Director.