McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty members MaCalus Hogan, MD, MBA, Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Associate Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh, and James Wang, PhD, Albert B. Ferguson, Jr., Chair and Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director of the MechanoBiology Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, are co-authors of the paper entitled “Effect of metformin on development of tendinopathy due to mechanical overloading in an animal model” which received recognition from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) during its 2020 Annual Meeting.
The other authors of the paper are Jianying Zhang, PhD, Feng Li, MD, PhD, Daibang Nie, PhD, and Kentaro Onishi, DO.
The prestigious J. Leonard Goldner Award is given in recognition of the outstanding basic science paper presented at the AOFAS Annual Meeting. Nominated studies are selected by the Program Committee from blinded abstracts submitted for consideration for the scientific program. Established in 1998 with a gift from J. Leonard Goldner, MD, the award is presented to the senior author and includes a framed certificate and monetary award.
Congratulations, Drs. Hogan and Wang!
Abstract (Effect of metformin on development of tendinopathy due to mechanical overloading in an animal model. Jianying Zhang, Feng Li, Daibang Nie, Kentaro Onishi, MaCalus V Hogan, James H-C Wang. Foot & Ankle International, 2020 Nov 12;1071100720966318.)