The Bonassar Group Wins 3 Awards at ORS

Three members of the Bonassar Lab won awards for presentations at the 2017 meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society in San Diego, CA.  Bonassar lab alum Dr. Eddie Bonnevie won a New Investigator Research Award (NIRA) for his work demonstrating the effects of inhibited cartilage lubrication on chondrocyte apoptosis and mitochondrial dysfunction.  PhD student Liz Feeney won a Poster Teaser Presentation Award for her describing the design and functionality of biomimetic cartilage lubricants.  PhD student Mary Clare McCorry won 2nd place in the Podium Presentation competition for the Meniscus Section for her work on controlling fiber formation in tissue engineered meniscus implants by manipulating the glucose content of culture media. Congratulations to Eddie, Liz, and Mary Clare!