2015 Scientific Discovery Advisory Committee (SDAC)


Rowland W. Chang - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Karen Chesbrough - American Physical Therapy Association
Jennifer Cutie - Viola Medica, Inc.
Louis Bridges - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Andrew Chan - Genentech, Inc.
David Covall - Northside Arthritis Center
Randeep Kahlon - First State Orthopaedics
Salahuddin Kazi - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Virginia Kraus - Duke University School of Medicine
Michele Maiers - Northwestern Health Sciences University
Allison Milutinovich - Department of Defense, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Peter Nigrovic - Boston Children's Hospital; Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)
Suzanne Schrandt - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Susana Serrate-Sztein - National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Walter Smith - Confluence Life Sciences, Inc.
Rocky Tuan - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2015 Delivering on Discovery Peer Review Section Leaders

David Fox - University of Michigan
Tim Griffin - Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Martin Lotz - The Scripps Research Institute
Timothy McAlindon - Tufts Medical Center
Richard M. Pope - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Study Could Revolutionize Treatment for Osteoarthritis

By studying anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in the knee, a major risk factor for developing osteoarthritis, scientists seek to discover tools and treatments to detect and reverse OA before symptoms ever appear. Read more about this study.

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Current Scientific Discovery Awardees

Review a list of all our funded scientists with their institutions and project titles.