2018 Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee Members
Anthony Bihl, III - Bioventus, LLC
Andrew Chan - Genentech, Inc
Polly Ferguson - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Kayla James - Patient Representative; Pharmacy Technician
Randeep Kahlon (Chair) - Arthritis Foundation National Board Member; First State Orthopaedics
Martin Lotz (Co-Chair) - Arthritis Foundation National Board Member; Scripps Research Institute
Bruce Marshall - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Kimberly Reid - Parent Representative; Biostatistician
David Shuey - Patient Representative; Risk Management Consultant
Walter Smith - Confluence Life Sciences, Inc.
Daniel Solomon - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Rocky Tuan - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
James Witter - National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Leigh Callahan - Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA); University of North Carolina
Rowland “Bing” Chang - Arthritis Foundation National Board Chair; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Guy Eakin - Arthritis Foundation Senior VP Scientific Strategy
Robert Fuhlbrigge - Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA); Children's Hospital Colorado
Virginia Kraus - Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI); Duke University School of Medicine
Amye Leong (USBJI Liaison) - Healthy Motivation
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.
Current Scientific Discovery Awardees
Review a list of all our funded scientists with their institutions and project titles.