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Biomarkers and Mechanism in Musculoskeletal Diseases
Dr. Ed Purdue is currently Associate Scientist and Director of Osteolysis Research at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, NY, the number 1 ranked orthopedic hospital in the world. His research laboratory focuses both on basic mechanisms of bone cell biology through NIH and DoD funded projects, and also on translational approaches towards improving the lives of patients at risk of implant failure following joint replacement surgery. These research directions combine Dr. Purdue’s background in the cellular and molecular pathogenesis of human disease with the unique clinical infrastructure of the research laboratories at HSS.