News 2022

2022-03-23William and Sylvia Rubin Chair for Orthopaedic ResearchOn March 23, 2022 (after delay for two years due to the pandemic), Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA, Dean of College of Medicine, hosted an event honoring endowed faculty, the legacy of their donors, and the future of medicine at the Health Sciences Innovation Building of the University of Arizona. The Honorable Regina Romero, Mayor of Tucson, came in person to congratulate and deliver a keynote.
Photo: Dr. Zong-Ming Li received the William and Sylvia Rubin Chair for Orthopaedic Research medallion.
2022-02-10 HandLab at ORS ConferenceThe 2022 annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society was held in Tampa, FL. The meeting featured over 2,000 abstracts presented by over 1,700 attendees from around the world. Our Hand Research Laboratory presented one podium presentation and five posters. Kendra Coleman, a medical student at the University of Arizona, gave a podium presentation on Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Laxity in Pre- and Post-menopausal Women. Hui Zhang, PhD, a R&D Engineer/Scientist, presented two posters on Segmentation of Transverse Carpal Ligament in Ultrasound Images Using Convolutional Neural Network and In Vivo Examination of Thenar Muscle Origins on the Transverse Carpal Ligament by 3-D Ultrasound Reconstruction. Jocelyn Hawk, also a R&D Engineer/Scientist, presented two posters on Load-dependent Shear Wave Elastography of the Transverse Carpal Ligament and In Situ Needle Insertion To The Transverse Carpal Ligament Using Robot-assisted Ultrasound. David Jordan, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate, presented one poster on Cross-sectional Changes of the Distal Carpal Tunnel with Simulated Carpal Bone Rotation.
Photo: UArizona Orthopaedic researchers in Tampa at 2022 ORS Meeting
2022-01-30 Dr. Kent Kwoh Receives NIH R01 GrantClick here to read the story.
2022-01-20 ASME Savio L-Y. Woo Translational Biomechanics MedalZong-Ming Li, PhD, a professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the Hand Research Laboratory at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, has been selected by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to receive the 2022 Savio L-Y. Woo Translational Biomechanics Medal for his work on human hands. According to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Savio L-Y. Woo Translational Biomechanics Medal recognizes an individual who has translated meritorious bioengineering science to clinical practice through research, education, and professional development, and with service to the bioengineering community.
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2022-01-05Thumb Osteoarthritis Research
2022-01-02 HandLab in 2022