Basic Science

Basic Science research and education is conducted by the academic faculty, residents and research staff. Research and education are beneficial to patients with musculoskeletal disorders, to the physicians and surgeons diagnosing and treating the patients, to the West Virginia University Hospitals/WVU Health Sciences Center system. This all contributes to knowledge and advancement of medical science and to the future health of everyone, including those musculoskeletal conditions that particularly affect West Virginians. The current primary focus areas are:

  • Immunology
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Infection prevention and treatment
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology

Other areas of interest include:

  • Spine
  • Sports
  • Trauma
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Foot & Ankle

More Information

For more information regarding Orthopaedics Research at WVU click here orthoresearch@hsc.wvu.edu