Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

Biomarker discovery, beneficial effects of mechanical loading, & implementation in targeted exercise therapies for musculoskeletal conditions

Ken Urish, MD, PhD
Research Areas Research Summary

The focus of the Urish laboratory is on understanding implant biofilm dynamics during an infection and identifying new treatment strategies.

Kurt Weiss, MD
Research Areas Research Summary

Basic science laboratory dedicated to the study of sarcomas--cancerous tumors that arise in the musculoskeletal tissues