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The goal of our research is to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing skeletal growth. This knowledge will then be applied to improve medical treatment in disorders of bone growth and in disorders of bone structure.

Section Chief: Dr. Jeffrey Baron
Our Research
"" > Identification of Stem-Like Cells in the Growth Plate
> Spatial Organization of Growth Plate Chondrocytes
> Growth Plate Exhaustion and the Growth Plate Stem Cell
> Estrogen and Epiphyseal Fusion
> Identifying the Paracrine Regulators of Skeletal Growth
> Systemic Regulation of Skeletal Growth
   

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