Dr. Lijun Wang wins NIRA Award at the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting

March 22, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Lijun Wang, PhD on winning the prestigious New Investigator Recognition Award (NIRA), presented to young investigators at the 2017 Annual Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Meeting.

Dr Wang's award winning talk was titled "SHP2 regulated endochondral ossification by modulating osteogenic differentiation of hypertrophic chondrocytes", based on his postdoctoral studies under the guidance of Dr. Wentian Yang, MD PhD. Co-Authors:  Chunlin Zuo, Douglas C. Moore, Qian Wu, Jiahui Huang, Liqin Xie, Matthew L. Warman, Michael G. Ehrlich and Wentian Yang, Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, New York, Orthopaedic ResearchLaboratories and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MANIRA Supported by:  University of California, San Francisco.