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David Burr

School of Medicine/Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Expert Bio

David Burr is a Distinguished Professor emeritus at Indiana University, holding appointments in anatomy and cell biology in the School of Medicine, and in biomedical engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He serves as the associate vice chancellor for research at IU Indianapolis.

Burr has been a leader in understanding the role of skeletal fatigue and mechanical adaptation of bone and cartilage. He was presented with the Borelli Award by the American Society of Biomechanics in 2008 and was the recipient of the Henry Gray Scientific Achievement Award from the American Association of Anatomists in 2015.

Areas of Expertise

Bone, cartilage, histology, biomechanics, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis.

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