Michael Zuscik, PhD

University of Colorado

Michael Zuscik PhD is the Mack Clayton Professor, Director of the Orthopedic Research Center, and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver, Colorado.  He also maintains a Visiting Professorship in the Center for Musculoskeletal Research at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.  His research interests in the OA field have included targeting of second messenger signaling pathways as strategies to treat OA, and more recently understanding the role of the gut microbiome in posttraumatic and obesity-associated OA.