November 2, 2014

Moving to the University of Virginia this fall was the next logical step in George Christ’s evolution as a researcher. He holds joint appointments in the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in the School of Medicine, where he is director of basic science and translational research.

Trained as a physiologist and pharmacologist, Christ spent the early years of his career at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where he focused on molecular mechanisms that cause tissue to lose function over time.

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