Audrey McAlinden

Audrey McAlinden, PhD

Associate Professor

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Dr McAlinden completed her Bachelor of Science degree (First Class, Honors) in Biochemistry and Immunology from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. She then obtained her Ph.D. from the University of London (Imperial College) in Biochemistry. Specifically, she carried out her doctorate in connective tissue biochemistry at the highly acclaimed Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology. Following a one year postdoctoral fellowship at Napier University in Edinburgh, Dr McAlinden joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine as a postdooral research fellow in 1999. She is now Associate Professor in the Department and recently obtained a Secondary Appointment in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and Faculty membership of the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences.

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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Research Interests

Connective tissue (cartilage) development; stem cell differentiation; chondrocyte biology; extracellular matrix; osteoarthritis; mRNA alternative splicing; transcriptional regulation.

Background

Dr McAlinden completed her Bachelor of Science degree (First Class, Honors) in Biochemistry and Immunology from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. She then obtained her Ph.D. from the University of London (Imperial College) in Biochemistry. Specifically, she carried out her doctorate in connective tissue biochemistry at the highly acclaimed Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology. Following a one year postdoctoral fellowship at Napier University in Edinburgh, Dr McAlinden joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine as a postdooral research fellow in 1999. She is now Associate Professor in the Department and recently obtained a Secondary Appointment in the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology and Faculty membership of the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences.

Doctorate

  • University of London (Imperial College), Biochemistry

Fellowship

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University
  • Postdoctoral Research fellowship - Biological Sciences, Napier University (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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Dr. McAlinden’s Office Locations

BJC - Institute of Health

11th floor - RM 11612

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