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Guilak receives award by American College of Rheumatology
November 10, 2020
At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting held virtually November 5-9, 2020, musculoskeletal researcher Farsh Guilak, PhD, was recognized with the Oscar Gluck Award for his research on bone metabolism.
On Sunday, Dr. Guilak was the honorary Oscar S. Gluck, MD Memorial Lecturer and presented on “Engineering the Genome to Treat Rheumatic Diseases.” His presentation discussed current research on stem cell therapies for treatment of rheumatic diseases and advances in regenerative medicine for bone and joint diseases. He was presented the Oscar Gluck Award on Monday, November 9 via a virtual award ceremony.
Dr. Guilak is the Mildred B. Simon Research Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and co-director of the Center of Regenerative Medicine at Washington University. Dr. Guilak is widely known for his research efforts in osteoarthritis, including the link between obesity and osteoarthritis and stem-cell based therapies for osteoarthritis. To date, he has published over 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and received numerous awards.