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Ed Kernick


Edward T. Kernick, D.P.M.

Assistant Professor

  • BA, Pennsylvania State University, 1982
  • DPM, WMS College of Podiatric Medicine, 1986
  • Post Doc Residency: Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA, 1986-1987

Research Interests

Limb development and molecular mechanisms of wound healing.

I am an instructor for the Dept of Cell & Developmental Biology. Currently, I teach both human anatomy & neuroanatomy for the school of Medicine & Dentistry. My courses utilize both lecture presentations and cadaver dissections to provide students with a fundamental understanding of human structure and development. These basic science courses are augmented by integrating clinical and pathological conditions to facilitate the correlation between structure and function. Aside from a classic dissection approach to human structure, a variety of educational enhancements including radiographic imaging studies, cross-sectional specimens and video animations are employed to optimize 3-D relationships.

Selected Publications

PubMed 1

  • Differential regulation of chondrogenesis by serotonin 2B receptor and retinoic acid in the embryonic mouse hindlimb.
  • Kernick, E.T., K.O. Gilliland, K.K.Sulik, and R.L. Montgomery. 2007 The Human Body: Structure and Development. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina.