Aging is the greatest risk factor for osteoarthritis, but little is known about how specific age-related changes to cells cause the breakdown of cartilage. The research funding provided by a grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) will enable Dr. Diekman to study mechanisms of aging across different tissue systems. The hope is that this type of research will help play a role in advancing new discoveries that can help prevent and better treat all forms of arthritis. (More…)


Learn more about Dr. Diekman’s research as well as the grant received from AFAR via this link.

You can also read an article regarding Dr. Diekman’s work that was recently published by the Arthritis National Research Foundation, via this link.