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Primary Lab Contact
Name Steven R. Buchman, MD
Phone 734-763-8063

Laboratory Craniofacial Research Laboratory
Lab Location University of Michigan, Biomedical Sciences Research Building
109 Zina Pitcher PlMI
Lab Category
Lab Facilities The Craniofacial Research Laboratory (CRL) is housed within the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory (ORL). This complex occupies 9,500 square feet containing all facilities for biomechanical, histologic, cellular, molecular and physiologic evaluation. The space is arranged as a series of contiguous core facilities. Complete animal care and maintenance facilities maintained by University Laboratory for Animal Medicine. Complete animal surgery operating room, support personnel, and instrumentation are available within the The CRL/ORL Laboratory space. Major computing facilities are available in the The CRL/ORL space to include engineering work stations, multiple microcomputer systems, image processing systems, and interconnection to the University of Michigan computed aided engineering network and central University network.
Animal Facility Yes (Small animal on site, large animal off site)
Type of Research Full Spectrum of Bone Biology, to include Tissue engineering & regenerative medicine, Distraction Osteogenesis, Craniosynostosis, Mechanotransduction, Bone Grafting, Radiation protection and remediation.
1. Investigator's Name Steven R. Buchman, MD
Project Title By arrangement
Brief Description Basic and Translational Research in bone biology and related areas

Opportunity for Student Degree Program PhD  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available NIH R01, NIH Training Grant, ASMS, Foundation Funding
Full Funding Available: Yes by arrangement for two year commitments or more
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements MD, MD + Residency, PhD