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James C. Iatridis , PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Research
Leni and Peter W May Department of Orthopaedics
Incahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

About James C. Iatridis , PhD

Dr. Iatridis is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Mount Sinai Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Research, and Director of the Spine Research Program in the Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.

Dr. Iatridis’ research is focused on the prevention and treatment of painful intervertebral disc degeneration. He has published over 120 papers in orthopaedics and biomedical engineering. He has won several awards, including the US Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2008), the Berton Rahn Research Prize of the AO Foundation (2009), and the North American Spine Society's Henry Farfan Award in Basic Science Research (2015).

Dr. Iadritis received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University in 1996 with Dr. Van Mow as his PhD Advisor. He then became a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Vermont (UVM) with Dr. Ian Stokes as mentor until 1999.

Dr. Iadritis advanced from Assistant to Full Professor in the School of Engineering at UVM from 1999-2010. He became Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai in 2010. At Mount Sinai, he directs a collaborative spine research program and directs the Orthopaedic Research Laboratories.

Dr. Iatridis has a long commitment to graduate education, orthopaedics and engineering, and actively serves on many intramural and extramural committees. He has created multiple graduate degree programs in bioengineering, serves on the editorial boards of multiple journals, previously Chaired the Skeletal Biology, Structure and Regeneration (SBSR) study section of the NIH, was the inaugural Chair of the Orthopaedic Research Society Spine Section, and currently serves as 2nd Vice President of the Orthopaedic Research Society.

Articles Reviewed by James C. Iatridis , PhD

High Fat, High Sugar Diet Linked to Increased Fracture Risk

Vertebral fracture risk increased by chronic consumption of diet high in advanced glycation end-products (AGEs).

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