Research

Dedicated to improving patients' lives through research

MedSport provides outstanding care to patients with muscle, tendon, ligament and cartilage injuries—and serves as an incredible resource for research. Here, our nationally and internationally regarded faculty physicians are tackling tough problems—and creating new treatments, therapies and devices for athletes and physically active people from all walks of life.

MedSport's Orthopaedic Sports Research Laboratory is located at our 45,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Domino's farm facility.

Support

The following organizations are among many that support our work:

Our Research

Our research interests include:

Facilities and Resources

Faculty and Student Researchers

Students from all levels participate in MedSport research programs alongside research scientists from the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, College of Engineering, and School of Public Health, as well as clinicians from Orthopaedic Surgery and Primary Care.

Registering for Research Participation

Interested in participating in research? Visit University of Michigan Clinical Studies.

Faculty

Asheesh Bedi, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
734-930-7400 / 877-877-9333 Toll Free

James E. Carpenter, M.D.
Department Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
7 34-930-7400 / 877-877-9333 Toll Free

Joel Gagnier, N.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology,
School of Public Health
734-930-7428

Christopher Mendias, Ph.D., A.T.C.
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
734-936-7417

Bruce S. Miller, M.D.
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
734-930-7400 / 877-877-9333 Toll Free

Jon K. Sekiya, M.D.
Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
734-930-7400 / 877-877-9333 Toll Free

Edward M. Wojtys, M.D.
Service Chief
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
734-930-7400 / 877-877-9333 Toll Free