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Alice Huang

Dr. Alice Huang graduated from Barnard College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University with a B.A. in Asian/Middle Eastern Studies and a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. She then completed her Ph.D in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Following the completion of her graduate studies, Dr. Huang conducted postdoctoral research in Developmental Biology at Shriners Hospital for Children, where she investigated mechanisms of musculoskeletal development and integration during embryogenesis. In 2014, Dr. Huang joined the faculty at Mount Sinai as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, with a secondary appointment in Developmental and Regenerative Biology. Dr. Huang joined Columbia University in 2021 as an Associate Professor. Dr. Huang’s group combines tools and approaches from developmental biology and tissue engineering to study regenerative and non-regenerative healing of musculoskeletal tissues.  Dr. Huang’s team is especially interested in understanding the cell and molecular mechanisms that regulate development, regeneration, and engineering of fibrous connective tissues, such as tendons/ligaments/annulus fibrosis, which have been relatively understudied.