“Bones are reflective of our history. They are not only reflective of our evolutionary history but also of our life.” -Dr. Clinton Rubin
Clinton T. Rubin, Ph.D., is a SUNY Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the Center for Biotechnology at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Rubin’s research is targeted towards bone and how to use mechanical stimuli to establish non-drug treatment strategies for osteoporosis, obesity and diabetes. Dr. Rubin holds 30 patents in the areas of wound repair, stem cell regulation, and treatment of metabolic disease. He is a founder of Exogen, Juvent, and Marodyne Medical, which use physical signals to regulate biological processes. He has published over 300 articles, been cited ~32,000 times, and is a recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Rubin received his AB degree from Harvard, and his PhD from Bristol University. In today’s talk we delve into the science and research behind low- intensity vibration and how it can help your bones.
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