Lisa Fortier | Full Biography
Professor Lisa Fortier
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Professor Lisa Fortier received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1998 and completed her PhD and surgical residency training at Cornell University.
She is boarded with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and is an active equine orthopaedic surgeon at Cornell.
The Fortier Comparative Orthopedics and Regenerative Medicine Research Laboratory
is a leader in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of musculoskeletal disease and injury in both humans and animals.
leadership, the laboratory studies the intracellular pathways involved in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, with particular emphasis on post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
In addition, Professor Fortier's
research program investigates the clinical application of stem cells and biologics such as PRP for cartilage repair and tendonosis.
has received the Jaques Lemans Award from the International Cartilage Repair Society
, the New Investigator Research Award from the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Pfizer Research Award for Research Excellence from Cornell University
Professor Fortier is the Vice President of the International Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Society and the immediate Past President of the International Cartilage Repair Society.