Douglas J. DiGirolamo, Ph.D.

Dr. Doug DiGirolamo is an internationally recognized musculoskeletal biologist with broad expertise spanning cancer biology, endocrinology, and biomedical engineering. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins, Dr. DiGirolamo’s lab investigated novel mechanisms by which muscle and bone might communicate to coordinate their mass. Dr. DiGirolamo has received continuous NIH funding for his work, including a T32 predoctoral fellowship, an R01, and a special Building Interdisciplinary Research Teams (BIRT) award. Dr. DiGirolamo also possesses extensive experience in the scientific publishing industry, having served as the Administrative Editor of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. In his free time, Dr. DiGirolamo enjoys personal training, everything to do with cars, and sim racing.

Education: B.S. in Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology from the Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Pathology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham