CHRISTOPHER S. ADAMS, PHD
Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM
Professor of Anatomy


Christopher S. Adams, PhD

Contact

Email: christopherad@pcom.edu
Office: 215-871-6534
Publications and Selected Works

Dr. Adams is a professor of anatomy with the Department of Bio-Medical Sciences.

Education

Post-Doc, Biochemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 1998-2001
Post-Doc, Biochemistry, Laboratory of Biological Chemistry, NIA, NIH, 1996-1998
PhD, Biomedical Science, Kent State University, 1996
MA, Anthropology, Kent State University, 1991
BS, Biology, Antioch College, 1987

Awards

1996-1998 Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship, National Institute on Aging, NIH

1997 Glenn Foundation Award presented at the 1997 ASCB Annual Meeting, Washington DC, December 15, 1997.

2001-2004 Individual National Research Service Award, NIDCR, NIH.

2001 New Investigator Award, 7th International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues, November 8, 2001

2001 - present Member of American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

2004 - 2005 Member of American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2009 - present Member of the Orthopaedic Research Society

2012 – present Member of the American Association of Anatomists

Grants

Completed

05/01/02 - 04/30/04 NIH/NIDCR Regulation of Apoptosis in Osteoblast-like Cells (PI: Adams), Role: PI

12/01/03 - 11/30/07 USA Med Research Acq Activity Orthopaedic Implants Engineered to Prevent Post-Operative Infection of Open Fractures (PI: Shapiro), Role: Co-I.

03/01/94 - 03/31/07 NIH/NIDCR Bone Growth in Dental, Cranial and Skeletal Tissues (PI: Shapiro), Role: Co-I.

12/01/04 - 11/30/09 NIH Oxygen Sensing and Growth Plate Chondrocyte Maturation (PI: Srinivas), Role: Co-I.

01/01/05 - 12/31/09 NIH Smart Substrates for a New Generation of Implants (PI: Shapiro), Role: Co-I

01/01/05 - 12/31/06 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Designing a new generation of implants: tethering bioactive molecules to prosthetic devices (PI: Adams), Role: PI

07/01/10 - 06/31/11 CCDA Effect of Liposuction Technique on the viability and differentiation of adipose derived Stem cells (PI: Adams), Role: PI

07/01/11 - 06/31/12 CCDA Effect of Liposuction Technique on the viability and differentiation of adipose derived Stem cells (PI: D’Angelo), Role: Co-I

07/01/11 - 06/30/12 CCDA The Role of Osteoblast Maturation in the Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Ion Pair-Induced Apoptosis (PI: Adams) Role: PI.

09/17/09 – 08/31/12 NIH/NIDCR A New Allograft that promotes Long-Term, Infection-Free Skeletal Repair (MPI:Hickok and Adams) Role: MPI.

07/01/12 - 06/30/13 CCDA The Role of Osteoblast Maturation in the Regulation of Calcium and Phosphate Ion Pair-Induced Apoptosis (PI: Adams) Role: PI.

Current

08/10/09 – 07/31/14 NIH/NICHD Creating an Infection-free Intraosseous Transcutaneous Amputation Prosthesis (MPI:Hickok and Adams) Role: MPI.

07/01/13 - 06/30/14 CCDA Bactericidal Implant Surfaces (PI: Adams) Role: PI.