Clinical Physiology Laboratory In the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Our investigations focus on diagnostic treatment and rehabilitation challenges that are directly applicable to clinical orthopaedics
Alan Hargens PhD., previously served as Chief of the Space Physiology Branch and Space Station Project Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center (1987-2000) and Consulting Professor of Human Biology at Stanford University (1988-2000). His recent research concerns gravity effects on the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems of humans and animals.      Read full bio >
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The focus of the Clinical Physiology Lab is to develop a better understanding of biological effects due to external conditions such as microgravity, changes in mechanical loading and exercise. More about our research >
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June 15, 2017 - Dr. Hargens was presented with the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal this morning at the Langley Research Center in Virginia. It is the highest honor NASA gives to civilians.
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