Gurpreet Baht is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Pathology. His work focuses on bone health, specifically understanding fracture repair in the context of aging.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto (Canada), 2016

Ph.D., University of Western Ontario (Canada)​, 2009

B.Sc., Universtiy of Waterloo (Canada), 2003

Xiaohua Zong is a technician in the Baht Lab specializing in developing mouse models, performing histological techniques, and investigation of systems using tissue culture techniques.

M.D., Nanjing Medical College (China), 1992

Rong Huang is a postdoctoral fellow in the Baht Lab specializing in immune cell functioning as it correlates with bone biology. Her work within the lab focuses on understanding the role of specific immune factors within fracture healing.

Ph. D. Queensland University of Technology (Austraila), 2018

Abhi Balu is a 3rd year undergraduate student currently in his second year in the Baht Lab and completing an Independent Study Unit. His work within the lab focuses on understanding the impact of circulating factors on osteoblast differentiation and activity.

B. Sc. Duke University, 2022 (Candidate).

Lab Alumni

Lorenna Garcia-Bochas was a summer student in 2017 with SROP. Lorenna's project investigates the effects of gastric bypass surgery on bone health and osteoblastic differentiation.

Bachelor of Science (Candidate), Fayetteville State University

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