Sarah Little
Postdoctoral Associate

I am a bone biologist and exercise physiologist. My work focuses on inflammation and osteoimmune regulation of bone mass, microarchitecture, and strength. I am particularly interested in change over time (across the lifespan, evolution) and comparing states of habitual physical activity and inactivity. 

Current Research Interests

My current research projects span two major areas. 1) Osteoimmune regulation of bone biology: I am investigating the role of diverse microbial exposures in the regulation of bone mass acquisition during adolescence. My goal is to understand key factors underlying our propensity for osteoporosis. 2) Bone loading and trabecular microarchitecture: I am studying the effect of habitual behavioral loading patterns on bone microstructure and strength in lemurs. My goal is to determine the importance of heterogeneity in loading patterns for trabecular robusticity. 

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