Muscle Development and Physiology Program

Reviewed October 13, 2016

Research Areas

  • Development, growth, and maintenance of skeletal muscle tissue
  • Mechanisms of muscle repair and regeneration
  • Basic biology of satellite cells and muscle stem cells
  • Excitation-contraction coupling
  • Skeletal muscle fitness and adaptation to exercise
  • Skeletal muscle contractile apparatus
  • Muscle metabolism
  • Muscle imaging

Staff Contact

Amanda Boyce, Ph.D.
Program Director
Muscle Biology and Physiology Program
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
One Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Blvd. Ste. 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872