Interdisciplinary research for greater impact


The Bone and Joint Institute is a catalyst for interdisciplinary research that aims to advance MSK health.

To spark innovation and serve MSK researchers, clinicians and patients, the BJI promotes new and original research ideas, provides training for the next generation of musculoskeletal health researchers and ensures efficient translation of research into practice.

Our goals

  • Understanding bone and joint disease
  • Innovation in diagnosis and evaluation
  • Developing and evaluating new therapies
  • Influencing key knowledge users


Research impact at the BJI

Biomedical Technologies & Engineering

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Clinical Medicine & Dentistry

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Cellular & Molecular Sciences

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Knowledge Translation, Policy & Economics

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Life Course & Social Determinants of Health

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Population Health & Data Sciences

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Rehabilitation & Health Sciences

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Our research community

The BJI brings together over 300 faculty, trainees and partners from different disciplines through a common vision of lifelong mobility.

We empower our diverse community to engage in meaningful MSK research in an inclusive and welcoming environment where interdisciplinary research collaborations can thrive. Learn more about our members, research-related opportunities at the BJI and how to join us.

Research-related opportunities

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