Muscle Development and Physiology Program

Reviewed July 12, 2013

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
NIAMS, NIH, DHHS
One Democracy Plaza
6701 Democracy Blvd. Ste. 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Email: boycea@mail.nih.gov