Virginia Commonwealth University


Meet the Lab

Research Areas 

Selected Publications

Facility Location

Contact Information

Our Amazing Body

Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering 
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
School of Medicine 

Dr. Jennifer S. Wayne

MISSION: Laboratory efforts are focused on elucidating the function
of the musculoskeletal system, in normal, injured and repaired states and devising
creative ways to restore normal function through interdisciplinary approaches.

Organizational Structure


JS Wayne, Ph.D.


Molecular/Biochemical Division
WA Jiranek, M.D.

Resident Research
WA Zuelzer, M.D.

Biomechanics Division
JS Wayne, Ph.D.

Molecular Biologist
Laboratory Technician
Graduate Students
Medical Students


Staff Engineer
Graduate Students
Medical Students
Medical Fellows
Undergraduate Students

Facility Location

The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory occupies approximately 2300 square feet of laboratory/office space on the MCV campus of Virginia Commonwealth University.  This space is located in McGuire Annex at the corner of 11th and East Clay Streets.  The Molecular/Biochemistry labs are on first and third floors; Biomechanics laboratories are on third and basement level floors. Offices for the following are in rooms: 325 (Dr. Wayne); 323 (Dr. Jiranek).

For locating the Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, please link to the VCU Medical College of Virginia Campus locator.


Contact Information

Dr. Jennifer S. Wayne, Director
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
325 McGuire Annex
1112 E. Clay Street
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond VA 23298-0694

804.828.2595 Telephone
804.828.4454 FAX

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Last update: July 2009