Joanna Sherwood, PhD

University Hospital Muenster

Dr. Joanna Sherwood is a Postdoctoral researcher at the University Hospital Muenster and currently works as Leader of the Cartilage research group within the Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine, directed by Professor Thomas Pap.  Joanna moved to work in Germany following her PhD at the William Harvey Research Institute of QMUL, London, supervised by Professor Francesco Dell’Accio.  Her current research aims to understand the homeostatic mechanisms governing articular cartilage in health and disease, with a focus on chemokine signalling, TRPC calcium channels and the interactions between chondrocytes and the extracellular matrix.  Joanna is currently a member of the OARSI Young Investigator committee.