Tim Griffin, PhD

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Tim Griffin, PhD, is an Associate Member in the Aging and Metabolism Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He received his AB degree in Biological Anthropology from Harvard University (1996) and his PhD in Integrative Biology from UC Berkeley (2002). He completed his post-doctoral training at Duke University Medical Center with Drs. Daniel Schmitt and Farsh Guilak. Dr. Griffin joined the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation in 2008 where his research focuses on the mechanobiology of metabolic and inflammatory pathways in articular joint tissues, particularly in the context of obesity, aging, and osteoarthritis. Dr. Griffin serves on the Editorial Board of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, and his current research is supported by grants from the NIH and the Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research.