Professor Teresita Bellido
Teresita Bellido, Ph.D., is a graduate of the Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina (1988); performed postdoctoral studies at Indiana University, USA (1990-1993); and was a faculty member of the Center for Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases and the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA (1994-2008). She is currently a Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology and a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, at Indiana University School of Medicine; a member of the Indiana Musculoskeletal Research Center; and a Senior Research Scientist at the Roudebush Medical Center of the Veterans Administration, USA. Dr. Bellido is an expert in signal transduction in bone cells and the regulation of bone cell function by systemic hormones. Her current research focuses on understanding the mechanisms that regulate bone biology and pathophysiology driven by osteocytes.