Dr. Bahney is currently the Program Director of Bone Repair & Regenerative Therapeutics at the Stedman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI), an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma Institute at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and Affiliate Faculty in the Departments of Bioengineering and Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University (CSU).  The long-term research goal of her laboratory is to develop translationally relevant therapies or diagnostics that improve important problems in health by focusing on unmet clinical needs.  To accomplish this her laboratory has both a basic and translational focus. Basic research aims to advance the molecular and cellular mechanisms associated with target diseases, while the translational program aims to develop novel therapeutic approaches that build on these mechanistic data. Our regenerative therapeutics program utilizes biomaterials combined with drugs, nucleic acids, or cells to improve clinical outcomes and have a significant impact on human health.