Nacy E. Lane

Nacy E. Lane

Dr. Nancy E. Lane is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine  and Rheumatology at the University of California at Davis School of Medicine.  Dr. Lane has studied the epidemiology, biology, and treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee for over 35 years.   Dr. Lane performed the initial proof of concept study determining inhibition of nerve growth factor was effective in the treatment of painful knee OA and is currently investigating the mechanisms for the adverse event of rapidly progressive knee OA.   In addition, Dr. Lane has contributed to the studies of wnt signalling modulation , and Trka receptor inhibition for the treatment of painful knee OA.   Currently, Dr. Lane is an elected board member of the Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Research Society, a master of the American College of Rheumatology.  Dr. Lane has contributed over 400 peer reviewed articles related to musculoskeletal diseases and aging.