Shyni Varghese

Shyni Varghese

Professor of Biomedical Engineering (beginning July 1, 2017)

Shyni Varghese will join the faculty of Duke University’s engineering and medical schools in summer 2017. With a triple appointment in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Orthopaedic Surgery, Varghese will be the first MEDx Investigator.

A leader in the field of biomaterials and stem cells, Varghese will continue to develop her research at Duke in three major areas—musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics and organ-on-a-chip technology.

A new initiative of the Pratt School of Engineering and Duke School of Medicine, Duke MEDx seeks to enhance and form new collaborations between doctors and engineers.

Education

  • PhD National Chemical Laboratory, India

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics and organ-on-a-chip technology.

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