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PI:
 

Prof. Alan Grodzinsky

Department of Biological Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Link to Full CV


Administrative Assistant:

Linda Bragman

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Research Engineer:
 

Eliot Frank, Ph.D.

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Research Specialist:
 

Han-Hwa Hung

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Post-Doctoral Associates:  

Mojtaba Azadi

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Webpage: http://web.mit.edu/azadi/www

Nanomechanics of Articular cartilage

Hybrid 3D printing of bone and cartilage tissue on a osteochondral composite for articular cartilage repair

Mojtaba Azadi

Hadi Tavakoli Nia

Nanomechanics of aggrecan and cartilage

Hadi Nia
   

Graduate Students:
 

Yang Wang

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Mechanisms underlying cartilage response to traumatic injury.

Ambika Goel

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Project: Drug delivery for osteoarthritis.


Paul Liebesny

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Tissue engineering for cartilage repair.

Keri Mroszczyk

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Project: Tissue engineering for cartilage repair.


Undergraduate Students:
 

Kristen Cotner

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Drug delivery for Osteoarthritis

Sherry Wan

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Mechanisms underlying cartilage response to traumatic injury

Sherry Wan

Hannah Zlotnick

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Tissue engineering for cartilage repair

Hannah Zlotnick

Nathan Varady

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Drug delivery for post-traumatic Osteoarthritis

Nathan Varady

Marianne Lintz

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Tissue engineering for cartilage repair

Marianne Lintz

Visiting Scientists:
 

 

Emily Florine, Ph.D.

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Rachel E. Miller, Ph.D.

Rush University Medical Center

Paul Kopesky, Ph.D.

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals

Bernd Rolauffs, M.D.

Orthopaedics, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen


Research Affiliates:
 

Eric Vanderploeg, Ph.D.

Sangwon Byun, Ph.D.

Hsu-Yi Lee, Ph.D.


Recent Alumni :
 

Yang Li, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Effects of injury, cytokines, growth factors and compression on cartilage in vitro.

Hadi Tavakoli Nia, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Project: Nanomechanics of Cartilage

Lin Han, Ph.D.

 

Emily Florine, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Effect of hormones on bone marrow-derived stromal cells in the context of cartilage tissue engineering.

Sangwon Byun, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Project: Transport of proteins or therapeutic agents into normal or injured cartilage.

Shuodan Chen, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Project: Effects of mechanical injury of cartilage on lubricin synthesis.

Hsu-Yi Lee, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Co-Supervised by Prof. Christine Ortiz

Project: Atomic force microscopy imaging of proteoglycan components.

Rachel Miller, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Delivery of growth factors to chondrocytes and bone marrow-derived stromal cells to aid in cartilage tissue engineering.

Yihong Sui, Ph.D.

Department of Biological Engineering

Project: Effect of injury and cytokines on cartilage
explants.

 



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