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Shyni Varghese

Laszlo Ormandy Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery

Overview


Shyni Varghese has a triple appointment in the Duke departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Orthopaedic Surgery. She is the first MEDx Investigator.

A leader in the field of biomaterials and stem cells, Varghese will 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.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Laszlo Ormandy Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery · 2023 - Present Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery · 2017 - Present Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science · 2017 - Present Pratt School of Engineering
Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering · 2017 - Present Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
Affiliate of the Duke Regeneration Center · 2021 - Present Regeneration Next Initiative, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications


National Chemical Laboratory (India) · 2002 Ph.D.