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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Tuning the Delivery and Response of Injectable Stem Cells for Cartilage Repair
Principal Investigator:

Jay Patel

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $140,022
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


My professional aspiration is to develop an independent research career exploring innovative implants and therapeutics for musculoskeletal tissue repair and regeneration. During my graduate studies at Rutgers University, I designed and fabricated a novel fiber-reinforced meniscus scaffold, evaluated it in a long-term large animal model, and tested its implantation and load-bearing efficacy in human cadaveric knees. With this productive graduate career involving macro-scale biomechanics and tissu...

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