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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK1RX003208-01
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):
$251,523
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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