Dr. Shyni Varghese

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, and Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University

Shyni Varghese, a committed Bhupat & Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation CARE team member, has a triple appointment in the Duke University departments of biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering and materials Science, and orthopedics surgery. She is the first MEDx Investigator.

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.

A leader in the field of biomaterials and stem cells, Varghese focuses her research in three major areas: Musculoskeletal tissue repair, disease biophysics, and organ-on-a-chip technology. Varghese received her Ph.D. from India’s National Chemical Laboratory in 2002.