Dr. Shyni Varghese

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

Shyni Varghese has a triple appointment in the Duke University departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Orthopedics Surgery. 

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. Dr. Varghese is the first MEDx investigator.

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