Shyni Varghese, Associate editor
Duke University, USA
Shyni Varghese is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomedial Engineering, and Materials Engineering and Materials Science at Duke University. Her research focuses at the interface of biologically inspired materials and stem cells. Examples of ongoing research activities in her laboratory involve developing biomaterials for regenerative medicine, smart materials such as self-healing gels, and technologies to improve stem-cell-based therapies, including activating endogenous stem cells, engineered functional tissue grafts, and organ-on-a-chip systems. She is an elected Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and a consultant to biotech companies and law firms.