Shyni Varghese

Shyni Varghese
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Third Year Mentor - Biomedical Engineering and Surgery Study Program (BES)

Shyni Varghese has a triple appointment in the Duke departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, and Orthopaedic Surgery. She is the first MEDx Investigator.

A leader in the field of biomaterials and stem cells, Varghese will develop her research at Duke in three major areas:

  • Musculoskeletal tissue repair
  • Disease biophysics, and
  • Organ-on-a-chip technology

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.

Education and Training

  • National Chemical Laboratory (India), Ph.D. 2002