Vikesh Chandaria, PhD Graduate

Vikesh Chandaria completed his PhD in 2017. His PhD thesis was entitled “Mechanical Stimulation and Morphogenesis of the Embryonic Chick Knee Joint” and his research focussed on the influence of biophysical stimuli on embryonic joint development. Vikesh is now working as a biomedical engineer in the NHS.

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Kaushik Mukherjee, Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Kaushik Mukherjee joined the Developmental Biomechanics group in 2017 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and in 2018 was awarded a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship. His research is investigating the role of prenatal movements in joint shape development using a mechanobiological simulation of growth and morphogenesis. In 2019, Kaushik took up an Assistant Professorship at IIT…

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Cristian Parisi, Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr Cristian Parisi was a postdoctoral Research Associate in the group from January 2017 to March 2019. His project focused on the role of mechanical forces in cartilage and bone development and joint morphogenesis, combining tissue engineering and developmental biomechanics methods using a mechanostimulation bioreactor system for tissue culture. Cristian is now a Senior Scientist…

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