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Biju Parekkadan, PhD

Cell, Gene and Tissue Engineering Expert

Career Highlights

  • Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine at Rutgers University and a Core Faculty Member at the Center for Surgery, Innovation, and Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School

  • Scientific Co-Founder, Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board of Sentien

  • His laboratory specializes in cell, gene and tissue engineering that is supported by continuous funding from the NIH and disseminated in >100 invited lectures, >35 publications in high-impact journals (Nature Biomedical Engineering, PNAS, Science Translational Medicine) with >3000 citations and >10 patent applications.

  • In 2012, he was recognized by Harvard Medical School with a Young Mentor of the Year Award and by the White House with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor given by the US government for early career investigators

  • Doctoral research generated the IP behind the formation of Sentien, and he continues to lead the R&D efforts


  • PhD, Chemical and Medical Engineering: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

  • MD Studies: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

  • BS, Biomedical Engineering: Rutgers University

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