Ajaykumar Vishwakarma

Ajaykumar Vishwakarma

Dr Ajaykumar Vishwakarma is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School at Harvard University, USA and also affiliated to Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. He graduated from Maharashtra University of Health Science, India with a B.D.S degree and has been a recipient of the Stem Cell Training Fellowship at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology. He completed his MSc in Tissue Engineering and PG Certificate in Biomedical Techniques from Cardiff University, UK. Additionally, he has held key industrial positions in the past to gain experience in commercialization and translational biotechnology. Dr. Vishwakarma’s areas of specialization include innovation using bioengineering design principles to develop advanced therapeutic and non-therapeutic tissue engineered products for healthcare and to improve sustainability. His primary research addresses understanding the physical and biochemical properties of the extracellular matrix (ECM) and further designing cell-instructive biomaterials using micro- and nano-scale technologies to model synthetic somatic or stem cell niches in tissue regeneration. Specific focus is on vascularization, immunomodulation, bone, cartilage and tumors.

Affiliations and Expertise

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA