Name: David Dean

Email: david.dean@osumc.edu

Department: Plastic Surgery

Lab Manager/Dept Contact Phone: 614-688-9044

Previous Mentoring: Yes (funded)

Research Description: The Osteo Engineering Laboratory focuses on providing surgical simulation, procedure and device design, and implant fabrication for skeletal reconstructive surgery. We have projects ranging from tissue engineered, 3D printed, stem cell-The Osteo Engineering Laboratory focuses on providing surgical simulation, procedure and device design, and implant fabrication for skeletal reconstructive surgery. More specifically we have researched projects underway that involve computer aided design, bone stem cell culture, 3D printing of surgical guides and implants, and animal models of surgical procedures.

Mentor website: http://www.osteoengineering.com/team/DavidDean

Lab website: www.OsteoEngineering.com

Specific areas of Research Emphasis: Musculoskeletal Disorders; Tissue Repair and Regeneration; Other: Skeletal Reconstruction