Dr. Bahar Bilgen studies cartilage tissue engineering using novel cell sources and drug delivery techniques. Engineered cartilage tissues can be used to restore cartilage function after traumatic cartilage injuries and may prevent diseases such as arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Bahar Bilgen is an Instructor (Research) at the Departments of Orthopaedics and is an investigator at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She studied Chemical Engineering specializing in biochemical engineering at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (BS'98, MS'00). She joined Brown/VA in 2006 after completing her PhD in Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Her research focuses on cartilage tissue engineering using novel cell sources, growth factor delivery techniques and bioreactors.
BAHAR BILGEN, Ph.D.
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Bioreactors-NewsRx Medical News
Tissue Engineering-News Rx Medical News
Center for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine September 2008 Newsletter
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