Ravi V. Bellamkonda

Ravi V. Bellamkonda

Biomedical engineer

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Ravi V. Bellamkonda is the Vinik Dean of Engineering and professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree in biomedical engineering from Osmania University and a Ph.D. in medical science and biomaterials from Brown University.

Bellamkonda is a well-known biomedical engineer, who has focused on the use of biomaterials to repair spinal nerves, improve neural interfaces and therapeutically improve brain tumors. His laboratory is experimenting with the use of biomaterials in the nervous system to regenerate peripheral nerves, and interface brain electrodes. The BBC created a special report on his work titled, “Cancer: ‘Tumor Monorail’ Can Lead Cancers to Their Doom”.

He is the former president of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and former deputy director of research at the Georgia Tech/Emory Center for the Engineering of Living Tissues. He has been awarded a Clemson Award for Applied Research by the Society for Biomaterials and a Global Indus Technovator Award by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a fellow of the Institute of Physics and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. In 2015, he was a member of the CREATE-X executive team at Georgia Tech.

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Ravi V. Bellamkonda is a biomedical engineer and Vinik Dean of Engineering at Duke University.Bellamkonda also holds a professorship in the Duke Department of Biomedical Engineering, where his laboratory explores the interplay of biomaterials and the nervous system for the development of peripheral nerve regeneration, brain electrode interfacing and brain tumor therapies.

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Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University

University in Ohio, United States

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Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech

Public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Brown University
Brown University

University in Providence, Rhode Island

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Emory University
Emory University

Private research university in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Duke University
Duke University

Private university in Durham, North Carolina, United States

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Osmania University
Osmania University

Public state university in Hyderabad, Telangana

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