Mr. Shibu Chameettachal’s interview with Bio Patrika hosting “Vigyan Patrika”, a series of author interviews. Shibu has started his career as a microbiologist and selected Tissue engineering as his area of research. He has gained research experience at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi before joining PhD. He is currently a PhD scholar at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad. His research interest is in 3D bioprinting of tissue and organ development and currently working on corneal regeneration. He is a recipient of the prestigious Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council-Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award in 2018. Shibu has a good publication record, including reviews and book chapters. He presented his research work at national and international conferences. Here Shibu talks about his first author publication “Differentiation In Vitro Using a Biomimetic ECM Hydrogel for Corneal Tissue Regeneration” published in ACS Applied Bio Materials.
IIT Hyderabad has announced a new B. Tech. program in Biomedical Engineering. This will be a unique program that trains engineers in next generation healthcare technologies and prepare them to work at the frontiers of healthcare innovation in the deep-tech industry or academia.
Fibroheal Woundcare Pvt. Ltd founded by Vivek Mishra (Founder, Director & CEO), Bharat Tandon (Co-founder and Director) and Subramanian Shivaraman (Co-founder & Director) in 2017. Based in Bangalore, Fibroheal is a biotechnology oriented healthcare startup with focus on the use of biocompatible silk proteins based biomaterial for advance & active wound care management.