Jeremy Mercuri: Inventor Spotlight
Dr. Jeremy Mercuri, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, has been a part of the Clemson University family since receiving his M.S. in Bioengineering from Clemson in 2006. He continued on to earn his Ph.D., also from Clemson, in Bioengineering in 2011. Prior to joining Clemson as a faculty member, Dr. Mercuri spent a number of years in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Most recently, Dr. Mercuri worked as a senior research engineer within Stryker’s Orthobiologies division. He also has previous experience as a research engineer within the biomechanical testing group at Medtronic Spinal and Biologics.
Dr. Mercuri’s research interests are concentrated in orthopaedic regenerative medicine. His lab, the Laboratory of Orthopaedic Tissue Regeneration and Orthobiologics (OrthO-X Lab), focuses on the development of regenerative medicine technologies that are used to restore the anatomy and physiology of damaged or diseased musculoskeletal tissues. Founded in 2013 by Mercuri, the lab is composed of undergraduate and graduate students who lead projects and work to maintain collaborative relationships with clinicians and medical device industry representatives.
Mercuri’s innovative research and industry experience has led him to receive 3 patents and has given him the tools and expertise necessary to significantly impact the healthcare industry.
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