Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
West Virginia University, USA
Ming Pei is an Associate Professor and a Director of Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor in Exercise Physiology and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the West Virginia University. He spent three years as a Postdoctoral Associate in Harvard – M.I.T. Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) focusing on Bioreactor and Cartilage Tissue Engineering Projects, and three years as a Research Fellow in Department of Orthopaedics, Brown University focusing on Stem Cell Projects. He received his MD from Xuzhou Medical College, China in 1991, MS from Fudan University, China in 1996, and PhD from Beijing University, China in 1999. He is an Active Member of Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS, since 2002), Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS, since 2002), and Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI, since 2006). He serves as a reviewer for 17 journals and 6 grant agencies. He also serves as a reviewer for Annual ORS meeting abstract. He has 43 papers published in peer-review journals and more than 55 abstracts accepted for conference presentation.
Cartilage Tissue Engineering and Regeneration and Defect Repair
Bone Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Defect Repair and Fracture Healing
Adult Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation
In Vitro 3D Microenvironment and Extracellular Matrix
Epigenetic Regulation of Expanded Cells on Extracellular Matrix