ISSN: ISSN: 2329-6674
University of California, United States
Eleftherios A.Makris is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Musculoskeletal Bioengineering under the Guidance of Prof. Athanasiou, University of California, Davis. He was a Research fellow in Orthopedic Surgery Department at university of Larisa, Greece. He is a member of International membership of the American Academy of the Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Orthopaedic Research Society and International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) from 2011-2013. He is a member of Hellenic Bioscientific Association in the USA (HBA-USA), holding the position of Treasurer. He is also a member of General Medical Council (GMC), UK and Greece. He is also a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Articular cartilage and knee meniscus biology, pathophysiology, degeneration and regeneration.Articular cartilage repair (surgical- and drug-based treatments).Experimental (animal) models for osteoarthritis research/treatment.Drug development for in vitro and in vivo cartilage regeneration. Theoretical and experimental bioengineering: tissue engineering of articular cartilage and knee meniscus.