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Panel 4: Darryl D'Lima

Tissue Engineering and Extracellular Influences

October 31, 2012
19 minutes
Darryl D'Lima


Darryl D'Lima currently serves as director of orthopedic research at Scripps Clinic. His major research interests include biomechanics of the hip and knee joints, and cartilage injury and repair. He has received academic funding from the NIH, CIRM, OREF, Knee Society, and the Aircast Foundation. Dr. D’Lima has received numerous awards including two Knee Society awards and the HAP Paul award from the International Society of Technology in Arthroplasty for research involving the development of the “smart” knee prosthesis. In 2005 he was awarded the Kappa Delta award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for his work on chondrocyte apoptosis following cartilage injury. He serves as reviewer for the NIH on Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering study sections, chair of the Arthroplasty Topic for the Orthopedic Research Society, and is a member of the board of directors for the International Society of Technology in Arthroplasty. Dr. D’Lima trained as an orthopedic surgeon in India, and as a fellow in Adult Reconstruction under Clifford W. Colwell Jr., MD at Scripps Clinic. He holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in bioengineering at UC San Diego.