Billi Research Group
Engineering devices and technologies to diagnose, monitor, and treat musculoskeletal diseases
Orthopaedic Biology, Digital Health, Musculoskeletal Research, Wearable Technologies, 3D Printing, Smart and Functional Materials, and Smart Textiles. Particle Analysis, Bone on-a-chip, Wearable Technologies, Sensor Fusion
Mr. Kavanaugh performs research, and oversees the activities and research of the technicians and volunteers in the labs.
B.S. Genetics, University of California at Davis
Mathematical description of nanoparticles and image analysis, and genetic interactions leading to nanoparticle mediated osteolysis.
Nanoparticle isolation and display. Scanning electron microscopy and SEM image analysis. 3-D image reconstruction. Statistical analysis of nanoparticle distributions.
Presentation of the Best Paper Award, 20th Annual Orthopaedic Hospital Research Day, Los Angeles, CA, June 13, 2011The John Charnley Award, The Hip Society, February 2011Presentation of the Best Paper Award, 19th Annual Orthopaedic Hospital Research Day, Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 2010Awarded for, "A New High Accuracy Protocol for the Extraction and Analysis of UHMWPE Wear Debris."