Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University School of Medicine
Dr. Ming Pei is an Associate Professor and a Director of Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratory at Department of Orthopaedics, West Virginia University. He also holds an Adjunct Position in Exercise Physiology and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in 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), Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI, since 2006), and International Society of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). He serves as a reviewer for about 20 journals and 8 grant agencies and Annual ORS meeting abstract. He also serves in Editorial Board for seven journals. He has 45 papers published in peer-review journals and more than 55 abstracts accepted for conference presentation.
Dr. Ming Pei research focuses on Cartilage Tissue Engineering and Regeneration and Defect Repair, Bone Tissue Engineering and Regeneration, Defect Repair and Fracture Healing, Adult Stem Cell Proliferation and Differentiation, including but not limited to Synovium-Derived Stem Cells, Bone Marrow Stromal Cells, Adipose Stem Cells, and Dermal Fibroblasts, Chondrocyte Proliferation and Differentiation, including but not limited to Articular Chondrocytes, Meniscus Cells, and Nucleus Pulposus Cells, In Vitro 3D Microenvironment and Extracellular Matrix.