DIrector, Clinical Musculoskeletal Research
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Dr. Prakash Jayabalan is Director of Clinical Musculoskeletal Research at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA. He received his medical degree from King’s College London and PhD from the University of Missouri in Pathobiology where his research focused on tissue engineering of cartilage and biological markers of joint disease. He is an alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center residency training program and completed Sports Medicine fellowship training at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab/Northwestern University, where he stayed on as faculty. He has received multiple research grants and awards for his laboratory’s work which focusses on using biological markers to develop novel, individualized rehabilitation and exercise strategies for individuals with knee osteoarthritis. His clinical practice focusses on treating sports injuries and degenerative musculoskeletal conditions. Dr Jayabalan is a current recipient of a KL2 Mentored Career Development award from Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Scientist Institute (NUCATS) to investigate cartilage response to stress in the healthy and osteoarthritic state. All of his accomplishments were recently recognized as he was chosen as a ‘40 under 40’ Chicago scientist.
Monday, September 27, 2021
4:50 PM – 5:07 PM ET