Medical Director, Medical Strategy and Scientific Affairs • BGB Group
- B.S. Tulane University, Biomedical Engineering, 2009
- M.S. Tulane University, Biomedical Engineering, 2010
- M.Phil. Columbia University, 2013
- Ph.D. Columbia University, 2016
Hailing from Portland, Oregon, Alexander received both his BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University, and his Ph.D. from Columbia in Dr. Gerard Ateshian's Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory. His research focused on cartilage tissue engineering, cartilage biomechanics, nutrient transport and extracellular matrix synthesis within engineered cartilage, and techniques for engineering large chondrocyte-agarose constructs to treat cartilage defects found in osteoarthritic joints.