Research Assistant Professor, Director, Spine Research Laboratory
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Chia-Ying Lin is a Research Assistant Professor, the Director of the Spine Research Laboratory at the Department of Neurosurgery in the University of Michigan. He has received his MS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He has completed his B.A in Civil Engineering in National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan in 1997. Dr. Lin is serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals and reviewer of 6 journals, including Biomacromolecules, Tissue Engineering, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Materials Letters, Cell Proliferation, and Journal of Orthopaedic Research. He has published over 20 articles to date in many journals specified in spine medicine, regenerative medicine, and cancer biology and therapy.
His research interests primarily focus on biological repair of degenerative intervertebral disc, spinal reconstruction with tissue engineering approaches, and inductive therapy for bone metastasis.