Acclaimed Orthopedic Leaders Join mend™ Science Board


Acclaimed Orthopedic Leaders Join mend™ Science Board

Eziah Syed

Vice Chair of Orthopedics at LSU and Attending at Hospital for Special Surgery Join mend™’s Science Team

We’re very proud to announce that two acclaimed leaders in orthopedics, Dr. Vinod Dasa of LSU and Dr. Peter Sculco of Hospital for Special Surgery, will be joining our science team to advance exciting new research and products. With these new team members we are continuing to advance our strategy of being the market leader in orthopedic clinical nutrition.

Dr. Vinod Dasa is the Vice Chair of Orthopedics at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He is also the Co-Director of the LSU Musculoskeletal Research Consortium. His mission is to improve and optimize the value and delivery of health care through research, innovation, and entrepreneurship to improve access and reduce disparities.

Dr. Peter K. Sculco is a hip and knee orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Associate Professor with academic rank. Dr. Sculco specializes in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee, including primary and complex revision joint replacements. As a part of the renowned HSS network, Dr. Sculco is committed to evidence-based medicine, collaborative care with other physicians, and using the latest research and highest quality implants to deliver personalized care and superior results.

These two leaders will help mend™ by identifying and advancing research to optimize outcomes through perioperative nutrition, understand biomarkers that predict favorable surgical outcomes, and by collaborating in preclinical and clinical trials to evaluate efficacy and safety of mend™’s solutions. 

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