Vincent P. Willard, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Dr. Willard has over 15 years of experience in molecular and stem cell biology research with expertise in soft tissue engineering, stem cell differentiation and gene therapy. Dr. Willard holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Rice University and completed an extensive post-doctoral fellowship in orthopedic tissue engineering at Duke University. He is keenly interested in using his expertise to engineer orthopedic tissues that can thrive in an inflammatory environment and in developing innovative solutions to soft tissue challenges.