Julie O'Connell, PhD to Speak to Program Residents & Staff

April 17, 2013

Dr. Julie O'Connell is a Principal Scientist at AMNIOX™ Medical, Inc. Dr. O'Connell was formerly a Senior Scientist for Zimmer® Biologics where she was responsible for the development and commercialization of novel materials for stimulating biologically induced bone and soft tissue repair. She led the pre-clinical development of allogeneic graft substitutes for orthopedic applications. Prior to joining Zimmer® Biologics in 2005, Julie's academic research focused on characterizing the inflammatory and toxicity responses to biological matrix implantations. Julie brings more than twelve years of tissue engineering research experience from both academic and commercial institutions. She is widely published and speaks regularly on the advances of biologics for orthopedic applications. Julie earned Bachelors and Doctorate degrees in the Department of Microbiology and Pathology from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington.