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Jose A. Canseco, MD PhD
Orthopaedic Surgery

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Dr. Canseco is a PGY1 resident in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. His research interests include regenerative orthopaedics, musculoskeletal tissue engineering and stem cell biology. He plans to collaborate with Dr. Lou Soslowsky and Dr. Rob Mauck of the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratories in musculoskeletal and functional tissue engineering endeavors.

2014 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2014 - present Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  
2003 - 2014 MD - Harvard Medical School
MD/PhD Program, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology MD Program
Boston, Massachusetts
2008 - 2013 PhD, Biomedical Engineering - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Medical Engineering and Medical Physics PhD Program
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1999 - 2003 BS, Bioengineering - Rice University
Houston, Texas
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
2004 - 2014 Laboratories for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
Supervisor - Charles A. Vacanti, MD
  • Anterior cruciate ligament regeneration with mesenchymal stem cells and biodegradable scaffolds
  • 3D hyaline cartilage regeneration  
2009 - 2013 Cartilage Repair Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
Supervisor – Andreas H. Gomoll, MD
  • Tibial mesenchymal stem cells for ligament and articular cartilage repair
  • Cartilage regeneration with MSC-chondrocyte co-culture implantations
  • Articular surface response to iodine and various surgically relevant compounds
2002 - 2003 Musculoskeletal Bioengineering Laboratory
Rice University, Houston TX
Supervisor - Kyriacos Athanasiou, PhD
  • Cartilage tissue engineering
  • Extracellular matrix effects on chondrogenesis
  1. Von Keudell A, Syed HM, Canseco JA, Gomoll AH. Efficacy of Common Surgical Compounds in Preventing Articular Chondrocyte Death from Desiccation. KSSTA. ePub Sep 6, 2013.
  2. Philip J, Hackl F, Canseco JA, Kamel RA, Kiwanuka E, Diaz-Siso R, Caterson EJ, Junker JPE, Eriksson E. Amnion-Derived Multipotent Progenitor Cells Improve Achilles Tendon Repair in Rats. Eplasty. 13(e31):225-234, 2013.
  3. Von Keudell A, Canseco JA, Gomoll AH. Deleterious Effects of Diluted Povidone-Iodine on Articular Cartilage. J Arthroplasty. 28(6):918-21, 2013.
  4. Kojima K, Paz AC, Canseco JA, Ross JD, Hardy JP, Obokata H, Vacanti CA. Tissue Engineered Trachea Using Sheep Nasal Septum with a Hydrogel. Regenerative Research. 1(2):27-31, 2012.
  5. Canseco JA, Kojima K, Penvose AR, Ross JD, Obokata H, Gomoll AH, Vacanti CA. Effect on Ligament Marker Expression by Direct-Contact Co-Culture of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Cells. Tissue Engineering Part A. 18(23-24): 2549-58, 2012.
  6. Paz AC, Kojima K, Iwasaki K, Ross JD, Canseco JA, Umezu M, Vacanti CA. Tissue Engineered Trachea Using Decellularized Aorta. J Bioeng and Biomed Sci. S2:001, 2011. 
  7. Reish RG, Zuhaili B, Bergmann J, Aflaki P, Koyama T, Hackl F, Waisbren E, Canseco JA, Verma KD, Eriksson E, Yao F. Modulation of scarring in a liquid environment in the Yorkshire pig. Wound Repair Regen. 17(6):806-16, 2009.
  8. French MM, Rose S, Canseco J, Athanasiou KA. Chondrogenic Differentiation of Adult Dermal Fibroblasts. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 32(1):50-56, 2004.

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