Jignesh V. Unadkat

Jignesh V. Unadkat was born in Surat, India. After graduating from medical school with honors, he pursued surgical training in United Kingdom where he trained at some of the nationally renowned hospitals including Queen Victoria Hospital and Royal London Hospital. After passing the surgical exams as Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England, he moved to Pittsburgh, USA where he worked in the plastic surgery laboratory for three years under the mentorship of Dr. W. P. Andrew Lee studying novel strategies to induce tolerance towards vascularised composite allotransplantation. He then pursued plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and currently is completing a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He will be joining the faculty of the Department of Plastic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh as an assistant professor. His practice will involve all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery with specific interest in brachial plexus injuries. His research interests include nerve regeneration and efficacious delivery of growth factors for neuronal recovery. In addition, he continues to be a part of the vascularised composite allotransplantation laboratory designing and developing novel strategies for immunomodulation and allograft tolerance induction.

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A System for Simple Real-Time Anastomotic Failure Detection and Wireless Blood Flow Monitoring in the Lower Limbs
Current totally implantable wireless blood flow monitors are large and cannot operate alongside nearby monitors. To alleviate the problems with the current monitors, we developed a system to monitor blood flow wirelessly, with a simple and easily interpretable real-time output.... Read more