Dr. Nancy Pleshko is a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Pleshko is recognized for her research on assessment of tissues at the molecular, cellular, and structural level through application of state-of-the-art vibrational spectroscopy. She has substantial expertise in basic and translational research in connective tissue pathophysiology and orthopedics, including osteoporosis and other bone pathologies, and osteoarthritis and cartilage repair. She has over 90 publications, and has received over $5 million in federal funding.
- Molecular Imaging of Tissues & Cells
- Spectroscopic Analysis Techniques for Cartilage and Bone Pathologies
- Tissue Engineering
- Contribution of Molecular Alterations in Connective Tissue on Mechanical Behavior
- MicroCT & Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Connective Tissues