Vaidehi Joshi has over a decade of experience in early-stage biotech companies developing unique therapeutic solutions, cutting-edge research products, and cell-based therapies. She is currently Director of Discovery Biology at Organovo, Inc. and Viscient Biosciences, Inc. Prior to joining Viscient, Ms. Joshi worked her way up from Research Associate to Scientist II at Organovo, Inc., from 2012-2019, where she led the pre-clinical research program for the design, development, and manufacture of 3D bioprinted therapeutic human liver tissues targeted towards the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism and genetic diseases. She received her Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology at the Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering (RVCE) in Bangalore, India and received a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) , with a specialization in Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials. While at UCLA, she performed primary intestinal epithelial stem cell isolations and 3D cultures for intestinal tissue regeneration for short gut and prepared bioengineered scaffolds from polymers and implanted these xenografts in small animal models. Ms. Joshi is an experienced speaker, panelist, and presenter at several biomedical conferences both in the U.S and internationally. Ms. Joshi has co-authored several published peer reviewed articles, and is an inventor on multiple Organovo patents and patent applications.
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