Professor Geetha Manivasagam

Biomaterials Scientist working on surface engineering of medical implants used for the replacement of hip knee, cardiac and dental .

Geetha Manivasagam, is an interdisciplinary expert working on materials processing, surface engineering and biocompatibility of biomaterials used for the orthopedic, dental and cardiac applications. She is the founder Director for Centre for Biomaterials ,Cellular and Molecular Theranostics which consists of an interdisciplinary team members working on tissue engineering, cell therapy and drug discovery and biomaterials. She is ranked as No.1 Materials Scientist (2009-2014) by MHRD,India and Ranked Top 2% Scientist from India by the analysis performed by Stanford University. Her Centre focuses on Translationation research in the area of Drug discovery for cancer, Immune adaptive materials, Cancer Imaging,biomechanics  and 3D and 4D   Bioprinting. 

Selected publications

Ti based biomaterials, the ultimate choice for orthopaedic implants–a reviewM Geetha, AK Singh, R Asokamani, AK GogiaProgress in materials science 54 (3), 397-425


Bacterial adherence and biofilm formation on medical implants: a reviewS Veerachamy, T Yarlagadda, G Manivasagam, PKDV YarlagaddaProceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of …


Electrophoretic deposition of nanocomposite (HAp+ TiO2) on titanium alloy for biomedical applicationsL Mohan, D Durgalakshmi, M Geetha, TSNS Narayanan, R AsokamaniCeramics International 38 (4), 3435-3443
Decreased Staphylococcus aureus and increased osteoblast density on nanostructured electrophoretic-deposited hydroxyapatite on titanium without the use of pharmaceuticalsD Mathew, G Bhardwaj, Q Wang, L Sun, B Ercan, M Geetha, TJ WebsterInternational journal of nanomedicine 9, 1775


Hydrothermal treatment of etched titanium: A potential surface nano-modification technique for enhanced biocompatibilityJ Vishnu, VK Manivasagam, V Gopal, CB Garcia, P Hameed, ...Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 20, 102016


Surface properties and cytocompatibility of Ti-6Al-4V fabricated using Laser Engineered Net ShapingA Revathi, D Mitun, VK Balla, S Dwaipayan, D Devika, G ManivasagamMaterials Science and Engineering: C 100, 104-116





Director and Professor
Centre for Biomaterials Cellular and Molecular Theranostics
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