The Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory team in the Ether Dome at Mass General, Boston

The Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory comprises preclinical biomechanical research and biomaterials testing along with clinical research involving in vivo follow-up of implant performance.


Founder & Director Emeritus

  • William H. Harris, MD

Director Emeritus

Principal Investigators

Visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Martin Magneli, MD, PhD
  • Eiji Takahashi, MD, PhD
  • Veronique Vestergaard, MD-PhD Candidate

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Alireza Borjali, PhD
  • Sourabh Boruah, PhD
  • Hamid Ghaednia, PhD
  • Dmitry Gil, PhD

Lab Manager

  • Slav Lerner

Research Lab Manager

  • Keith K. Wannomae

Biomedical Engineers and Technicians

  • David S. Chan
  • Rachel Connolly
  • Shannon Hugard
  • Charlotte Leape
  • Brad R. Micheli
  • Wali Sabuhi

Clinical Research Coordinators

  • Austin Collins
  • James W. Connelly
  • Isabella Florissi
  • Yhan Colon Iban
  • Pakdee Rojanasopondist
  • Nicholas Sauder
  • David Shin

PhD Students

  • Ali Eren Atici
  • Vincent Galea
  • Qida Zhang


  • Victoria Holt
  • Alisha Sodhi
  • Andrew Thomson


  • Rami Madanat, MD, PhD, Orthopaedic Surgeon Consultant