M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
Darvin is assessing the mechanical behavior of treatments for focal cartilage lesions.
Honors and Awards
- 2010-2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
- 2015 Mike Shinn Distinguished Graduate Student of the Year
- 2015 Zellman Warhaft Commitment to Diversity Graduate Student Award
- 2015 NSBE BCA Scholar
- 2014 SUNY Graduate Diversity Fellowship
- 2014 NSBE Major Sponsor Scholarship
- 2014 NSF GK-12 fellow
- 2013 NSBE Fellows Scholar
- 2012 NSBE Fulfilling the Legacy Scholarship Recipient
- 2010 Diversity Programs in Engineering, Distinguished Graduate Student Award
- 2009 Sage Graduate Academic Scholarship
- 2009 Graduate Student of the Year, Diversity Programs in Engineering
- Griffin DJ, Ortved K, Nixon A, Bonassar LJ. “Mechanical properties and structure-function relationships in articular cartilage repaired using IGF-I gene-enhanced chondrocytes” 2015, J Orthop Res, doi: 10.1002/jor.23038. [Epub ahead of print].
- Griffin DJ, Vicari J, Buckley MR, Silverberg JL, Cohen I, Bonassar LJ. “Effects of enzymatic treatments on the depth-dependent viscoelastic shear properties of articular cartilage” 2014, J Orthop Res, doi: 10.1002/jor.22713. [Epub ahead of print].
- Griffin, D; Lachowsky, D; Bonnevie, E; Hart, J; Sparks, H; Cohen, I; Nixon, A; Moran, N; Matthews, G; Bonassar, L. Mechanical performance of the matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte implant(MACI®) grafts in an equine model at 53 weeks, Journal of Biomechanics (JBM) 2014, doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.04.010.
Aside from his workload, Darvin enjoys traveling, reading, outdoor athletic sports, cooking, and going to the gym.