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Jesse Goodwin, Ph.D, Technology Development Officer

Jesse Goodwin, Ph.D. is the Technology Development Officer at the MUSC Foundation for Research Development (MUSC FRD).  Dr. Goodwin holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Stony Brook University where she worked with Dr. Partap Khalsa examining the relationship between spine mechanics and low back pain with special focus on the facet joint capsular ligament. She successfully obtained a research grant from Sigma Xi to support part of her efforts and was name Runner-up in a Best Paper competition sponsored by Spine Journal. Dr. Goodwin also performed post-doctoral research under the guidance of Dr. Martha Gray at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, where she was awarded an NIH post-doctoral fellowship for her work. Her research examined the relationship between articular cartilage & mechanical loading and proteoglycan metabolism determined by MRI. She has published her work in journals such as the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, and Osteoarthritis Cartilage.

Dr. Goodwin spent the last five years at an Intellectual Property consulting firm, where she became Leader of the Medical Device group. While at the firm, she gained a wide range of experience in areas such as orthopaedic devices, obesity treatment methods and devices, cardiac and venous valve replacements, and minimally invasive surgical tools, among others. Projects led by Dr. Goodwin include prior art and freedom to operate searches, patent strategy assessments, white space analysis, competitive intelligence and license/acquisition target identification.

Dr. Goodwin's office can be found in the Bioengineering Building located at 68 President Street, Room 101A, Charleston, S.C. 29425-5010.

Harborview Office Tower, 19 Hagood Avenue, Suite 909, Charleston, SC 29403    Ph. 843.876.1900  Fx. 843.876.1905