Alesha B Castillo, PhD

Alesha B Castillo, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
NYU School of Medicine

Email: alesha.castillo@nyu.edu; alesha.castillo@nyumc.org

Office: 2 MetroTech Center, 10th Floor, Room 10.070, Brooklyn
Office: 301 E 17th Street, 16th Floor, Room 1616, Manhattan


Dr. Castillo’s research focuses on interactions between mechanobiological cues and musculoskeletal systems, with consideration given at the molecular, cellular, and tissue levels. Specific areas of interest include musculoskeletal biomechanics, mechanobiology, regeneration, and stem cell biology, with work grounded in engineering tools and analyses, state-of-the-art cell and molecular biology techniques, and translational medicine.