Matthew Carty, a visiting scientist in the Biomechatronics group, has been named the Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Distinguished Chair in Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Carty is an associate surgeon in the Department of Surgery Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, and a research scientist at the MIT Media Lab. Dr. Carty is co-director of the Brigham Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Program, director of the Brigham Lower Extremity Reconstruction Program, and director of Innovation and Strategy for the Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation. His research interests are focused primarily on limb restoration, both through transplantation and complex reconstruction. His research endeavors are currently funded by multiple grants, including those from intramural sources such as Stepping Strong, as well as extramural sources including DARPA and the Department of Defense.