James Rex , MD
Clinical Instructor - GME
James Rex is a native of South Carolina, where he completed his bachelors degree in Bioengineering at Clemson University in 2016 with a focus on biomaterials and implant coatings. This was followed by undergraduate medical education at the Medical University of South Carolina.
In his free time, James enjoys working on carpentry projects, getting outdoors hiking and rock climbing, and exploring the Cincinnati food scene with his wife, Olivia.
Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering: Clemson University Clemson, SC, 2016 (Biomaterials engineering)
Doctorate of Medicine: Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC, 2021
Shealy, N., Rex, J., Bradshaw, A., & Gross, C. (2019. ) Dynamic Stretching of Fibrillar Collagen Enhances Cross-linking by Transglutaminas .[Abstract]Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics,
Rex, J., Durante, E., Barcel, A., & Gross, C. (2019. ) MALDI-TOF Analysis of K-wire Biofilms: A Pilot Study .[Abstract]Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics,
Peer Reviewed Publications
Gross C, Della Valle C, Rex J, Sophia T, Durante E (2021. ) Fungal Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Review of Demographics and Management .Journal of Arthroplasty, ,
Gil D, Rex J, Cobb W, Reukov V, Vertegel A (2018. ) Anti-inflammatory coatings of hernia repair meshes: A pilot study .J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater, ,
Gil, D, Rex, J, Reukov, V, Vertegel (2018. ) In vitro study on the deterioration of polypropylene hernia repair meshes .J Biomed Mater Res Part B , ,
Bredikhin, M., Gil, D., Rex, J., Cobb, W., Reukov, V., & Vertegel, A (2020. ) Anti-inflammatory coating of hernia repair meshes: a 5-rabbit study .Hernia, ,
Davis, L., Rex, J., Slone, D., Kubalak, S., Kanal, S., Gross, C. (2019. ) Ultrasound Evaluation of Secondary Features Associated with Peroneal Tendon Pathology .2019 AIUM Convention, Orlando, FL. .
Gil D., Rex J., Reukov V., Cobb W., Vertegel A. (2017. ) Vitamin E-coated hernia repair meshes for mitigation of oxidative stress .2017 IBE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. .
Honors and Awards
2019 -2020 Stephen Canaday Award for Excellence in Anatomy Type:Monetary
2021: Alpha Omega Alpha member