Past Team Members

Adhira Sunkara, PhD

Research Engineer

Adhira Sunkara has a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and experience working with multiple start-ups for the design, development and commercialization of medical devices. Dr. Sunkara serves as a research engineer in the T.E.C.I. Center. She has expertise in technology design, data analysis, grant writing, and research study design.


Ken Perrone, MD

Research Resident 

Dr. Kenneth Perrone is a general surgery resident at Stanford. He joined the T.E.C.I. Center as a research resident following his PGY2 year. He attended SUNY Downstate for medical school. His clinical interest is in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. Outside of the lab he enjoys riding his bike and grocery shopping.