Announcements

Our research highlighted in the latest issue of the Carnegie Institute of Technology Magazine

An overview of the cardiac tissue engineering work being conducted by the lab has been published in the Fall 2013 issue of the Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT) Magazine. Read the article.

Congratulations to Amrita Sahu for Receiving her Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Congats to Amrita Sahu, who has received her MS degree in Biomedical Engineering for her research on single cell protein scaffolds.  Amrita will continue to work in the group through the spring semester.

Publication: “Engineered skeletal muscle tissue for soft robotics: fabrication strategies, current applications, and future challenges”

We have published a review article entitled "Engineered skeletal muscle tissue for soft robotics: fabrication strategies, current applications, and future challenges" in the journal WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology.  Authors are graduate student Rebecca Duffy and Prof Adam Feinberg.

Publication: “Functional Differences in Engineered Myocardium from Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived versus Neonatal Cardiomyocytes”

Prof. Feinberg is the lead author on a new publication in the journal Stem Cell Reports describing the functional comparison of cardiac muscle engineered from neonatal mouse cardiomyocytes versus cardiomyocytes derived from mouse embryonic stem cells.  The study highlights the ...

3D Printing of Biomaterials Demonstrated to Commerce Under Secretary

On a recent visit to Carnegie Mellon University, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Mark Doms received a demonstration of the technology we have been developing on the 3D printing of biological soft materials, led by doctoral student T.J. ...

Publication: “Nanofiber Biomaterials”

We have published a book chapter entitled "Nanofiber Biomaterials" in the Springer Handbook of Nanomaterials covering the fabrication, characterization and application of nanofiber biomaterials. Congratulations to Rachelle, Yan, Ling, John and Quentin!

Patent Issued: “Engineered cell growth on polymeric films and biotechnological applications thereof”

Prof. Feinberg is a co-inventor on the recently issued US Patent No. 8,492,150 entitled "Engineered cell growth on polymeric films and biotechnological applications thereof."

Welcome to undergraduates Anshul, Danny, Rahul and Shigeto working in the lab this summer!

We are pleased to welcome four undergraduates working in the lab this summer on a range of projects.   Anshul Dhanker and Rahul Kurl have both received the highly competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the Undergraduate Research Office at ...

Congratulations to TJ Hinton for Receiving his Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Congratulations to TJ Hinton, who recently graduated and received his Maters of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from CMU.  We are also excited that TJ will be continuing on in the group as a PhD student and expanding upon his ...

Quentin and John have Received the BME Teaching Award

Congratulations to Quentin Jallerat and John Szymanksi for receiving the BME Department's 2012-2013 Teaching Award for excellence.   They share this award for their hard work as TA's in the Tissue Engineering course, where they received outstanding evaluations from the ...