Announcements

Welcome to our new graduate students Rebecca and TJ

A warm welcome to two graduate students that have joined the Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics group this semester. Rebecca Duffy from Virginia Commonwealth University is a PhD-track BME student who will be working on muscle tissue engineering. TJ ...

Publication: Engineered tissue grafts: opportunities and challenges in regenerative medicine

Dr. Feinberg has authored a review article entitled "Engineered tissue grafts: opportunities and challenges in regenerative medicine"  in the journal Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine.

Yan and Gabe present at the Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Meeting in Hartford, CT

        Congrats to Yan and Gabe who did a great job presenting their research at the BMES 2011 Meeting in Hartford, CT. Yan presented a poster entitled "Engineering Anisotropic Myotubes Using Micropatterned Extracellular Matrix Proteins," with co-author Ashley Lee. Gabe presented a poster ...

Quentin is Awarded a Dowd-ICES Fellowship

Congratulations to Quentin Jallerat, who has been awarded a Dowd-ICES Graduate Student Fellowship for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The Philip and Marsha Dowd Engineering Seed Fund was established in 2001 through a generous gift to the College of Engineering (CIT) ...

Yan Wins Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day!

Congratulations to Yan Sun and co-author Ashley Lee!  Their research entitled "Engineering Anisotropic Myotubes Using Micropatterned Extracellular Matrix Proteins" won a Best Poster Award at the 2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day organized by CMU and PITT.

2011 Biomaterials / Biomechanics Day

We welcome PITT and CMU faculty and students to participate in the 2011 joint Biomaterials and Biomechanics Day, "At the Interface: Using Biomaterials to Probe Biomechanics."  The keynote speaker is Chris Chen from the University of Pennsylvania.  Happening on September ...

Rachelle Interviews Dr. Graziella Pellegrini

As part of the conference "Vision Restoration: Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology" in May, Rachelle interviewed Dr. Graziella Pellegrini regarding her research into regeneration of the corneal surface.  The video is available on the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration website.

Instrumentation Grant Awarded for an Atomic Force Microscope for Biological Applications

Prof. Feinberg is a Co-PI on a recently awarded instrumentation grant for an Asylum Research MFP-3D BIO atomic force microscope integrated with an inverted fluorescent microscope.  This instrument will be located in PTC and provide exciting new capability to probe ...

Welcome Nina and Kevin!

Welcome to Nina Kloss and Kevin Frankola, visiting undergraduate researchers for the summer working on 3-D rapid prototyping of tissue engineered constructs.

Prof. Feinberg and Team Win Instrumentation Grant for Confocal Microscope

A team of faculty from MSE and BME led by Adam wins a Carnegie Mellon internal infrastructure grant to acquire a Nikon AZ100 C2 confocal microscope. This equipment will enable 3-D imaging of biological samples, engineered tissues and protein-based ...