Group Members

Congratulations to Prarthana for Receiving a Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to MS student Prarthana Patil, who has received a Summer Research Fellowship from the Department of Biomedical Engineering to continue her work on patterned microfibers for muscle tissue engineering applications.

Rachelle Palchesko wins second place poster at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Retreat

Congratulations to Dr. Rachelle Palchesko for wining 2nd place in the poster competition in the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 2014 retreat for her poster entitled "Development of a Human Bioengineered Corneal Endothelium Towards Use in Endothelial Keratoplasty."

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 ...

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 ...

John Szymanski Wins the Best Presentation Award at the BiRM Annual Meeting

Congratulations to John Szymanski for winning the Best Presentation Award at the Biomechanics in Regenerative Medicine (BiRM) T32 Annual Progress Meeting.  John presented his exciting work on using monodisperse nanofibers to elucidate the mechanical properties of fibronectin.