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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.

Adam Feinberg Keynote Speaker at the University of Florida 2013 Biomaterials Day

Prof. Adam Feinberg returned to his Alma mater as the keynote speaker for the University of Florida 2013 Biomaterials Day on March 22nd.  It was a great day of research from industry and academia and exciting to see so much great working ...

Adam Feinberg receives the George Tallmann Ladd Research Award from the Carnegie Institute of Technology

Prof. Adam Feinberg has been selected to receive the 2012 George Tallmann Ladd Research Award from the Carnegie Institute of Technology (College of Engineering) at Carnegie Mellon University. For 2012... "The George Tallmann Ladd Research Award was given to David Brumley, Assistant Professor of Electrical and ...

Adam Feinberg recognized by a Rising Star Award from BMES and CMBE

Prof. Adam Feinberg was recognized by a Rising Star Award from the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering special interest group of the Biomedical Engineering Society.  Prof. Feinberg received the award and presented a talk on "Bottom-Up Engineering of the Extracellular Matrix" ...

Research Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting in Atlanta

Great job to everyone that participated in and presented research at the 2012 Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Prof. Feinberg presented, "Engineered Skeletal Muscle Sheets: Optimizing Structure and Contractility" Dr. Palchesko presented, "Engineering the Corneal Endothelium Using Biomimetic Substrates" Ms. Rebecca Wells presented, "Investigating ...

Adam Feinberg receives the NIH Director’s 2012 New Innovator Award

Prof. Adam Feinberg has received the NIH Director's 2012 New Innovator Award to fund the project "Human Myocardium Engineered Using Developmentally-Inspired Protein Scaffolds." Read more about this award. NIH press release CMU press release  Feature article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Martin Antensteiner wins 1st place in REU poster competition!

Congratulations to Martin Antensteiner, who won 1st place in the REU poster session this summer for his research entitled "Investigating the Mechanical Properties of Fibronectin".  His co-authors were Rebecca Wells and John Szymanski.

TJ Wins Summer Research Fellowship

Congratulations to TJ Hinton, who in recognition of his outstanding performance during the past year as an MS student has been awarded a stipend by the BME Department to support his research in Summer 2012.

Publication: Controlling the contractile strength of engineered cardiac muscle by hierarchal tissue architecture

Dr. Feinberg has authored a research article entitled "Controlling the contractile strength of engineered cardiac muscle by hierarchal tissue architecture" in the journal Biomaterials.  This article describes the use of engineered, matrix encoded boundary conditions to control the assembly and ...

Dr. Palchesko Presents at ARVO

Dr. Rachelle Palchesko presented her working on the in vitro expansion of corneal endothelial cells at the 2012 meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Ft Lauderdale.