Group Members

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.

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.

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.

Welcome to Brooke, Billy, Iris and Nina!

A warm welcome to the great group of undergraduates joining us for the summer. Brooke Gladstone is working on corneal regeneration, Billy Littlefield is working on collagen IV nanofibers, Iris Young is characterizing the structure of protein nanofibers and ...

Congrats to Ashley Lee for Receiving Her Masters Degree!

Congratulations to Ashley Lee, who received her Masters of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering on May 15, 2011.  Ashley will be continuing on in the lab this summer working on muscle tissue engineering.

Welcome Rachelle and Ling!

A belated to welcome to our two new postdoctoral fellows! Rachelle Palchesko recently received her PhD in Chemistry from Duquesne University. She is working on regeneration of the corneal endothelium and is a OTERO (Ocular Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Ophthalmology) Fellow funded by the ...