Publication: “Nano- and Microstructured ECM and Biomimetic Scaffolds for Cardiac Tissue Engineering”

We have published a chapter titled Nano- and Microstructured ECM and Biomimetic Scaffolds for Cardiac Tissue Engineering in the book Bio-inspired Materials for Biomedical Engineering edited by Tony Brennan and Chelsea Kirschner. Co-authors are Quentin Jallerat, John Szymanski and Adam Feinberg. ...

Publication: “Fabrication of Freestanding Alginate Microfibers and Microstructures for Tissue Engineering Applications”

We have published an article entitled "Fabrication of Freestanding Alginate Microfibers and Microstructures for Tissue Engineering Applications" in the journal Biofabrication .  Authors are graduate student John Szymanski and Prof Adam Feinberg.

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."

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!