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.

Publication: Optimizing the Structure and Contractility of Engineered Skeletal Muscle Thin Films

We have published a new article in the journal Acta Biomaterialia on tissue engineered skeletal muscle entitled "Optimizing the Structure and Contractility of Engineered Skeletal Muscle Thin Films."  Congratulations to Yan, Rebecca and Ashley for publishing the second research paper ...

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" ...

Publication: Development of Polydimethylsiloxane Substrates with Tunable Elastic Modulus to Study Cell Mechanobiology in Muscle and Nerve

We have published a new article in the journal PLoS ONE on substrates with tunable elastic modulus entitled "Development of Polydimethylsiloxane Substrates with Tunable Elastic Modulus to Study Cell Mechanobiology in Muscle and Nerve."

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 ...

Hiring Postdoctoral Fellows in Cardiac Tissue Engineering

We have an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the area of cardiac tissue engineering, see below. Description A postdoctoral fellowship is available in advanced biomaterials development and cardiac tissue engineering within the Regenerative Biomaterials & Therapeutics Group at CMU. The research ...

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