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.

Publication: A tissue-engineered jellyfish with biomimetic propulsion

Prof. Feinberg is a coauthor on a new publication in Nature Biotechnology on the tissue engineering of a synthetic organism, an artificial "jellyfish."  This work was led by PhD student Janna Nawroth at Caltech and a collaboration of scientists from Caltech and ...

Major Instrumentation Grant Awarded

The Center for the Mechanics and Engineering of Cellular Systems (CMECS) at CMU has been awarded a CIT infrastructure grant to create a cell phenotyping facility.  As part of this grant, the Regenerative Biomaterials Group will house a new Nikon ...

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.

Bottom-Up Engineering of the Extracellular Matrix

Dr. Feinberg gave a presentation entitled "Bottom-Up Engineering of the Extracellular Matrix" at the 7th Symposium on Biologic Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine held in Napa, CA on April 28, 2012.

Drs. Feinberg and Palchesko discuss our latest research on the Regenerative Medicine Today Podcast

"Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Adam Feinberg, PhD and Rachelle Palchesko, PhD.  Dr. Feinberg is the principal investigator of the Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics Group at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Palchesko is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the group.  Drs. Feinberg ...

Welcome to our new MS graduate student Amrita!

Welcome to Amrita Sahu, who is joining our group as a BME MS-track graduate student.  Amrita will be working on ECM protein scaffolds.

Drs. Palchesko and Feinberg Discuss Bioengineering the Corneal Endothelium

Under the Fox Center OTERO program, Rachelle Palchesko, PhD and her scientific mentors (Adam W. Feinberg, PhD-Carnegie Mellon University, and James L. Funderburgh, PhD-University of Pittsburgh ) are researching the regeneration of the corneal endothelium, the posterior layer of the ...