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.

Instrumentation Grant Awarded for an Atomic Force Microscope for Biological Applications

Prof. Feinberg is a Co-PI on a recently awarded instrumentation grant for an Asylum Research MFP-3D BIO atomic force microscope integrated with an inverted fluorescent microscope.  This instrument will be located in PTC and provide exciting new capability to probe ...

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.

Prof. Feinberg and Team Win Instrumentation Grant for Confocal Microscope

A team of faculty from MSE and BME led by Adam wins a Carnegie Mellon internal infrastructure grant to acquire a Nikon AZ100 C2 confocal microscope. This equipment will enable 3-D imaging of biological samples, engineered tissues and protein-based ...

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 ...

Congrats to Gabe for Receiving a Research Fellowship!

Congratulations to Gabe Diamond for being awarded a CMU Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to study the mechanical properties of laminin nanofibers in the lab this summer.

Skeletal Muscle in the Lab

A skeletal muscle myotube derived from the C2C12 cell line.  Credit to Yan Sun and Ashley Lee.

Hierarchical architecture influences calcium dynamics in engineered cardiac muscle

Dr. Feinberg is a co-author on the recently published article entitled "Hierarchical architecture influences calcium dynamics in engineered cardiac muscle" in the Experimental Biology and Medicine. Pong, T., W. J. Adams, et al. (2011). "Hierarchical architecture influences calcium dynamics in engineered ...