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Cecilia Giachelli, Ph.D. in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow you will find more information here :


Sara S. Nunes de Vasconcelos, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto  was published in the March issue of Biomaterials:


Julie Phillippi, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburg had the following recent publications:

Fercana GR*, Yerneni S*, Billaud M, Hill JC, VanRyzin P, Richards TD, Sicari B, Badylak SF, Johnson S, Campbell PG, Gleason TG and Phillippi JA. Perivascular Extracellular Matrix Hydrogels Mimic Native Matrix Microarchitecture and Promote Angiogenesis via Basic Fibroblast Growth. Biomaterials. 2017 Apr;123:142-154. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.01.03.*Equal contribution

 Phillippi JA*, Hill JC*, Billaud M, Green BR, Kotlarczyk MP, and Gleason TG.  Bicuspid Aortic Valve Morphotype Correlates with Regional Antioxidant Gene Expression Profiles in the Proximal Ascending Aorta. Ann Thor Surg. 2017 Feb 6. pii: S0003-4975(16) 31529-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.10.03 *Equal contribution


Yadong Wang, Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburg recently had an article published in Biomaterials:

Article title: A single injection of protein-loaded coacervate-gel significantly improves cardiac function post infarction Article reference: JBMT17949 Journal title: Biomaterials Corresponding author: Professor Y. Wang First author: Dr. H.K. Awada Final version published online: 21-Feb-2017 DOI information: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.02.020

To view Dr. Wang's article click here


On February 22, 2017, Professor Gary Bowlin, Ph.D. received the 2017 Award of Excellence by the Memphis-Area Joint Engineers Council.


David Vorp, Ph.D. of the University of Pittsburg received a $1.54 million NIH Grant in 2016:


ISACB member Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka would like to announce the 3rd International Symposium on Vascular Tissue Engineering. Dr. Shinoka has organized this meeting with Drs. Christopher Breuer and Laura Niklason. The meeting will be held in Columbus, Ohio on June 5-6, 2017. More details can be found at the following website:


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