Director, Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies
I am a professor that researches the use of technology for tissue repair and regeneration.
Day to Day
I lead a laboratory of 25 scientists dedicated to leveraging miniaturization tools from the world of manufacturing to impact human health. My team and I have pioneered technologies for interfacing living cells with synthetic systems, enabling new applications in tissue regeneration, stem cell differentiation, medical diagnostics and drug delivery. I also develop nanoparticles designed to study, diagnose, and treat a variety of diseases.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for college students
Embrace your differences and make those qualities your strengths. Don't compartmentalize yourself. Bring all of yourself to the table. That's what gives you value.
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