Danielle Benoit, PhD

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Rochester Profile BS, University of Maine, Biological Engineering; MS/PhD University of Colorado, Chemical Engineering; Postdoc, University of Washington, Bioengineering Who have been your mentors? Darrell Donahue, Amyl Ghanem, RoseMary Seymour, Kristi Anseth, Patrick Stayton, Allan Hoffman, Ed Puzas, Hani Awad, Catherine Ovitt, Michelle Marcolongo, Eddie Schwarz, Regis O’Keefe, Stephen Dewhurst, Rick Waugh, [...]

Christopher Hernandez, PhD

Institute/Lab/Company Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Cornell University Profile Postdoc, UC Berkeley Postdoc, Mount Sinai School of Medicine MS, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University SB, Engineering Sciences, Harvard University Specific Area of Interest The Microbiome and Musculoskeletal Disease What are you currently working on? My lab focuses on the effects of the [...]

By |2021-08-30T19:55:55+00:00July 20th, 2021|Basic Science, Bone, Engineer|0 Comments

Deva Chan, PhD

My pronouns are she/her/hers What is your current career stage? With which institutions and departments are you affiliated, and what position(s) do you hold? I’m junior faculty, with a primary appointment as Assistant Professor at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. I am also affiliated as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical [...]

By |2021-06-21T13:48:06+00:00June 21st, 2021|Engineer, Female Investigator|0 Comments

Josh Baxter, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Profile: I received my BS from Central Washington University, my MS from Oregon State University, my PhD from Penn State University, and I trained as a Post-doc at Hospital for Special Surgery. Who has been (have been) your mentor(s)? My primary [...]

Kent Leach, PhD

Name and Title: Kent Leach, PhD; Lawrence J. Ellison Endowed Chair of Musculoskeletal Research, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering; UC Davis Profile (education, etc.): I am a first generation college student who grew up in Arkansas. I completed my undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Arkansas and had the pleasure of witnessing [...]

Chelsea Bahney, PhD

Title: Program Director of Bone Repair and Regenerative Therapeutics Center for Regenerative Sports Medicine Steadman Philippon Research Institute Associate Adjunct Professor Orthopaedic Trauma Institute University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Affiliate Faculty Departments of Biomedical Engineering & Clinical Science Colorado State University Specific Area of Interest My long-term research goal is to develop translationally [...]

By |2021-03-30T14:49:29+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Basic Science, Bone, Cartilage, Engineer, Female Investigator|0 Comments

Marcos Barcellona, MS

Marcos Barcellona is a recent PhD graduate from Dr. Lori Setton’s laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University. He will soon be starting a new role as a post-doctoral research fellow in Dr. Conor Buckley’s laboratory at Trinity College Dublin. Who were/are your past scientific mentors? I have greatly benefited from the mentorship of several people [...]

By |2021-02-23T18:54:24+00:00January 29th, 2021|Early Stage Investigator, Engineer|0 Comments

Tyler DiStefano, PhD

Tyler DiStefano is a PhD Candidate in the Spine Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai. Who were/are your past scientific mentors? There have been so many over the years (more than I can mention here!). My first meaningful BME research experience was at Rutgers University, where I participated in an [...]

By |2021-02-23T18:51:32+00:00December 21st, 2020|Early Stage Investigator, Engineer|0 Comments

Grace O’Connell, PhD

Grace O’Connell received her PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2004. She is currently the Don M. Cunningham Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. What is your current career stage? My career stage is mid-career as I received tenure July [...]

By |2021-02-23T18:41:02+00:00November 24th, 2020|Award Recipient, Engineer, Female Investigator|0 Comments

Thomas Andriacchi, PhD

Title: Emeritus Professor, Stanford University Institute: Stanford University, Mechanical Engineering, Biomotion Laboratory Specific Area of Interest: Osteoarthritis, Sports injury, Knee mechanics, ambulatory mechanics What are you currently working on? Integrating mechanics, biology, and structure to address the complexity of osteoarthritis. Some specifics: a) Appling a mechanical stimulus (30-minute walk) to enhance the sensitivity of serum [...]

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