Newsletter - August

 

When the late Dr. Paul I. Terasaki began his work in transplant medicine in 1950, the field was still in its early formation and efforts were being made to understand the challenges of ensuring successful organ and bone marrow transplants. His passion and focus was on improving patient health. Read More.
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Terasaki Institute Welcomes Chief Innovation Officer

The Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation  is pleased to welcome Maurizio Vecchione as its Chief Innovation Officer. Read More.
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Terasaki Institute Highlighted in Matter's Anniversary Issue

The Terasaki Institute's article on an integrative approach to biomedical innovation appears in the journal Matter. Read More.
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Ali Khademhosseini Elected As Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., of the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, to the rank of NAI Senior Member. Read More.
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Author Rankings in the Field of 3D Bioprinting

Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., ranked as the second-most prolific author in terms of productivity, citation impact, and collaborative networking. Read More.
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Ali Khademhosseini awarded IAAM Fellowship

Dr. Ali Khademhosseini has been awarded the IAAM Award (IAAM), for him and his team’s groundbreaking work in precision medicine and the facilitation of its real-world applications in the public health field. 
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New Book Applies the Latest Engineering Technologies to Medicine and Biological Research

From the burgeoning field of biomedical engineering and the ever-present need to provide solutions for medical problems, a new resource has been created that joins engineering technologies with biological research and medicine. Read More.
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Join our Fireside Chat Friday September 4th

Join our Chief Innovation Officer Maurizio Vecchione for a talk on How Translational Research is Key to Achieving Biomedical Impact. 

If you need a bit of inspiration, watch our previous Fireside Chats on YouTube or follow us on social media to see what we're up to. 

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Embracing Chaos: Digital Assays for Limited Resource Settings Enabled by Polydisperse Droplets

Join Dr. Kevin P. Nichols August 26 at 8AM Pacific Time. Register.
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Microneedle Patch Technology for Long-acting Contraception and Dermal Interstitial Fluid Diagnostics

Join Dr. Mark Prausnitz September 2 at 8am Pacific Time. Register.
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Dr. Samad Ahadian, Assistant Professor has done extensive research on skeletal muscle tissue engineering, cardiac tissue regeneration, nanobiomaterials, hydrogels, and antimicrobial materials. 
Visit our website to Learn More.
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Cell
Type V Collagen in Scar Tissue Regulates the Size of Scar after Heart Injury.
Yokota T, McCourt J, Ma F, Ren S, Li S, Kim TH, Kurmangaliyev YZ, Nasiri R, Ahadian S, Nguyen T, Tan XHM, Zhou Y, Wu R, Rodriguez A, Cohn W, Wang Y, Whitelegge J, Ryazantsev S, Khademhosseini A, Teitell MA, Chiou PY, Birk DE, Rowat AC, Crosbie RH, Pellegrini M, Seldin M, Lusis AJ, Deb A. 
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ACS Materials Letters
Cholesteryl Ester Liquid Crystal Nanofibers for Tissue Engineering Applications.

Nasajpour A, Mostafavi A, Chlanda A, Rinoldi C, Sharifi S, Ji MS, Ye M, Jonas SJ,  Swieszkowski W, Weiss PS, Khademhosseini A, Tamayol A.   
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Biofabrication 
Biofabrication of Endothelial Cell, Dermal Fibroblast, and Multilayered Keratinocyte Layers for Skin Tissue Engineering.

Barros N, Kim H, Goudie MJ, Lee K, Bandaru P, Banton EA, Sarikhani E, Sun W, Zhang S, Cho HJ, Hartel MC, Ostrovidov S, Ahadian S, Hussain S, Ashammakhi N, Dokmeci MR, Herculano RD, Lee J, Khademhosseini A. 
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Nat Rev Mater  
Engineered Biomaterials for In Situ Tissue Regeneration.
Gaharwar AK, Singh I, Khademhosseini A.  
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Adv. Healthcare Materials
3D Bioprinting of Oxygenated Cell‐Laden Gelatin Methacryloyl Constructs.

Erdem A, Darabi MA, Nasiri R, Sangabathuni S, Ertas YN, Alem H, Hosseini V, Shamloo A, Nasr AS, Ahadian S, Dokmeci MR, Khademhosseini A, Ashammakhi N.
 
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AJT
Ensuring the Need is Met: A Fifty-Year Simulation Study of the National Kidney Registry’s Family Voucher Program. 
Cooper M, Leeser D, Flechner S, Verbesey J, Ronin M, Hil G, Shannon P, Beaumont JL, Waterman AD, Veale J.   
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Watch our short video on Oxygen Releasing Bio-Ink.
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Terasaki Institute Excellence Photograph Award

A panel of Terasaki Institute staff ("Judges") will select two (2) eligible entries one [1] image for each category :

Medical
Broad Science 

The Grand Prize Winner in each Category will receive a $1000 Gift Card. Visit terasaki.org to enter.

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Postdoctoral Research Positions
We are looking for scientists who want to solve problems in real-time. We have multiple postdoctoral researcher positions available at the Terasaki Institute in the following areas:

Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
Microfluidics and Organs on a Chip
Flexible Electronics and Microfluidics
Cancer and Immunotherapy

Terasaki Fellows
The Institute seeks to recruit, flourish, and retain exceptional researchers with outstanding talent and technical skills as Terasaki Fellows. The Fellowships are intended for brilliant applicants with outstanding expertise and achievements who received their PhD or MD degree within the last five years. It is intended to prepare the fellow for an academic career. 

Apply now on our Careers Page 
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Philanthropy enables the Terasaki Institute to work on transformative research and the flexibility to pursue the most pressing medical challenges. To support our research efforts, please consider making a donation today.
 
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