Newsletter - July

 
Today, we face some of the biggest challenges in health care from understanding and finding cures for diseases, like COVID-19, to personalizing treatments for patients, to ensuring equal access to medical care for all. I am excited to lead the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation in a bold direction to further its scientific research endeavors, in the biomedical field, to address these challenges and work to bridge the gap between sickness and wellness. READ MORE
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Cardiac Scar Tissue: A Factor Which Regulates Its Size 
Component of tissue is shown to limit the amount of scarring after heart attack. READ MORE
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Regenerating the Body from Within Using Biomaterials
Materials to enhance the body's own regenerative capabilities. READ MORE
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The COVID-19 Kidney/ Transplant Listening & Resource Center  
New call center to answer questions, educate, and support the dialysis and transplant community. 
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Directly Printing 3D Tissues Within the Body
Researchers take a step closer to 3D printing living tissues in patients. READ MORE
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Join our next Seminar Wednesday, July 29th

Join our next seminar with Dr. Kangju Lee on Non-transdermal Microneedle Technologies. 

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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Terasaki Talks
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8AM (PT)

Join our next seminar with Dr. Md Nurunnabi on Bioengineered Oral Medicine to Treat Obesity and Diabetes

Visit our website to Register.
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Meet one of our Investigators,
Mehmet R. Dokmeci 

Mehmet's research areas include flexible electronics for monitoring and modulation of wound healing, electrical/electrochemical biosensors and microfluidic systems for organs-on-a-chip applications and 3D bioprinting.

Visit our website to Learn More.
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CRISPR-Cas12a delivery by DNA-mediated bioresponsive editing for cholesterol regulation Science Advances (2020)
W. Sun, J. Wang, Q. Hu, A. Khademhosseini, Z. Gu.
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Engineering tough, injectable, naturally-derived, bioadhesive composite hydrogels Advanced Healthcare Materials (2020).
M. Tavafoghi, A. Sheikhi, R. Tutar, J. Jahangiry, A. Baidya. R. Haghniaz,
A. Khademhosseini
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Synthetic biology and tissue engineering: towards fabrication of complex and smart cellular constructs Advanced Functional Materials (2020).
T. Hoffman, P. Antovski, P. Tebon, C. Xu, N. Ashammakhi, S. Ahadian, L. Morsut, A. Khademhosseini.
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Gelatin methacryloyl microneedle patches for minimally-invasive extraction of skin interstitial fluid Small (2020).
J. Zhu, X. Zhou, H. Kim, M. Qu, X. Jiang, K. Lee, L. Ren, Q. Wu, C. Wang, H. Zhu, P. Tebon, S. Zhang, J. Lee, N. Ashammakhi, S. Ahadian, M.R. Dokmeci, Z. Gu, W. Sun, A. Khademhosseini.
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3D-Printed Ultra-Robust Surface-Doped Porous Silicone Sensors for Wearable Biomonitoring ACS Nano (2020).
E. Davoodi, H. Montazerian, R. Haghniaz, A. Rashidi, S. Ahadian, A. Sheikhi, J. Chen, A. Khademhosseini, A. Milani, M. Hoorfar, E. Toyserkani.
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Stimuli-Responsive Delivery of Growth Factors for Tissue Engineering Advanced Healthcare Materials (2020)
M. Qu, X. Jiang, X. Zhou, C. Wang, Q. Wu. L. Ren, J. Zhu, S. Zhu, P. Tebon, W. Sun, A. Khademhosseini.
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A Digital Library for Increasing Awareness About Living Donor Kidney Transplant: A Formative Study [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 14]. JMIR Form Res (2020).
Waterman AD, Wood EH, Ranasinghe ON, et al.
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Patient and Kidney Allograft Survival With National Kidney Paired Donation CJASN (2020)
Leeser DB, Thomas AG, Shaffer AA, Veale JL, Massie AB, Cooper M, Kapur S, Turgeon N, Segev DL, Waterman AD, Flechner SM.
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Watch our short video on 3D Printing Inside the Body. 
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Postdoctoral Research Positions
Multiple postdoctoral researcher positions are 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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