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Towards Rebuilding Organs Using Stem Cells and 3D Bio-fabrication


Adam Feinberg

Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

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Donderwinkel, I., van Hest, J. C. M., & Cameron, N. R. (2017). Bio-inks for 3D bioprinting: recent advances and future prospects. Polymer Chemistry, 8(31), 4451–4471.

Kankala, R. K., Zhu, K., Li, J., Wang, C.-S., Wang, S.-B., & Chen, A.-Z. (2017). Fabrication of arbitrary 3D components in cardiac surgery: from macro-, micro- to nanoscale. Biofabrication, 9(3), 32002.

Pedde, D., Mirani, B., Navaei, A., Styan, T., Wong, S., Mehrali, M., … Akbari, M. (2017). Emerging Biofabrication Strategies for Engineering Complex Tissue Constructs. Advanced Materials.

Serpooshan, V., Mahmoudi, M., Hu, D. A., Hu, J. B., & Wu, S. M. (2017). Bioengineering cardiac constructs using 3D printing. Journal of 3D Printing in Medicine, 1(2), 123–139.

Vermeulen, N., Haddow, G., Seymour, T., Faulkner-Jones, A., & Shu, W. (2017). 3D bioprint me: a socioethical view of bioprinting human organs and tissues. Journal of Medical Ethics.

When Novel Funding Models Undermine Science

Alex J London

Alex London

Clara L. West Professor of Ethics and Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Edwards, M. A., & Roy, S. (2017). Academic Research in the 21st Century: Maintaining Scientific Integrity in a Climate of Perverse Incentives and Hypercompetition. Environmental Engineering Science, 34(1), 51–61.

Fishing for complementarities: Research grants and research productivity. (2017). International Journal of Industrial Organization, 51, 1–38.

Ioannidis, J. P. A., R, K., CD, M., G, L., K, F., & M, E. (2017). Defending Biomedical Science in an Era of Threatened Funding. JAMA, 317(24), 2483.

Levitt, M., & Levitt, J. M. (2017). Future of fundamental discovery in US biomedical research. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(25), 6498–6503.

The retreat of public research and its adverse consequences on innovation. (2017). Technological Forecasting and Social Change.


Non-Invasive Monitoring


Jana Kainerstorfer

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering 

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Herrera-Vega, J., Treviño-Palacios, C. G., & Orihuela-Espina, F. (2017). Neuroimaging with functional near infrared spectroscopy: From formation to interpretation. Infrared Physics and Technology, 85.

Khan, M. N., Shallwani, H., Khan, M. U., & Shamim, M. S. (2017). Noninvasive monitoring intracranial pressure - A review of available modalities. Surgical Neurology International, 8, 51.

Weigl, W., Milej, D., Janusek, D., Wojtkiewicz, S., Sawosz, P., Kacprzak, M., … Liebert, A. (2016). Application of optical methods in the monitoring of traumatic brain injury: A review. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, 36(11), 1825–1843.