Engineering Solutions to Biomedical Problems Symposium

Thursday, October 10, 2019
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Discovery Auditorium, BioPark II, 800 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD
Alyssa Tomlinson
(301) 405-3936
awolice@umd.edu

The Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are co-sponsoring a symposium on "Engineering Solutions to Biomedical Problems: Understanding Clinical Needs and Bioengineering Innovations." 

The symposium will take place on Thursday, October 10th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Discovery Auditorium, BioPark II, 800 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD at the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus.

Session 1: Cell Therapies – 10:00 am to 11:00 am

  1. Charles Hong (Cardiology): Micro-Scaled Cardiac Engineered Tissue Construct
  2. Michal Zalzman (Biochemistry & Mlc Biology): MSCs for Bone Graft Bioengineering
  3. Samantha Bohlman / Alisa Clyne (Bioengineering): Endothelial Cell Metabolism

Session 2: Advanced Technologies & 3D Printing – 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

  1. Vincent See (Cardiology): Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation
  2. Minhaj Siddiqui (Urology): 3D printing and Augmented Reality
  3. Jeffrey Hirsch (Radiology): Clinical Applications of 3D Printing
  4. John Fisher (Bioengineering) 3D Printing of Complex Engineered Tissues

Lunch Session and Networking – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

  1. Philip Robilotto (ORD): Opportunities at UM Ventures

Session 3: Catheter & Delivery Technologies – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  1. Cherng Chao (Radiology): Microwave Ablation Probes
  2. Joseph Friedberg (Thoracic Surgery): Pulmonary Air Sealants
  3. Anthony Kim (Neurosurgery): Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapies
  4. Sangwook Chu / Reza Ghodssi (Institute for Systems Research): Biofilm-Targeted Sensor Electrodes

Session 4: Organ Models & Monitoring – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  1. Josh Gammon / Chris Jewell (Bioengineering): Local Engineering of the Lymph Node Microenvironment
  2. Xiaofeng Jia (Neurosurgery): Brain Monitoring After Cardiac Arrest
  3. Michael Mazzeffi (Anesthesia): Therapeutic Hypothermia
  4. Ozhan Turan (Obstetrics): Preterm Delivery Risk

 

Audience: Clark School  All Students  Graduate  Undergraduate  Faculty  Staff  Post-Docs  Alumni 

 

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