Category Archives: Sponsorship
Grants, fellowships, funding, industry affiliates, corporate affiliates
NIH R01 Grant
The U.S. National Institute of Health has awarded us with R01 funding. Our laboratory has been working to refine the composition and microstructure of biodegradable Zn-based binary alloys and test their behavior in the vascular environment over the last four … Continue reading
NIH R15 Grant
Our close collaborator Prof. Jeremy Goldman from the Biomedical Engineering program has been awarded with the NIH R15 grant entitled Inhibition of Neointimal Hyperplasia by Zinc-based Biodegradable Arterial Devices. This two-year project, to which Prof. Jaroslaw Drelich serves as Co-PI, … Continue reading
Seed Grant Award
The SURFI team was among six teams awarded with seed grants by the MTU College of Engineering. This award will allow the SURFI team to explore a new design of biodegradable Zn-based stents for vascular scaffolding.
NSF MRI Funding
Prof. Jaroslaw Drelich is the principal investigator on a project entitled “MRI:Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope for Force Measurement, Single-Molecule Manipulation and other Applications” that has received a $135,669 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Symposium on Magnesium Implants
Patrick K. Bowen and Dr. Drelich are involved in organization of the symposium Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants – to be part of the 2016 TMS Annual Meeting. Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants: One of the trends in biomedical implants is toward the use … Continue reading
Surface Innovations research team just got awarded with a two-year grant by the NIH – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. We will study the effects of surface finishing of biodegradable Zn alloys on their biocompatibility and biodegradation rate. … Continue reading
AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
Patrick Bowen receives one-year Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) for the project entitled “Fabrication and Deployment of Zinc-Based Bioabsorbable Stents.” This is Patrick’s second award from AHA – he was supported through the AHA Predoctoarl Fellowship program … Continue reading
Congratulations to Shan Zhao for receiving the Travel Grant from the MTU Graduate Student Government!
McArthur Research Internship
Jeffrey Brookins has been awarded with the McArthur Research Internship at our department. His research will focus on the development of in vitro biocorrosion methods for zinc-based biomaterials for endovascular stents. Congratulations to Jeff and we wish him productive academic … Continue reading
Collaborator from UofM
Prof. Martin Bocks of University of Michigan is our new collaborator in the bioabsorbable stent project. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Prof. Bocks’ clinical expertise is in pediatric interventional cardiac catheterization. … Continue reading