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Hani Awad

Awad, Hani

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Orthopaedics

hani_awad@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5268
1.8531 Medical Center
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Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

Danielle Benoit

Benoit, Danielle

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Center for Musculoskeletal Research
UR Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Institute

benoit@bme.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2698
308 Goergen Hall
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Interests: Therapeutic Biomaterials

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Berger, Andrew

Associate Professor of Optics; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
ajberger@optics.rochester.edu
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Interests: Biomedical optics, specifically spectroscopic diagnostic techniques

Edward Brown

Brown III, Edward

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

edward_brown@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5918
5-7224A Medical Center
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Interests: Multiphoton Laser Scanning Microscopy, novel in vivo imaging and measurement techniques, tumor biology, angiogenesis

Mark Buckley

Buckley, Mark

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
mark.buckley@rochester.edu | (585) 276-4195
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Interests: Viscoelasticity in soft biological tissues; Soft tissue aging, disease and repair

Laurel Carney

Carney, Laurel H.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Center for Navigation and Communication Sciences

laurel.carney@rochester.edu | (585) 276-3948
Medical Center
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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; Signal processing for hearing aids

Regine Choe

Choe, Regine

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
regine_choe@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4374
MC 5-7233A Med Center
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Interests: Diffuse optics for in vivo cancer detection, diagnosis and therapy monitoring

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Clark, Robert

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
rclark@rochester.edu
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Interests: Development of new instruments for the exploration of single-molecule mechanics, the deposition and control of materials at the nanoscale required to enable an industry in bio-nano-manufacturing, and the development of scaffolds for tissue engineering through electrospinning and electrospraying processes

Diane Dalecki

Dalecki, Diane

Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound

diane.dalecki@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7378
210A Goergen Hall
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Interests: Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.

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DeLouise, Lisa A.

Associate Professor of Dermatology;
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

lisa_delouise@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1810
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Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

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Dickerson, Ian

Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
Ian_Dickerson@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Carbon Nanotube-Mediated Gene Transfer; Neuropeptide Signal Transduction; Protein-Protein Interactions

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Doyley, Marvin

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
mdoyley@rochester.edu
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Interests: Tissue characterization, inverse problems, breast imaging, elastography, cardiovascular disease, molecular imaging, ultrasound, and MRI

Greg Gdowski

Gdowski, Greg T.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Executive Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation

ggdowski@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2580
310 Robert B. Goergen Hall
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Interests: Teaching Area — The process of commercialization of medical technologies from identifying unmet clinical needs to the design, fabrication, marketing, regulatory, and intellectual property aspects of creating medical technologies and devices

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Gracewski, Sheryl

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Mathematics
sheryl.gracewski@rochester.edu
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Interests: general area of solid mechanics, more specifically in wave propagation and vibrations in elastic media

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Hocking, Denise

Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
denise_hocking@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

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Kuo, Catherine K.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Center for Musculoskeletal Research
Genetics, Development and Stem Cells Program
Materials Science Graduate Program

Catherine.K.Kuo@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2312
215 Robert B. Goergen Hall
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Interests: Tissue engineering ; Orthopaedics; Stem cells; Developmental biology ; Mechanobiology ; Biomaterials

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Lalor, Edmund

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Edmund_Lalor@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3077
G9609 SMD  (Dept. of Neuroscience)
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Interests: Human sensory neurophysiology; Brain-computer interfacing; Computational neuroscience; Neural encoding of natural sounds; Sensory processing in psychiatric and developmental disorders

Amy Lerner

Lerner, Amy L.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Academic Director, Center for Medical Technology & Innovation

amy.lerner@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7847
307 Goergen Hall
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Interests: Orthopaedic biomechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics, medical device design, cornea mechanics

Anne Luebke

Luebke, Anne E.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy
anne_luebke@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-1635
6-8547 Medical Center
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Interests: Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels

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Maddox, Ross

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
ross.maddox@rochester.edu | (585) 275-1835
G9607 SMD  (Dept. of Neuroscience)
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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Audio-visual integration; Selective attention; Development of electroencephalography paradigms for research and diagnosis

Stephen McAleavey

McAleavey, Stephen

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rochester Center for Biomedical Ultrasound

stephen.mcaleavey@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7768
309 Goergen Hall
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Interests: Development of novel, clinically applicable ultrasound imaging techniques

James McGrath

McGrath, James

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
james.mcgrath@rochester.edu | (585) 273-5489
306 Goergen Hall
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Interests: Cell motility; Quantitative light microscopy

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Miller, Benjamin

Professor of Dermatology; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

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Moore, Duncan

Professor of Optics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Business Administration in the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration
moore@optics.rochester.edu
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Interests: Design of endoscopic instruments for the visible and the infrared; optical metrology

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Nam, Jong-Hoon

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
jong-hoon.nam@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4555
212 Hopeman
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Interests: Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells; Cell mechanics

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Paige, Gary

Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neurology, Cognitive Behavioral Neurology; Professor of Ophthalmology
gary_paige@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Visual, vestibular, and adaptive control of spatial orientation and balance

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Parker, Kevin

Professor of Radiology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
parker@ece.rochester.edu
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Interests: Medical imaging, image processing, imaging the biomechanical properties of tissues, ultrasound, acoustics, MRE

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Perucchio, Renato

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Mathematics
rlp@me.rochester.edu
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Interests: Computational solid and structural mechanics and in the development of engineering practices in Classical Antiquity

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Puzas, J. Edward

Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Environmental Medicine
edward_puzas@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System

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Rolland, Jannick

Professor of Optics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Center for Visual Science
rolland@optics.rochester.edu
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Interests: Optical instrumentation, system engineering, optical coherence tomography

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Sarelius, Ingrid

Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
ingrid_sarelius@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Vascular cell communication and signaling

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Schieber, Marc H.

Professor of Neurology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy; Professor of Brain/Cognitive Sciences; Professor, Center for Visual Science
mhs@cvs.rochester.edu
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Interests: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

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Schwarz, Edward

Professor of Orthopaedics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology; Professor of Microbiology and Immunology; Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Professor of Urology
edward_schwarz@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Scott Seidman

Seidman, Scott

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy
Center for Visual Science

scott_seidman@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2122
6-8543 Medical Center
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Interests: Vestibular systems, motor learning, physiological models, multi-sensory integration

Richard E. Waugh

Waugh, Richard E.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics; Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology
waugh@bme.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3768
218 Robert B. Goergen Hall
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Interests: Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

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Williams, David

Professor of Optics; Professor of Ophthalmology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
david@cvs.rochester.edu
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Interests: Vision science, advanced ophthalmic technologies

Axel Wismüller

Wismüller, Axel

Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
axel_wismueller@urmc_rochester.edu | (585) 613-2399
2-2-214 Medical Center Annex
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Interests: Intelligent image acquisition and analysis systems in biomedicine

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Wu, J.H. David

Professor of Chemical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
j.wu@rochester.edu
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Interests: Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation, Biocatalysis, Bone Marrow Tissue Engineering, Molecular Biology

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Yoon, Geunyoung

Professor of Ophthalmology, Optics, Center for Visual science and Biomedical Engineering
gyoon@ur.rochester.edu
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Interests: Customized vision correction using advanced optical techniques such as wavefront sensor, customized optics and laser refractive surgery

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Zavislan, James

Associate Professor of Optics; Associate Professor of Dermatology; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
zavislan@optics.rochester.edu
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Interests: Modeling and measuring the coherence properties of returned light through biomedical imaging, material science, remote sensing

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Zhong, Jianhui

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Physics & Astronomy
jianhui_zhong@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging