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Abrams, Kristina

Technical Associate II
kristina_abrams@urmc.rochester.edu

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Adamo, Joan

Associate Director, Regulatory Support Services, CTSI
joan_adamo@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Regulatory Science; guidance for researchers who are planning studies regulated by the FDA

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Anand, Ajay

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Technical Manager/System Engineer (Ultrasound) at Carestream Health, Inc
ajay.anand@carestream.com

Interests: Ultrasound signal processing; Model-based parameter estimation; Novel clinical ultrasound imaging techniques; Biomedical data analytics

Hani Awad

Awad, Hani

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Orthopaedics

hani_awad@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5268
1.8531 Medical Center
Website

Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

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Baran, Tim

Research Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences
Research Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
timothy.baran@rochester.edu | (585) 275-5340
Website

Interests: Biomedical optics; photodynamic therapy; medical image processing

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
Website

Interests: Therapeutic Biomaterials

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Berger, Andrew

Associate Professor of Optics; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
ajberger@optics.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Biomedical optics, specifically spectroscopic diagnostic techniques

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Boff, Carla

Lead Administrator
carla.boff@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4638
210 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Borkholder, David

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering; Associate Professor of Microsystems Engineering
david.borkholder@rit.edu | (585) 475-6067
Website

Interests: Biosensors, biomedical MEMs, medical devices, the auditory system, and treatment of auditory dysfunction

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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Viscoelasticity in soft biological tissues; Soft tissue aging, disease and repair

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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
Website

Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; Signal processing for hearing aids

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Chess, Patricia

Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
patricia_chess@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Effects of strain on pulmonary epithelium

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Child, MS, Sally Z.

Senior Technical Associate
child@bme.rochester.edu

Regine Choe

Choe, Regine

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
regine_choe@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4374
MC 5-7233A Med Center
Website

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
Website

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

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Condon, Jason

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Project Manager, CMC at Vaccinex, Inc
jasonrcondon@yahoo.com

Interests: Bioprocess engineering; Biopharmaceutical manufacturing; Biologics process development

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Crane, Benjamin

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy
benjamin_crane@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: The interaction of vision, the vestibular system, and human disease on motion perception

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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
Website

Interests: Biomedical ultrasound, acoustics, lithotripsy, biological effects of ultrasound.

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Dean, David

Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
david_dean@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Gene Therapy

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DeAngelis, Greg

Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Neurobiology & Anatomy, Center for Navigation & Communication Sciences, and Center for Visual Science
gdeangelis@cvs.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Visual neuroscience; Multi-sensory integration; Neural coding; Linking neurons to perception

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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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Carbon Nanotube-Mediated Gene Transfer; Neuropeptide Signal Transduction; Protein-Protein Interactions

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Dogra, Vikram

Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Imaging; Professor of Urology
vikram_dogra@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Photoacoustic imaging for medical diagnosis ; Application of high resolution ultrasound for bladder tumor detection and follow-up; High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for hemostasis

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Doyley, Marvin

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
mdoyley@rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Tissue characterization, inverse problems, breast imaging, elastography, cardiovascular disease, molecular imaging, ultrasound, and MRI

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Foster, Thomas

Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Physics & Astronomy; Professor of Optics
thomas_foster@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer and Microbial Infections

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Ganeshan, Veena

Senior Laboratory Engineer
veena.ganeshan@rochester.edu
315  Goergen Hall

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
Website

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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Getpreecharsawas, Jirachai

Postdoctoral Fellow
jgetpreecha@gmail.com
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Glading, Angela

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

Interests: Role of cell-cell contact in regulating cellular function in both the normal and disease state

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Gracewski, Sheryl

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Mathematics
sheryl.gracewski@rochester.edu
Website

Interests: general area of solid mechanics, more specifically in wave propagation and vibrations in elastic media

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Gronski, Nancy

Financial Information Analyst
nancy.gronski@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8034
208 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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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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Howard, Thomas

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
thoward@ece.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3755
Website

Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding

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Hunter, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Center for Visual Science
jhunter@cvs.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Mechanisms of light-induced retinal damage and development of non-invasive fluorescence imaging techniques

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James, Melane

Senior Technical Associate
mjames16@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-6837
311 Goergen Hall

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Johnson, Dean

Postdoctoral Fellow
dean.johnson@rochester.edu
Website

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Kuebel, Julie

Technical Associate II
julie_kuebel@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1740
214  Goergen Hall

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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
Website

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)
Website

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
Website

Interests: Orthopaedic biomechanics, medical image-based finite element modeling, knee biomechanics, medical device design, cornea mechanics

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Lipari , Bonnie

Faculty Research Administrator
bonnie.lipari@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0453
209 Robert B. Goergen Hall

Elena Lomakina

Lomakina, Elena

Research Assistant Professor
elena.lomakina@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0437
213 Goergen Hall
Website

Interests: Cell Adhesion, Mechanical and thermodynamic properties of biological membranes; cellular mechanics and function of cytoskeletal proteins

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
Website

Interests: Role of cochlear outer hair cells in hearing and hearing loss, at both the molecular and systems levels

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Kelley Madden

Madden, Kelley

Research Associate Professor
kelley_madden@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5724
Website

Interests: Psychoneuroimmunology

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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

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Marple, Taimi

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
taimi.marple@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4754
206 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Cell motility; Quantitative light microscopy

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Meirelles, Luiz A. D.

Assistant Professor of Dentistry; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
luiz_meirelles@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Dentistry

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Merigan , William

Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor, Center for Visual Science
billm@cvs.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Imaging the function of retinal neurons using calcium indicators; Evaluating vision restoration by optogenetics, stem cells or gene therapy

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Miller, Benjamin

Professor of Dermatology; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

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Miller, Benjamin

Professor of Dermatology; Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Carbohydrate and protein recognition, molecular design, and biomolecular sensing

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Mody, Nipa

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Senior Engineer at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
nmody@its.jnj.com

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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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells; Cell mechanics

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Nedergaard, Maiken

Professor of Neurosurgery, Center for Translational Neuromedicine; Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy; Professor of Neurology
nedergaard@urmc.rochester.edu
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Interests: The basic biology of glial cells in the CNS and the role of astrocytes in several neurological diseases, including stroke, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, tremor, and ALS. Research is aimed at defining new strategies for the treatment of neurological diseases that target astrocytic dysfunction

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Nielsen, Courtney R.

Marketing Specialist
courtney.nielsen@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7580
204 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Ning, Ruola

Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
ruola_ning@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Research Radiology, CT Physics, Medical Imaging Systems

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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
Website

Interests: Visual, vestibular, and adaptive control of spatial orientation and balance

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Papuga, Owen

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
owen_papuga@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Analysis of gait and balance, assessment of physical function outcome measures pre/post intervention, investigations of several aspects of low back pain

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Parker, Kevin

Professor of Radiology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
parker@ece.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Medical imaging, image processing, imaging the biomechanical properties of tissues, ultrasound, acoustics, MRE

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Paskiet, Kevin

Senior Technical Associate
julie_kuebel@urmc.rochester.edu
G.9642 KMRB

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Pasternak, Tatiana

Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering
tania@cvs.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Cortical circuitry underlying memory-guided sensory decisions

Seth Perry

Perry, Seth

Research Assistant Professor
seth_perry@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 276-2254
Website

Interests: Optical imaging approaches and technology development for cancer biology, immunology, and neuroscience

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Perucchio, Renato

Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Mathematics
rlp@me.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Computational solid and structural mechanics and in the development of engineering practices in Classical Antiquity

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Porcelli, Donna

Graduate Program Coordinator
donna.porcelli@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3891
207 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Principe, Judy

CMTI Program Coordinator
judith.principe@rochester.edu | (585) 273-2353
204 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Proctor, Ashley

Laboratory Technician
ashley1_proctor@urmc.rochester.edu

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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
Website

Interests: Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Skeletal System

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Raeman, Carol H.

Technical Associate I
raeman@bme.rochester.edu

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Rolland, Jannick

Professor of Optics; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor, Center for Visual Science
rolland@optics.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Optical instrumentation, system engineering, optical coherence tomography

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Rubens, Deborah

Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
deborah_rubens@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Ultrasound sonoelasticity; 3-dimensional imaging; Contrast agents

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Ruddy, Sandy

Student Programs Assistant
sandra.ruddy@rochester.edu | (585) 273-2090
204 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Salo, Art

Laboratory Engineer
artsalo@bme.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3715
315 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Sarelius, Ingrid

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

Interests: Vascular cell communication and signaling

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Schell, Michael

Professor of Radiation Oncology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering
michael_schell@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

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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
Website

Interests: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

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Schwarz, Douglas Mitchell

Senior Analyst/Programmer
douglas_schwarz@urmc.rochester.edu

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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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Vestibular systems, motor learning, physiological models, multi-sensory integration

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Vats, Kanika

Senior Laboratory Engineer
kanika_vats@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 276-4196
315 Robert B. Goergen Hall

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Wan, Jiandi

Assistant Professor of Microsystems Engineering
Assistant Professor of Center for Translational Neuromedicine
jdween@rit.edu
Website

Interests: Microfluidics; Red cell mechanosensing; tissue engineering; cerebral microcirculation; biofluid mechanics

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Ward, Denham Salisbury

Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology; Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering
denham_ward@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Control of breathing

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
Website

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
Website

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
Website

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
Website

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
Website

Interests: Customized vision correction using advanced optical techniques such as wavefront sensor, customized optics and laser refractive surgery

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Youngman, Margaret

Technician
margaret_youngman@urmc.rochester.edu

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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
Website

Interests: Modeling and measuring the coherence properties of returned light through biomedical imaging, material science, remote sensing

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Zhang , Xinping

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
xinping_zhang@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275--792
Website

Interests: Understanding bone tissue repair using molecular, genetic, imaging and engineering approaches

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Zhong, Jianhui

Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Professor of Imaging Sciences; Professor of Physics & Astronomy
jianhui_zhong@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging

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Zuk , Nathaniel

Postdoctoral Fellow
nzuk@ur.rochester.edu
Website

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Zuscik, Michael

Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research; Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
michael_zuscik@urmc.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: Cartilage biology and osteoarthritis