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Adamo

Adamo, Joan

  • Director, Regulatory Support Services, CTSI

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

Ajay Anand

Anand, Ajay

  • Associate Professor of Data Science
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Deputy Director, Georgen Institute of Data Science

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

Awad

Awad, Hani

  • Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Donald and Mary Clark Professorship of Orthopaedics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

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Tim Baran

Baran, Tim

  • Assistant Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Optics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical optics; photodynamic therapy; medical image processing

Danielle Benoit

Benoit, Danielle

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Therapeutic Biomaterials

Andrew J. Berger

Berger, Andrew J.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biomedical Optics; Optics Education

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Patricia R. Batchelor Chess, M.D.

Chess, Patricia

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Interests: Pulmonary biomechanics

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Clark, Robert

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Interests: Dynamic systems; Measurement and control; Single-molecule mechanics; Bio-nano-manufacturing; Scaffolds for tissue engineering

Benjamin T. Crane, M.D., Ph.D.

Crane, Benjamin

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngolog
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy

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

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David Dean

Dean, David

  • Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology
    Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Gene Therapy

Greg DeAngelis

DeAngelis, Greg

  • George Eastman Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor, Center for Visual Science

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 and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

Ian Dickerson

Dickerson, Ian

  • Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

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

Vikram S. Dogra, M.B.B.S.

Dogra, Vikram

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Urology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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

Marvin Doyley

Doyley, Marvin

  • Wilson Professor of Electronic Imaging
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)
  • Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Therapeutic and diagnostic imaging using optical, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound imaging

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Duric, Nebojsa

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Vice Chair for Research, Department of Imaging Sciences
Andrew Dylag

Dylag, Andrew

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Dziorny

Dziorny, Adam

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Fiebelkorn, Ian C.

  • Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: The overarching goal of the Fiebelkorn lab’s research is to understand how the brain flexibly allocates its limited processing resources to improve behavioral outcomes.

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Flax, Jonathan

  • Research Assistant Professor of Urology
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Ben Frisch

Frisch, Benjamin J.

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Interests: The role of inflammation in bone marrow microenvironmental dysfunction; interactions of myelogenous leukemia with the bone marrow microenvironment; in vitro modeling of the bone marrow microenvironment

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Gildner

Gildner, Candace

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Angela Glading, Ph.D.

Glading, Angela

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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

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Haddas, Ram

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Director, UR Medicine Motion Analysis Laboratories

Interests: My research is dedicated to improving the care of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological pathologies as well as their sequelae using Disability and Functional Outcomes Measurement (DFOMs).

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Henry, Kenneth S.

  • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D.

Hocking, Denise

  • Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Regulation of cell behavior by the extracellular matrix

Thomas M. Howard

Howard, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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

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Loiselle, Alayna E.

  • Associate Professior of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Lopatkin, Allison J.

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Ross Maddox

Maddox, Ross

  • Visiting Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Auditory brainstem response; Audio-visual integration; Selective attention; Audiologic diagnosis

Mohammad Mehrmohammadi

Mehrmohammadi, Mohammad

  • Associate Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: The primary focus of the PURE lab at the University of Rochester is to develop novel, hybrid, and ultrasound-based diagnostic methods, and define the clinical utility of the developed technologies as it applies to detection, diagnosis, and therapy of various pathologies.

William H. Merigan, Ph.D.

Merigan, William

  • Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor, Center for Visual Science

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

Meyer

Meyer, Anne

  • Associate Professor of Biology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Synthetic biology; 3D printing of bacteria; engineering of bacteria to produce biomaterials; survival strategies of bacteria; organization of bacterial DNA

Benjamin L. Miller, Ph.D.

Miller, Benjamin

  • Professor of Dermatology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Optics

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

Mix

Mix, Doran

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Elastographic-based imaging of AAA; Fenestrated endograft

Moore

Moore, Duncan T.

  • Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor in Optical Engineering Science
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Business Administration

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Lens Design & Manufacturing; Gradient-Index Optics

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Jong-Hoon Nam

Nam, Jong-Hoon

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Biophysics of inner ear sensory cells; Cell mechanics

Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.

Nedergaard, Maiken

  • Professor of Neurology, Center for Translational Neuromedicine
    Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Co-Director, Center for Translational Neuromedicine

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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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Norman-Haignere, Samuel

  • Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience and perception; Neural encoding of speech and music; Statistical modeling of neural responses; Temporal integration; Human intracranial recordings; Functional MRI; Cross-species comparisons

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Parker, Kevin J.

  • William F. May Professor of Engineering
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Imaging Sciences (Radiology)

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

Perucchio

Perucchio, Renato

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Program Director, Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures

Interests: Optical Engineering; Lens Design & Manufacturing; Gradient-Index Optics

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Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

  • Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform Optics
    Director, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design and Engineering

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Interests: Optical Aberration Theory; Freeform Optics; Metasurfaces; Metaform; Optical System Design; Optical Metrology; Illumination; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT); Optical Coherence Elastography (OCE); Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR); Head-Worn Displays; Heads-up Displays

Romanski

Romanski, Lizabeth

  • Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Understanding how social communication information is processed, integrated and remembered in the brain

Deborah J. Rubens, M.D.

Rubens, Deborah

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Vice Chair, Faculty and Professional Development, Department of Imaging Sciences

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

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Prof. Schallek

Schallek, Jesse B.

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Associate Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Marc H. Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.

Schieber, Marc H.

  • Professor of Neurology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural Control of Individuated Finger Movements

Edward M. Schwarz, Ph.D.

Schwarz, Edward

  • Professor of Orthopaedics
    Richard and Margaret Burton Distinguished Professor in Orthopaedics
    Professor of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology
    Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
    Professor of Urology
  • Director , Center for Musculoskeletal Research

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Interests: Pro-inflammatory cytokine signal transduction and novel drug and gene therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Laura Slane

Slane, Laura

  • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
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Small, Eric M.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

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Stone, Jonathan J.

  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Uddin, Md Nasir

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Interests: Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Neuroimaging; Iron and Myelin Mapping; Microstructure Imaging; MR Angiography; Neuroinflammation

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David R. Williams

Williams, David R.

  • William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: The Human Visual System; Physiological Optics

Wilson

Wilson, Nicole

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor or Pediatrics

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Axel Wismueller

Wismueller, Axel

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences, of Biomedical Engineering, and of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Mathematical algorithms for computational analysis; Pattern recognition in clinical real-world applications

David Wu

Wu, J.H. David

  • Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering

Interests: Biochemical Engineering, Fermentation, Biocatalysis, Bone Marrow Tissue Engineering, Molecular Biology

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Wu, Chia-Lung

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Bioengineering, cellular biology, next-generation sequencing techniques and genome editing tools

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Yao, Zhenqiang

  • Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor or Dentistry

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Interests: Basic and translational studies of musculoskeletal diseases and breast cancer

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Yeh, Shu-Chi

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

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Interests: Intravital imaging-based approaches for direct visualization, quantification, and molecular profiling of the local regulatory machineries that harbor the skeletal, hematopoietic, and malignant stem cells

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James M. Zavislan

Zavislan, James M.

  • Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
    Associate Professor, Center for Visual Science
    Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor 2018-2021

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Biomedical Optical Systems

Jianhui Zhong, Ph.D.

Zhong, Jianhui

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering

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Interests: Development and medical application of magnetic resonance imaging