• Vanderbilt University

    $1.9 million NIH project to investigate effects of shear stress on cancer cells

    A biomedical engineering professor has received a $1.9 million NIH grant to investigate the effects of mechanical stimuli such as shear stress on the behavior of cancer cells in blood flow. J. Lawrence Wilson Professor Mike King and his research group will develop the devices for the study as well… Read More

    Sep. 9, 2021

  • Vanderbilt University

    Antibody developed for rheumatoid arthritis could improve heart attack recovery

    More than one million Americans per year experience myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, as well as the healing and rebuilding phase that begins shortly thereafter – a complicated process which involves remodeling and repairing the heart. This process is known as the granulation phase and is critical… Read More

    Sep. 23, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Lippmann awarded NSF CAREER grant to study mechanics of blood-brain barrier

    Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant. The five-year, $401,650 grant—Deconstructing Neurovascular Mechanobiology—begins July 1, 2019. Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Lippmann studies changes in brain vascular physiology due to aging or disease. Read More

    Apr. 3, 2019