Biomedical Engineering Faculty
Learn from the best of the best.
Dominique M. Durand, Program Director
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Neural Engineering Center and Biomedical Engineering Department Neural engineering; neural interfacing; neural prostheses; computational neuroscience; neural dynamics; neuromodulation; neurophysiology and control of epilepsy
James P. Basilion
High resolution imaging of endogenous gene expression; definition of “molecular signatures” for imaging and treatment of cancer and other diseases; generating and utilizing genomic data to define informative targets; strategies for applying non-invasive imaging to drug development; and novel molecular imaging probes and paradigms
Medical device design, microfabrication packaging, sensor systems and cross-platform software systems integration. Application of science and technology to the creation of products and services, co-founder of two medical device start-up companies.
Biomaterials; instrumentation; nanoscale structure-function analysis of orthopaedic biomaterials; and scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy of skeletal tissues
Stephen D. Fening
Director, Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership: Medical Device, Translational Research, Clinical Research, Biomechanics, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Spine.
Biomedical sensing and diagnostics in vitro and in vivo; electrochemical and optical techniques; BioMEMS for cellular transport; cancer multi-drug resistance at the single cell level; and sliver sensor for multi-analyte patient monitoring
Cellular mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias using fluorescent imaging of transmembrane potential and intracellular calcium in the intact heart. Cardiac repolarization and its influence on arrhythmia vulnerability. Intracellular calcium homeostasis and its role in arrhythmogenesis. Mechanisms of cardiac impulse propagation and block. Instrumentation and software design for imaging the electrical activity of the heart.
Horst von Recum
Affinity-based delivery of small molecule drugs and biomolecules for applications in device infection, HIV, orthopedics, cardiovascular, ophthalmology and cancer; directed differentiation of stem cells for tissue engineering applications, such as endothelial cells, cardiomyocytes, motor neurons and T-cells
Advanced signal processing and data acquisition techniques for real-time MRI
Biomedical image processing; digital processing and quantitative image quality of X-ray fluoroscopy images; interventional MRI