Postdoctoral research opportunities are available at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) for outstanding candidates to apply state-of-the-art microfluidics, organs on a chip, sensors, and tissue engineering techniques to create tissue models and study drug interactions.
The project will be interdisciplinary and fast-paced with multiple institutions. Terasaki Research Institute is developing ‘personalized’ solutions that utilize micro- and nanoscale technologies to enable a range of therapies for organ failure, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.
To enable this vision, the institute works closely with clinicians including interventional radiologists, cardiologists, and surgeons.
Headed by Dr. Khademhosseini, the institute has numerous projects including the use of patient-derived cells to engineer artificial tissues and cell-based therapies; organ-on-a-chip systems that aim to mimic human physiology and pathology and enable patient-specific evaluation of drug candidates; and novel biomaterials as sealants and adhesives.
Research statement, including a brief summary of previous research experiences, along with motivation and specific fit for the mission of the Institute. Suggested length: 1-3 pages
Names and contact information for a minimum of three references