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10.25.2017

Our own Peter DelNero and Alexandra McGregor (Lammerding lab) describe their important efforts in promoting dialogue with patients as an important element of cancer research.
The article can be found here.

10.21.2017

Our lab participated in the annual 5k of the local Cancer Resource Center as part of the Cornell PSOC team. Together, we were able to raise more than $3,800 supporting services (free of charge) to people in our community affected by cancer.

08.28.2017

Jane Wei has been chosen to receive a 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Design and Research (Extended Abstract) award! She will receive the award at the annual BMES meeting on October 13th, 2017 held in Phoenix, Arizona. More details can be found here.

08.23.2017

Frank’s paper “Multiscale characterization of the mineral phase at skeletal sites of breast cancer metastasis.” has been accepted for publication in PNAS. A Cornell Chronicle article on this research can be found here.

04.25.2017

Matthew Tan has been awarded a Graduate Assistantships in Areas of National Need (GAANN; US Dept of Education) fellowship to help develop a new Cornell BME undergraduate lab course.

03.18.2017

Adrian Shimpi and Matthew Tan have been awarded the NSF GRFP Fellowship and NSF GRFP honorable mention respectively. Congratulations Adrian and Matt!

01.13.2017

Peter DelNero has been awarded the Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award for 2017. Congratulations Peter!

09.01.2016

New Grant that Claudia and Lew Cantley are co-directing launches Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism

http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2016/09/grant-launches-center-physics-cancer-metabolism

06.01.2016

Young Hye has successfully defended her thesis and is now starting as a postdoc in Christine Schmidt’s lab at University of Florida. Congratulations!

02.26.2016

Peter DelNero received a Cornell Engaged Graduate Student Grant and a Buttrick-Crippen fellowship to enhance public awareness and communication related to cancer. Congratulations!

01.26.2016

Claudia was elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

10.24.2015

Our lab participated in the 2015 Walkathon & 5K and helped raise funds to support people in our community who face cancer.

9.28.2015

Aaron was awarded a Graduate Assistantships in Areas of National Need (GAANN; US Dept of Education) to help develop a class for BME undergraduate students at Cornell.

9.18.2015

Claudia’s op-ed on Missing the Soil for the Seeds in Cancer Research was published in Scientific American.

08.19.2015

Science AAAS News featured Bo Ri’s new paper on the role of obesity-induced matrix stiffness in breast cancer that was published in Science Translational Medicine.

02.23.2015

Claudia has written an op-ed on the need for collaborative research between engineers and cancer biologists. Fighting the War on Cancer.

08.26.2014

Bo Ri has successfully defended her thesis and Maureen’s review on ‘Biomechanical forces in the skeleton and their relevance to bone metastasis: biology and engineering considerations’ has been accepted by Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. Congratulations!

03.26.2014

Claudia has been invited to serve as a permanent member on the NIH Tumor Microenvironment (TME) study section.

10.8.2013

David’s paper ‘Glioblastoma stem cells are regulated by interleukin-8 signaling in a tumoral perivascular niche’ has been accepted by Cancer Research.

08.12.2013

Bo Ri won the best poster award at the Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering Gordon Conference, Maureen was runner up for postdocs at the same meeting, and Allie, a summer REU student, has received a BMES Student Travel Award. Congratulations to all!

07.09.2013

Claudia has been awarded a Fellowship for Experienced Researchers by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. This fellowship will allow her to conduct a 1-year research project in the Department of Biomaterials at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany where she will collaborate with Dr. Peter Fratzl to evaluate the role of bone materials properties in breast cancer bone metastasis.

03.29.2013

Michael McCoy received a prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship, congratulations!

03.28.2013

A number of publications have been accepted lately – check out our publication list.

03.19.2013

We held the first Fischbach Lab retreat at LaTourelle Resort. Lots of great science and fun!

09.14.2012

Maureen has received a travel grant by the International Bone & Mineral Society to attend the 12th International Conference on Cancer-Induced Bone Disease in Lyon, France. Congratulations!

09.14.2012

Peter’s abstract for the SFB Annual Fall Meeting has received a STAR award and Frank has been awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med-into-Grad fellowship. Congratulations to both of them!

06.15.2012

Congratulations to Emily for successfully defending her PhD thesis.

06.06.2012

Emily’s and Bo Ri’s paper on ‘Implanted adipose progenitor cells as physicochemical regulators of breast cancer’ has been published online by PNAS. Congratulations!

04.02.2012

Both Frank He and Peter DelNero received a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Congratulations!

01.03.2012

We wish Scott Verbridge all the best for his new position as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Virginiatech.

01.03.2012

Congratulations! Youjin has received an undergraduate research award by the Engineering Learning Initiative.

11.04.2011

Maureen has been selected to receive a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship by the Hartwell Foundation. Congratulations!

10.05.2011

Two new PhD students – Peter DelNero and Frank He – have joined the lab. Welcome!

10.05.2011

Young Hye has received a MOGAM fellowship from South Korea and Kelsey has been awarded an undergraduate research fellowship by the Engineering Learning Initiative. Congratulations to both!

07.26.2011

Two new R21 grants funded by the NCI will support our projects ‘Mineralized 3-D tumor models to study breast cancer bone metastasis’ and ‘Fibronectin and its role in tumor stiffness and vascularization’.

07.01.2011

David has received a two-year Research Fellowship from the American Brain Tumor Association!

03.22.2011

Siddharth’s and Debra’s (a PhD student in Lara Estroff’s lab) joint paper on ‘Hydroxyapatite nanoparticle-containing scaffolds for the study of breast cancer bone metastasis’, has been accepted for publication in Biomaterials. Congratulations!

03.22.2011

Brian Kwee, an undergrad in the lab, has won the first prize at this year’s Bioexpo poster competition.

01.19.2011

Emily’s paper entitled “Stiffness of Photocrosslinked RGD-Alginate Gels Regulates Adipose Progenitor Cell Behavior” has been accepted by Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Congratulations!

12.14.2010

Emily’s paper ‘Adipose progenitor cells increase fibronectin matrix strain and unfolding in breast tumors’ has been accepted for publication in Physical Biology. Congratulations!

12.14.2010

Congratulations to Bo Ri for having been awarded a prestigious MOGAM Scholarship from South Korea.

11.05.2010

Bo Ri’s poster was awarded the 3rd prize at this year’s Cornell Stem Cell Symposium. Congratulations!

10.18.2010

Congratulations to Maya for receiving an award by the NASA/New York Space Grant Consortium’s for Undergraduate Early Science & Engineering Research and Iriny for having been awarded an undergraduate research grant from the Engineering Learning Initiative.

09.14.2010

Two new PhD students, Young-Hye Song and Ryan Nolan, have joined the lab. Welcome!

05.27.2010

Brian and Jimmy, undergraduate researchers, have received awards for the summer. Brian received the Engineering Learning Initiatives grant and Jimmy received the New York State Stem Cell grant. Congratulations!

05.10.2010

Siddharth has passed his A exam and is now officially a PhD candidate. Congratulations!

03.18.2010

Jimmy and Christine, undergraduates in the lab, have won second and third place at this year’s BioExpo.

03.17.2010

Emily has been selected for a STAR award by the Society for Biomaterials for her work titled ‘Tumor Microenvironmental Cues Signal Host Tissue Progenitor Cells to Promote Tumorigenesis’ to be presented at the 2010 Annual SFB meeting in Seattle. Congratulations!

03.09.2010

Scott’s and Emily’s review article on ‘Tissue-Engineered 3-D Tumor Models to Study Tumor Angiogenesis’ has been accepted by Tissue Engineering.

03.09.2010

Scott’s and Nakwon’s article on ‘Oxygen-controlled 3-D cultures to analyze tumor angiogenesis’ has been accepted for publication in tissue engineering.

01.08.2010

Siddharth’s paper ‘A Novel 3-D Mineralized Tumor Model to Study Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis’ has been accepted by PLoS ONE. Congratulations!

10.30.2009

Claudia will lead one of the projects of the recently funded NIH PS-OC center at Cornell. This center will apply physical science approaches to advance research on cancer. For more information: http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/Oct09/NCICenter.html

10.22.2009

David Infanger, a new postdoc, has joined the lab. Welcome David!

10.14.2009

Claudia will be the lead PI on a NIH RC-1 grant and will collaborate with Ithaca and Weill Cornell-based researchers on ‘Microfluidic tumor models to analyze the role of physicochemical cues in the angiogenic switch’.

10.14.2009

Emily has received the 2nd price at the poster contest of the Cornell Annual Stem Cell Symposium.

05.06.2009

Ramya has been awarded a fellowship by the Engineering Learning Initiative for her proposed summer project on biomineralized culture systems to study bone metastasis. Congratulations Ramya!!!

04.10.2009

Siddharth, a 2nd year PhD student in the lab, has been awarded a predoctoral NSF fellowship for his work on engineered bone metastasis models. Congrats to Sid!

04.10.2009

Ramya, an undergraduate researcher in the lab, has been featured in the Cornell Engineering Magazine.

03.18.2009

Christine has been awarded the best poster award at this year’s Bioexpo. Caroline, Dan, and Siddharth have been co-authors on the poster. Congratulations to all!

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