Leads all projects for sciVelo’s initiatives in Cell Therapy, Immunotherapy, and Regenerative Medicine areas to facilitate commercial translational outcomes.
Department of Periodontics and Preventative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Research focus on the development of new medical devices for dental bone grafting.
PhD, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
BS, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Graduate Research, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration, University of Pittsburgh
Advisor: Charles Sfeir, DDS, PhD
Undergraduate Research, Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Pittsburgh
Advisor: Richard Debski, PhD
Undergraduate Senior Design Project
Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research – University of Pittsburgh – Advisor: Joseph Samosky, PhD
Developed magnesium/polymer biomaterial platform for initial uses in dental bone grafting
Filed four invention disclosures at various stages of patent protection
Biomedical Engineer – Artificial Heart Program – UPMC