Bioengineering Seminar Series

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday May 1, 2019
      10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Room 1128
  • Phone: 4048946228
  • URL: Petit Institute website
  • Email: connect@ibb.gatech.edu
  • Fee(s):
    N/A
  • Extras:
Contact

Bob Nerem, Ph.D. and Johnna Temenoff, Ph.D. - faculty hosts

Summaries

Summary Sentence: "From Mechanical Forces to Tissue Straining – How to Employ Biophysical Cues to Guide Regeneration" - Univ.-Prof, Dr.-Ing. Georg Duda - Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin / Wyss Institute at Harvard University

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"From Mechanical Forces to Tissue Straining – How to Employ Biophysical Cues to Guide Regeneration"

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Georg Duda

Julius Wolff Insitute and Berlin Institute of Health Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT)
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University

ABSTRACT
Conceptually, our research aims at understanding endogenous cascades of tissue formation, cytokine signaling and cellular self-organization especially in bone. Mechanical straining and adaptation due to mechanical cues plays a central role in all these tissues. The aim of our work is to understand the mechano-biological cues of regeneration and adaptation and how they can be employed to enable healing even in tissues with impaired regenerative capacity such as muscle, cartilage or tendon. All approaches are motivated by clinical challenges, are based on in vivo patient measurements, employ basic research principles and aim at being translated into daily clinical routine. Examples of translation include innovative concepts for joint replacement procedures, angle stable fixation of implants or cell therapies for immune-modulation to empower tissue regeneration. 

BIO
Georg Duda is director of the Julius Wolff Insitute, co-director of the Berlin Center Regenerative Therapies and Professor of Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Regeneration at the Charité – Humboldt University of Berlin and Free University of Berlin and an Associated Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg in 1996. After stays at Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins University, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg and University of Ulm, he moved to Berlin to initiate a regenerative research focus in musculoskeletal surgery. He initiated a clinician scientist program and chairs the graduate school Berlin-Brandenburg School for Regenerative Therapies.

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The Bioengineering Seminar Series is co-hosted by the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB), Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
IBB
Status
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  • Created On: Apr 9, 2019 - 2:50pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 24, 2019 - 10:33am