Grady's project is titled, "Mechanical mechanisms of biofilm survival on implant surfaces" and will be funded in the amount of $599,796 over five years.
Katie earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Asbury University and obtained her master’s degree in professional counseling from Richmont Graduate University.
The patent is titled, “Electrical Double Layer in Nanopores for Detection and Identification of Molecules and Submolecular Units.”
Election to FBSE is the highest honor bestowed to a member of the international community engaged in biomaterials research.
Zhu's project is titled “Optical imaging of radiation-induced metabolic changes in human breast cancer organotypic tumor slices to predict radiotherapy response.”
Annamalai's project is titled “Effect of mechanical strain on myokine secretion and its role in diabetic bone disease.”
A major focus in Sunderam’s lab is how sleep is affected in disorders of the brain--specifically epilepsy and Alzheimer’s disease--and whether improving sleep can produce beneficial outcomes.
The grant will enable Yu's team to gather additional data for revision of a current R01 application.
Their award-winning research was reviewed among several national and international submissions to the annual conference.
The collaborative project includes biomedical engineering associate professor Sridhar Sunderam.