Regenerative Engineering Seminar
Regenerative Engineering and Translational Ecosystem Forum
October 4, 2023 @ 09:30 am to 02:00 pm
3rd Floor Commons, Millennium Science Complex
Christopher K. Breuer, MD, is director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Nationwide Endowed Chair in Surgical Research and director of Tissue Engineering in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's new Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cell Based Therapies. His clinical and research interests center on bioengineered tissue for use in surgery. Working with Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka, he was the first in the world to tissue engineer blood vessels and implant them in human infants. Dr. Breuer has many honors recognizing his contributions, including the Jacobsen Promising Investigator Award from the American College of Surgeons which is given to the most innovative young surgical investigator in the country.
Stelios T. Andreadis received his M.S. in Applied Mathematics, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan. He then pursued postdoctoral training at the Center for Engineering in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, where he worked in the areas of gene therapy, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Currently he serves as SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Member of the Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. He served as Director of the Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine (SCiRM) Training Program that was funded by NYSTEM to train students in stem cell biology and bioengineering and applications of stem cells in regenerative medicine (2016-2021). He is the Founding Director of the Cell, Gene, and Tissue Engineering Center (CGTE) that was established two years ago to promote interdisciplinary research and education in these areas. He served as CBE department Chair for two terms from 2012 to 2018.