CEMB in the News

Blinking Eye-on-a-Chip featured in NSF video

By Annie Jeong on September 16, 2019

Recent research by CEMB PIs and trainees has been featured in NSF’s series, “4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About.” The blinking eye-on-a-chip is currently being used to study dry eye disease, with potential to  address many other diseases that affect the eye. In addition to lead authors Dan Huh, associate professor in Bioengineering […]

CEMB Celebrates the Philadelphia Science Festival

By James McGonigle on April 23, 2018

Andrei Georgescu, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Dan Huh’s research group, presented the lab’s work at the Pennovation Center as part of the Penn’s celebration of “Be A Scientist Day” on Sunday, April 22. Dozens of activities, demonstrations, and talks made for a fabulous day to delve into the world of science and technology.  […]

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Huh Lab Debuts “Eye-on-a-Chip” at AAAS Meeting

By Patience on March 7, 2018

Biomemetic devices represent a promising technological advance in the way we research and test complex biological systems. Engineered technologies that imitate cells, organs and processes can provide a controlled, scientific platform as an alternative to living tissue. Mimicry by lab-developed models can give us key insights into how natural systems will respond to stimuli while […]

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Haswell Elected as Delegate to AAAS

By Patience on March 6, 2018

CEMB is proud to congratulate Elizabeth S. Haswell, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and CEMB Fellow, for her election as council delegate for biological sciences for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Haswell’s term began Feb. 20. Read more.

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Jon Epstein Receives NHLB Outstanding Investigator Award

By Patience on January 17, 2018

Jon Epstein, MD, executive vice dean and chief scientific officer of Penn Medicine, has received a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Outstanding Investigator Award. The award recognizes Epstein as an experienced investigator with sustained and significant research contributions. The award taps Epstein as “a gold standard role model for physician-scientists in the field....