posted on September 2, 2014
MSI Principal Investigator Robert Tranquillo, Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering (College of Science and Engineering), is one of four researchers awarded a grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium (PDIC). Professor Tranquillo’s project is entitled “Preclinical Demonstration of Growth Capacity of a Tissue-Engineering RVOT Graft.” He is using MSI for a project developing a computational model that will allow evaluation of flow through tissues in engineered microvessels.
This grant is part of the Pediatric Medical Device Translational Grant Program; this is the program’s first year. An article with a program description and complete list of grant awardees can be found on the CTSI webpage.