Eric Corey Freed

Founding Principal · OrganicARCHITECT

Green architect, author and visionary

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ESG Investment Strategies Green Buildings Green Architect Carbon

John S. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Pauley Heart Center | B.S. Engineering, Baylor University | M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center | Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Yale University · VCU College of Engineering

Cardiovascular Mechanics & Imaging Lab: developing MRI quantification of patient-specific mechanics for improved cardiovascular diagnostics

Cardiovascular Biomechanics Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections Cardiovascular MRI Growth & Remodeling

Seungik Baek

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering · Michigan State University

Dr. Baek is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University.

Computational and Statistical Interventions for Vascular Disease Vascular Growth and Remodeling Cardiovascular Mechanics Mechanobiology and Tissue Engineering

René Olivares-Navarrete, D.D.S, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | D.D.S, National Autonomous University of Mexico | Ph.D., National Autonomous University of Mexico · VCU DEPT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Olivares-Navarrete’s research focuses on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine approaches for Craniofacial and Orthopaedic needs.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cell Biology and Engineering Biomaterials for Craniofacial and Musculoskeletal Tissues Immunomodulation and Immunoengineering Wnt Signaling in Morphogenesis Healing and Regeneration

Erin Calipari

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology · Vanderbilt University

Expert in the neuroscience of mental illness and addiction, including gender differences.

Opioids adaptive processes self-administered drugs Dopamine Addiction and Recovery

Gentry Patrick

Professor · UC San Diego

Gentry Patrick researches neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Lewy body disease.

Dementia Alzheimer's Disease Protein Synthesis and Degradation Neurobiology Synaptic Activity

Rebecca L. Heise, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S. Chemical Engineering, B.S. Biomedical and Health Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University | Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Heise studies pulmonary mechanotransduction, including lung injury and pulmonary regenerative medicine

Lung injury Pulmonary regenerative medicine Mechanobiology Tissue Engineering Smooth muscle cell signaling

Jonathan S. Dordick

Howard P. Isermann Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering & Co-Director, Heparin Applied Research Center · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Applies biological principles to advance bioengineering and biomanufacturing, stem cell engineering, and drug discovery

Drug Discovery Biomanufacturing Biochemical Engineering Biochemistry Chemistry

Michael J. McClure, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | BE, Vanderbilt University | Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University · VCU College of Engineering

Understanding the role of extracellular matrix and mechanical forces to regulate skeletal muscle structure, function, and innervation.

Muscle aging Cell-matrix interactions Integrin-mediated signaling Myoblast fusion Regenerative rehabilitation in skeletal muscle trauma

Guy Joseph Ale, DBA

President · Lifespan Seminar

Holistic Health Expert | Award Winning Speaker and Coach | President, Lifespan Seminar | VP, Asia Pacific Association of Psychology

Aging Nutrition Life-Work Balance Longevity Holistic Health

Priscilla Hwang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Duke University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Hwang's research focuses on developing 3D microphysiological systems to investigate musculoskeletal pathologies and cancer progression.

tumor microenvironment intervertebral disc microphysiological systems cancer metastasis collective cell migration

Daniel E. Conway, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering | B.S., Rice University | Ph.D., Georgia Tech and Emory University · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Conway focuses on methods to directly measure forces across proteins and understand how these forces affect cellular function.

Mechanotransduction Cellular biomechanics Forces at intracellular junctions Nuclear LINC complex

John Bukowy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. John Bukowy's area of expertise include software development and machine learning.

Matey Kaltchev, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Matey Kaltchev's areas of expertise include Physical Chemistry, Surface Science, Nanoengineering

Catalysis Nanoengineering and Nanomaterials FTIR Spectroscopy Physical Chemistry Surface Science

Seth H. Weinberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Weinberg's research focuses on computational physiology, specifically questions related to electrophysiology and mechanobiology.

Computational physiology Cardiac electrophysiology Extracellular matrix assembly Nonlinear dynamics in biology Multicellular modeling

Ryan Penn

President · Mobility123

Safe Living Specialist, CAPS

Aging in Place Caps Safe Living Independent Living Accessible Construction