Spotlights

Sophia Ziemian in regalia holding pup, Max

Sophia Ziemian, Ph.D. ’20

Ziemian seeks to understand the underlying mechanisms of osteoarthritis, in order to develop therapeutic strategies that will successfully prevent or drastically slow the progression of the disease. Read more

Young Hye Song

Young Hye Song, Ph.D. 2016

As a tenure-track assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Arkansas, Young Hye currently directs a lab that uses tissue engineering strategies to study cancer-nerve crosstalk and traumatic neural injuries. Read more

Mary Clare McCorry

Mary Clare McCorry, Ph.D. 2017

At the Food and Drug Administration through the AIMBE Scholars program, McCorry led science policy initiatives and coordinated collaborations between experts in academia, industry, government and non-profit organizations. Read more

Rose Buchmann

Rose Buchmann, Ph.D. Student

"Diagnosed with a genetic connective tissue disorder when I was 15, I had to go through many different treatments for this disease. I met a team of biomedical engineers at Mayo Clinic who helped me regain my ability to walk, and I knew that I wanted to make a difference in patients’ lives just like they made a difference in mine." Read more

Derek Holyoak

Derek Holyoak, Ph.D. ’18

Now a senior associate in the Biomedical Engineering & Sciences Practice at Exponent, Inc., Ph.D. alum Derek Holyoak's work involves a mix of proactive biomedical research/testing and reactive scientific litigation. Read more

David McKellar, Ph.D. Student

David McKellar, Ph.D. Student

"My research focus is on understanding how muscle regenerates after injury...to design stem cell therapies that could treat traumatic injuries or muscle degeneration in aging patients." Read more

Jason Guss, Ph.D.

Jason Guss, Ph.D. '18

Jason Guss, Ph.D. ’18, is an alumnus of the biomedical engineering program at Cornell. He is now CEO at Iterate Labs, an AI software platform he worked to found when finishing his doctorate. Read more