Liver stem cell biology; differentiation; cell therapy; organogenesis; disease modeling; tissue engineering; multimodality molecular imaging; monitoring molecular events in living subjects
2017 CSTEP distinguished research mentor University at Buffalo
2017 Margulis Award-best original scientific article in Radiology from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
University at Buffalo, Department of Oral Biology Seminar, Nov 2017 “Building organs from human stem cells and non-invasive imaging of stem cells in living subjects and patients.”
University at Buffalo, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, Aug 2017 “Regenerative Medicine and Multimodality Molecular Imaging.”
Cleveland Clinic, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Partners Seeking a Cure Conference Meeting, June 2017 “Current State of Liver Stem Cells/Regenerative Medicine Research: An Update and Clinical Implications.”
University at Buffalo, Conversations in the Disciplines (CID) Meeting, February 2017. “3D Organoid Cultures for Differentiation and Disease Modeling.”
Ogechi Ogoke, October 2017 Bioengineering and Translational Medicine Conference - "Engineering the Liver Diverticulum from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells", Society for Biological Engineering, AICHE, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Matthew Willadsen, October 2017 Bioengineering and Translational Medicine Conference - "Quantitative In Vivo & Ex Vivo Multimodality Cell Imaging of Antigen-Specific T-Cells in Murine Metastatic Ovarian Cancer", Society of Biological Engineering, AICHE, Minneapolis, Minnesota.