Bryan Brown, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Dr. Brown is a faculty member in the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
450 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3110
Office Telephone: (412) 624-5273
- PhD - 2010, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh.
- BS - 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
Research InterestsResearch Interest: Inductive, Scaffold Based Regenerative Medicine, Host Innate Immune Interactions in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Awards and Honors
- 2014 Educator Award, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.
- 2013 Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Scholar (NIH, Office of Research on Women's Health).
- 2013 Best Basic Science Research Poster (Veterinary Orthopedic Society 2013 Annual meeting).
- 2011 Second Place, Elevator Pitch Contest (3 Rivers Venture Fair - University Technology Showcase).
- 2010 Carnegie Science Award, Carnegie Science Center.
- 2010 McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Trainee Career Advancement Program Scholarship (McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine).
- 2010 Young Investigator Award (Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society aka. TERMIS).
- 2009 National Research Service Award (F31) (National Institutes of Health).
- 2009 East Asia and Pacific Fellowship (National Science Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science).
- 2009 STAR Award (Student Travel Acheivement Award), Society for Biomaterials.
- 2008 50 Best Abstracts Award (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society--TERMIS).
- 2007 Student Travel Award (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society).
- 2007 McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Trainee Career Advancement Program Scholarship.
- 2007 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Nominee (University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Bioengineering).
- 2006 Bevier Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh).
- 2001 Honors College Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh Honors College).
- 2001 Engineering Honors Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering).
- LoPresti, S.T., and Brown, B.N., In press, "Host response to naturally-derived biomaterials," in Host Response to Biomaterials, S.F. Badylak, ed., Oxford: Elsevier.
- Brown, B.N., Sicari, B.M., and Badylak, S.F., In press, "Rethinking Regenerative Medicine: A Macrophage Centric Approach," Frontiers in Immunology.
- Grevemeyer, B., Bogdanovic, L., Canton, S., St Jean, G., Cercone, M., Ducharme, N.G., and Brown, B.N., 2014, "Regenerative Medicine Approach to Reconstruction of the Equine Upper Airway.," Tissue Engineering. Part A.
- Hartman, R.A., Yurube, T., Ngo, K., Merzlak, N.E., Debski, R.E., Brown, B.N., Kang, J.D., and Sowa, G.A., 2014, "Biological responses to flexion extension in spinal segments ex-vivo," Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Manuscript submitted for publication.
- Hoffman, B., Martin, M., Brown, B.N., Bonassar, L.J., and Cheetham, J., 2014, "Biomechanical and biochemical characterization of porcine tracheal cartilage," Larygoscope, Manuscript submitted for publication.
- Moalli, P., Brown, B., Reitman, M.T., and Nager, C.W., 2014, "Polypropylene mesh: evidence for lack of carcinogenicity.," International Urogynecology Journal.
- Rao, J., Brown, B.N., Weinbaum, J.S., Ofstun, E., Makaroun, M.S., Humphrey, J.D., and Vorp, D.A., In press, "Distinct collagen organization and phenotypic profile of antigen presenting cells within the intraluminal thrombus of abdominal aortic aneurysm," Journal of Vascular Surgery.
- Brown, B.N., Siebenlist, N.J., Cheetham, J., Ducharme, N.G., Rawlinson, J.J., and Bonassar, L.J., 2013, "Computed Tomography-Guided Tissue Engineering of Upper Airway Cartilage.," Tissue Engineering. Part C, Methods.
- Ahmed, T., Marçal, H., Johnson, S., Brown, B.N., and Foster, L.J., 2011, "Coalescence of Extracellular Matrix (ECM) from Porcine Urinary Bladder (UBM) with a Laser-Activated Chitosan-Based Surgical Adhesive.," Journal of Biomaterials Science. Polymer Edition.