2018.12.01 MRTD Lab team awarded AHA AIREA Grant

Professors Marcella Vaicik and Keigo Kawaji have received a two-year, $150,000 award from the American Heart Association (AIREA) for running a research and education program to develop future biomedical engineers in the discovery and validation of novel tissue biomarkers for diseases in the heart and the brain.

Through this award, the IIT-BME team will initiate the AHA Challenges - a one-year program for both undergraduate and graduate students to pursue research and develop technical skills in tissue model design, validation, and novel imaging technology development.