Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Seminar

December 3, 2018
December 3, 2018
Speaker: Andre Palmer, PhD
                The Ohio State University   
Title: Engineering Polymerized Hemoglobins and Albumins for Use in Transfusion Medicine      
Location: Biomedical Engineering, Room 102
Time: 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Dr. Andre Palmer received his doctorate from The John Hopkins University. Dr. Palmer’s research interests encompass the development of novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for a variety of applications in transfusion medicine and tissue engineering. His lab is also developing non-heme based plasma substitutes, red blood cell storage solutions and monocyte/macrophage targeted drug delivery systems.

Dr. Palmer currently serves on the International Scientific Advisory Committee on Blood Substitutes, and is a member of the Bioengineering, Technology, and Surgical Sciences Study Section at the National Institutes of Health. In 2015, he was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, and appointed chair of the William G. Lowrie Department of Chemical Engineering at The Ohio State University. Palmer’s research is supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. 

He is author of more than 100 peer reviewed publications. Among others, he received the National Science Foundation Career Award, and the Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from The Ohio State University College of Engineering.  

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