Laura wins the annual BME Oustanding Translational Research Award!
Jimmy Becomes a Petit Scholar
Congratulations to Jimmy who was selected for a position among 2018's Petit Scholars. Read more here!
Dr. Wood's research is featured in the first publication of Georgia Tech's Research Horizons. Read about it here!
Alzheimer's Research in the Spotlight
Congratulations to John, Wood lab's first alum! John graduated with his Masters thesis in Bioengineering.
Alyssa Pybus has joined the WoodLab as a Ph.D. student in Bioengineering. She holds a B.S. in Bioengineering from MIT. Her research focus will be on analyzing gender differences of inflammation in Alzheimer's disease. Welcome aboard, Alyssa!
Congratulations to Sitara for passing Quals!
Congratulations to Laura for being selected as a CTEng Trainee!
Sitara has joined the Wood Lab as a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. She holds a B.S. in Biological Engineering from Cornell University. Her research goals will focus on analyzing gender differences of inflammation in Alzheimer's Disease. Welcome to the team, Sitara!
Laura Weinstock has joined the WoodLab as a Ph.D. student in Bioengineering. Her research focus will be on analyzing inflammatory and pathological markers of Alzheimer's disease to discover mechanisms driving disease progression. She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry from Northeastern University.
John Long has joined the WoodLab as a Ph.D. student in Bioengineering. His research focus will be on studying the vascular dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease through the use of a 3D microfluidic platform. He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Akron.
Michael Griffin has joined the WoodLab as a Ph.D. student in Bioengineering. His research focus will be on studying the vascular dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) through the use of a 3D microfluidic platform. He holds a B.S. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Getting Started at Georgia Tech!
Dr. Wood joined Georgia Tech as an Assistant Professor in August 2015. Prior to his current appointment, he was a postodctoral fellow at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. There he used systems biology to elucidate novel signaling mechanisms in Alzheimer's disease and intestinal inflammation. Dr. Wood received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he developed and used a microfluidic platform to identify dominant mechanisms governing vascular geometry during early vascular growth.