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SELECTBIO Conferences Organ-on-a-Chip World Congress 2019

Kambez Benam's Biography

Kambez Benam, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver

Kambez Benam is Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine with a secondary appointment at the Department of Bioengineering. He is the founder of Lung Microengineering Lab, which brings together researchers from the engineering, biology, biopharmaceutical industry, clinical and business communities with the aim of developing new technologies that recreate complex human organ pathophysiology in vitro, and applying them to discover novel therapeutics and personalized biomarkers. His research focuses on applying disruptive technologies that enable his team to elucidate cellular and molecular mechanisms that govern tissue pathology or offer protection during lung injury and host-environment interaction. Dr. Benam received his B.Sc. (Hons) in Pharmacology from the Newcastle University (UK), and his D.Phil. in Immunology from the University of Oxford (UK). He then was trained as a Technology Development Fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. Dr. Benam has been the recipient of multiple awards including Society of Toxicology IRSS, Baxter and Lush Young Investigator Awards and his work has received extensive press coverage (Fox News, BBC, STAT News, Harvard Gazette, Washington Times, IEEE Spectrum, etc.). He has published in leading scientific journals (NATURE METHODS, CELL SYSTEMS, JCI INSIGHT, etc.) and is a co-inventor on eleven pending patent applications and multiple reports of invention.

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