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SELECTBIO Conferences Organoids and Organs-on-Chips Europe 2022

George Truskey's Biography

George Truskey, R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering

George A. Truskey, PhD, is the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Senior Associate Dean for the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1985 and has been a member of the faculty at Duke University since 1987. His current research interests include microphysiological systems, cardiovascular tissue engineering and the role of physical forces in atherosclerosis. From 2003-2011, he was Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. During that time, he directed Duke’s Translational Research Partnership with the Coulter Foundation and the successful transition to an endowed program. He is the author of over 130 peer reviewed research publications, a biomedical engineering textbook entitled Transport Phenomena in Biological Systems, and 7 book chapters. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, and the American Heart Association. He was president of BMES from 2008 to 2010. In 2007, he received the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising from the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke.

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