Cardiovascular Biomaterials

The Cardiovascular Special Interest Group has the mission to foster the professional interaction and address the common concerns of academic and industrial scientists and engineers, clinicians, and regulatory professionals concerned with the discovery, research, development, and use of biomaterials for cardiovascular devices and implants.

 

Officers

Chair: Ngan F. Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Stanford University
300 Pasteur Dr
MC 5407
Stanford, CA 94305-5407
t: 650-849-0559
e: ngantina@stanford.edu

Vice-Chair: C. LaShan Simpson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mississippi State University
Box 9632
Mississippi State, MS 39762
e: clsimpson@abe.msstate.edu

Secretary/Treasurer: Chris Bashur, PhD
Biomedical Engineering
150 West University Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32901
t: (321) 674-8488
e: cbashur@fit.edu

Program Chair: Yi Hong, PhD
Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Arlington
Department of Bioengineering
Box 19138, 500 UTA BLVD, Suite 240
Arlington, TX 76019
t: (817) 272-0562
e: yihong@uta.edu

Web Contact: Alex Chan, PhD
Stanford University
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
t: (650) 493-5000 x 63832
e: ahpchan@stanford.edu

Student Contact: Mohammad Hamrangsekachaee, MS
Graduate Student
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
t: (234) 248-9126
e: hamrangsekachaee.mo@northeastern.edu

Industry Representative: Astha Khanna
Head/Scientist- Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Graver Technologies, LLC
72 Lockwood St.
Newark, NJ 07105
e: akhanna@gravertech.com

Biomaterials Forum Reporter: Astha Khanna
Head/Scientist- Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Graver Technologies, LLC
72 Lockwood St.
Newark, NJ 07105
e: akhanna@gravertech.com

Past Chair: Rami Tzafriri, PhD
CBSET
500 Shire Way
Lexington, MA 02420
t: (781) 541-5589
e: rtzafriri@cbset.org

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