Ruogang Zhao PhD

Ruogang Zhao

Ruogang Zhao
PhD

Contact Information
330B Bonner Hall
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-1034
Fax: (716) 645-2207
rgzhao@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Research interests include:
Developing advanced biofabrication technologies such as organ-on-chip models for disease modeling and drug screening;

3D bioprinting of large-size, vascularized tissues for repairing injured soft tissues;

Fibrosis disease and anti-fibrosis therapies;

Study of cell and tissue mechanics using novel experimental and computational tools.

Education and Training:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioengineering, Johns Hopkins University (2013)
  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering and Biomaterials, University of Toronto (2011)

Employment:

  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University at Buffalo (2013–2018)

Awards and Honors:

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2010)
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Doctoral Award (2009)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • September 2017–May 2020
    High throughput genetic and functional screens for restoring stem cell potential
    National Institute of Aging
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,200,000
  • October 2015–September 2019
    Fibrotic microtissue chips for screening of anti-fibrotic therapies
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,400,000
  • May 2015–December 2016
    Stereolithography 3D printing of human organ on a chip
    UB Innovative Micro-Programs Accelerating Collaboration in Themes (IMPACT) Fund
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $30,000
  • July 2014–December 2015
    Human fibrotic microtissue chips for screening of anti-fibrotic therapies
    University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $30,000

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Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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Contact Information

330B Bonner Hall
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-1034
Fax: (716) 645-2207
rgzhao@buffalo.edu