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Postdoctoral Fellow, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Postdoctoral Fellow, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Department: Bioengineering

A postdoctoral fellow with a background in biomaterials, immunology, and/or drug delivery is being sought for a position within the Brown Laboratory at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The Brown Laboratory seeks to couple a mechanistic understanding of the host inflammatory response in injury and disease with the development of context-dependent biomaterials and regenerative medicine strategies. The focus of the Brown Laboratory is upon clinical applications where few effective solutions currently exist, with increasing emphasis upon unmet clinical needs in the areas of aging and women’s health. Dr. Brown is a member of both the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the Magee Women’s Research Institute, both representing highly diverse scientific and clinical environments. The concepts of the work ongoing within the Brown Laboratory are in close alignment with ongoing basic science and clinical work within each of these centers.

The postdoctoral fellow will perform studies to understand macrophage-fibroblast interactions in the context of the host response to implantable materials using techniques which include histopathology, immunolabeling, cell culture, flow cytometry and transcriptional profiling. A strong background in immunology, particularly macrophage biology, or drug delivery is desirable. Demonstrable skills in writing and public presentation are essential as is a strong record of peer reviewed publications. The ability to conduct independent research while also working as part of a multidisciplinary team is a must.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV, and a list of references to:
Bryan Brown, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Contact Name: Bryan Brown, PhD
Contact Email: Brownb@upmc.edu
Url: Bryan Brown, PhD