WELCOME TO ABNEL!

Dr. Abigail Koppes, Principal Investigator

Jessica speaks in Skype a Scientist program

Jessica speaks in Skype a Scientist program

Jessica volunteered through the program Skype a Scientist to share her enthusiasm and experience to an all-girls high school class. From Omaha Nebraska, Marian High School students tuned in and learned about Jessica’s path to becoming a scientist and her current and...

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 CMBE Young Innovator Award

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 CMBE Young Innovator Award

2020 CMBE Young Innovators were recognized at the 2020 BMES conference where they gave invited talks. Dr. Koppes was awarded a 2020 CMBE Young Innovator award for the recent paper: Cholinergic Activation of Primary Human Derived Intestinal Epithelium Does Not Ameliorate TNF-α Induced Injury. The paper (first author by lab alumni Sanjin Hosic) was published […]

David Successfully defends his Thesis!!

David Diaz successfully defended his these titled: A study of primary sensory neurons and Schwann cells sensitivity to visible light irradiation in vitro, and feasibility of a light inducible system in Schwann cells for neurite outgrowth enhancement in vitro. Congrats David!!

Dr. Koppes receives the 2020 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award

Dr. Koppes was named the 2020 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award recipient. “[The award] is offered each year to stimulate research careers in biomedical engineering. The recipient will present the 20-minute Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Lecture and publish the text of the lecture in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering.” Congrats Dr. Koppes!!! Award Notification: https://www.bmes.org/blog_home.asp?Display=324 […]

Research in the Advanced Biomaterials for Neuroengineering Laboratory (ABNEL) focuses on neural engineering and the interface between neurons and surrounding tissues. Specifically ABNEL develops novel and transformative devices, biomaterials, and biophysical-based therapies for this aims. Current work centers on the gut, heart, and central/peripheral nervous system.

Please feel free to also visit our sister lab Laboratory for Neuromodulation and Neuromuscular Repair (LNNR)

NEWS

2020 CMBE Young Innovators were recognized at the 2020 BMES conference where they gave invited talks.

Dr. Koppes was awarded a 2020 CMBE Young Innovator award for the recent paper: Cholinergic Activation of Primary Human Derived Intestinal Epithelium Does Not Ameliorate TNF-α Induced Injury. The paper (first author by lab alumni Sanjin Hosic) was published as part of the eponymous special issue. Congrats Dr. Koppes!

Editorial:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12195-020-00659-4

Paper:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12195-020-00633-0?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst&utm_source=ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst&utm_medium=email&utm_content=AA_en_06082018&ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst_20200625&error=cookies_not_supported&code=a3bbbc4a-5a12-420c-b1c2-bf2f7766952b

Tweet from the journal:
https://twitter.com/CMBEjournal/status/1317093574035505155

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