ACTSI Investigator Dr. Andres Garcia in the News

Andres Garcia, PhD, ACTSI pilot grant recipient and Woodruff Faculty Fellow, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Chair, Interdisciplinary Graduate Bioengineering Program, Georgia Institute of Technology 

Garcia named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and namedRegents Professor by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. 
  
2012 Emory-Children’s Pediatric Research Center Pilot Awardee 
Center for Cystic Fibrosis Research 
Phage-Nanoparticles to Reduce Cystic Fibrosis-Associated Infections 
Andres Garcia, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology

Journal of Cell Science (Cover) | ECM Area Threshold for Focal Adhesion Assembly
August 2012

Adhesive Differences Enable Separation of Stem Cells to Advance Potential Therapies 

R&D Magazine | Biomaterial shows promise for Type 1 diabetes treatment 
May 8, 2013 
  
Nature Materials | Stem cell isolation: Differential stickiness 
May 22, 2013

Sticky Signature: Adhesive Force Differences Enable Separation of Stem Cells to Advance Potential Therapies and Accelerate Research
August 9, 2013

Packaging stem cells in capsules for heart therapy 
October 10, 2013

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