Research fellow – Thoracic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University Medical Center
Date Posted: November 15, 2018

Funded two-year research position open for this upcoming academic year (July 2019) at Columbia University Medical Center. We are seeking a highly talented and motivated surgical resident to join the lung regeneration team focused on the new generation of extracorporeal support technologies and whole organ bioengineering for transplantation. PGY 2 and above). Research involves porcine surgery as well as the regeneration of rejected human organs. The position is based in New York City at the Columbia University Medical Center, in the department of Biomedical Engineering (Dr. Vunjak-Novakovic) in collaboration with the department of Thoracic Surgery at Vanderbilt University (Dr. Bacchetta). Previous surgical residents have been instrumental to this group and have been extremely productive, successful academically and gone onto secure highly coveted clinical fellowships. Applicants must be PG2 and above and have full support from their surgical program. 2 year commitment is required.

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If you have a resident who is looking for such an opportunity please contact our current research fellow Ahmed Hozain (

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