Professor of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine; Resident Faculty, Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine
Dr. Ameer's research interests include biomaterials, vascular and orthopaedic tissue engineering, controlled drug delivery and bio/nanotechnology for improved therapeutics and diagnostics. He has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications and conference abstracts, several book chapters, and multiple patents issued and pending (>25). He has served on several scientific review committees for funding research at the state and federal levels and was one of 100 invitees by the National Academy of Engineering to attend the 10th annual Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (2004). Dr. Ameer served as a permanent member of the Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering study section of the National Institutes of Health.
To accomplish his research goals, Dr. Ameer has assembled a team of collaborators, which include: Dr. William Pearce, Chief of Vascular Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Dr. Melina Kibbe, Associate Professor and vascular surgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Dr. Jason Koh, Associate Professor and orthopaedic surgeon at Northshore Hospital; Dr. Stuart Sprague, Director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Northshore Hospital; Prof. Vadim Backman, Biomedical Engineering Department at Northwestern University; Prof. Timothy Carroll, Biomedical Engineering Department at Northwestern University, and Prof. Lonnie Shea Prof. of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University.
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Email: g-ameer [at] northwestern [dot] edu