Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health

BESIP Intern Roster

Intern Name Project Title BESIP Mentor
Alex Chan
Penn State University
X-ray Activatable Drug Release of Hybrid Gold Polymersomes for Cancer Chemoradiotherapy
Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN)
NIBIB
Rachel Bellisle
University of Rhode Island
Neurological Effects of Robotic Knee Extension Assistance During Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Diane Damiano, Ph.D. Project #1
Thomas Bulea, Ph.D. Project #1
Functional and Applied Biomechanics Section, Rehabilitation Medicine Department
CC
Natalie Hawken
Vanderbilt University
Fabrication and Atomic Force Microscopy of PDMS Softgels for Neurite Outgrowth
Herbert M. Geller, Ph.D.
Developmental Neurobiology Section
NHLBI
Matthew Short
Temple University
Optimizing Parameters of a Center of Pressure Modification Task During Ustable Sitting
Brad Hendershot, Ph.D.
Christopher Dearth, Ph.D.
Biomechanics and Virtual Reality Laboratories, Research & Development Section, Department of Rehabilitation
Walter Reed
Robert Lutz, Ph. D.
Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program
NIBIB
Venkatesh Deshpande
Rutgers University
Tyrosine Phosphoproteomics of Rat Inner Medullary Collecting Duct Cells in Response to Vasopressin
Mark A. Knepper, M.D., Ph.D.
Epithelial Systems Biology Laboratory
NHLBI
Michael Murphy
Johns Hopkins University
Software for the Analysis of Multiple Components in Fluorescence Lifetime Spectroscopy Images
Jay R. Knutson, Ph.D., Chief, OSS
Molly Molloy, Ph.D.
Alessio Andreoni, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Optical Spectroscopy Section
NHLBI
Jacob Enders
Ohio State University
Direct Imaging of Supercoiled DNA for Mechanical Characterization of Base-Pair Mismatching
Keir C. Neuman, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Single-Molecule Biophysics
NHLBI
Saurin Kantesaria
University of North Carolina
Recapitulating in vivo Spatial Oxygen Distribution in 3D Cancer Spheroid Culture
Thomas Pohida Project #1
Computational Bioscience and Engineering Laboratory, Division of Computational Bioscience
CIT
Michael Gottesman, M.D.
Robert Robey, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cell Biology, Center for Cancer Research
NCI
Nicole Morgan, Ph.D.
Microfabrication and Microfluidics Unit, Biomedical Engineering and Physical Science Shared Resource
NIBIB
Christopher Yin
University of California San Diego
PNA-based Microfluidic Chip for Isothermal Detection of HIV
Daniel Appella, Ph.D.
Synthetic Bioactive Molecules Section, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry
NIDDK
Nicole Morgan, Ph.D.
Microfabrication and Microfluidics Unit, Biomedical Engineering and Physical Science Shared Resource
NIBIB
Thomas Pohida Project #2
Raisa Freidlin, D.Sc.
Computational Bioscience and Engineering Laboratory, Office of Intramural Research
CIT
Amisha Dave
University of Connecticut
mHealth Smartphone Application to Measure Risky Driving Behavior and Predict Crashes
Bruce Simons-Morton, Ed.D., M.P.H.
Johnathon Ehsani, Ph.D.
Health Behavior Branch
NICHD
Thomas Pohida Project #3
Raisa Freidlin, D.Sc.
Computational Bioscience and Engineering Laboratory, Office of Intramural Research
CIT
Esther Chen
Cornell University
Assistive Technology: Automated Calibration of Kinect-Based Keyboard Engineered for a Wounded Warrior
Mark Lindholm
Occupational Therapy
Walter Reed
Thomas Pohida Project #4
Randall Pursley
Computational Bioscience and Engineering Laboratory, Office of Intramural Research
CIT
Michael Gerber
City College of New York
Automated Image Quality Assessment in Prostate MRI
Ronald M. Summers, M.D., Ph.D.
Imaging Biomarkers and Computer-Aided Diagnosis Laboratory
CC
Anna Word
Vanderbilt University
Improved method of single-cell epigenome analysis
Giovanna Tosato, M.D.
Cellular and Molecular Biology Section
NCI
Kendal Ezell
Texas A&M
Loading and Characterization of Drug-eluting Radiopaque Beads for Transarterial Chemoembolization of Liver Tumors
Bradford Wood, M.D. Projects #1, #2, #3
Andrew Mikhail
Ayele Negussie
NIH Center for Interventional Oncology and Chief, Interventional Radiology Section
CC
Natalie Hong
Carniege Mellon University
New Doxorubicin Loading Method for PMMA Bone Cement
Bradford Wood, M.D. Projects #1, #2, #3
Andrew Mikhail
Ayele Negussie
NIH Center for Interventional Oncology and Chief, Interventional Radiology Section
CC
Amy Xiao
Johns Hopkins University
A Streamlined Metabolomics Workflow to Indentify Biomarkers of Severe Malarial Anemia
Patricia A. Gonzales Hurtado, Ph.D.
Michal Fried, Ph.D.
Molecular Pathogenesis and Biomarker Section Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology
NIAID