BME Students Named Koerner Fellows
The Koerner Family Fellowship is in its second season here at WPI. Heather Cirka and John Favreau selected as two of the 2013 graduate fellows.
The Koerner Family Fellowship is in its second season here at WPI. The family wishes to aid graduate and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in academia. Heather Cirka and John Favreau of the Biomedical Engineering Department were selected as two of the 2013 graduate fellows. Heather is currently studying mechanobiological sensing in valvular interstitial cells and the implications for treatment of calcific aortic valve disease. John is developing a novel ultrasound-based model for researching the underlying mechanisms of heart disease and for predicting the risk of heart attacks before they occur.
April 2, 2013