Serafim  Papadimitriou

Wick Timothy

Professor

biography

Timothy M. Wick, PhD, is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and co-Director of UAB’s BioMatrix Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (BERM) Center.Dr. Wick has more than 25 years experience in research, education and collaboration developing innovative strategies to solve health-related problems and improve healthcare technology to benefit society.  His research expertise is in development of 3-D human tissue constructs for tissue engineering and as human organ equivalents for toxicity testing, drug discovery and drug screening.Dr. Wick is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a member of the Biomedical Engineering Society and the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his doctorate in chemical engineering from Rice University.

 

Area of Interest

1) Tissue engineering
2) 3D tissue culture
3) Transdermal drug delivery.


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