April 2017

  • Mary Canty takes 3rd place in the UB Department of Biomedical Engineering's Poster Competition. Congratulation Mary!

 

March 2017

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives a podium presentation at 7th International Conference on Advances in Orthopaedic Osseointegration.

  • Elise Martin, Emily Brooks, Mary Canty, and Kari Puma present posters at the Orthopedic Research Society 2017 Annual Meeting

 

February 2017

  • Joseph Mango joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Joseph!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a research seminar at the UB Infectious Disease Research Conference

 

January 2017

December 2016

  • Emily Brooks successfully defends her PhD dissertation. Congratulations Emily!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a research seminar at the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute

 

November 2016

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Duquin are awarded grant funding from Zimmer Biomet!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Ed Furlani are awarded grant funding from the New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics!

 

October 2016

  • Isha Satyam joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering.   Welcome Isha!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives an invited talk at the 2016 Technology Innovations for Physicians and Surgeons Conference 

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a poster at the 2016 International State-of-the-Science Meeting on Minimizing the Impact of Wound Infections Following Blast-Related Injuries

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Campagnari present a poster at the Buffalo Clinical and Translational Pilot Studies Colloquium.

 

September 2016

  • Adam Oetinger and Tanis Lamoureux joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering.   Welcome Adam and Tanis!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a research seminar at the Naval Research Laboratory.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger participates with Garwood Medical Devices in the University Start-up Demo Day on Capitol Hill (link)

 

August 2016

  • Yasaman Farshchi defends her MS thesis. Congratulations Yasaman!

  • Mary Canty passes her PhD qualifying exam. Congratulation Mary!

  • Elise Martin passes her PhD preliminary exam. Congratulation Elise!

  • Kyle Weeks joins the lab as a graduate research assistant. Welcome Kyle!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives an invited lecture at the UB Restorative Dentistry Department

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded grant funding from the Office of Naval Research!

 

July 2016

  • The lab has moved into new space on the 4th Floor of the Biomedical Research Building.

 

June 2016

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a research seminar at the Food and Drug Administration

  • Caelen Clark continues in the lab as a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering.

 

May 2016

  • Caelen Clark successfully defends his MS thesis. Congratulations Caelen!

  • Mary Canty and Dr. Ehrensberger present posters at the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress

 

April 2016

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March 2016

  • Dr. Scott Nodzo gives a podium presentation at the 2015 Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives podium presentation and presents a poster at the Orthopedic Research Society 2016 Annual Meeting

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Campagnari present a poster at the the Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Award Forum

 

February 2016

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents a research seminar at the UB Infectious Disease Research Conference

 

January 2016

  • “Cathodic Voltage-controlled Electrical Stimulation Plus Prolonged Vancomycin Reduce Bacterial Burden of a Titanium Implant-associated Infection in a Rodent Model” by Nodzo SR, Tobias ME, Ahn R, Hansen LA, Luke-Marshall NR, Wild LM, Campagnari AA, Ehrensberger MT  is electronically published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

December 2015

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives and invited talk at the Department of Defense Osseointegration Program Steering Committee Meeting, Walter Reed National Medical Center

 

November 2015

  • Robert Repetti joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering.   Welcome Robert!

  • “Corrosion and Mechanical Performance of AZ91 Exposed to Simulated Inflammatory Conditions” by EK Brooks, Se Der, and MT Ehrensberger is accepted for publication in Materials Science and Engineering C

 

October 2015

  • Emily Brooks and Dr. Ehrensberger give podium talks at the 2015 Materials Science and Technology Conference

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Campagnari are awarded grant funding from the UB Clinical and Translational Pilot Studies Program!

 

September 2015

  • Elise Martin was accepted into the UB CLIMB Program.

  • Elise Martin becomes a SEAS Presidential Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

  • Gowtham Mohanraj joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Gowtham!

 

August 2015

  • Elise Martin defended her MS thesis. Congratulation Elise!

  • Elise Martin was accepted as a Ph.D. student

  • Mary Canty passed her Ph.D. preliminary exam!

  • “The effect of fretting associated periodic cathodic potential shifts on the electrochemistry and in vitro biocompatibility of commercially pure titanium” by A. Ciolko, M. Tobias, and Dr. Ehrensberger is electronically published in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B, Applied Biomaterials

 

July 2015

  • Dr. Ehrensberger receives the Jeanette Wilkins Award for best basic science paper at the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Musculoskeletal Infection Society

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded grant funding from Hollister Inc.!

 

June 2015

  • Mary Canty presents a poster and Dr. Ehrensberger gives a podium talk at the 3rd Stevens Conference on Bacteria-Material Interaction

  • Yasaman Akhavan Farshchi Joined the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Yasaman!

 

May 2015

  • Alexandra Ciolko successfully defends her MS thesis. Congratulations Alex!

  • Emily Brooks  and Mary Canty are awarded the Western New York Prosperity Fellowships!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Marzo are awarded grant funding from Carestream!

 

April 2015

  • Emily Brooks is awarded first place at the University at Buffalo Department of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Poster Competition.

  • Emily Brooks passes her Ph.D. qualifying exam!

  • “Cathodic Electrical Stimulation Combined With Vancomycin Enhances Treatment of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Implant-associated Infections” by Nodzo SR, Tobias ME, Nodzo SR, Hansen LA, Luke-Marshall NR, Cole RF, Wild LM, Campagnari AA, Ehrensberger MT is electronically published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

  • Dr. Ehrensberger, Dr. Hoy, and Dr. Doak are awarded grant funding from Depuy Synthes!

 

March 2015

  • Menachem Tobias, Dr. Nodzo, and Dr. Ehrensberger present a poster at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society

  • Dr. Ehrensberger give an invited talk at the Advanced Materials in Dental and Orthopedic Applications Symposium during 2015 TMS Annual Meeting

 

February 2015

  • Caelen Clark joins the lab as a MS student from the UB Biomaterials Program. Welcome Caelen!

 

January 2015

  • “Influence of MC3T3-E1 Preosteoblast Culture on the Corrosion of a T6 Treated AZ91 Alloy” by EK Brooks, ME Tobias, S Yang, LB Bone, and MT Ehrensberger is accepted for publication in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part B Applied Biomaterials.

 

December2014

  • “Cathodic voltage-controlled electrical stimulation of titanium implants as treatment for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus periprosthetic infections” by MT Ehrensberger, M. Tobias, S Nodzo, L. Hansen, NR Luke-Marshall, R. Cole, L Wild, and AA Campagnari  is electronically published in Biomaterials

 

November2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives an invited research seminar at the American Association for Dental Research-Buffalo Section 2014 Symposium, Clinical and Translational Research in Oral Biology and Dentistry

 

October 2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger and Dr. Duquin are awarded grant funding from Biomet Inc.!

 

September 2014

  • Elise Martin is a recipient of the SEAS Dean’s Fellowship for the department of Biomedical Engineering.

  • Elise Martin is a recipient of the Graduate Dean’s Scholar Award.

 

August 2014

  • Kari Puma and Rohit Yerrabolu give podium presentations at ASME 2014 International Design & Engineering Technical Conferences.

 

July 2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives a podium presentation at the International Congress on Joint Reconstruction- Pan Pacific Conference 2014.

  • Stephanie Der gives a poster presentation and podium presentation at the Climb UP for Summer Research Symposium. 

 

June 2014

  • Mary Canty joins the lab as a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Mary!

  • Elise Martin joins the lab as a MS student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Elise!

  • Richard Brooks, Andrea Ciolko, Greg Salamone, Joushua Reich, Eric Bauer join the lab as undergraduate research assistants. Welcome Everyone!

  • Stephanie Der joins the lab as an iSEED undergraduate research assistant. Welcome Stephanie!

 

May 2014

  • Dr. Scott Nodzo wins the The Harold Brody/ Medical Emeritus Faculty Society Award for best translational research project at the UB School of Medicine Scholarly Exchange Symposium.

  • Dr. Kory Reed wins the 1st Place Award for best basic science research project at the UB School of Medicine Scholarly Exchange Symposium.

  • Dr. Scott Nodzo presents a poster at the AAOS/ORS Musculoskeletal Infection: Young Investigator Research Symposium.

  • Mary Canty, Elise Martin, Elizabeth Capogna and Christina Beiber receive their B.S. in Biomedical Engineering! Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors!

 

April 2014

  • Kyle Sreniawski successfully defends his MS Thesis. Congratulations Kyle!

  • Rohit Yerrabolu wins award at 2014 UB Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Poster Competition. Congratulations Rohit!

 

March 2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger chairs the Corrosion and Biocompatibility of Biomedical Alloys and Implant Devices, Research in Progress Symposium at the 2014 NACE International Annual Meeting.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger, Emily Brooks, and Alexandra Ciolko give podium presentations at Corrosion and Biocompatibility of Biomedical Alloys and Implant Devices, Research in Progress Symposium at the 2014 NACE International Annual Meeting.

  • Dr. Scott Nodzo, Menachem Tobias, and Kyle Sreniawski present posters at the 2014 ORS Annual Meeting.

  • Kari Puma wins  3rd place at the UB Department of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Poster Competition. Congratulations Kari!

 

February 2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is 1 of 16 researchers selected to present a poster at the Extremity War Injury Symposium in Washington DC.

  • Mike Bisogno joins the lab for a medical student research elective. Welcome Mike!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives an invited talk at the Advanced Materials for Dental and Orthopedic Applications Symposium at TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego.

  • Emily Brooks, Alexandra Ciolko, and Kyle Sreniawski present at the UB Department of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Poster Competition.

  • Emily Brooks wins 2nd place UB BME Graduate Student Poster Competition. Congratulations Emily!

 

January 2014

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded grant funding from Excelsior Foundation to study glenoid component loosening in total shoulder arthroplasty.

  • “The Influence of Cathodic Polarization and Simulated Inflammation on Titanium Electrochemistry” by Emily Brooks, Menachem Tobias, Kevin Krautsak, and Mark Ehrensberger is accepted for publication in the Journal Of Biomedical Materials Research, Part B Applied Biomaterials. 

  • Mary Canty, Elise Martin, Elizabeth Capogna, Nolan Ringo, Juan Paredes join the lab as undergraduate research assistants. Welcome everyone!

 

November 2013

  • Emily Brooks passes her PhD Preliminary Exam!

  • Michelle Karker and Christina Bieber join the lab as undergraduate research assistants. Welcome Michelle and Christina!

 

August 2013

  • Eric McDermott and Alexandra Ciolko join the lab as MS students in Biomedical Engineering.

  • Kari Puma joins the lab as an MS student in Mechanical Engineering.

  • David Rubach joins lab as an undergraduate research assistant.

  • Welcome Eric, Alex, Kari, and David!

 

July 2013

  • Emily Brooks awarded an iSEED fellowship and is accepted into the UB CLIMB program

 

June 2013

  • Emily Brooks is awarded the Stone Fellowship

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded continued research funding from Greatbatch Medical in conjunction with the University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology. The project explores the biomechanics of orthopaedic reaming

 

April 2013

  • Kari Puma, Alexandra Ciolko, Tara Harten present their handheld orthopedic reaming system during the UB Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Senior Design Symposium.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is featured in a video (http://cdmrp.army.mil/pubs/video/pro/ehrensberger_video.shtml) by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program.

  • Congratulations to Kari Puma, Eric McDermott, and JR Nagel for their excellent presentations at the 2013 Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Senior Research Day!

  • Emily Brooks gives a podium presentation at the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting in Boston, MA

 

 

March 2013 

  • Emily Brooks presents a poster at the Student Poster Competition during the 2013 NACE International Annual Meeting.

  • Menachem Tobias and Dr. Ehrensberger give podium presentations during the Corrosion and Biocompatibility of Biomedical Alloys and Implant Devices, Research in Progress Symposium at the 2013 NACE International Annual Meeting.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger co-chairs the Corrosion and Biocompatibility of Biomedical Alloys and Implant Devices, Research in Progress Symposium at the 2013 NACE International Annual Meeting.

  • Drs. Ehrensberger and Campagnari are awarded grant funding from the Bruce Holm Memorial Catalyst Fund for testing and optimizing a novel electrochemical technique for eradicating biofilm infections on metallic medical implants.  http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2013/02/004.html

 

January 2013 

  •  Peter Shaughnessy presents a poster at the 2013 Medical Student Research Symposium.

  • UB Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine presents 8 posters at the Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society!

  • Kyle Sreniawski and Lindsay Rothberg join the lab as M.S. students in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Kyle and Lindsay!

  • Alyssa Herman joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistance. Welcome Alyssa!

 

December 2012       

  • “Biomechanical Comparison of ACL Reconstruction Femoral Anchors Using a Novel Test Method” by Ehrensberger MT,  Hohman DW, Duncan  K, Howard C, Bisson L is accepted for publication in Clinical Biomechanics.

  • Jenna Ferrentino joins the lab as a staff assistant. Welcome Jenna!

  • Alexandra Ciolko presents at the 2012 Fall BME Senior Research Day.

 

October 2012           

  • Dr. Ehrensberger presents “Electrical Stimulation: A Potential Antimicrobial Strategy for Osseointegrated Prostheses” at Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds.

 

September 2012      

  • John Nagel and Eric McDermott join the lab as undergraduate research assistants. Welcome John and Eric!

 

August 2012 

  • Emily Brooks joins the lab as a Ph.D. student in Biomedical Engineering. Welcome Emily!

  • Santosh Rohit Yerrabolu joins the lab as a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering. Welcome Rohit!

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives a poster presentation at the Military Health System Research Symposium in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

 

July 2012      

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded continued research funding from Greatbatch Medical in conjunction with the University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology. The project explores the biomechanics of orthopaedic reaming.

 

May 2012     

  • Alexandra Ciolko joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant. Welcome Alex!

  • Peter Shaughnessy awarded medical student summer research fellowship from the University at Buffalo to perform research on bacterial biofilm eradication.

  • Kari Puma awarded Western New York Prosperity Scholarship to perform biomechanics research in the ORL. http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2012/06/13512.html 

 

April  2012 

  • Congratulations to Emily Brooks, Joe Buran, Michele Ford, Tim Ingrassia, Paul O’Brien, Nick Rotella, and Lindsay Rothberg for their excellent presentations at the 2012 Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Senior Research Day!

  • Congratulations to Dr. Waseem Haider on his acceptance of an Assistant Professorship the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas-PanAmerican!

 

March 2012            

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives a research seminar at the University at Buffalo, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives an invited talk at the 2012 NACE International Corrosion Meeting.

 

February 2012      

  • Congratulations to orthopedic residents Dr. John West and Dr. Don Hohman for presenting posters at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society!

 

September  2011  

  • Emily Brooks, Joe Buran, Michele Ford, Tim Ingrassia, Paul O’Brien, Nick Rotella, and Lindsay Rothberg join the lab as undergraduate research assistants from the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

 

August  2011         

  • Dr. Ehrensberger joins the faculty of the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.

  • Kelly Denz joins the lab as a Grants Assistant. Welcome Kelly!

 

July  2011   

  • Dr. Ehrensberger is awarded a research grant from Greatbatch Medical in conjunction with the University at Buffalo Center for Advanced Biomedical and Bioengineering Technology.

  • Dr. Ehrensberger gives a podium presentation at The Stevens Conference on Bacteria-Material Interactions

  • John Genereux joins the lab as a Graduate Research Assistant. Welcome John!