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Congratulations to Best Lab Member Aaron Vincent!

Aaron Vincent, our high school research scholar, was recently accepted to the Air Force Academy to pursue an undergraduate education in Mechanical Engineering! Congrats Aaron and we wish you all the best in Colorado next fall!

By |2020-01-22T18:10:15+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations to Best Lab Member Aaron Vincent!

BEST Lab Researchers Win Early Investigator Awards

Congratulations to two of our postdoctoral researchers in the BEST lab, Evan Buettmann, Ph.D., and Michael Friedman, Ph.D., who have both won Early Investigator Awards from the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health. To read more about their hard work and research endeavors visit https://bit.ly/2IYtivn.

By |2019-06-21T17:51:03+00:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BEST Lab Researchers Win Early Investigator Awards

Michael Friedman Wins Young Investigator Award

Michael Friedman, a postdoctoral fellow in the BEST Lab, was recently awarded the Alice L. Jee Young Investigator Award to attend the Orthopedic Research Society Internation Biology Workshop in July!    

By |2019-05-28T20:14:26+00:00May 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michael Friedman Wins Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Chris Brunkhorst!

The BEST Lab would like to congratulate Chris Brunkhorst on his acceptance to officially attend Cornell University in pursuit of his doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering beginning in the Fall of 2019. Chris has worked in the BEST Lab for the past 3 years, exceeding our expectations and growing into an exceptional independent researcher in [...]

By |2019-04-08T19:57:02+00:00April 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations to Chris Brunkhorst!

BEST Lab’s Research to be Advanced by ISS

The BEST Lab was chosen to have one of our experiments sponsored aboard the International Space Station. Utilizing the ISS we are able to further our research and investigation into the effects of microgravity on bone and muscle. To read more click here.

By |2018-12-04T18:21:15+00:00December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BEST Lab’s Research to be Advanced by ISS

Michael Friedman wins NASA Fellowship

Michael Friedman, Ph.D of the BEST Lab at VCU was awarded the Translational Research Institute for Space Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. He will study genetic variability in microgravity induced bone and muscle loss over the next 2 years. This highly competitive fellowship allows Michael to further purse his career research interests in musculoskeletal variation and development.

By |2018-10-24T19:43:48+00:00October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Michael Friedman wins NASA Fellowship

BMES National Conference

The BEST Lab at VCU is happy to announce it will be sending 9 members of the lab to the Biomedical Engineering Society National conference in Atlanta, Georgia on October 17-20th 2018. Camilla Reina will also be giving a presentation on "Immobilization by Casting Causes Muscle Atrophy in Different Strains of Mice".

By |2018-09-18T19:33:21+00:00September 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BMES National Conference

New Members to BEST Lab

The BEST Lab at VCU welcomes Rachel Denapoli, a Ph.D graduate student in biomedical engineering, and Anna-Blessing Merife, a junior chemical engineering student at VCU.

By |2018-09-18T19:34:26+00:00September 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Members to BEST Lab