Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

Associate Professor
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

Contact Information

157 Weill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4547

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

Associate Professor
Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise

Cancer; tissue engineering; biomaterials; extracellular matrix; and stem cells

Current Research Interest

Engineered model systems to study tumor-microenvironment interactions; mechanical cues and materials properties relevant to breast cancer and bone metastasis; microfabricated models of tumor-associated vascular niches; angiogenesis

Distinction

Cornell College of Engineering Research Excellence Award
American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow
Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/Foundation, Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers
President’s Council of Cornell Women, Affinito-Stewart Award
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Society, Young Investigator

Selected Publications

Seo, Bo Ri, Priya Bhardwaj, Siyoung Choi, Jacqueline Gonzalez, Roberto C. Andresen Eguiluz, Karin Wang, Sunish Mohanan, Patrick G. Morris, Baoheng Du, Xi K. Zhou, Linda T. Vahdat, Akanksha Verma, Olivier Elemento, Clifford A. Hudis, Rebecca M. Williams, Delphine Gourdon, Andrew J. Dannenberg, and Claudia Fischbach. “Obesity-Dependent Changes in Interstitial ECM Mechanics Promote Tumorgenesis.” Science Translational Medicine 7, no. 301 (2015): 301ra130.

DelNero, Peter, Maureen Lane, Scott S. Verbridge, Brian Kwee, Pouneh Kermani, Barbara Hempstead, Abraham Stroock, and Claudia Fischbach. “3D Culture Broadly Regulates Tumor Cell Hypoxia Response and Angiogenesis via Pro-Inflammatory Pathways.” Biomaterials 55 (2015): 110-118.

Cornell Research Website Article

Engineering Tumor Environments for Study