Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

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

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, et al. “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