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Todd C. McDevitt Todd C. McDevitt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Professor
Petit Faculty Fellow for the Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
Director, Stem Cell Engineering Center

Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0535

Phone: 404-385-6647
Fax: 404-894-4243
Location: GT: IBB -2311
E-Mail: todd.mcdevitt@bme.gatech.edu
URL: http://mcdevitt.gatech.edu

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Areas of Research

    Stem cell engineering, Cell and tissue engineering, Regenerative biomaterials

Educational Background

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology, University of Washington, 2001-2004
  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 2001
  • B.S.E., Duke University, 1997

Selected Awards

  • Best Advisor - BioEngineering Graduate Program - Georgia Tech 2013
  • NAE, China-America Frontiers of Engineering invited attendee 2011
  • UK-US Collaboration Development Award 2011
  • Most Influential Georgians (Notables), Georgia Trend Magazine 2011
  • Above and Beyond (Eagle) Award, Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Society 2011
  • Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, Georgia Tech 2010
  • Young Investigator Award, Society for Biomaterials 2010
  • Most Influential Georgians (Notables), Georgia Trend Magazine 2010
  • Interdisciplinary Research & Education Award, Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience 2009
  • Petit Faculty Fellow, Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience 2009-14
  • UK-US Stem Cell Collaboration Development Award 2008
  • Merck Best Poster Award 1st International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering 2008
  • Distinguished Speaker, GT Biomedical Engineering Society 2005
  • New Investigator Award, AHA, Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2004

Selected Research Publications

  • Bratt-Leal AM, Nguyen AH, Hammersmith KA, Singh A, McDevitt TC. A microparticle approach to morphogen delivery within pluripotent stem cell aggregates. Biomaterials. (2013)
  • Kinney MA, Sargent CY, McDevitt TC. Temporal Modulation of β-Catenin Signaling by Multicellular Aggregation Kinetics Impacts Embryonic Stem Cell Cardiomyogenesis. Stem Cells and Development. (2013)
  • Phillips-Cremins JE, Sauria ME, Sanyal A, Gerasimova TI, Lajoie BR, Bell JS, Ong CT, Hookway TA, Guo C, Sun Y, Bland MJ, Wagstaff W, Dalton S, McDevitt TC, Sen R, Dekker J, Taylor J, Corces VG. Architectural Protein Subclasses Shape 3D Organization of Genomes during Lineage Commitment. Cell. (2013)
  • Singh A, Suri S, Lee T, Chilton JM, Cooke MT, Chen W, Fu J, Stice SL, Lu H, McDevitt TC, GarcĂ­a AJ. Adhesion strength-based, label-free isolation of human pluripotent stem cells. Nature Methods. (2013)
  • White DE, Kinney MA, McDevitt TC, Kemp ML. Spatial pattern dynamics of 3D stem cell loss of pluripotency via rules-based computational modeling. PLoS Computational Biology. (2013)
  • Kinney MA, McDevitt TC. Emerging strategies for spatiotemporal control of stem cell fate and morphogenesis. Trends in Biotechnology. (2013)
  • Kinney MA, Saeed R, McDevitt TC. Systematic analysis of embryonic stem cell differentiation in hydrodynamic environments with controlled embryoid body size. Integrated Biology. (2012)
  • Purpura KA, Bratt-Leal AM, Hammersmith KA, McDevitt TC, Zandstra PW. Systematic engineering of 3D pluripotent stem cell niches to guide blood development. Biomaterials. (2012)
  • Olivares-Navarrete R, Sutha K, Hyzy SL, Hutton DL, Schwartz Z, McDevitt T, Boyan BD. Osteogenic differentiation of stem cells alters vitamin D receptor expression. Stem Cells and Development. (2012)
  • Baraniak PR, McDevitt TC. Scaffold-free culture of mesenchymal stem cell spheroids in suspension preserves multilineage potential. Cell and Tissue Research. (2012)
  • Bratt-Leal AM, Kepple KL, Carpenedo RL, Cooke MT, McDevitt TC. Magnetic manipulation and spatial patterning of multi-cellular stem cell aggregates. Integrated Biology. (2011)
  • Bratt-Leal AM, Carpenedo RL, Ungrin MD, Zandstra PW, McDevitt TC. Incorporation of biomaterials in multicellular aggregates modulates pluripotent stem cell differentiation. Biomaterials. (2011)
  • Carpenedo RL, Seaman SA, McDevitt TC. Microsphere size effects on embryoid body incorporation and embryonic stem cell differentiation. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A. (2010)
  • Sargent CY, Berguig GY, Kinney MA, Hiatt LA, Carpenedo RL, Berson RE, McDevitt TC. Hydrodynamic modulation of embryonic stem cell differentiation by rotary orbital suspension culture. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (2010)
  • Bratt-Leal AM, Carpenedo RL, McDevitt TC. Engineering the embryoid body microenvironment to direct embryonic stem cell differentiation. Biotechnology Progress. (2009)
  • Sargent CY, Berguig GY, McDevitt TC. Cardiomyogenic differentiation of embryoid bodies is promoted by rotary orbital suspension culture. Tissue Engineering Part A. (2009)
  • Carpenedo RL, Bratt-Leal AM, Marklein RA, Seaman SA, Bowen NJ, McDonald JF, McDevitt TC. Homogeneous and organized differentiation within embryoid bodies induced by microsphere-mediated delivery of small molecules. Biomaterials. (2009)
  • Ngangan AV, McDevitt TC. Acellularization of embryoid bodies via physical disruption methods. Biomaterials. (2009)
  • Carpenedo RL, Sargent CY, McDevitt TC. Rotary suspension culture enhances the efficiency, yield, and homogeneity of embryoid body differentiation. Stem Cells. (2007)


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