Todd C. McDevitt, Ph.D.
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
Location: GT: IBB -2311
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Areas of Research
Stem cell engineering, Cell and tissue engineering, Regenerative biomaterials
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology, University of Washington, 2001-2004
- Ph.D., University of Washington, 2001
- B.S.E., Duke University, 1997
- 2010, Young Investigator Award, Society for Biomaterials
- 2009, Interdisciplinary Research and Education Award, Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
- 2009, Petit Fellow, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
- 2008, UK-US Stem Cell Collaboration Development Award
- 2008, Merck Best Overall Poster, Society for Biological Engineering First International Conference on Stem Cell Engineering
- 2004, New Investigator Award, American Heart Association, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
- 2002-2004, Cardiovascular Bioengineering Training Grant Fellow
- 1997, Howard Clark Award, Duke University
Selected Research Publications
- Sargent CY, Berguig GY, Kinney MA, Carpenedo RL, Hiatt LA, Berson RE, McDevitt TC. Hydrodynamic modulation of embryonic stem cell differentiation by rotary orbital suspension culture. Biotechnol Bioeng, 105(3):611-626, 2010.
- 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, 30(13): 2507-2515, 2009.
- Bratt-Leal AM, Carpenedo RL, McDevitt TC. Engineering the embryoid body microenvironment to direct embryonic stem cell differentiation, Biotechnol Prog, 25(1): 43-51, 2009.
- Sargent CY, Berguig GY, McDevitt TC. Cardiomyogenic differentiation of embryoid bodies is promoted by rotary orbital suspension culture, Tissue Eng Part A, 15(2): 331-342, 2009.
- Ngangan AV, McDevitt TC. Acellularization of embryoid bodies via physical disruption methods, Biomaterials, 30(6): 1143-1149, 2009.
- Nair R, Shukla S, McDevitt TC. Acellular matrices derived from differentiating embryonic stem cells. J Biomed Mater Res A, 87A(4): 1075-1085, 2008.
- Carpenedo RL, Sargent CY, McDevitt TC. Rotary suspension culture enhances the efficiency, yield and homogeneity of embryoid body differentiation. Stem Cells, 25(9): 2224-2234, 2007.
- McDevitt TC, Laflamme MA, Murry CE. Proliferation of cardiomyocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells in mediated by the IGF/PI 3-kinase/Akt pathway. J Molec Cell Cardiol, 39(6): 865-873, 2005.
- McDevitt TC, Woodhouse KA, Hauschka SD, Murry CE, Stayton PS. Spatially organized layers of cardiomyocytes on biodegradable polyurethane films for myocardial repair. J Biomed Mater Res, 66A(3): 586-595, 2003.
- McDevitt TC, Angello JC, Whitney ML, Reinecke H, Hauschka SD, Murry CE, Stayton PS. In vitro generation of differentiated cardiac myofibers on micropatterned laminin surfaces. J Biomed Mater Res, 60(3): 472-470, 2002.