Timothy Wick

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA


Timothy M. Wick, PhD is Senior Associate Dean in the School of Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He has more than 25 years of experience developing, evaluating and validating biomedical engineering systems and devices to solve health-related problems and improve healthcare technology to benefit society. He has research expertise in cardiovascular blood flow, particularly the role of blood cell adhesion in thrombosis, immune function and pathology (atherosclerosis, sickle cell anemia, cancer); tissue engineering including 3D tissue construct development (musculoskeletal, cardiovascular) and bioreactor development; and transdermal drug delivery kinetics and devices. Wick is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a Member at the Biomedical Engineering Society and the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society. He earned his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from Rice University.

Biography Updated on 20 January 2016

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