Kristyn Masters

Program / Dept 1
Molecular Cell Pharmacology
Program / Dept 2
Biomedical Engineering
Short Research Description

Our lab applies tissue engineering techniques to create tailorable diseased microenvironments in vitro. Using these engineered platforms, our goal is to elucidate disease etiologies (with a focus on cardiovascular diseases) and identify potential treatment targets.

Membership in other UW Grad Training Programs
Biotechnology Training Program, Translational Cardiovascular Sciences Training Program, Clinical Neuroengineering Training Program, Medical Scientist Training Program
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Undergrad Major:
Chemical Engineering
Grad Major:
Chemical Engineering
Significance:
The research in our lab may help us identify new treatments for diseases such as heart valve calcification or macular degeneration.