Designing a new device for treating tangles of blood vessels in the brain will allow for safe delivery of embolic agents for treatment.
Vincent Pizziconi is an associate professor in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. Current areas of research include medical device design innovation & regulation, cell & tissue regenerative medicine products, biomanufacturing, bioinspired & biomimetic complex adaptive biosystems and space bioengineering.
Total projects: 10
Studying ground-based, microgravity protein crystallization unit operation will lead to regenerative medicine applications on Earth and in space.
Development of Biomanufacturing Unit Operations for Human Cell Therapy (HCL) Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
Developing a universal bioprocess flow system can help regenerate human tissues for disease and injury treatment.
Acute upper (GI) bleeding results in 20,000 deaths annually in the United States.
Creating a device to effectively and noninvasively remove blood clots will help people who experience upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
Designing and verifying an adjustable vascular compression wrap for patients with varicose veins will minimize the need for surgery.
Studying the physical characteristics of electrospun nanoscaffolds can lead to tissue regeneration treatment methods.
Identifying how the geometry of a plastic model would lead to flaws during the manufacturing process will help prevent defects.
Using patient-specific parameters to develop an algorithm will help with the monitoring and prevention of pressure ulcers.