Principal Investigator



Karen L. Christman, Ph.D 
Professor of Bioengineering 
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine 
University of California, San Diego
Education
B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
Ph.D. in Bioengineering, UC Berkeley and San Francisco
Postdoc in Polymer Chemistry, UCLA

Selected Awards/Honors

NIH NHLBI Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2005-2007
NIH Director's New Innovator Award, 2008
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Translational Research Award, Phase I 2009, Phase II 2011
AHA Western States Innovative Sciences Award, 2012
TERMIS-Americas Young Investigator Award, 2012
NIH Director's Transformative Research Award, 2012
National Academy of Eng'g U.S. Frontiers in Eng'g Invitee, 2013
Fellow of the American Heart Association, 2014
Fellow of AIMBE, 2016