Dr. Brandon J. Tefft

Dr. Brandon Tefft
Dr. Brandon J. TefftMarquette University

Medical College of Wisconsin, Biomedical Engineering C-2805

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 955-2470
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Director

Cardiovascular Regenerative Engineering Laboratory (CaRE Lab)

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, 20112018, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Ph.D., 2011, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University 
  • M.S. 2008, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • B.S. 2005, General Engineering minor in Biomedical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses Taught

BIEN 4931/5931 Special Topics in BME—Tissue Engineering

 

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Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular regenerative engineering
  • Cardiovascular device design
  • Tissue engineered vascular grafts and heart valves
  • Biomedical nanotechnology

Selected Recent Publications

Grants

  • Tefft, Brandon J. (Principal Investigator); "Rapidly healing flow diverters using magnetic cell targeting for intracranial aneurysm treatment." An R21 Award sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (June 2022–May 2024).
  • Tefft, Brandon J. (Principal Investigator); "3D Printer." An S10 Award sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (OD, May 2022–April 2023).
  • Career Development Award, American Heart Association, Dallas, TX (April 2022–March 2025).
  • Tefft, Brandon J. (Principal Investigator); "Transcriptomics of adherent endothelial cells for improved endothelialization of small-diameter vascular grafts." An R01 Award sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI, January 2022–December 2026).
  • Innovation Pilot Award, Herma Heart Institute, Children's Wisconsin (July 2021–June 2022).
  • Traditional Pilot Award, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, MCW (October 2019–March 2020). 
  • Pilot Start-Up Award, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, MCW (October 2019–March 2020).
  • Tefft, Brandon J. (Principal Investigator); "Nanotechnology for Magnetic Endothelialization of Implantable Cardiovascular Devices." An K99/R00 Award sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI, April 2016–July 2021).
  • Career Development Award in Cardiovascular Disease Research Honoring Dr. Earl H. Wood, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (May 2016–April 2018).

Investigator working in the lab.

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