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


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




Research Interests

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

Selected Recent Publications


  • Transcriptomics of Adherent Endothelial Cells for Improved Endothelialization of Small-diameter Vascular Grafts, National Institutes of Health (January 2022–December 2026)
  • K99/R00 Award, National Institutes of Health (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD (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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