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Post-doctoral Fellow with a strong background in medical device instrumentation, especially catheters

Biomedical Engineering

We have an immediate opening for a Post-doctoral Fellow with a strong background in medical device instrumentation, especially catheters. The position is fully funded by an NIH R01 (7/1/15-6/30/19) that is focused on ultrasound guidance of mitral valve ablation with a dual-energy catheter, utilizing cryo-ablation to adhere to the moving mitral valve leaflets and radio-frequency ablation to resect enlarged leaflets. The Fellow will be responsible for: catheter fabrication/modification, large animal study and surgical planning with clinical collaborators, soft tissue biomechanical testing/analysis, and histology.

More information about the laboratory can be found here: http://research.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/mechanobiology/home.html

Interested applicants should send a CV and list of three references familiar with their technical expertise and research experience to: W. David Merryman, PhD. 

Merryman, David
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2016-04-12 13:44:24

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