Brittany Davis

Education:

Degree: PhD in BME, 2016 (Expected)

Advisor: George Truskey

Research Project: Modeling the effect of inflammation upon drug-induced toxicity with an in vitro microphysiological system

Research Interests:

PUBLICATIONS

  1. B.N.J. Davis, J. Santoso, M. Walker, T. Koves, W. Kraus, G. Truskey. 2016. Human Engineered Skeletal Muscle Platform to Detect Mitochondrial Drug-Induced Toxicity. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. (Submitted).
  2. M. Kondash, B.N.J. Davis, G. Truskey. 2016. Biological Considerations for the Design of Three-Dimensional Engineered Skeletal Muscle. Engineering 3D Tissue Test Systems. K.J.L. Burg, D. Dreau and T. Burg. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press (In Press).
  3. C. Cheng, B.N.J. Davis, L. Madden, N. Bursac, G. Truskey. 2014. Physiology and Metabolism of Tissue-Engineered Skeletal Muscle. Experimental Biology and Medicine. 239: 1203-1214.

 

POSTERS

  1. Biomedical Engineering Society – Poster Presentation. Tampa, Florida. 2015.  “Development of a Real-time Oxygen Tension Measurement System to Accurately Measure Cellular Energy Production via Oxygen Consumption Rates of Engineered, Human Skeletal Muscle Bundles.” October 8. 
  2. CBTE Kewaunee Symposium – Poster Presentation. Durham, North Carolina. 2015. “Human Skeletal Muscle Bundle Oxygen Uptake during Perfusion.” April 9.
  3. Biomedical Engineering Society – Poster Presentation. San Antonio, Texas. 2014. “Human Skeletal Muscle Bundle Model and Perfusion System.”  October 24.
  4. CBTE Kewaunee Symposium – Poster Presentation. Durham, North Carolina. 2014. “Human Skeletal Muscle Bundle Oxygen Uptake during Perfusion.” March 20.
  5. NCTERMS Annual Meeting – Poster Presentation. Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 2013. “Human Skeletal Muscle Bundle Model and Perfusion System.” October 28.
  6. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers – Technical Paper Presentation. Anaheim, California. 2011. “Lymphocyte Migration Induced by a Quantifiable Chemokine Gradient in a 3D Collagen Matrix.” October 28.

 

AWARDS

  1. Graduate Research Fellowship, NSF
  2. Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Duke
  3. Research and Innovation Fellowship, NSF/USAID