John P Fisher

John P Fisher

Dr. Fisher is the Director of the Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials Laboratory and investigates biomaterials, stem cells, and bioreactors for the regeneration of lost tissues, particularly bone, cartilage, vasculature, and skeletal muscle. The lab is supported by research grants from NIH, FDA, NSF, and other institutions, and has produced approximately 90 publications, 200 scientific presentations, and 8 patents. Dr. Fisher has been the research advisor to 11 Ph.D. students, 3 M.S. students, and over 50 undergraduate researchers. In 2012 Dr. Fisher was elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Dr. Fisher is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Tissue Engineering, Part B: Reviews, and in 2014 will co-chair the TERMIS-AM Meeting in Washington, DC

Affiliations and Expertise

Fischell Family Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland