James Ankrum

James Ankrum
Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Researcher, Center for Computer-Aided Design
Researcher, Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
Member, Pappajohn Biomedical Institute
(319) 335-7512
5621 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Medical Engineering and Medical Physics, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology, 2013
M. Phil., Engineering Design, The University of Cambridge, 2008
B.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, University of Iowa, 2007
Present Research Interests: 
Cell based therapies
Microenvironmental control of cell phenotype
Pancreatic beta cell therapy
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Society for Biomaterials
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Mesenchymal stem cells
Drug delivery