James Ankrum

James Ankrum
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Researcher Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center
(319) 335-6096
1406 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
2014
Education: 
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, biomimicry