New paper out on gut tissue mechanics

We demonstrated that mechanics of the gut change in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and differ across species.

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Now Hiring!

We are currently accepting applications for a Postdoc to start in January 2019. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a biomedical field, extensive experience with animals, excellent writing, management, and communication skills, and a record of success at the bench, of course!

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Welcome to the Simmons Lab

In the Simmons Mechanobiology Lab, we seek to replicate organ systems in vitro in order to advance biomedicine. Our research ranges from design-heavy microfabrication projects to basic cell biology investigations. Take a look around our site and get inspired!

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