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Joseph Bartolacci is an MD candidate from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia who spends summers in the laboratory of McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine deputy director Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD, Professor in the Department of Surgery and Director of the Center for Pre-Clinical Tissue Engineering within the Institute.

In the lab, Mr. Bartolacci’s research focuses on exploring the effects of extracellular matrix (ECM) degradation products on macrophage phenotypes. He is also involved in projects related to the effects of exosomes in ECM.  He has co-authored two manuscripts and presented his work at two conferences.

The George M. Bevier Fellowship in Engineering supports programs in bioengineering, sustainability, and energy and energy resources.

Congratulations, Mr. Bartolacci!