Levi Wood

Associate Professor

levi.wood@me.gatech.edu

404-385-4465

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Petit Biotechnology Building, Office 3303

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Georgia Institute of Technology

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Research Focus Areas:
  • Neuroscience
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Systems Biology
  • Additional Research:
    Our research focuses on applying systems analysis approaches and engineering tools to identify novel clinical therapeutic targets for complex diseases. It is challenging to develop new treatments for these diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease(AD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), because they do not have a single genetic cause and they simultaneously present broad physiologic changes. By combining novel engineeredin vitroplatforms, mouse models, and multivariate computational systems analysis, we will be able to 1) capture a holistic systems-level understanding of complex diseases, and 2) isolate specific mechanisms driving disease. The ultimate goal of our laboratory is to use these tools to identify new mechanisms driving disease onset and progression that will translate to effective therapeutic strategies.

    Research Affiliations: Marcus Center for Therapeutic Cell Characterization and Manufacturing (MC3M), Regenerative Engineering and Medicine (REM)

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