BTRL was founded in August of 2006 with the overall mission to provide viable solutions to the treatment of degenerative diseases, focusing on cardiovascular and orthopedic systems. Read More

The ISACB is pleased to present a FREE, live, interactive webinar featuring distinguished physician-scientist Frederick Schoen, MD, PhD of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

"Emerging Opportunities in Applied Cardiovascular Biology: Perspectives from the Heart"

In his presentation, Dr. Schoen will address the following questions:
1) How do past and recent cardiovascular device and technology successes emphasize the clinical need?
2) What are the contemporary challenges in translating cardiovascular research?
3) How will convergence be made effective?
4) How does the ISACB foster this convergence?
5) What are the future opportunity spaces?

Event: ISACB Inaugural Webinar Event
When: Wednesday 17 December 2014, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada)

To register now, please visit the following link:

December, 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded patent number 8840150 to Lee Sierad, Dan Simionescu, and Glenn Rankin (of the Clemson machine shop), on September 23, 2014.

The patent, titled “Male Fitting with Actuating Retaining Feature,” is a quick-connect fitting that is configured to lock into an opening of a tank or other container. It is utilized in the bioreactor systems developed by the lab and is being offered for licensing in other applications of all sizes by Aptus, LLC.

Download the patent document or the product spec sheet for more information.

December, 2014


The first issue of Challenges in Regenerative Medicine has been published online.

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Looking forward to your comments, suggestions and future submissions!


August, 2014

Glimpse magazine is a twice yearly publication released by Clemson's Office of the Vice President for Research. Articles feature stories about the rigors and risks of the quest for new knowledge. The latest issue of glimpse showcases Drs. Dan and Aggie Simionescu and the research being conducted in the BTRL.

Click here to read the full article titled "The Matrix, Reloaded."


Dr. Dan Simionescu has founded and launched the new journal Challenges in Regenerative Medicine.

Challenges in Regenerative Medicine (CRM) is an open access, peer reviewed international journal devoted to the publication of basic, translational and clinical research articles on all areas of regenerative medicine including scaffolds, cells, bioreactors and stimuli used for tissue regeneration. The journal also publishes review articles, thematic focused papers, viewpoints, commentaries and technical reports.


Clemson sets the stage for boom in medical-technology industry. Our facility in Greenville, The Laboratory for Regenerative Medicine, has been featured in two recent news stories.

Greenville Online features a video of the BTRL's research here.

Clemson BioEngineering is celebrating 50 years of excellence. Our students and research are featured in a new story from Clemson's Newsstand.

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