Samira Musah


Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Whitehead Scholar, MEDx Investigator, NIH Director's New Innovator

Contact Information


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University (Stem Cell Biology and Engineered Living Systems)
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry/Chemistry-Biology Interface, University of Wisconsin—Madison (Stem Cell Biology, Bioactive Materials, Biophysics)
  • B.S.-Honors in Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton

Research Interests

Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, human organ development and disease mechanisms, organ engineering and pre-clinical models, biomarkers and therapeutic discovery, microphysiological systems including organs-on-chips and organoids, computational/mathematical modeling of complex biological systems, matrix biology, mechanobiology.


Fun Fact/Hobbies: Yoga enthusiast, enjoys culinary adventures.