Amanda Barreto


NIH T32 Pre-doctoral Fellow, Center for Biomolecular & Tissue Engineering; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Graduate Fellow, Biomedical Engineering

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B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, magna cum laude (Florida International University, Miami, 2021)

Research Interests

Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cell Engineering, Tissue and Organ Engineering, Translational Research. 


Fun Facts 

I enjoy training in mixed martial arts and boxing.   


Reading, running, video games, and playing with my dog, Kaya (pictured below).  



  1. Amanda Barreto, Morgan A. Burt, Samira Musah, "Advancing drug discovery with stem cell-derived kidney disease models", Trends In Pharmaceutical Sciences - Cell Press, 2022, DOI:
  2. Titilola D. kalejaiye, Amanda D. Barreto, Samira Musah, “Translating organoids into artificial kidneys,” Current Transplantation Report - Springer Nature, 2022, DOI: