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Meghan Pinezich

Postdoctoral Scientist

Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University

About Me

Meghan is a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering at Columbia University. Her research focuses on lung bioengineering at multiple scales, including whole lung regeneration using bioreactors, implantable biomaterials for localized treatment of lung injury, and molecular analysis of the extracellular matrix in cystic fibrosis. Meghan also leads the Columbia Biomedical Engineering Technology Accelerator (BiomedX) where she has served as Program Manager since 2020. In her role at BiomedX, Meghan has managed a total investment of over $1M in early-stage medical device teams, leading to the launch of multiple start-up’s during her tenure. She has co-authored over 17 peer-reviewed publications and is a co-inventor of multiple technologies with one issued and several pending patents.


Research Keywords

lung bioengineering, implantable biomaterials, medical device development, lab-to-market translation

Fun Fact About Me


Meghan is an avid long distance runner and has completed the New York City Marathon three times.


Achievements of Interest

Meghan received the 2022 Columbia University Hung and Huang Award in Biomedical Engineering, which recognizes a graduating doctoral student with demonstrated potential for making significant contributions to the fields of biomedical engineering and public health.

Meghan Pinezich

Country of Origin

Long Island, New York


Contact Me

Email: Twitter Handle: @meghanpinezich LinkedIn: Meghan Pinezich


Contact Interests

Mentorship, Startup Advising, Academic Collaborations, Co-Founding Ventures, Startup Engagement, Community Outreach, Public Press, Guest Speaker, Coffee Chat, Industry Events

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