Professor, Cornell University


Claudia Fischbach-Teschl is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University and Director of Cornell’s Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism.

She received her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Regensburg, Germany and conducted her postdoctoral work at Harvard University in the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Her research utilizes engineering tools and strategies to gain a better understanding of cancer development, progression, and therapy resistance with a particular focus on adipose stroma contributions to breast cancer, bone metastasis, and tumor angiogenesis. She has received multiple awards for her work including an AAOS / ORS Molecular Biology and Therapeutics in Musculoskeletal Oncology Young Investigator Award and a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from Germany. She is an editorial board member of various journals including the new ACS journal Biomaterials Science and Engineering and a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).