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Gregory Tietjen, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Gregory Tietjen, PhD
Gregory Tietjen
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Dr. Gregory Tietjen earned his PhD in Biophysics at the University of Chicago before completing Postdoctoral training in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Yale University. At all levels of his training, Dr. Tietjen’s emphasis has been on integrating multiple diverse disciplines to forge new scientific pathways. Dr. Tietjen is now excited to apply his expertise in molecular biophysics and nanotechanology within a clinical context as an Assistant Professor in the Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation and Immunology. The focus of Dr. Tietjen’s current research is on adapting isolated organ machine perfusion, a recently developed innovation in clinical transplant, for use as a model system to engineer vascular-targeted nanomedicines. The ultimate goal of the Tietjen lab is to use the organ perfusion model to develop new therapeutic paradigms for use in organ transplant, while simultaneously establishing the theoretical 
foundation necessary for anatomic and cellular precision following 
systemic administration of targeted nanomedicines.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Chicago, Biophysics (2013)
  • BS
    University of Oregon, Physics (2008)
  • BA
    Wake Forest University, English (2002)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University

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