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|267 Hudson Hall Annex
Durham, NC 27708
Barry Myers MD PhD MBA
|BASc||University of Toronto||1985|
- Areas of Experience
Professor of Biomedical Engineering with appointments in Surgery, Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, and Business Administration, Duke University, Durham, N.C., 2002–present
Executive-in-Residence, Pappas Ventures, Life Sciences Venture Development, Durham, N.C., 2004–present
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, with appointments in Surgery, Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1997-2002
Senior Scientific Advisor, Office of the Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, G.A., 2000-2002
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, N.C., 1991-1997
Senior Associate Dean for Industrial Partnerships and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, July 2006–present
Design, construction, and program oversight for the Duke Smarthome, June 2006-present
Director, Duke Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, August 2005–present
Project Director, Coulter Translational Research Partnership, 2005–present
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2003-2006
Executive Committee to the Academic Council, 2002–2004
Chair, Pratt School of Engineering Curriculum Review, 2000-2003
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Biomedical Engineering, 2000-2001
- Commercial Experience / Industrial Expertise
Institute de Recherche en Immunolgie et en Cancérologie, Montréal, Canada, 2007–present; Board of Directors
Gentis, Inc., 2007-present; Board of Directors (observer), Scientific Advisory Board Member, Operational management
Flowcardia, Inc., 2007-present; Board of Directors (observer)
Cytex, Inc., 2006-present; Business development
Endless Optics,Inc. 2006-present; Business development
Biomechanics Consultant 1993-present; Self-employed product liability and safety consulting
NASCAR 2003-present; Head and neck injury prevention
Assistant Director, 2003-present; The Southern Consortium for Injury Biomechanics
Delphi Motorsports, 2002; Racecar safety
Hendrick Motorsports, 2002; Racecar safety
Indy Racing League, 2002;Head and neck protection device performance and racecar safety
American Institute for Biologic Sciences 1997, 2000; Human shock and vibration (USAARL); Blunt traumatic injury (WRAIR)
United States Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Commission, 1999; Helmet ballistic protection evaluation
United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1997-2000; Snow skiing helmets efficacy, Injury reduction from falls near swimming pools; Improved child bicycle helmet standards; Escalator injuries
Foster-Miller, Inc., 1995-2000; Helmet design as it effects head and neck injury
National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment,1995; Cervical spine protection in sports
- Awards, Honors, and Distinctions
Fellow, American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, 2003
Founders Award, Southern Consortium for Injury Biomechanics, 2006
- Major Grant Support
NIH CTSA Grant: Duke Translational Medicine Initiative, January 2007-2012. $54,000,000. Dr. Myers section, $20,000/year.
Consultant, NC IDEA Grant, Tissue Engineered Cartilage for Joint Resurfacing, June 2007. Total cost $40,000.
Co-Director: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Mechanical Characterization of The Pediatric Head And Cervical Spine, January 2008-December 2010. Total cost $1,524,000.
Consultant, NC IDEA Grant, An Intra-operative Optical Assay to Assess Tumor Margins in Breast Cancer Patients, June 2006. Total cost $50,000.
Co-Principal Investigator, Japanese Automobile Manufacturer Association, Defining Cervical Facet Kinematics for Combined Shear, Compression & Axial Pre-torque of Vertebral Motion Segments, March 2006-2007. Total cost $70,000.
Project Director, Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Jan 2006 to April 2011. Total cost $4,580,000.
Program Director, Master of Engineering Management in Biomedical Engineering, Guidant Foundation, March 2005 to March 2007. Total direct cost $75,000.
Co-Investigator, Children's Miracle Network Grant, Determining the Mechanical Properties of the Human Infant Skull, March 2004-2006. Total cost $29,500.
Program Director, University of Alabama Birmingham Injury Research Center and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pediatric Head and Neck Impact Injury, July 2003 to September 2005. Total cost $291,236.
Co-Principal Investigator, Associate Director, Southern Consortium for Injury Biomechanics, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October 10, 2000-2006.
Program Director, University of Alabama Birmingham Injury Research Center and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pediatric Head and Neck Impact Injury, July 2001 to June 2006. Total cost $865,788.
Principal Investigator, University of Alabama Birmingham Injury Research Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevention of Head and Neck Impact Injury by Improved Helmet Design. Total costs $40,000.
Program Director, Lord Foundation, Undergraduate Curriculum Review, July 2001 to June 2002. Direct cost $32,176.
Senior Scientific Advisor, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 2000 to June 2003. Direct cost $63,031.
Co-program Director, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Cooperative Agreement, The Mechanical Responses Of Human Cervical Spines And Mechanical Neck Surrogates: A Systematic Experimental and Computational Study Designed to provide ATD Injury Reference Values, June 1999-2007. Total costs $3,250,000.
Principal Investigator, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Grant Number R49/CCR402396-10, Biomechanical Aspects of Spinal Trauma, September 1996 to August 1999. Total costs $678,269.
Principal Investigator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-General Motors, Development of Head and Neck Models: The Biomechanical Effects of Cervical Spinal Musculature on the Head and Neck Response to Impulsive Loading, November 1995 to March 1998. Total award $230,000.
Co-investigator, Whitaker Foundation, Special Opportunity in Cellular and Biosurface Engineering, Project Director, David Katz, January 1995 to December 1997. Total award $642,263.
Principal Investigator, Smith Nephew Spine, Electrical Impedance Measurement During Pedicle Exploration to Determine Vertebral Cortical Integrity, May 1994 to December 1995. Total award $17,300.
Program Director, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Cooperative Agreement, Experimental Characterization of Cervical Impact Injury: Geometry, Structural Responses, and the Influence of the Musculature on Cervical Impact Tolerance, March 1994 to February 1999. Total award $1,235,759.
Principal Investigator, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Research Award, Instability and Outcome Following Multilevel Laminectomy and the Role of Laminoplasty in the Management of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy, June 1993 to May 1995. Total direct costs $99,920.
Principal Investigator, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Grant Number R49/CCR402396-06, Biomechanical Aspects of Spinal Trauma, May 1993-1996. Total costs $630,405.
Co-Investigator, Claude Pepper, Older Americans Independence Centers Award, November 1991 to October 1996. Total direct costs, $883,334 annually, Dr. Myers section, $15,680 annually.
Co-Investigator, Piedmont Orthopaedic Research Grant, Internal Fixation of Proximal Phalangeal Fractures, December 1991. Total award $5,000.
Co-Investigator, General Motors Research Laboratory Grant, Tensile Neck Injury Mechanisms, November 1991-1992. Total award $90,000.
Principal Investigator, Duke University Biomedical Research Support Grant Number 303-3352, August 1991. Total award $25,000.
Co-Principal Investigator, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Grant Number R49/CCR402396-03, Biomechanical Aspects of Spinal Trauma, May 1991-1993. Total direct costs $257,060.
- Professional Affiliations
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Surgery
School of Business
- Publications (listed separately)
Last modified: 2013/01/28