Andrew K. Tryba, PhD
Investigator, Children's Research Institute; assistant professor, Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin.
Doctorate, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 2000; postdoctoral, University of Chicago, 2004.
Texas Tech University President, Dean's Honor Roll, 1990; Case Western Reserve University Graduate Dean's Instructional Excellence Award, 1995; Case Western Reserve University Graduate School Dean's letter for "exceptionally high level of academic achievement," 2000.
Research in popular media (selected examples)
- Scientific American Frontiers TV Program: Natural Born Robots: Robo-roach, Host: Alan Alda (2000).
- Discovery Magazine Technology Awards competition finalist: Robotic Cockroach Project (2000).
- "The Drive at Five" Radio, interviewed live on Toronto Canada Radio: Understanding SIDS (2004).
- The Chicago Tribune: Interviewed by senior science editor Sunday's edition feature article regarding neuron article (2004).
- Frontiers in Medicine-Discovery Channel program highlighting epilepsy project (2004).
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Pulse science section feature article, "Research team makes key finding in battling SIDS." (2006).
- American Medical Association, AP press release, "New guidelines for fighting SIDS" 25 May 2006.
- The Boston Globe, interviewed by Carey Goldberg, Globe Staff for AP press-related article "Brain defects linked to sudden infant death," 1 Nov., 2006.
- Background Sodium Currents in Respiratory Pacemakers, Francis B. Parker fellowship, principal investigator.
- Background Sodium Currents in Respiratory Pacemakers, National Institutes of Health PHS 398 (ROI) grant, principal investigator.
Children's Research Institute
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 456-4975
Fax: (414) 456-6546
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