Michael J. Moore, Ph.D.
Michael was born in Kimball, NE and attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He received his B.S. in Biological Systems Engineering shortly after marrying his wife Lisa. They then moved to Rochester, MN, where Michael attended the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He pursued PhD research in the development of a biodegradable spinal cord implant under the direction of Prof. Michael Yaszemski and Prof. Anthony Windebank, and completed his PhD in 2005. Dr. Moore then went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he conducted postdoctoral research in drug delivery for retinal neuroprotection under the direction of Prof. Robert Langer at MIT and Dr. Michael J. Young of the Schepens Eye Research Institute at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Moore joined the Tulane Biomedical Engineering faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2007 and was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in 2013. He became the Weatherhead Professor-in-Residence in 2014 lives with his wife Lisa and their three children in the Weatherhead Residential College on the Tulane campus.