A true Miami Hurricane through and through, Carlos Carballosa has spent the majority of his collegiate career at the University of Miami studying the effects of nicotine on adult stem cell biology and tissue regeneration. After obtaining his Bachelor's of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami, Carlos enrolled in the University's Masters Program and shortly thereafter completed his thesis titled: The Effects of Nicotine on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function. Carlos continues to be passionate about his field of study and is currently enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Program at the University of Miami.
In addition to his graduate studies and research, Carlos has been a member of the Graduate Student Associate Senate and Executive Board, he has been a Teaching Assistant for Introductory Biomedical Engineering Labs and has contributed to numerous University Panels. A recent recipient of the Graduate Student Association Academic Excellence, Leadership, & Service Award, Carlos attributes his success to the leadership and guidance of his mentor, Dr. Herman S. Cheung, his outstanding laboratory environment, and his dedication, commitment and passion for the field of regenerative medicine