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Joshua C. Doloff, PhD

Assistant Professor
Josh Doloff
Research Focus Area(s): Immunoengineering, Translational Cell and Tissue Engineering
Research Interests: Immunoengineering, regenerative medicine, biomaterials/biomedical devices, controlled drug delivery, synthetic and systems biology, and automimmune, cancer, and infectious disease models
Research Interests

Research Interests

Dr. Doloff’s lab in Immunoengineering and Regenerative Medicine is interested in systems biology for understanding tissue dynamics pertaining to immunologic engagement, with applications in biomaterial/biomedical devices, controlled drug delivery systems, and synthetic cellular engineering. Specific emphasis will be applied toward engineering improved therapies in the fields of cancer, autoimmunity and transplantation medicine (i.e. type 1 diabetes), and  ophthalmology.

Titles & Affiliations


  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering

Affiliated Centers & Institutes



  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Langer/Anderson Labs, Koch Institute, MIT, 2011-2018
  • PhD, Molecular, Cellular Biology & Biochemistry, Boston University, 2011
  • MA, Molecular, Cellular Biology & Biochemistry, Boston University, 2011
  • BSE, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Faculty News

Recent Highlights

  • February 17, 2020
    As a newly appointed assistant professor of biomedical engineering, Joshua Doloff is not only a research scientist advancing the fields of immunoengineering and regenerative medicine, but also a mentor to students.
  • June 25, 2019
    Working with researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Joshua Doloff has devised a new way to prevent medical device fibrosis.
  • June 8, 2019
    Joshua Doloff joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in November 2018. In this interview, Doloff, who has an interest in technology and biology, describes his eagerness to build research collaborations and provide mentorship to students. He also discusses his “eureka moments,” the research he plans to conduct at Hopkins, and the future of engineering.

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