Microfluidic Cell Processing for Personalized and Regenerative Medicine
15 Sep 2021 | Contributor(s):: Stone, Nicholas Edwin
Advisors: Todd Sulchek, John McDonald, Alexander Alexeev, Ross Ethier, Budd TuckerCell processing lies at the heart of modern medicine. While in the past, the treatment of diseases such as cancer was based mostly on the cancer's tissue of origin and histological classification, today these...
Immobilization of Adhesive Protein Domains in PEG Hydrogels
21 Aug 2019 | Contributor(s):: Hyland, Kelly Elise
Advisors: Julie A Champion, Andres J Garcia, Valeria MilamThe fundamental goal of biomaterials design for regenerative medicine is to promote the restoration of functional tissue. In wound healing research, one strategy is to introduce space-filling materials, or scaffolds, to intervene and...
Synthetic Hydrogels Recapitulate Epithelial Morphogenesis Programs
21 Aug 2019 | Contributor(s):: Cruz-Acuna, Ricardo
Advisors: Andres J Garcia, Asma Nusrat, Krishnendu Roy, Johnna S Temenoff, Alberto Fernandez-NievesUnderstanding the contributions of the ECM biophysical and biochemical properties to epithelial cell responses has been a major goal for biomaterials scientists in order to engineer materials that...
Inverse Opal Scaffolds and Photoacoustic Microscopy for Regenerative Medicine
13 Jan 2014 | Contributor(s):: Zhang, Yu
Advisors: Younan Xia, Lihong V. Wang, Johnna S. Temenoff, Thomas H. Barker, Edward A. Botchwey, Andrew LyonThis research centers on the fabrication, characterization, and engineering of inverseopal scaffolds, a novel class of three-dimensional (3D) porous scaffolds made ofbiocompatible and...