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     Areas of Research

Antimicrobial Medical Instruments

  • Zhao, X., Zhou, Y., Tran, P., French, A., Reid, T., Nuraje, N., Klein, D., Morse A., Tan, G.Z. (2017) Anti-biofouling Conductive Ultrafiltration Membrane Incorporated with AgNP, Water and Environment Journal, In Review
  • Tan, Z., Havell, E. A., Orndorff, P. E., & Shirwaiker, R. A. (2017). Antibacterial efficacy and cytotoxicity of low intensity direct current activated silver–titanium implant system prototype. BioMetals, 30(1), 113-125.
  • Cavanaugh, D.L., Tan, Z.G., Norris, J.P., Hardee, A., Weinhold, P.S., Dahners, L.E., Orndorff, P.E. and Shirwaiker, R.A., (2016). Evaluation of silver‐titanium implants activated by low intensity direct current for orthopedic infection control: An in vitro and in vivo study. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials. 104(5), 1023–1031
  • Tan, Z., Xu, G., Orndorff, P. E., & Shirwaiker, R. A. (2016). Effects of electrically activated silver–titanium implant system design parameters on time-kill curves against Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering, 36(3), 325-333.

Biomechanics / Human Modeling & Simulation

  • Cloutier, A., and Yang, J., Examining the Robustness of Grasping Force Optimization Methods Using Uncertainty Analysis, (accepted) ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems Part B: Mechanical Engineering.
  • Pati, D., Valipoor, S., Cloutier, A., Yang, J., Freier, P., Harvey, T.E., and Lee, J., Physical Design Factors Contributing to Patient Falls, (in press) Journal of Patient Safety.
  • N. Reimus, A. Barhorst, M Baker. "Uncovering Neural Commands from Noisy Dermal Signals—an Experimental Verification of a Minimalistic Robotic Exoskeletal Hand Design for Medical Rehabilitation." Data-Enabled Discovery and Applications 2.1 (2018): 1.
  • Chang YW, Tennenbaum M, Gaines M, Fragkopoulos A, Cruz R, Garcia A, Fernandez-Nieves A. Cell Proliferation on Curved and Compliant Surfaces. Bulletin of the American Physical Society. 2018 Mar 5.
  • Fernandez-Nieves A, Chang YW, Dimitriyev M, Souslov A, Nikolov S, Alexeev A, Goldbart P. Actuating shape change in hydrogels via. Bulletin of the American Physical Society. 2018 Mar 5.
  • Cloutier, A., and Yang, J., Grasping Force Optimization Approaches for Anthropomorphic Hands, ASME Journal of Robotics and Mechanisms, 10 (1), 011004 (Dec. 20, 2017) (10 Pages).
  •  Zhu, H., Yang, J., Zhang, Y., Feng, X., A Novel Air Spring Dynamic Model with Pneumatic Thermodynamics, Effective Friction and Viscoelastic Damping, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 408, 2017, 87-104.
  • Hou, J., Rajmohan, R., Fang, D., Al-Khalil, K., Yang, J., Westney, W., Grund, C., and O'Boyle, M., Mirror Neuron Activation of Musicians and Non-musicians in Response to Motion Captured Piano Performances, Brain and Cognition, Vol. 115, 2017, 47-55.
  • Zhu, H., Yang, J., Zhang, Y., Feng, X., and Ma, Z., Nonlinear Dynamic Model of Air Spring with a Damper for Vehicle Ride Comfort, Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 89, Issue 2, 2017, 1545-1568.
  • Xu, M., Yang, J., Lieberman, I.H., and Haddas, R., Finite Element Method-Based Study for Effect of Adult Degenerative Scoliosis on the Spinal Vibration Characteristics, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 84, 2017, 53-58.
  • Li, B., Yang, X., Yang, J., Zhang, Y., and Ma, Z., Parameter Identification of In-Plane Flexible Ring Tire Model Based on Static Load-Deflection Data: Some Insights, International Journal of Vehicle Performance, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2017, 180-197.
  • Gragg, J., Klose, E., and Yang, J., Modeling the Stochastic Nature of the Available Coefficient of Friction at Footwear-Floor Interfaces, Ergonomics, Vol. 60, No. 7, 977-984, 2017.
  • Xu, M., Yang, J., Haddas, R., and Lieberman, I.H., Lumbar Spine Finite Element Model for Healthy Subjects: Development and Validation, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 20, Issue 1, 1-20, 2017.
  • Ma, Z., Ji, X., Zhang, Y., and Yang, J., State Estimation in Roll Dynamics for Commercial Vehicles, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 55, Issue 3, 2017, 313-337.
  • Ekwaro-Osire, S., Wanki, G., & Dias, J. P. (2017). Healthcare—Probabilistic Techniques for Bone as a Natural Composite. Journal of Integrated Design and Process Science, (Preprint), 1-16.
  • Haddas, R., Yang, J., and Lieberman, I.H., Effects of Volitional Spine Stabilization on Lifting Task in Recurrent Low Back Pain Population, European Spine Journal, Volume 25, Issue 9, 2016, 2833-2841.
  • Xiang, Y., MacKugler, G., Kim, J., and Yang, J., Human Stair Ascent and Descent Simulation Using a Hybrid Optimization Formulation, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 31, Issue 4, 2016, 4548-4559.
  • Ma, Z., Zhang, Y., and Yang, J., Velocity and Normal Tire Force Estimation for Heavy Trucks Based on Multibody Dynamics Simulation Considering the Road Slope Angle, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 54, Issue 2, 2016, 137-167.
  • Cloutier, A., Yang, J., Pati, D., and Valipoor, S., Experimental Identification of Potential Falls in Older Adult Hospital Patients, Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 49, Issue 7, 2016, 1016-1020.
  • Westney, W., Grund, C.M., Yang, J., Cloutier, A., Latimer, J., O'Boyle, M., Fang, D., and Hou, J., The Pedagogical Value of “Enjoyment” in the Classical Piano Studio, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) e-Journal, Volume 7, Issue 4, 2016, 2-21.
  • Gragg, J., and Yang, J., Predicting the Probability of Slip in Gait: Methodology and Distribution Study, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 19(1), 2016, 93-100.
  • Haddas R, Sawyer SF, Sizer Jr PS, Brooks T, Chyu MC, James CR. Effects of volitional spine stabilization and lower extremity fatigue on trunk control during landing in individuals with recurrent low back pain. journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy. 2016 Feb;46(2):71-8.

Biomedical Informatics / In-silico Cardiac Modeling

  • Y. Du, D. Du, “Cardiac Image Segmentation Using Generalized Polynomial Chaos Expansion and Level Set Function,” Proceedings of 2017 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), Jeju, Korean, 11-15 July. 2017.
  • D. Du, Y. Du, “Global Sensitivity Analysis for developing biological models: Application to K+ channel Model in Mouse Ventricular Myocytes,” Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), Jeju, Korean, 11-15 July. 2017.
  • Y. Du, D. Du, “Propagation of Parametric Uncertainty for The K+ Channel Model In Mouse Ventricular Myocytes,” Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), Orlando, FL, 6-20 Aug. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591993
  • D. Du, Y. Du, “Detection of Propagating Directions of Electrical Wavefront in Atrial Fibrillation,” Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), Orlando, FL, 6-20 Aug. 2016, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591299
  • D. Du, H. Yang, A. R. Ednie, and E. S. Bennett, “In-silico Modeling of the Functional Role of Reduced Sialylation in Sodium and Potassium Channel Gating of Mouse Ventricular Myocytes”, submitted, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016.
  • D. Du, H. Yang, A. R. Ednie, and E. S. Bennett, “Statistical Metamodeling and Sequential Design of Computer Experiments to Model Glyco-altered Gating of Sodium Channels in Cardiac Myocytes”, vol. 20, issue 5, p. 1439-52, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2015.2458791

Cell Isolation & Cancer Diagnostics

  • Ahmmed, S. M., Suteria, N. S., Garbin, V. and Vanapalli, S. A. Hydrodynamic mobility of confined polymeric particles, vesicles and cancer cells in a square microchannel. Submitted, 2017.
  • D. K. Singh, C. C. Ahrens, W. Li, S. A. Vanapalli. Label-free, high-throughput holographic screening and enumeration of tumor cells in blood. Lab on a Chip, 2017, 17, 2920-2932.
  • Kamyabi, N., Khan, Z. S. and Vanapalli, S. A. Flow-induced transport of tumor cells in a microfluidic capillary network - Role of friction and repeated deformation. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 10, 563, 2017.
  • Z. Dong, C. C. Ahrens, D. Yu, Z. Ding, H. T. Lim, and W. Li*. Cell Isolation and Recovery Using Hollow Glass Microspheres Coated with Nanolayered Films for Applications in Resource-Limited Settings. ACS Applied Materials Interfaces. , 2017, 9, 15265- 15273.
  • Khan, Z. S., Kamyabi, N., Hussain, F., and Vanapalli, S. A. Passage times and friction due to flow of confined cancer cells and deformable particles through a microfluidic channel. Convergent Science Physical Oncology, 3, 024001,  2017.
  • Singh, D. K., Ahrens C. C., Li, W. and Vanapalli, S. A. Label-free fingerprinting of tumor cells in bulk flow using inline digital holography microscopy. Biomedical Optics Express, 8, 536 - 554, 2017.
  • Bithi, S. S and Vanapalli, S. A. Microfluidic cell isolation technology for drug testing of single tumor cells and their clusters. Scientific Reports, 7, 41707, 2017.
  • M-H. Park, E. Reategui, W. Li, S. N. Tessier, K. H. K. Wong, A. Jensen, V. Thapar, D. Ting, M. Toner, S. L. Stott, P. T. Hammond. Enhanced Isolation and Release of Circulating Tumor Cells Using Nanoparticle Binding and Ligand Exchange in a Microfluidic Chip. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 2741-2749.
  • D. K. Singh, C. C. Ahrens, W. Li, S. A. Vanapalli. Label-free fingerprinting of tumor cells in bulk flow using inline digital holographic microscopy. Biomedical Optics Express, 2017, 8, 536-554.
  • Kamyabi, N. and Vanapalli, S. A. Microfluidic cell fragmentation for mechanical phenotyping of cancer cells. Biomicrofluidics,10, 021102, 2016.
  • Z. Dong, L. Tang, C. C. Ahrens, V. Cao, Z. Ding, S. A. Castleberry, J. T. Yan,* and W. Li*. A benchtop capillary flow layer-by-layer (CF-LbL) platform for rapid assembly and screening of biodegradable nanolayered films. Lab on a Chip, 2016, 23, 4601-4611.
  • W. Li, E. Reategui, M-H. Park, S. A. Castleberry, J. Z. Deng, B. Hsu, S. Mayner, A. Jensen, L. V. Sequist, S. Maheswaran, D. A. Haber, M. Toner, S. L. Stott. P. T. Hammond. Biodegradable Nano-Films for Capture and Non-invasive Release of Circulating Tumor Cells. Biomaterials, 2015, 65, 93-102.

Cell signaling/ Signal Transduction (Tissue Engineering and Mechanotransduction Lab)

  • S. A. Mir, X. Wang, C.M.R. Lacerda, A survey of membrane receptor regulation in valvular interstitial cells cultured under mechanical stresses,Experimental Cell Research, 351 (2): 150-156, 2017.
  • C. M. R. Lacerda, H. B. Maclea, C. J. Duncan, J. D. Kisiday and E. C. Orton, Human myxomatous mitral valves exhibit focal expression of cartilage-related proteins, Journal of Hypertension and Cardiology, DOI: 10.14302/2329-9487.jhc-12-102, JAN 2013.
  • C. M. R. Lacerda, J. D. Kisiday, B. Johnson and E. C. Orton, Local serotonin mediates cyclic strain-induced phenotype transformation, matrix degradation, and glycosaminoglycan synthesis in cultured sheep mitral valves, American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory, 302 (10): H1983-1990, MAY 2012.
  • C. M. R. Lacerda, H. B. Maclea, J. D. Kisiday, and E. C. Orton, Static and cyclic tensile strains induce myxomatous effector proteins and serotonin in canine mitral valves, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 14 (1): 223-230, MAR 2012.
  • E. C. Orton, C. M. R. Lacerda, and H. B. Maclea, Signaling pathways in mitral valve degeneration, Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 14 (1): 7-17 MAR 2012.

Electrohydrodynamic Jet Printing / 3D Bioprinting

  • Christensen, K., Zhang, Z., Xu, C., and Huang, Y., 2017, Deformation Compensation during Buoyance-Enabled Inkjet Printing of 3D Soft Tubular Structures,ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Accepted.
  • Yan, P., Brown, E., Su, Q., Li, J., Xu, C., Zhou, C., and Lin, D., 2017, 3D Printing Hierarchical Silver Nanowire Aerogel with Highly Compressive Resilience and Tensile Elongation through Tunable Poisson's Ratio, Small, pp. 1701756.
  • Zhang, Z., Xu, C., Xiong, R., Chrisey, D.B., and Huang, Y., 2017, Effects of Living Cells on the Bioink printability during Laser printing, Biomicrofluidics, Vol. 11, pp. 034120.
  • Xu, C., Zhang, Z., Fu, J., and Huang, Y., 2017, Study of Pinch-off Locations during Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Printing of Viscoelastic Alginate Solutions, Langmuir, Vol. 33, pp. 5037-5045.
  • Zhang, M., Krishnamoorthy, S., Song, H., Zhang, Z., and Xu, C.*, 2017, Ligament Flow during Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Printing of Bioink Containing Living Cells, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 121, pp. 124904.
  • Zhang Z, Wang B, Hui D, Qiu J, Wang S. 3D bioprinting of soft materials-based regenerative vascular structures and tissues. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2017 Aug 15;123:279-91.

Healtcare Monitoring

  • Lin F, Song C, Zhuang Y, Xu W, Li C, Ren K. Cardiac Scan: A Non-contact and Continuous Heart-based User Authentication System. InProceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking 2017 Oct 4 (pp. 315-328). ACM.
  • Muñoz-Ferreras JM, Peng Z, Gómez-García R, Li C. Review on Advanced Short-Range Multimode Continuous-Wave Radar Architectures for Healthcare Applications. IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology. 2017 Jun;1(1):14-25.
  • Zhang L, Xiong J, Zhao H, Hong H, Zhu X, Li C. Sleep stages classification by CW Doppler radar using bagged trees algorithm. InRadar Conference (RadarConf), 2017 IEEE 2017 May 8 (pp. 0788-0791). IEEE.
  • Miao D, Zhao H, Hong H, Zhu X, Li C. Doppler radar-based human breathing patterns classification using Support Vector Machine. InRadar Conference (RadarConf), 2017 IEEE 2017 May 8 (pp. 0456-0459). IEEE.
  • Peng Z, Muñoz-Ferreras JM, Tang Y, Liu C, Gómez-García R, Ran L, Li C. A portable FMCW interferometry radar with programmable low-IF architecture for localization, ISAR imaging, and vital sign tracking. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 2017 Apr;65(4):1334-44.
  • Zaman R, Cho CH, Hartmann-Vaccarezza K, Phan TN, Yoon G, Chong JW. Novel fingertip image-based heart rate detection methods for a smartphone. Sensors. 2017 Feb 12;17(2):358.
  • Fan T, Ma C, Gu Z, Lv Q, Chen J, Ye D, Huangfu J, Sun Y, Li C, Ran L. Wireless hand gesture recognition based on continuous-wave Doppler radar sensors. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 2016 Nov;64(11):4012-20.
  • Dao D, Salehizadeh SM, Noh Y, Chong JW, Cho CH, McManus D, Darling CE, Mendelson Y, Chon KH. A Robust Motion Artifact Detection Algorithm for Accurate Detection of Heart Rates From Photoplethysmographic Signals Using Time–Frequency Spectral Features. IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics. 2017 Sep;21(5):1242-53.
  • Tang Y, Peng Z, Ran L, Li C. iPrevent: A novel wearable radio frequency range detector for fall prevention. InRadio-Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT), 2016 IEEE International Symposium on 2016 Aug 24 (pp. 1-3). IEEE.
  • Huang MC, Liu JJ, Xu W, Gu C, Li C, Sarrafzadeh M. A self-calibrating radar sensor system for measuring vital signs. IEEE transactions on biomedical circuits and systems. 2016 Apr;10(2):352-63.
  • Gu C, Peng Z, Li C. High-precision motion detection using low-complexity Doppler radar with digital post-distortion technique. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 2016 Mar;64(3):961-71.
  • Chong JW, Cho CH, Esa N, McManus DD, Chon KH. Motion and noise artifact-resilient atrial fibrillation detection algorithm for a smartphone. InBiomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2016 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on 2016 Feb 24 (pp. 591-594). IEEE.
  • Peng Z, Muñoz-Ferreras JM, Tang Y, Gómez-García R, Li C. Portable coherent frequency-modulated continuous-wave radar for indoor human tracking. InBiomedical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems (BioWireleSS), 2016 IEEE Topical Conference on 2016 Jan 24 (pp. 36-38). IEEE.
  • Lv Q, Dong Y, Sun Y, Li C, Ran L. Detection of bio-signals from body movement based on high-dynamic-range Doppler radar sensor. InRF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications (IMWS-BIO), 2015 IEEE MTT-S 2015 International Microwave Workshop Series on 2015 Sep 21 (pp. 88-89). IEEE.
  • Tang Y, Li C. Wearable indoor position tracking using onboard K-band Doppler radar and digital gyroscope. InRF and Wireless Technologies for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications (IMWS-BIO), 2015 IEEE MTT-S 2015 International Microwave Workshop Series on 2015 Sep 21 (pp. 76-77). IEEE.
  • McManus DD, Chong JW, Soni A, Saczynski JS, Esa N, Napolitano C, Darling CE, Boyer E, Rosen RK, Floyd KC, Chon KH. PULSE‐SMART: pulse‐based arrhythmia discrimination using a novel smartphone application. Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology. 2016 Jan 1;27(1):51-7.
  • Chong JW, Esa N, McManus DD, Chon KH. Arrhythmia discrimination using a smart phone. IEEE journal of biomedical and health informatics. 2015 May;19(3):815-24.
  • Gu C, Li C. Assessment of human respiration patterns via noncontact sensing using doppler multi-radar system. Sensors. 2015 Mar 16;15(3):6383-98.
  • Zhuang Y, Song C, Wang A, Lin F, Li Y, Gu C, Li C, Xu W. SleepSense: Non-invasive sleep event recognition using an electromagnetic probe. InWearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on 2015 Jun 9 (pp. 1-6). IEEE.
  • Guan S, Rice JA, Li C, Gu C. Automated DC offset calibration strategy for structural health monitoring based on portable CW radar sensor. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. 2014 Dec;63(12):3111-8.

Healthcare Delivery

  • Abraham, O. M. Myers, A. L. Brothers, J. Montgomery, B. A. Norman, T. Fabian, Assessing need for pharmacist involvement to improve care coordination for patients on LAI antipsychotics transitioning from hospital to home: A work system approach, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, To Appear.
  • Lim, J., B. A. Norman, J. Rajgopal, Process Redesign and Simplified Policies for More Effective Vaccine Inventory Management, Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 29,Issue 1, 2017, 17-25.
  • . Mofrad, M.H., G. Garcia, L.M. Maillart, B.A. Norman, J. Rajgopal, Customizing Immunization Clinic Operations To Minimize Open Vial Waste, Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Vol. 54, June, 2016, 1-17.
  • Lim, J., E. Claypool, B. A. Norman, J. Rajgopal, Outreach Planning Models for EPI Vaccination Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries, Operations Research for Healthcare, Vol. 9, 2016, 40-48.
  • Norman, B. A., J. Rajgopal, J. Lim, K. Gorham, L. Haidari, S. T. Brown, B. Y., Lee, Modular Vaccine Packaging Increases Packing Efficiency, Vaccine, Vol. 33, No. 27, June 17, 2015, 3135-3141.
  • Matis T, Farris J, McAllister M, Dunavan C, Snider A. Target times for inpatient discharge scheduling. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering. 2015 Jan 2;5(1):33-41.

Knowledge Presentation & Biometric Authentication

  • R. Matovu, A. Serwadda, Your Substance Abuse Disorder is an Open Secret! Gleaning Sensitive Personal Information from Templates in an EEG-based Authentication System, In the Proceedings of IEEE BTAS 2016.
  • A. Serwadda, V. V. Phoha, S. Poudel, L Hirshfield, D. Bandara, S. Bratt, M. Costa , fNIRS: A New Modality for Brain Activity-Based Biometric Authentication, Proceedings of IEEE BTAS 2015.
  • Zhang, Yuanlin, and Zhizheng Zhang. Preliminary result on finding treatments for patients with comorbidity. Workshop on Knowledge Representation for Health-Care Data, Processes and Guidelines. Springer, Cham, 2014.

Medical Image Processing

  • Hames, E. C., Rajmohan, R., Fang, D., Anderson, R., Baker, M., Richman, D. M., OBoyle, M. (2016). Attentional networks in adolescents with high-functioning autism: An fMRI investigation. The open neuroimaging journal, 10, 102.
  • Hames, E. C., Murphy, B., Rajmohan, R., Anderson, R. C., Baker, M., Zupancic, S., Richman, D. (2016). Visual, Auditory, and Cross Modal Sensory Processing in Adults with Autism: An EEG Power and BOLD fMRI Investigation. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 10, 167
  • Hames, E., Baker, M. (2013, October). EEG-based comparisons of performance on a mental rotation task between learning styles and gender. In Frontiers in Education Conference, 2013 IEEE (pp. 1176-1182). IEEE.

Devices for C. Elegans Biology

  • Rahman, M., Hewitt, J. E., Van-Bussel, F., Hunter, E., Blawzdziewicz, J., Szewczyk, N. S., Driscoll, M. Rahman, M., Vanapalli, S. A. NemaFlex: A microfluidics-based technology for measurement of muscular strength of C.elegans. Submitted, 2017.
  • Bilbao, A., Patel, A. K., Rahman, M., Vanapalli, S. A. and Blawzdziewicz, J. Locomotory behavior of C.elegans in three-dimensional media: planar turns, roll maneuvers and hydrodynamic enhancement. Submitted, 2017.
  • Bouyanfif, A., Liyanage, S., Hewitt, J. E., Vanapalli, S. A., Moustaid-Moussa, N., Hequet, E., Abidi, N. FTIR imaging detects diet and genotype-dependent chemical composition changes in wild type and mutant C.elegans strains. Analyst, 142, 4727, 2017.
  • Etheridge, T., Rahman, M., Gaffney, C. J., Shaw, D., Shepherd, F., Magudia, J., Solomon, D. E., Milne, T., Blawzdziewicz, J., Constantin-Teodosiu, D., Greenhalf, P. L., Vanapalli, S. A. and Szewczyk, N.J. The integrin-adhesome is required to maintain muscle structure, ATP production, and movement forces in Caenorhabditis elegans. FASEB Journal, 29, 1235-1246, 2015

Nano & Multiscale Composites

  • A. Castleberry, B. D. Almquist, W. Li, T. Reis, J. Chow, S. Mayner, and P. T. Hammond. Self-Assembled Wound Dressings Silence MMP-9 and Improve Diabetic Wound Healing In Vivo. Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 1809-1817.
  • Wang J, Wei J, Qiu J. Facile Synthesis of Tough Double Network Hydrogel. MRS Advances. 2016 Jan;1(27):1953-8.
  • Thomas D, Su S, Qiu J, Pantoya ML. Microwave synthesis of functionally graded tricalcium phosphate for osteoconduction. Materials Today Communications. 2016 Dec 1;9:47-53.\
  • Wang J, Qiu J. A review of organic nanomaterials in photothermal cancer therapy. Cancer Res. Front. 2016 Feb;2:67-84.
  • Wei J, Su S, Wang J, Qiu J. Imitation proteoglycans improve toughness of double network hydrogels. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 2015 Sep 15;166:66-72.

Organ-On-Chip & Heart Valve Biomechanics

  • He Z, Zhang K, Jing T, Wang Y. Transapical coaptation plate for functional mitral regurgitation: an in vitro study. Annals of biomedical engineering. 2017 Feb 1;45(2):487-95.
  • Devasier Bennet, Zachary Estlack, Ted Reid, and Jungkyu Kim, A human corneal epithelium on a chip for evaluating the pharmacokinetics of ocular drugs (Under Review)
  • Joohyung Lee, Xinmei Wang, Carla M.R. Lacerda, Jungkyu Kim, A Universal Cardiac Flow Profile Generator for Shear Stress Effects on Valvular Endothelial Cells (Under Review)
  • Xinmei Wang, Joohyung Lee, Mir Ali, Jungkyu Kim, Carla M.R. Lacerda, Mechanobiological Response of Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells under microfluidic platforms, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2017 (In press)
  • Xinmei Wang, Joohyung Lee, Mir Ali, Jungkyu Kim, Carla M.R. Lacerda, Mechanobiological Response of Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells under microfluidic platforms, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2017 (In press)
  • Zuo K, Pham T, Li K, Martin C, He Z, Sun W. Characterization of biomechanical properties of aged human and ovine mitral valve chordae tendineae. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials. 2016 Sep 1;62:607-18.
  • Bhattacharya S, He Z. Mechanics of mitral valve edge-to-edge-repair and MitraClip procedure. Journal of long-term effects of medical implants. 2015;25(1-2).
  • J. Lee, M. E. Razu, X. M. Wang, C. M. R. Lacerda, J. Kim, "Biomimetic Cardiac Microsystems for Pathophysiological Studies and Drug Screens", JALA, 20 (2), SI, 96-106, APR 2015
  • Du D, Jiang S, Wang Z, Hu Y, He Z. Effects of suture position on left ventricular fluid mechanics under mitral valve edge-to-edge repair. Bio-medical materials and engineering. 2014 Jan 1;24(1):155-61.
  • He Z, Zhang K, Gao B. A novel coaptation plate device for functional mitral regurgitation: an in vitro study. Annals of biomedical engineering. 2014 Oct 1;42(10):2039-47.

Point of Care Diagnostics (Biomedical Micro/Nano Device Lab)

  • Lam Trinh, Jasmine Devadhasan, Ryan Howse, and Jungkyu Kim*, A Chemically Patterned Paper-based Microfluidic Device (C-microPAD) for Point-of-Care Diagnostics, NPG Scientific Reports, 2017 (In press)
  • Yun Kyung Jung, Jungkyu Kim, Richard A. Mathies, Microfluidic Hydrogel Arrays for Direct Genotyping of Clinical Samples, Biosensors Bioelectronics, 79, 371-378,2016 (In Press)

Micro- and Nano- Systems for Drug & Vaccine Delivery (Gill Lab)

  • AK Shakya, CH Lee, and HS Gill, Cutaneous vaccination with coated microneedles prevents development of airway allergy, Journal of Controlled Release, 2017 Aug 15. pii: S0168-3659(17)30779-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.08.012. PMID: 28821461
  • CG Macedo, AK Jain, M Franz-Montan, MH Napimoga, JT Clemente-Napimoga, and HS Gill, Microneedles enhance topical delivery of 15-deoxy-Δ12,14-prostaglandin J2 and reduce nociception in temporomandibular joint of rats, Journal of Controlled Release, 2017 Jul 1. pii: S0168-3659(17)30695-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.06.031. PMID: 28673836
  • W Tao, B Hurst, M Hernandez-Sanabria, R Arya, L Bimler, S Paust, EB Tarbet, and HS Gill, Consensus M2e peptide conjugated to gold nanoparticles confers protection against H1N1, H3N2 and H5N1 influenza A viruses, Antiviral Research, 2017, 141:p. 62–72. PMID: 28161578
  • AK Jain, CH Lee, and HS Gill, 5-Aminolevulinic acid coated microneedles for photodynamic therapy of skin tumors, Journal of Controlled Release, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2016.08.015. PMID: 27543445
  • L Serpe, A Jain, CG de Macedo, MC Volpato, FC Groppo, HS Gill*, and M Franz-Montan*, Influence of salivary washout on drug delivery to the oral cavity using coated microneedles: An in vitro evaluation, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2016, 93:p. 215-223. PMID: 27523787

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