Heilshorn Biomaterials Group


Eric Teasley

MD/PhD 2016

Yuki Hori


Double Physical Hybrid Hydrogels to Control Release Properties of Therapeutic Factors and to Improve the In Vivo Performance of MITCH

Kyle Lampe


Protein-based Hydrogel Systems for Three Dimensional Neural Stem Cell Culture and Treatment of CNS Diseases and Injuries

Alia Schoen

PhD Materials Science, 2013

Synthesis and Organization of Nanostructured Materials Using Biomolecules

Andreina Parisi-Amon

PhD Bioengineering, 2013

MITCH: Mixing-Induced, Two-Component Hydrogel for 3D Cell Encapsulation, Proliferation, and Differentiation

Widya Mulyasasmita

PhD Bioengineering, 2013

Two-Component Physical Protein Hydrogel for 3D Cell Encapsulation and Recovery

Arunagirinathan Manickam Adhimoolam

Postdoc 2011-2013

Insights on Nucleation and Growth of Inorganic Materials Using Three-Dimensional Protein Assemblies as Templates

Martin Andersson

Visiting Scientist, 2012

Chalmers University

Brandon Cord

PhD, 2010

Palmer Group

Cell Culture in Microfluidic Devices for Regenerative Medicine

Cindy Chung

Postdoc 2009-2013

3-D Culture of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes in Protein Hydrogels for Cardiac Repair

Kathryn Dwyer

MS Mat Sci, 2011

Exploration of Neurite Growth Characteristics in an Agarose Hydrogel Using Laser Ablation

Christina Gyenge

Visiting Scientist, 2008

Sung Yeon Hwang

MS Mat Sci, 2009

Self-Assembly and Biotemplating of Proteins for 2D and 3D Conducting Nanostructures

Johan Karlsson

Visiting Student, 2012

Chalmers University

Tsuyoshi Kimura

Visiting Scientist, 2008

The Use of Physical Hydrogels for DNA Delivery

Ji Seok Lee

MS Mat Sci, 2011

Recombinant Protein Physical Hydrogels for Cell Transplantation

Alex Mo

MS Mat Sci, 2010

Microfluidic Culture Incorporated onto Microelectrode Arrays for Neural Signaling Research

Debanti Sengupta

PhD Chemistry, 2012

The Role of Cardiomyocyte-Scaffold Interactions in Tissue Engineering

Amir Shamloo

PhD Mech Eng, 2010

Cell Culture in Microfluidic Devices for Regenerative Medicine

Karin Straley

PhD Chem Eng, 2009

Chemically Crosslinked Protein Hydrogels for Spinal Cord Injury Regeneration

James Su

Postdoc 2010-2011

Three Dimensional Scaffold-Based Systems for Primary Human Intestinal Culture

Sabrina Ullmann

Visiting Student, 2012

RWTH Aachen University

Mark Vodhanel

MS Mat Sci, 2012

Protein-based Chemical Hydrogel for Regenerative Medicine Applications in the Brain

David Chang

Visiting Scientist

Otolaryngology, Stanford Medical School

Cheryl Wong Po Foo

Postdoc 2006-2009

Injectable Physical Hydrogels for Cell Transplantation

Hui Xu

Postdoc, 2009-2012

Microfluidic and Biomaterial Engineering for Studying Neuron Stem Cell Migration and Differentiation

Kelly Huggins

Postdoc, 2011-2014

Biotemplating Using Self-Assembling Protein Scaffolds for the Synthesis of Nanostructures

Patrick Benitez

PhD BioEng, 2014

Nanoscale Ligand Patterning of 3D Protein Scaffolds to Engineer Microvasculature

Rebecca DiMarco (Snyder)

PhD BioEng 2014

Engineering Intestinal Microenvironments: Towards a New Preclinical Drug Screening Platform

Midori Greenwood-Goodwin

PhD BioEng, 2014

Physical Protein Hydrogel for Developing a Neuroprotective 3D Environment

Nicole Romano

PhD Mat Sci, 2014

Angiogenesis in Elastin-Based Protein Scaffolds for Application in Spinal Cord Regeneration

Adi de la Zerda

PhD Mat Sci, 2017

Alex Berry

MS Mat Sci, 2018

Degradable Materials as Sacrificial Inks in 3D Bioprinting

Former Undergraduate Group Members

  • Brian Aguado
  • Vir Choksi
  • Wesley Hong
  • Monica Jeong
  • Max Yoon Kim
  • Christina Kratschmer
  • Micol Marchetti-Bowick
  • Karina Padilla
  • Katie Pickrell
  • Sandra Sanchez
  • Sharon Chen
  • Shamik Mascharak
  • Noelle Pineda
  • Wyatt Ratliff
  • Vicky Robles
  • Ashley Seni
  • Jeffery Sweet
  • Wilson Torres
  • Sarah Cabreros
  • Aheli Chattopadhyay
  • Cong Dinh
  • Roberto Pimienta
  • Kaz Lewis
  • Diana Gong
  • Lily Katz