Areas of Research
Sickle cell adhesion, cellular engineering, tissue engineering and bioreactors
- Ph.D., Rice University, 1986
- B.S., Xavier University of LA, 1978
- 2007, Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
- 1994, ASEE DOW Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award
Selected Research Publications
- Kaul DK, Finnegan EM, Barabino GA. Sickle red cell-endothelium interactions. Microcirculation, Epub Aug 20:1, 2008.
- Schwartz Z, Duran M, Barabino G, Chaudhri R, Boyan B. Pulsed electromagnetic fields enhance BMP-2 dependent osteoblastic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. J Orthopaedic Res, 26(9):1250-1255, 2008.
- Finnegan EM, Barabino GA, Liu X, Chang H, Jonczk A, Kaul DK. Small-molecule cyclic aVb3 antagonists inhibit sickle red cell adhesion to vascular endothelium and vaso-occlusion, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 293:H1038-H1045, 2007.
- Bilgen B, Barabino GA. Location of scaffolds in bioreactors modulates the hydrodynamic environment experienced by engineered tissues. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 98:282-294, 2007.
- Johnson TL, Barabino GA, Nerem RM. Engineering more physiologic in vitro models for the study of vascular biology. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology, 21:201-210, 2006.
- Bueno EM, Bilgen B, Barabino GA. Increased matrix production in engineered cartilage constructs cultivated in a wavy-walled bioreactor. Tissue Engineering, 11:1699-1709, 2005.