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Don P. Giddens Don P. Giddens, Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus

Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0535

Phone: 404-385-5040
Fax: 404-385-0383
Location: GT: BME - 3112
E-Mail: don.giddens@bme.gatech.edu
URL: http://www.bme.gatech.edu/groups/giddens/

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Areas of Research

  • Cardiovascular fluid dynamics
  • Hemodynamics in coronary and carotid arteries
  • Atherosclerotic plaque progression and rupture
  • Hemodynamics in animal models
  • Liver hemodynamics
  • Microfluidic devices
  • Effects of magnetic fields on nanoparticle dynamics

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Aerothermodynamics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1967
  • M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1965
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1963

Selected Awards

  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education
  • Georgia Bio Industry Growth Award, 2007

Selected Research Publications

  • Habib Samady, Parham Eshtehardi, Michael C McDaniel, Jin Suo, Saurabh S Dhawan, Charles Maynard, Lucas H Timmins, Arshed A Quyyumi, Don P Giddens. Coronary Artery Wall Shear Stress Is Associated With Progression and Transformation of Atherosclerotic Plaque and Arterial Remodeling in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Circulation 124, 779-788, 2011.
  • Michael C McDaniel, Erin M Galbraith, Ahmad M Jeroudi, Omar R Kashlan, Parham Eshtehardi, Jin Suo, Saurabh Dhawan, Michele Voeltz, Chandan Devireddy, John Oshinski, David G Harrison, Don P Giddens, Habib Samady. Localization of culprit lesions in coronary arteries of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctions: Relation to bifurcations and curvatures. American Heart Journal 161, 508-515, 2011.
  • Douglas Nam, Chih-Wen Ni, Amir Rezvan, Jin Suo, Klaudia Budzyn, Alexander Llanos, David G Harrison, Don P Giddens, Hanjoong Jo. Partial carotid ligation is a model of acutely induced disturbed flow, leading to rapid endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis. American Journal of physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2009, 297, H1535-H
  • Jin Suo, John N Oshinski, DP Giddens. Blood flow patterns in the proximal human coronary arteries: relationship to atherosclerotic plaque occurrence. Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics 5, 9-15, 2008.
  • Jin Suo, Dardo E Ferrara, Dan Sorescu, Robert E Guldberg, W Robert Taylor, Don P Giddens. Hemodynamic Shear Stresses in Mouse Aortas - Implications for Atherogenesis. Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 27, 346-351, 2007.


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