Mike successfully completed his MSME defense.

Development of an In Vitro Model for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma   Abstract Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a disease notorious for poor therapeutic response and low long-term survival. Despite its high fatality rate, there exists only one first line treatment option, on average extending life expectancy by less than six months. While new drugs are frequently develope...
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Mike won the 1st Place in the Student’s Paper Competition at SB3C.

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Mike's presentation as below is received the first place in the student's paper competition at 2017b Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference.   "New Tumor Model of Genotype-Specific Development and Local Invasion in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma." by Michael J. Bradney, Yi Yang, Stephen F. Konieczny, and Bumsoo Han Abstract: Pancreatic ductal adenocarcin...
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SB3C: Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference

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Mike and Hye-Ran attended the SB3C, held in June 21 – 24, 2017 at Tucson, AZ.  The following works are presented.   Hye-ran Moon, Julien Varennes, Andrew J. Mugler, and Bumsoo Han, "Relation Between Accuracy and Persistence of Cancer Cell Migration Under Chemical Gradient", 2017 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, SB3C2017-35. Michael Bradney, Yi ...
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Drug and nanomedicine screening platforms

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A review paper by Altug, Hye-ran and Michael regarding microfluidic platforms to screen anti-cancer drugs and nano therapeutics is published in WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. In vitro microfluidic models of tumor microenvironment to screen transport of drugs and nanoparticles Altug Ozcelikkale, Hye-ran Moon, Michael Linnes and Bumsoo Han ABSTRACT Advances in nanote...
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Tunable Cellular Microenvironment

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A collaborative paper with Professor Hyunjoon Kong's group at UIUC regarding precise control of cellular microenvironment via tissue-on-chip approach is accepted in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. Modulation of Matrix Softness and Interstitial Flow for 3D Cell Culture Using a Cell-Microenvironment-on-a-Chip System Nicholas Edwin Clay, Kyeonggon Shin, Altug Ozcelikkale, Min Kyun...
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Cellular Poroelasticity during Freezing

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Our work regarding cytoplasmic fluid-structure interaction during cryopreservation of cells and engineered tissues is published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Role of intracellular poroelasticity on freezing-induced deformation of cells in engineered tissues Soham Ghosh, Altug Ozcelikkale, J. Craig Dutton, Bumsoo Han Abstract Freezing of biomaterials is important in a w...
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