We are delighted to publish two papers this month. One that focuses on tissue engineering of muscle for treatment of volumetric muscle loss, and the other that uses single cell RNA Sequencing to study the direct effects of substrate stiffness on endothelial de-dedifferentiation:
Eugenis I, Wu D, Hu C, Chiang G, Huang NF, Rando TA. Scalable macroporous hydrogels enhance stem cell treatment of volumetric muscle loss. Biomaterials (in press), 2022.
Zamani M, Cheng Y-H, Charbonier F, Gupta VK, Mayer AT, Trevino AE, Quertermous T, Chaudhuri O, Cahan P, Huang NF. Single-Cell Transcriptomic Census of Endothelial Changes Induced by Matrix Stiffness and the Association with Atherosclerosis. Adv Funct Mater, (epub) 2022.
Two new lab publications from the lab that features 3D bioprinting and tissue engineering:
Khanna A, Ayan B, Huang NF. Advances In Three-Dimensional Bioprinted Stem Cell-Based Tissue Engineering for Cardiovascular Regeneration. J Mol Cell Cardiol 169:13-27, 2022.
Park YB, Lin S, Bai Y, Moeinzadeh S, Kim S, Huang J, Lee U, Huang NF, Yang YP. Dual delivery of BMP-2 and IGF-1 through injectable hydrogel promotes cranial bone defect healing. Tissue Eng Part A, 2022 (epub).
Dr. Huang gave a virtual talk on Engineered Skeletal Muscle Chips in Microgravity for Studying Sarcopenia at the Westminister Astronomical Society, Inc Seminar Series
Dr. Huang gives a talk at the International Space Station Research & Development Conference about initial data derived from her engineered muscle in space studies. She is the second speaker of the recorded session here.
Welcome Beu Oropeza, our newest lab postdoc, to the Huang lab!
Welcome also to Tony Zhou, a high school summer research intern!
Dr. Huang is a guest on the DG Early Morning Show podcast!
Dr. Ngan Huang has been promoted to Associate Professor! Congratulations on the excellent achievement!
Dr. Ngan Huang has taken on the position of Chief Speciality Editor in Frontiers of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Starting the new year off with a hot-off-the-press publication related to basic fibroblast growth factor or exercise for treatment of volumetric muscle loss:
Hu C, Ayan B, Chiang G, Chang AHP, Rando TA, Huang NF. Comparative Effects of Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Delivery or Voluntary Exercise on Muscle Regeneration after Volumetric Muscle Loss. Bioengineering 9: 37 2022. From the Special Issue, Extracellular Matrix in Musculoskeletal Regeneration.
So excited to introduce our latest publication related to treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms with therapeutic stem cells and biomaterials:
Mulorz J, Shayan M, Hu C, Alcazar C, Chan AHP, Briggs M, Wen Y, Walvedar AP, Ramasubramanian A, Spin JM, Chen B, Tsao PS, Huang NF. Peri-Adventitial Delivery of Smooth Muscle Cells in Porous Collagen Scaffolds For Treatment of Experimental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Biomater Sci 9: 6903–6914, 2021.
Mentoring: What makes a good mentor and how does a productive mentor/mentee relationship lead to advancements in a trainee’s career development? By interviewing winners of the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Mentor of Women award, we distill the knowledge gained about mentoring, diversity, and inclusion in this publication:
Zhang H, Bouman-Chen Z, Fredman G, Gomez D, Gumbach IM, Huang NF, Nguyen P, Oumet M, Sutton N, Aikawa E. What Makes a Great Mentor: Interviews with Recipients of the ATVB Mentor of Women Award. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 41:2641-2647, 2021.
Huang lab sends engineered skeletal to space to explore microgravity effects on sarcopenia! Our tissue chips launched to the International Space Station, where astronauts are helping us perform studies. Dr. Huang summarizes the goals of this project in this interview.
Photo: Astronaut Meghan McArthur performs experiments on our engineered muscle chips aboard the International Space Station. Credit: NASA.
Huang lab welcomes Gladys Chiang as our new research assistant! Welcome to our lab!
Dr. Ngan Huang appeared as a guest on the YouTube channel, DEBAKEY CV LIVE: At the Cutting Edge of Cardiovascular Science hosted by Dr. John P. Cooke, MD, PhD. Dr. Huang talked about her research in engineering angiogenesis.
Starting off the new year with a brand new paper, featuring experts in 3D bioprinting:
Agarwal T, Fortunato GM, Hann SY, Ayan B, Vajanthri KY, Presutti D, Cui H, Chan AHP, Costantini M, Onesto V, Di Natale C, Huang NF, Makvandi P, Shabani M, Maiti TK, Zhang LG, De Maria C. Recent Advances in Bioprinting Technologies for Engineering Cardiac Tissue. Mat Sci Eng C, 124:112057, 2021.
Dr. Huang is interviewed by CNN’s Ashley Strickland about the laboratory’s tissue engineering research on the International Space Station. She is interviewed alongside space astronauts Jessica Meir and Drew Morgan.
Our lab's recent publication to develop scaffold-based gene therapy for treatment for peripheral arterial disease was featured on the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute news.
Our lab's recent publication to develop an improved adult stem cell-based treatment for peripheral arterial disease was featured on the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute news.
Our lab's publication on skeletal muscle tissue engineering by Nakayama et al was featured in the Communications Biology 2 Year Anniversary Collection.
Congratulations to Karina Nakayama who will be starting her own faculty position next year at the Oregon Health Sciences University in biomedical engineering. Congratulations!
Karina Nakayama receives a SYIS Scientific Excellence Awards for outstanding conference abstract submitted to the TERMIS-AM conference. Congratulations!
Mahdis Shayan receives a travel award from the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute for her research at the TERMIS-AM conference. Congratulations!
As part of Peer Review week, editorial board member Dr. Huang was interviewed by Nature Research editors regarding the characteristics of high quality peer review critiques.
Congratulations to Maureen Wanjare for her publication in engineering spatially patterned vascularized cardiac patches for treatment of heart repair.
Here is the accompanying media coverage about Maureen’s publication at the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute website.
As part of International Women in Engineering Day, we report on the activities of various members of the Tissue Engineering special interest group of the Society for Biomaterials.
Welcome Alex Chan, the newest postdoctoral fellow addition to the Huang lab. He comes with a full funding from a postdoctoral fellowship from TRDRP. Congratulations Alex!
Dr. Huang joins the Advisory Board of Biomaterials Science.
Dr. Huang’s lab was featured as the Lab Spotlight on the North America Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) website.
This month we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. See Dr. Huang’s contribution to the Nature Research Bioengineering blog.
Check out the Scope blog regarding our recent publication in the engineering of vascularized skeletal muscle.
Here is the accompanying media coverage of our work at the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute website.
Dr. Huang was featured in an interview in the eCirculator, a publication produced by the International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB), where she is the Membership Chair.
Check out the Nature Research Bioengineering Community blog on our latest publication: Treatment of volumetric muscle loss in mice using nanofibrillar scaffolds enhances vascular organization and integration.
Congratulations to postdoctoral fellow Maedeh Zamani for being awarded an AHA fellowship to study the role of substrate stiffness in endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition.
Welcome Mahdis Shayan, the newest postdoctoral fellow addition to the Huang lab.
Welcome Caroline Hu as a new research assistant in the Huang lab.
Ngan Huang leads a workshop at the American Heart Association Research Leaders Academy on Starting/Running your lab
Congratulations to the Huang lab on their new NSF/CASIS research grant: Tissue Engineered Muscle in Microgravity as a Novel Platform to Study Sarcopenia. The goal of this study is to test the efficacy of engineered skeletal muscle in microgravity to resemble salient characteristics of muscle with sarcopenia, and to apply this platform for testing drugs for treatment of sarcopenia.
Congratulations to the Huang lab on the 2nd NIH R01 grant, in collaboration with Sarah Heilshorn’s laboratory in Materials Science & Engineering. The title is: “Engineered Matrix Microarrays to Enhance the Regenerative Potential of iPSC-Derived Endothelial Cells.” The goal of this project is to develop a combinatorial family of engineered ECMs (eECMs) with independently tunable biochemical and biomechanical cues, including stiffness and stress relaxation rate for high-throughput, matrix array studies of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cell (iPSC-EC) survival and angiogenic potential.
Read out latest lab publication: Ma Z, Zhang M, Yue J, Alcazar C, Zhong Y, Doyle TC, Dai H, Huang NF. Near-Infrared IIb Fluorescence Imaging of Vascular Regeneration with Dynamic Tissue Perfusion Measurement and High Spatial Resolution. Adv Funct Mater, 2018 (epub). https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201803417
Welcome to our new summer intern Adam Davies, recipient of a Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program award.
Ngan Huang joins the Executive Committee of the International Society of Applied Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB) as the Chair of Membership
Congratulations to Karina Nakayama, who was promoted to the title of research instructor!
Ngan Huang was selected to the Editorial Board of the Nature journal, Scientific Reports
Read out latest publication: Zaitseva T, Alcazar C, Zamani M, Hou L, Sawamura S, Yakubov E, Hopkins M, Woo YJ, Paukshto M, Huang NF. Aligned Nanofibrillar Scaffolds for Controlled Delivery of Modified mRNA. Tissue Eng Part A. 2018 May 2. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2017.0494. Pubmed
Congratulations to postdoctoral fellow, Karina Nakayama, who has a funded NIH K99/R00 Career Development Award
Ngan Huang was selected to the Editorial Board of the new Nature journal, Communications Biology
Read our latest publication: Foster AA, Dewi RE, Cai L, Hou L, Strassberg Z, Alcazar CA, Heilshorn SC, Huang NF. Protein-engineered hydrogels enhance the survival of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells for treatment of peripheral arterial disease. Biomater Sci. 6:614-622, 2018 Pubmed
Ngan Huang was selected to the Editorial Board of the new Nature journal, Communications Biology
The Huang lab was awarded a new grant from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine for treating abdominal aortic aneurysm using human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived smooth muscle progenitors. Read about it here.
The Huang lab was awarded a finalist of RegenMedNet’s spotlight on laboratories that cultivate excellence. Read the blog here.
Ngan Huang receives the 2017 TERMIS-Am Young Investigator Award.
Postdoctoral fellow Guang Yang presents his latest research findings in nanofibrillar scaffolds on endothelial function and survival at the TERMIS-America Annual conference
Ngan Huang co-chairs the session, Vascular Tissue Engineering and Tissue Vascularization, at the TERMIS-America Annual conference
Ngan Huang was awarded 2nd place winner of the Jay D. Coffman Young Investigator Award at the American Heart Association Scientific Conference. She gives a talk on the development of novel angiogenic small molecules for treatment of peripheral arterial disease.
Ngan Huang was an invited speaker at the 6th Annual Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium on tissue engineering of physiologically oriented skeletal muscle for repair of volumetric muscle loss
Maureen Wanjare gives a talk at the upcoming Biomedical Engineering Society annual conference on the role of microfiber anisotropy and intercellular interaction with endothelial cells and the pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.
Ngan Huang gives a talk at the Young Innovators session at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual conference on the endothelial differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells in 3D anisotropic nanofibrillar scaffolds.
Ngan Huang gives a talk at the North American Vascular Biology Organization on extracellular matrix microarrays for probing endothelial differentiation of pluripotent stem cells
Ngan Huang was selected to be a part of the Young Innovator Issue from the journal, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. You can read her contribution to this journal, featuring the work of postdoctoral fellow Joseph Kim in the endothelial differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells in 3D anisotropic nanofibrillar scaffolds. Read it here
We are honored that the national veteran publication, Veterans Affairs Research Currents, featured two veteran undergraduates in our lab, Nick Mezak and Nick McMenomy and their interest in biomedical research. Read it here
Ngan Huang is selected as part of the Biomaterials Science Emerging Investigators issue . This issue features the work of postdoctoral fellow Maureen Wanjare in engineering anisotropic cardiac patches. Read it here
Postdoc fellow Luqia Hou’s publication in Sci Rep is featured in the Stanford Scope Blog. Read it here
Ngan Huang and collaborators co-author a recent review on induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells in insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. Read it here
Luqia Hou presents the latest laboratory findings of high -throughput extracellular matrix microenvironments for probing endothelial differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells at the International Society for Stem Cell Research annual conference
The lab welcomes Maedeh Zamani, PhD, the newest postdoc addition to our lab!
Ngan Huang presents latest laboratory findings on developing nanofibrillar scaffolds for controlled delivery of modified mRNA at the Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Meeting
Ngan Huang presents at the Society for Biomaterials our latest lab findings in engineering pre-vascularized skeletal muscle for treatment of volumetric muscle loss.
The Huang lab receives a seed grant from the Child Health Research Institute to develop stem cell-based nanofibrillar vascular graft for treatment of congenital heart defect
Maureen Wanjare’s review paper in Regen Med, Regulation of the microenvironment for cardiac tissue engineering, is now published. Read it here
The Huang lab receives a seed grant from the Stanford Women & Sex Differences in Medicine to explore sex differences in insulin resistance in function using endothelial cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells
Ngan Huang receives the Rising Star Award from the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Annual Conference in Hawaii
Karina Nakayama gives an oral presentation at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS-Am) and receives a Young Investigator award on: Engineering Pre-Vascularized Skeletal Muscle with Physiologically-Relevant Cellular Organization for Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss
Ngan Huang chairs the session "Potpourri" at TERMIS-Am
Ngan Huang was selected for a Young Innovator Award from the journal, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
Ngan Huang was elected to Fellow of the American Heart Association
Ngan Huang presents a poster at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on: Co-Injection of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells With Shear Thinning Hydrogel Enhances Survival and Angiogenesis In A Murine Model of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Karina Nakayama gives an oral presentation at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference on: Engineering Pre-Vascularized Skeletal Muscle with Physiologically-Relevant Cellular Organization for Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss
Ngan Huang presents a poster at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference on:Aligned Nanofibrillar Scaffolds for Controlled Delivery of Modified mRNA
Congratulations to Karina Nakayama for receiving the NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship!
Congratulations to Maureen Wanjare for receiving an NIH Postdoctoral Diversity Supplement award!
Karina Nakayama received a travel award to present her research at the 5th Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation in Atlanta, GA
Karina Nakayama gave an oral presentation at the 6th Tissue Engineering Symposium at Stanford University on: Engineering Pre-Vascularized Skeletal Muscle with Physiologically-Relevant Cellular Organization for Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss
The lab welcomes Guang Yang, the newest postdoc addition to our lab!
New! Lab publication from Luqia Hou in Acta Biomater that utilizes high throughout extracellular matrix microenvironments to understand the role of combinatorial extracellular matrices on the survival and phenotype of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells.
The lab welcomes Cynthia Alcazar, our new lab manager and animal technician!
New! Lab publication from Joseph Kim and Luqia that reviews the bioengineering strategies for engineering vascularized three-dimensional cardiovascular tissue constructs.
Maureen Wanjare presented a poster at the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) 2016 Scientific Sessions. Her poster is on: Engineered Anisotropic Substrates Promote the Function of Cocultured Cardiomyocytes Derived from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.
Luqia Hou presented a poster at the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) 2016 Scientific Sessions. His poster is on: ole of Combinatorial Extracellular Matrix Proteins in Modulating Endothelial Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.
Ngan Huang is a co-author of a new publication in Science Translational Medicine that describes our opinion of the challenges and opportunities in cardiovascular tissue engineering. She is joined by other top researchers in the field like Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Milica Radisic, and Jay Zhang.
Along with our collaborators Stanley Rockson and Fibralign Corporation, we published the findings of a porcine study evaluating the therapeutic efficacy and safety of nanofibrillar scaffolds that release vascular endothelial growth factor-C for treatment of lymphedema in Biomaterials.
This publication received some press from Stanford School of Medicine as well as other media outlets.
Karina Nakayama and Ngan Huang were featured in the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute 2016 Spring Quarterly Report for their recent publication in Nano Letters.
Ngan Huang receives a $1.5 million R01 grant from the NHLBI to study and apply nanofibrillar scaffolds for treatment of peripheral arterial disease
Department of Defense awards Fibralign Corporation and Ngan Huang a $1 million SBIR grant to translate nanofibrillar scaffolds for treatment of lower extremity vascular and muscular injuries.
Lab publication in collaboration with cardiothoracic surgery chair Dr. Y. Joseph Woo in Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.
Lab publication in collaboration with chemical engineering faculty Drs. Alexander Dunn and Gerald Fuller in Nano Letters.
Postdoctoral fellows Karina Nakayama and Joseph Kim presented posters at the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.
Ngan Huang chaired two sessions at the BMES conference in “Imaging in Cardiovascular Systems” and “Angiogenesis II”
Lab publication in collaboration with Dr. Phillip Yang and Rajesh Dash in J Am Heart Assoc.
Ngan Huang was selected to receive the McCormick Gabilan Faculty Fellowship. This award is intended to support the advancement of women, and mentoring of women to pursue the study of medicine and medical research.
Karina Nakayama and Ngan Huang were featured in the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute 2015 Summer Quarterly Report for her recent publication in ACS Nano.
Veteran undergraduate researcher Nicholas Mezak was featured in the Veterans resource publication, G.I. Jobs, for his research in the Huang lab. Nick strives to inspire other Veterans to pursue research biomedical careers.
Ngan Huang was invited to give a presentation at the K-to-R01 Workshop at the NIH in Bethesda, MD
Karina Nakayama was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.
Lab publication from Karina Nakayama in ACS Nano.
The Huang lab is represented at the ATVB/PVD Scientific Sessions in San Francisco. Karina Nakayama presented an abstract on “Nanoscale Extracellular Matrix Alters Endothelial Function under Disturbed Flow.” Luqia Hou presented an abstract on “Combinatorial Extracellular Matrix Microarrays for Probing Endothelial Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.”
Ngan Huang is co-organizing the 2015 Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Symposium at Stanford University. Huang lab members are also represented in research posters.
We welcome Joseph Kim, a new postdoctoral fellow to the Huang lab.
Ngan Huang gave a guest seminar at the Cañada College STEM Speaker Series.
We welcome Maureen Wanjare, a new research associate to the Huang lab.
We also welcome Monica Gole, a research volunteer to the Huang lab.
Read our latest publication: Multi-cellular interactions sustain long-term contractility of human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (Burridge, et al. Am J Trans Res, 2014). Link
The Huang lab was represented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference in Chicago, IL.
Ngan Huang gave a talk on “Nanopatterned Extracellular Matrices Promote Endothelial Sprouting and Arteriogenesis in a Murine Model of Peripheral Arterial Disease.” Her conference attendance was supported by a travel award from the Council for Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Karina Nakayama presented a poster on “3D Tri-culture Model Promotes Enhanced Mechanical Forces and Sustained Long-Term Contractility of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes.” Her conference attendance was supported by travel awards from the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute and the Council for Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia.
We welcome Nick Mezak, a Veteran college student from Cañada College for a research internship in the Huang lab!
Congratulations to Karina Nakayama for being awarded a T32 postdoctoral fellowship!
Congratulations to the Huang lab for being selected for a CHEM-H New Materials Seed Grant in collaboration with the Sarah Heilshorn lab (Mat Sci & Eng). More
Ngan Huang was profiled in The Science Runway, to inspire the next generation of women leaders in healthcare and sciences. More
Welcome Prajakta Joshi, a CIRM fellow from San Jose State University, to the Huang laboratory!
Read our latest publication: Mulyasasmita W, Cai L, Dewi RE, Jha A, Ullmann SD, Luong RH, Huang NF, Heilshorn SC. Avidity-controlled hydrogels for injectable co-delivery of induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells and growth factors. J Control Release. 2014. (epub) Pubmed
Ngan Huang received a travel award from the Peripheral Vascular Disease Council to present her abstract at the Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Meeting Scientific Sessions, May 1-3, 2014, Toronto, Canada
We welcome Zachary Strassberg to join the Huang lab as a Life Sciences Research Assistant.
The Huang lab is represented at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego. Luqia Hou will be presenting an abstract on “Extracellular Matrix-Mediated Differentiation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.”
The Huang lab is represented at the 3rd Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation in San Francisco. Karina Nakayama is presenting an abstract on “Engineering Vascularized Skeletal Muscle with Physiologically-Relevant Cellular Organization.”
Congratulations to Luqia Hou for receiving a travel award from the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute for his abstract for the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego in April.
A new exciting lab publication this month. Read it here.
Hong G, Lee JC, Jha A, Diao S, Nakayama KH, Hou L, Doyle TC, Robinson JT, Antaris AL, Dai H, Cooke JP, Huang NF. Near-Infrared II Fluorescence for Imaging Hindlimb Vessel Regeneration with Dynamic Tissue Perfusion Measurement. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging, 2014, (epub) Pubmed
Ngan Huang gave an invited lecture at the Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Seminar Series at the University of Utah. The talk was entitled, “Biophysical Regulation of Endothelial Cell Differentiation, Atheroprotection, and Survival”
Two new lab publications this month. Read them here.
Ghebremariam YT, Huang NF, Kambhampati S, Volz KS, Joshi GG, Anslyn EV, Cooke JP. Characterization of a Fluorescent Probe for Imaging Nitric Oxide. J Vasc Surg, 51:68-79, 2014.Pubmed
Ostrowski MA, Huang NF, Walker TW, Verwijlen T, Poplawski C, Khoo AS, Cooke JP, Fuller GG, Dunn AR. Microvascular Endothelial Cells Migrate Upstream and Align Against the Shear Stress Field Created by Impinging Flow. Biophys J 106:366-374, 2014. Pubmed
Ngan Huang gave a talk at the ASME Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology on “Anisotropic Nanofibrillar Collagen Modulates Endothelial Cell Morphology, Function, and Survival”
Ngan Huang was the instructor for the Stanford laboratory course, “Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells into Cardiovascular Lineages” held at the Lokey Stem Cell Building.
Congrats to Karina Nakayama and Luqia Hou on their first publication in the Huang lab. Read it here
Nakayama K, Hou L, Huang NF. Role of Extracellular Matrix Signaling Cues in Modulating Cell Fate Commitment for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering. Adv Healthc Mater, 2014 (epub) Pubmed
Welcome Arshi to the Huang lab as a Life Sciences Research Assistant!
Ngan Huang has a new publication in Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. Read it here!
Huang NF, Dewi RE, Okogbaa J, Lee JC, Rufaihah AJ, Heilshorn SC, Cooke, JC. Chemotaxis of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived endothelial cells. Am J Transl Res 5:510-520, 2013. (*co-first author). Pubmed
Ngan Huang was the instructor for the Stanford laboratory course, “Differentiation of Pluripotent Stem Cells into Cardiovascular Lineages” held at the Lokey Stem Cell Building.
Ngan Huang gave a talk entitled, “Collagen Topographical Patterning Modulates Endothelial Cell Morphology, Gene Expression, And Function” at the Materials Research Society Spring Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Ngan Huang and Karina Nakayama co-lectured for MED223 course (Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Sciences Seminar) on the topic of “Stem Cell Approaches to Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering.” The lecture was well-received by medical students and postdocs.
Ngan Huang attended the AHA Round Table Luncheon in Burlingame, CA, where significant funds were raised for research purposes.
Karina Nakayama joined the Huang lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Karina!
Ngan Huang has a new publication in Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. Read them here!
Li J, Huang NF*, Zou J, Laurent TJ, Lee JC, Okogbaa J, Cooke JP, Ding S. Conversion of Human Fibroblasts to Functional Endothelial Cells by Defined Factors. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2013, epub. (*co-first author). Pubmed
Luqia Hou joined the Huang lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Luqia!
Ngan Huang has a new publication in Biomaterials. Read it here!
Huang NF, Okogbaa JN, Lee JC, Paukshto M, Zaitseva T, Cooke JP. The Modulation of Endothelial Cell Morphology, Function, and Survival Using Anisotropic Nanofibrillar Collagen Scaffolds.Biomaterials, 34: 4038-4047, 2013. Pubmed
Ngan Huang published 2 papers this month. Read them here!
Jalil RA, Huang NF*, Kim J, Herold J, Volz KS, Park TS, Lee JC, Zambidis ET, Reijo-Pera R, Cooke, JP. Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells Exhibit Functional Heterogeneity. Am J Transl Res 2013 (in press) (*co-first author). Pubmed
Huang NF, Lai E, Fuller GG, Ribeiro AS, Pan S, Pruitt B, Fuller GG, Cooke JP. Spatial patterning and shear stress modulate endothelial cell morphology, gene expression, and function: implications for vascular tissue engineering. Biomaterials 34: 2928-2937, 2013. Pubmed