User:Omar F. Khan
Omar F. Khan
Hi, my name is Omar F. Khan, and I'm currently at University of Toronto. I learned about OpenWetWare from Professor Axel Guenther, and I've joined because Fabrication of microfluidic devices. You can email me through OpenWetWare. I am a member of the Toronto Microfluidic Foundry's Process Technology Committee.
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto (current)
M.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2006
B.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, 2004
Publications and Communications
Khan, O.F., Jean-Francois, J. and Sefton, M.V. MMP levels in the response to degradable implants in the presence of a hydroxamate-based matrix metalloproteinase sequestering biomaterial in vivo. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A, 2010 Jun 15;93(4):1368-79.
Sosnik A., Khan O.F., Butler M, Sefton M.V.: Poloxamine hydrogels: From non-cell adhesive substrates to matrices with improved cytocompatibility for Tissue Engineering applications. In Barbucci, R. (Ed.), Hydrogels: Biological Properties and Applications. Springer; 2009.
Khan, O.F. and Sefton, M.V. Perfusion and Characterization of an Endothelial Cell-Seeded Modular Tissue Engineered Construct Formed in a Microfluidic Remodeling Chamber. Biomaterials (In Press)
Khan, O.F., Chamberlain, M.D. and Sefton, M.V. “Modular Tissue Containing Endothelial Cells and Mesenchymal Stem Cells formed in a Microfluidic Perfusion Chamber.” Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS)-EU Chapter Meeting, Galway, Ireland, June 13-17, 2010. Oral Presentation
Khan, O.F., Leung, B.M. and Sefton, M.V. “Modular Cardiac Tissue Containing Endothelial and Cardiomyocyte Cells formed in a Microfluidic Perfusion Chamber,” Ontario-on-a-Chip, Toronto, ON., Canada, May 20-21, 2010. Oral Presentation
Khan, O.F. and Sefton, M.V. “Collagen/Poloxamine Microfluidic Flow Circuits to Characterize Surface-Attached Endothelial Cells Under Flow.” 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 28-June 1, 2008. Oral Presentation
Khan, O.F. and Sefton, M.V. “In Vivo Use of a Matrix Metalloproteinase-Sequestering Biomaterial to Alter the Inflammatory Response,” Regenerate World Congress on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, April 23-27, 2006. Poster Presentation
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