Modeling heart attacks in human heart tissue on a microfluidic device will allow for more effective disease-based models.
Mehdi Nikkhah is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. His laboratory is currently focused on the integration of innovative biomaterial and microscale technologies to create biomimetic model tissue constructs for regenerative medicine and disease modeling applications.
Total projects: 9
Creating a completely optimized heart attack disease model using a microfluidic device will help better understand heart attacks.
Utilizing Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Conjugated to Biocompatible Gold Nanorods to Enhance Synchronous Beating and Functional Characteristics Similar to in vivo Cardiac Tissue
Studying the effects of conductive gold nanorods on stem-cell-derived heart cells could lead to new therapies for heart attacks.