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Dr. Gary Bowlin

Chair of Excellence and Professor

Phone
(901) 678-2670
Email
glbowlin@memphis.edu
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Office
Engineering Technology Building Room 119D
Office Hours

About Dr. Gary Bowlin

 

Education

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering (1996) - The University of Akron
M.S., Chemical Engineering (1990) - The University of New Hampshire
B.E., Chemical Engineering (1988) - Youngstown State University

Experience

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Akron City Hospital, Department of Surgery, 1996-1997)
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University,1997-2002
Associate Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002–2009
Louis and Ruth Harris Exceptional Scholar Professorship, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2003-2013
Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009–2013
Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 2013– Present
Herbert Herff Chair of Excellence, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, The University of Memphis, 2013 – Present

Professional

Process Engineer, Nuclear Consulting Services, Inc., Columbus, OH, 1990-1992)

Professional Societies
American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) - Member since 2013
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) - Member since 1985
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) - Member since 1992
American Society of Patent Holders (ASPH) - Member since 1998
Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) – Member 1999 - 2005
International Society of Applied Cardiovascular Biology (ISACB) - Member since 1999
Tissue Engineering Society International (TESI) - Member 2003-2005
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) - Member since 2005
The Fiber Society - Nominated for Membership 2005, member since
Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) - Member since 2005
Society for Biomaterials - Member since 2006
International Society for Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials – Member since 2012

Honors and Awards

Omega Chi Epsilon, Chemical Engineering Honor Society, 1988
BFGoodrich Collegiate Inventors Program, 1995 National Winner.
Alpha Eta Mu Beta, National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society, 2007
Billy R. Martin Innovation Award, VCU Innovation Gateway, 2013
Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, College of Fellows, 2013.

Research Interests and Collaborations

  1. Tissue Engineering, Electrospun Template Design
  2. Biocompatibility and Innate Immune System Regulation
    •  in vitro (cell culture assays)
    •  in vivo (inflammation, regeneration, temporal immune response)
  3. Vascular Tissue Engineering/Angiogenesis
  4. Cartilage Tissue Engineering – UTHSC/VA Memphis
  5. Skin/Dermal Regeneration (Manuka Honey-based Wound Healing)
  6. Bone Tissue Engineering
  7. Ligament/Tendon Tissue Engineering
  8. GTR Membranes - Dental Reconstruction with Manuka Honey
  9. Surgical Meshes (i.e. hernia repair) – General Surgery UTHSC
  10. Customized Polymers – University of Mauritius

Publications

  1. Rodriguez, I.A.; Saxena, G.; Sell, S.A. and G.L. Bowlin. "Mineralization and Characterization of Composite Lyophilized Gelatin Sponges Intended for Early Bone Regeneration." Bioengineering, 1(1), 62-84, 2014.
  2. Sheikh, F.A.; Macossay, J.; Cantu, T.; Zhang, X.; Hassan, M.S.; Salinas, M.E.; Farhangi, C.S.; Ahmad, H.; Kim, H.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Imaging, Spectroscopy, Mechanical, Alignment and Biocompatibility Studies of Electrospun Medical Grade Polyurethane (Carbothane™ 3575A) Nanofibers and Composite Nanofibers Containing Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes." J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater., 41C, 189-198, 2014.
  3. Goonoo, N.; Bhaw-Luximon, A.; Rodriguez, I.A.; Wesner, D.; Schonherr, H.; Bowlin, G.L. and D. Jhurry. "Poly(ester-ether)s: III. Assessment of Cell Behaviour on Nanofibrous Scaffolds of PCL, PLLA and PDX Blended with Amorphous PMeDX." J Mat. Chem. B, In Press.
  4. Xu, L.; Sheybani, N.; Ren, S.; Bowlin, G.L.; Yeudall, W.A. and H. Yang. "Semi-interpenetrating Network (sIPN) Co-electrospun Gelatin/Insulin Fiber Formulation for Transbuccal Insulin Delivery." Pharmaceutical Research, 32, 275-285, 2015.
  5. Maghdouri Moghaddam, Y.; Bowlin, G.L.; Lemmon, C.A. and D. Dréau. "Mammary Epithelial Cell Adhesion, Viability, and Infiltration on Blended or Coated Silk Fibroin-Collagen Type I Electrospun Scaffolds." Materials Science and Engineering C, 43, 37-44, 2014.
  6. Rodriguez, I.A.; Growney Kalaf, E.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and S.A. Sell. "Platelet-rich Plasma in Bone Regeneration: Engineering the Delivery for Improved Clinical Efficacy." BioMed Research International, Vol. 2014, Article ID 392398, 15 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/392398.
  7. Radic, M.Z. and G.L. Bowlin. "Innate Immunity Response to Tissue Engineering Templates: The Determinant." Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, 5:e129. Doi: 10.4172/2157-7552.1000e129, 2014. Invited Editorial.
  8. Yin, A.; Li, J.; Bowlin, G.L.; Li, D.; Rodriguez, I.A.; Wang, J.; Wu, T.; El-Hamshary, H.A.; Al-Deyab, S.S. and X. Mo. "Fabrication of Cell Penetration Enhanced Poly (L-lactic acid-co--caprolactone)/Silk Vascular Scaffolds Utilizing Air-impedance Electrospinning." Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 120, 47-54, 2014.
  9. Macossay, J.; Sheikh, F.A.; Cantu, T.; Eubanks, T.M.; Salinas, M.E.; Farhangi, C.S.; Ahmad, H.; Hassan, M.S.; Khil, M.; Maffi, S.K. and G.L. Bowlin. "Imaging, Spectroscopic, Mechanical, and Biocompatibility Studies of Electrospun Tecoflex® EG 80A Nanofibers and Composites Thereof Containing Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes." Applied Surface Science, 321, 205-213, 2014.
  10. Liu, S.; Wu, J.; Chen, D.S.; Bowlin, G.L.; Cao, L.; Lu, J.; Li, F. and C. Fan. "Osteochondral Regeneration Using an Oriented Nanofiber Yarn-collagen Type I/Hyaluronate Hybrid/TCP Biphasic Scaffold." J Biomed Mater Res Part A, 103(2), 581-592, 2015.
  11. Ji, Y.L.; Liang, K.; Shen, X. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning and Characterization of Chitin Nanofibril/Polycaprolactone Nanocomposite Fiber Mats." Carbohydrate Polymers, 101, 68-74, 2014.
  12. Yoganarasimha, S.; Trahan, W.R.; Best, A.M.; Bowlin, G.L.; Kitten, T.O.; Moon, P.C. and P.A. Madurantakam. "Peracetic Acid: A Practical Agent for Sterilizing Heat-Labile Polymeric Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds." Tissue Eng Part C Methods, In Press, 2014.
  13. Dongargaonkar, A.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and H. Yang. "Electrospun Blends of Gelatin and Gelatin-dendrimer Conjugates as a Wound-dressing and Drug-delivery Platform." Biomacromolecules, 14 (11), 4038-45, 2013.
  14. Goonoo, N.; Bhaw-Luximon, A.; Rodriguez, I.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and D. Jhurry. "Poly(ester-ether)s: I. Investigation of the Properties of Blend Films of Polydioxanone and Poly(methyl dioxanone)." Intl. J. Poly. Mat. Poly. Biomat., 63 (10), 527-37, 2014.
  15. Goonoo, N.; Bhaw-Luximon, A.; Rodriguez, I.A.; Wesner, D.; Schonherr, H.; Bowlin, G.L. and D. Jhurry. "Poly(ester-ether)s: II. Properties of Electrospun Nanofibers from Polydioxanone and Poly(methyl dioxanone) Blends and Human Fibroblast Cellular Infiltration." Biomat. Sci., 2 (3), 339-51, 2014.
  16. Wu, J.L.; Huang, C.; Liu, W.; Yin, A.L.; Chen, W.M.; He, C.L.; Wang, H.S.; Liu, S.; Bowlin, G.L. and X.M. Mo. "Cell Infiltration and Vascularization in Porous Nanoyarn Scaffolds Prepared by Dynamic Liquid Electrospinning." J. Biomed. Nanotech., 10 (4), 603-14, 2014.
  17. McCool, J.M.; Rodriguez, I.; Sell, S.A.; Han, Y. and G.L. Bowlin. "A Preliminary Study on Amelogenin-loaded Electrospun Scaffolds." Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 29 (1), 32-49, 2014.
  18. Bulysheva, A.A.; Petrova, S.P.; Bowlin, G.L. and W.A. Yeudall. "Enhanced Chemoresistance of Squamous Carcinoma Cells Grown in 3D Cryogenic Electrospun Scaffolds." Biomedical Materials, 8 (5), Article #: 055009, 2013.
  19. Yin, A; Bowlin, G.L. and X. Mo."Cell Infiltration and Vascularization in Porous Nanoyarn Scaffolds Prepared by Dynamic Liquid Electrospinning" Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 10 (4), 603-14, 2014.
  20. Maghdouri Moghaddam, Y.; Elmore, L.W.; Bowlin, G.L. and Dréau. "Breast Epithelial Cell Infiltration in Enhanced Electrospun Silk Scaffolds." Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, In Press.
  21. Rodriguez, I.; Sell, S.A.; McCool, J.M.; Saxena, G.; Spence, A.J. and. G.L. Bowlin. "A Preliminary Evaluation of Lyophilized Gelatin Sponges Enhanced with Platelet-rich Plasma, Hydroxyapatite, and Chitin Whiskers for Bone Regeneration." Cells, 2, 244-265, 2013. doi: 10.3390/cells2020244
  22. McClure, M.J.; Garg, K.; Simpson, D.G.; Ryan, J.J.; Sell, S.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and J.J. Ericksen. "The Influence of Platelet Rich Plasma on Myogenic Differentiation." Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, In Press.
  23. Grey, C.P.; Newton, S.; Bowlin, G.L.; Haas, T. and D.G. Simpson. "Gradient Fiber Electrospinning of Layered Scaffolds Using Controlled Transitions in Fiber Diameter." Biomaterials, 34 (21), 4993-5006, 2013.
  24. Garg, K.; Pullen, N.A.; Oskeritzian, C.A.; Ryan, J.J. and G.L. Bowlin. "Macrophage Functional Polarization in Response to Varying Dimensions of Electrospun Scaffolds."Biomaterials, 34, 4439-4451, 2013.
  25. Aduba, D.; Hammer, J.A.; Quan, Y.; Yeudall, W.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and H. Yang. "Semi-Interpenetrating Network (sIPN) Gelatin Nanofiber Scaffolds for Oral Mucosal Drug Delivery." Acta Biomaterialia, 9, 6576-6584, 2013.
  26. Goonoo, N.; Bhaw-Luximon, A.; Bowlin, G.L. and D. Jhurry. "An Assessment of Biopolymer and Synthetic Polymer-Based Scaffolds for Bone and Vascular Tissue Engineering." Polymer International, 62, 523-533, 2013.
  27. Madurantakam, P.; Rodriguez, I.; Garg, K.; McCool, J.M.; Moon, P. and. G.L. Bowlin. "Compression of Multi-layered Composite Electrospun Scaffolds: A Novel Strategy to Rapidly Enhance Mechanical Properties and Three Dimensionality of Bone Scaffolds." Journal of Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 2013, Article ID 561273, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/561273, 2013.
  28. Goonoo, N.; Bhaw-Luximon, A.; Bowlin, G.L. and D. Jhurry. "Diblock Poly(ester)-Poly(ester-ether) Copolymers: I. – Synthesis, Thermal Properties and Degradation Kinetics." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, In Press.
  29. Yin, A.; Zhang, K.; McClure, M.J.; Huang, C.; Fang, J.; Mo, X.; Bowlin, G.L.; Al-Deyab, S.S. and M. El-Newehy. "Electrospinning Collagen/Chitosan/Poly(L-lactic acid-co-ε-caprolactone) to form a Vascular Graft: Mechanical and Biological Characterization." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 101 (5), 1292-301, 2013.
  30. Sell, S.A.; Wolfe, P.S.; Spence, A.; Rodriguez, I.A.; Ericksen, J.J.; Petrella, R.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin, "A Preliminary Study on the Potential of Manuka Honey and Platelet-Rich Plasma in Wound Healing." International Journal of Biomaterials, Volume 2012, Article ID 313781, 14 pages, 2012.
  31. Sell, S.A.; Ericksen, J.J. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Incorporation and Controlled Release of Platelet-rich Plasma-derived Biomolecules from Polymeric Tissue Engineering Scaffolds." Polymer International, 61, 1703-1709, 2012.
  32. Rodriguez, I.; Madurantakam, P.; McCool, J.M.; Sell, S.A.; Yang, H.; Moon, P. and. G.L. Bowlin. "Mineralization Potential of Electrospun PDO-Hydroxyapatite-Fibrinogen Blended Scaffolds." International Journal of Biomaterials, Vol. 2012, Article ID 159484, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/159484.
  33. McLoughlin, C.L., Smith, M.J.; Auttachoat, W.; Bowlin, G.L. and K.L. White Jr. "Evaluation of Innate, Humoral, and Cell-mediated Immunity in Mice Following In Vivo Implantation of Electrospun Polycaprolactone." Biomedical Materials, 7, 2012, 035015.
  34. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A. and G.L. Bowlin. "Tri-layered Vascular Graft Composed of Polycaprolactone, Elastin, Collagen, and Silk: Optimization of Graft Properties." Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 10, 48-61, 2012.
  35. Francis, M.P.; Sachs, P.C.; Madurantakam, P.A.; Sell, S.A.; Moghaddam, Y.M.; Elmore, L.W.; Bowlin, G.L. and S.E. Holt. "Electrospinning Adipose Tissue-derived Extracellular Matrix for Adipose Stem Cell Culture." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 100(7), 1716-24, 2012.
  36. Ji, Y.L.; Wolfe, P.S.; Rodriguez, I.A. and G.L. Bowlin. "Preparation of Chitin Nanofibril/Polycaprolactone Nanocomposite from a Nonaqueous Medium Suspension." Carbohydrate Polymers, 87, 2313-2319, 2012.
  37. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Use of Air-flow Impedance to Control Fiber Deposition Patterns during Electrospinning." Biomaterials, 33, 771-779, 2012.
  38. Bulysheva, A.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and W.A. Yeudall. "Low-temperature Electrospun Silk Scaffold for In Vitro Mucosal Modeling." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 100(3), 757-67, 2012.
  39. G.L. Bowlin, "Enhanced Porosity without Compromising Structural Integrity: The Nemesis of Electrospun Scaffolds." Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, 2:103e. doi: 10.4172/2157-7552.1000103e, 2011.
  40. Sell, S.A.; Wolfe, P.S.; Ericksen, J.J.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Incorporating Platelet-Rich Plasma into Electrospun Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering." Tissue Engineering, 17 (21-22), 2723-2737, 2011.
  41. Wolfe, P.S.; Sell, S.A.; Ericksen, J.J.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Creation of Electrospun Nanofibers from Platelet Rich Plasma." Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, 2:2, doi: 10.4172/2157-7552.1000107, 2011.
  42. Madurantakam, P.; Rodriguez, I.; Beckman, M.J.; Simpson, D.G. and. G.L. Bowlin. "Evaluation of Biological Activity of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins upon Exposure to Commonly Used Electrospinning Solvents." Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 26(6), 578-589, 2011.
  43. Garg, K. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning Jets and Nanofibrous Structures." Biomicrofluidics, 5(1), Article #: 13403, 2011.
  44. Garg, K.; Ryan, J.J. and G.L. Bowlin. "Modulation of Mast Cell Adhesion and Cytokine Secretion on Electrospun Bioresorbable Vascular Grafts." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 97(4), 405-13, 2011.
  45. Jha, B.S.; Ayers, C.A.; Bowman, J.R.; Telemeco, T.A.; Sell, S.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and D.G. Simpson. "Electrospun Collagen: A Tissue Engineering Scaffold with Unique Functional Properties in a Wide Variety of Applications." Journal of Nanomaterials, doi 10.1155/2011/348268, 1-15, 2011.
  46. Wolfe, P.S.; Lochee, V.; Jhurry, D.; Bhaw-Luximon, A. and G.L. Bowlin. "Scaffold Characterization of Electrospun Novel Poly(ester-ether) Copolymers: 1,4-Dioxan-2-one and D,L-3-Methyl-1,4-dioxan-2-one." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 6(4), 60-69, 2011.
  47. Sell, S.A.; Wolfe, P.S.; Garg, K.; McCool, J.M.; Rodriguez, I.A. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Use of Natural Polymers in Tissue Engineering: A Focus on Electrospun Extracellular Matrix Analogues." Polymers, 2, 522-553, 2010.
  48. McClure, M.J. and G.L. Bowlin. "Bioengineering of Vascular Grafts." Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 21(3), 211-227, 2011.
  49. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Simpson, D.G.; Walpoth, B.H. and G.L. Bowlin. "A Three Layered Electrospun Matrix to Mimic Native Arterial Architecture Using Polycaprolactone, Elastin, and Collagen: A Preliminary Study." Journal of Visualized Experiments, Jan 4;(47). pii: 2084. doi: 10.3791/2084, 2011.
  50. Smith, M.J.; White Jr., K.L. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Polydioxanone – Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 Hybrid Scaffolds as Potential Cellular Homing Devices for Use in Vascular Tissue Engineering." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 5 (4), 1 - 9, 2010.
  51. Sell, S.A.; McClure, M.J.; Ayers, C.E.; Simpson, and G.L. Bowlin. "Preliminary Investigation of Airgap Electrospun Silk Fibroin-based Structures for Ligament Analogue Engineering." Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 22, 1253-1273, 2011.
  52. Jha, B.S.; Colello, R.J.; Bowman, J.R.; Sell, S.A.; Lee, K.D.; Bigbee, J.W.; Bowlin, G.L.; Chow, W.N.; Mathern, B.E. and D.G. Simpson. "Two Pole Air Gap Electrospinning: Fabrication of Highly Aligned, Three Dimensional Scaffolds for Nerve Reconstruction." Acta Biomaterialia, 7(1), 203-215, 2011.
  53. Wolfe, P.S. and G.L. Bowlin. "Do We Need to Change Education and How?" International Society of Applied Cardiovascular Biology Circulator – ISACB Essay, Fall/Winter 2010.
  54. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Simpson, D.G.; Walpoth, B.H. and G.L. Bowlin. "A Three Layered Electrospun Matrix to Mimic Native Arterial Architecture Using Polycaprolactone, Elastin, and Collagen: A Preliminary Study." Acta Biomaterialia, 6 (7), 2422-33, 2010.
  55. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Ayers, C.E.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning Aligned and Random Polydioxanone- and Polycaprolactone- Silk Fibroin Blended Scaffolds: Geometry for a Vascular Matrix." Biomedical Materials, 4 (5), 055010 (Epub October 8, 2009), 2009.
  56. Madurantakam, P.; Rodriguez, I., Cost, C.; Moon, P.; Viswanathan, R.; Beckman, M.J.; Simpson, D.G. and. G.L. Bowlin. "A Study of Multiple Factor Interaction in Biomimetic Mineralization of Electrospun Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds." Biomaterials, 30 (29), 5456-64, 2009.
  57. Sell, S.A.; McClure, M.J.; Garg, K.; Wolfe, P.S. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning of Collagen / Biopolymers for Regenerative Medicine and Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering." Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 61 (12), 1007-19, 2009.
  58. Smith, M.J.; Smith D.C.; White Jr., K.L. and G.L. Bowlin. "Modulation of Murine Innate and Acquired Immune Responses Following In Vitro Exposure to Electrospun Blends of Collagen and Polydioxanone." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 92A (2), 793-806, 2010.
  59. Ayers, C.E.; Shekhar Jha, B.; Sell, S.A.; Bowlin, G.L. and D.G. Simpson. "Nanotechnology in the Design of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Innovations in Structure and Function." Nanomedicine & Nanobiotechnology, 2 (1), 20-34, 2010.
  60. Wolfe, P.S.; Madurantakam, P.; Garg, K.; Sell, S.A.; Beckman, M. and G.L. Bowlin. "Evaluation of Thrombogenic Potential of Electrospun Bioresorbable Vascular Graft Materials: Acute Monocyte Tissue Factor Expression." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 92 (4), 1321-8, 2010.
  61. Garg, K.; Sell, S.A.; Madurantakam, P. and G.L. Bowlin. "Angiogenic Potential of Human Macrophages on Electrospun Bioresorbable Vascular Grafts." Biomedical Materials, 4(3), 031001 (Epub April 17, 2009), 2009.
  62. McClure, M.J., Sell, S.A.; Walpoth, B.H.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Polydioxanone, Elastin and Collagen Vascular Scaffolds: Uniaxial Cyclic Distension." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 4(2), 18-25, 2009.
  63. Madurantakam, P.A.; Cost, C.P.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Science of Nanofibrous Scaffold Fabrication: Strategies for Next Generation Tissue Engineering Scaffolds." Nanomedicine, 4 (2), 193-206, 2009.
  64. Newton, D.H.; Mahajan, R.; Ayres, C.E.; Bowman, J.R.; Bowlin, G.L. and D.G. Simpson. "Regulation of Material Properties in Electrospun Scaffolds: Role of Cross-linking and Fiber Tertiary Structure." Acta Biomaterialia, 5 (1), 518-29, 2009.
  65. Smith, M.J.; Smith D.C.; White Jr., K.L. and G.L. Bowlin. "In Vitro Evaluations of Innate and Acquired Immune Responses to Electrospun Polydioxanone and Elastin Blends." Biomaterials, 30 (2), 149-50, 2009.
  66. Sell, S.A.; Francis, M.; Garg, K.; McClure, M.J.; Barnes, C.P.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Cross-linking Methods of Electrospun Fibrinogen Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering." Biomedical Materials, 3 (4), 045001 (Epub Sept. 25, 2008), 2008.
  67. McManus, M.C.; Sell, S.A.; Bowen, W.C.; Koo, H.P. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Fibrinogen-Polydioxanone Composite Matrix: Potential for In Situ Urologic Tissue Engineering." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 3 (2), 12-21, 2008.
  68. McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Barnes, C.P.; Bowen, W.C. and G.L. Bowlin. "Cross-linking Electrospun Polydioxanone-Soluble Elastin Blends: Material Characterization." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 3 (1), 1-10, 2008.
  69. Manis, A.E.; Bowman, J.R.; Bowlin, G.L. and D.G. Simpson. "Electrospun Nitrocellulose and Nylon: Design and Fabrication of Novel High Performance Platforms Protein Blotting Applications." Journal of Biological Engineering, 1 (2), 1-11, 2007.
  70. Ayres, C.E.; Shekhar Jha, B.; Meredith, H.; Bowman, J.R.; Bowlin, G.L.; Henderson, S.C. and D.G. Simpson. "Measuring Fiber Alignment in Electrospun Scaffolds: A User's Guide to the 2D Fast Fourier Transform Approach." Journal Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 19 (5), 603-21, 2008.
  71. Sell, S.A.; Barnes, C.P.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Scaffold Permeability as a Means to Determine Fiber Diameter and Pore Size of Electrospun Fibrinogen." Journal of Biomedical Materials. Research: Part A, 85, 115-126, 2008.
  72. Carrizales, C.; Pelfrey, S.; Rincon, R.; Eubanks, T.; Kuang, A.; McClure, M.J.; Bowlin, G.L. and J.T. Macossay. "Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun PMMA, PVC, Nylon 6 and Nylon 6,6." Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 19, 124-130, 2008.
  73. Sell, S.A. and G.L. Bowlin. "Creating Small Diameter Bioresorbable Vascular Grafts Through Electrospinning." Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 260-263, 2008.
  74. Smith, M.J.; McClure, M.J.; Sell, S.A.; Barnes, C.P.; Walpoth, B.H.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "A Novel Suture-Reinforced Electrospun Polydioxanone-Elastin Small-Diameter Tube for Use in Vascular Tissue Engineering." Acta Biomaterialia, 4, 58-66, 2008.
  75. Barnes, C.P.; Sell, S.A.; Boland, E.D.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Nanofiber Technology: Designing the Next Generation of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds." Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews (Invited review for special issue on nanofibers), 59(14), 1413-1433, 2007.
  76. Sell, S.A.; Barnes, C.P.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Extracellular Matrix Regenerated: Tissue Engineering via Electrospun Biomimetic Nanofibers" Polymer International, 56, 13489-1360, 2007.
  77. McManus, M.C.; Boland, E.D.; Sell, S.A.; Bowen, W.C.; Koo, H.P.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Nanofibre Fibrinogen for Urinary Tract Tissue Reconstruction." Biomedical Materials, 2, 257-262, 2007.
  78. Smith, M.J.; Smith D.C.; White Jr., K.L. and G.L. Bowlin. "Immune Response Testing of Electrospun Polymers: An Important Consideration in the Evaluation of Biomaterials." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers (Invited Editorial), 2(2), 41-47, 2007.
  79. Ayres, C.E.; Bowlin, G.L.; Henderson, S.C.; Taylor, L.; Telemeco, T.A. and D.G. Simpson. "Incremental Changes in Anisotropy: Modulation of Material Properties in Electrospun Tissue Engineering Scaffolds." Acta Biomaterialia, 3, 651-661, 2007.
  80. Ward, K.R.; Tibia, M.H.; Holbert, H.W.; Blocher, C.; Draucker, G.T.; Proffitt, E.K.; Bowlin, G.L.; R.R. Ivatury and R.F. Diegelmann. "Comparison of a New Hemostatic Agent to Current Combat Hemostatic Agents in a Swine Model of Lethal Extremity Arterial Hemorrhage." The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 63, 276-284, 2007.
  81. Barnes, C.P.; Pemble, C.W.; Brand, D.D.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Cross-linking Electrospun Type II Collagen Tissue Engineering Scaffolds with Carbodiimide in Ethanol." Tissue Engineering, 13(7), 1593-1605, 2007.
  82. McManus, M.C.; Boland, E.D.; Simpson, D.G.; Barnes, C.P. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Fibrinogen: Feasibility as a Tissue Engineering Scaffold in a Rat Cell Culture Model." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, 81A(2), 299-309, 2007.
  83. Barnes, C.P.; Smith, M.J.; Bowlin, G.L.; Sell, S.A.; Tang, T.; Matthews, J.A.; Simpson, D.G. and J.C. Nimtz. "Feasibility of Electrospinning the Globular Proteins: Hemoglobin and Myoglobin." Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers, 1 (2), 16-29, 2006
  84. Barnes, C.P.; Sell, S.A.; Knapp, D.C.; Walpoth, B.H.; Brand, D.D. and G.L. Bowlin. "Preliminary Investigation of Electrospun Collagen and Polydioxanone for Vascular Tissue Engineering Applications." International Journal of Electrospun Nanofibers and Applications, 1(1), 73-87, 2007.
  85. Ramdhanie, L.I.; Barnes, C.P.; Simpson, D.G.; Wnek, G.E. and G.L. Bowlin. "Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Blends of Poly(lactic acid) and Poly(glycolic acid)." Polymer Journal, 38, 1137-1145, 2006.
  86. Ayres, C.E.; Bowlin, G.L.; Henderson, S.C.; Taylor, L.; Schultz, J.; Alexander, J.K.; Telemeco, T.A. and D.G. Simpson. "Modulation of Anisotropy in Electrospun Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Analysis of Fiber Alignment by the Fast Fourier Transform." Biomaterials, 27, 5524-5534, 2006.
  87. Sell, S.A.; McClure, M.J.; Barnes, C.P.; Knapp, D.C.; Simpson, D.G.; Walpoth, B.H. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospun Polydioxanone – Elastin Blends: Potential for Bioresorbable Vascular Grafts." Biomedical Materials, 1, 72-80, 2006.
  88. Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Wound Repair Templates - Is It Possible to Engineer the 'Ideal' Structures?" Expert Review of Medical Devices, 3(1), 9-15, 2006.
  89. Walpoth, B.H. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Daunting Quest for a Small Diameter Vascular Graft." Expert Review of Medical Devices, 2 (6), 647-51, 2005.
  90. McManus, M.C.; Boland; E.D.; Koo, H.P.; Barnes, C.P.; Wnek, G.E.; Simpson, D.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Fibrinogen Structures." Acta Biomaterialia, 2, 19-28, 2006.
  91. Telemeco,T.; Bowlin, G.L.; Wnek, G.E.; Boland, E.D.; Ayers, C.; Cohen, N.; Baumgarten, C.M.; Matthews, J. and D.G. Simpson. "Regulation of Cellular Infiltration into Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Composed of Submicron Diameter Fibrils Produced by Electrospinning." Acta Biomaterialia, 1 (4), 377-385, 2005.
  92. Boland, E.D., Coleman, B.D.; Barnes, C.P.; Simpson, D.G., Wnek, G.E. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning Polydioxanone for Biomedical Applications." Acta Biomaterialia, 1 (1), 115-123, 2005.
  93. Boland, E.D., Pawlowski, K.J., Simpson, D.G., Wnek, G.E. and G.L. Bowlin. "Biomedical Nanoscience: Electrospinning Basic Concepts, Applications and Classroom Demonstration." Journal of Materials Education, 26 (3-4), 195-206, 2004.
  94. Shields, K.J.; Beckman, M.J.; Bowlin, G.L. and J.S. Wayne. "Mechanical Properties and Cellular Proliferation of Electrospun Collagen Type II." Tissue Engineering, 10 (9/10), 1510-1517, 2004.
  95. Boland, E.D., Telemeco,T.; Simpson, D.G., Wnek, G.E. and G.L. Bowlin. "Utilizing Acid Pretreatment and Electrospinning to Improve Biocompatibility of Poly(glycolic acid) for Tissue Engineering" Journal Biomedical Materials Research: B, Applied Biomaterials, 71B, 144-152, 2004.
  96. G.L. Bowlin. "Scaffolds that Truly Mimic Nature." Materials Today (Invited Opinion), 64, May 2004.
  97. Pawlowski, K.J., Rittgers, S.E.; Schmidt, S.P. and G.L. Bowlin. "Endothelial Cell Seeding of Polymeric Vascular Grafts." Frontiers in Bioscience, 9, 1412-1421, May 1, 2004.
  98. Boland, E.D., Matthews, J.A.; Pawlowski, K.J., Simpson, D.G., Wnek, G.E. and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning Collagens and Elastin for Vascular Tissue Engineering." Frontiers in Bioscience, 9, 1422-1432, May 1, 2004.
  99. Sanders, E.H.; Kloefkorn, R.; Bowlin, G.L.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.E. Wnek. "Two-Phase Electrospinning from a Single Electrified Jet: Microencapsulation of Aqueous Reservoirs in Poly(Ethylene-co-Vinyl Acetate) Fibers." Macromolecules, 36, 3803-5, 2003.
  100. Yao, L.; Haas, T.W.; Guiseppi-Elie, A.; Bowlin, G.L.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.E. Wnek. "Electrospinning and Stabilization of Fully Hydrolyzed Poly(vinyl alcohol) Fibers." Chemistry of Materials, 15, 1860-64, 2003.
  101. Wnek, G.E.; Carr, M.E.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning of Nanofiber Fibrinogen Structures." Nano Letters, 3(2): 213-16, 2003.
  102. Matthews, J.A.; Boland, E.D.; Wnek, G.E.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning of Collagen Type II: A Feasibility Study." Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, 18, 125-34, 2003.
  103. G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning of Collagen: Finally the "Ideal" Tissue Engineering Scaffolds?" International Society of Applied Cardiovascular Biology Circulator – ISACB Essay, Fall/Winter 2002, 7-8, 2002.
  104. G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning Collagen Scaffolds." Science and Medicine, 8: 292-93, November/December 2002.
  105. Kenawy, E.; Layman, J.; Matthews, J.A.; Bowlin, G.L.; Simpson, D.G.; and G.E. Wnek. "Electrospinning of Poly(Ethylene-co-Vinyl Alcohol) Fibers." Biomaterials, 24: 907-13, 2003.
  106. Fields, C.; Cassano, A.; Allen, C.; Meyer, A.; Rittgers, S.E.; Szycher, M.; Pawlowski, K.J.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Endothelial Cell Seeding of a 4-mm I.D. Polyurethane Vascular Graft." Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 17(1): 45-70, 2002.
  107. Boland, E.D.; Wnek, G.E.; Simpson, D.G.; Pawlowski, K.J. and G.L. Bowlin. "Tailoring Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Using Electrostatic Processing Techniques: A Study of Poly(Glycolic Acid)." Journal of Macromolecular Science – Pure Applied Chemistry, 38: 1231-43, 2001.
  108. Matthews, J.A.; Simpson, D.G.; Wnek, G.E.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Electrospinning of Collagen Nanofibers." Biomacromolecules, 3 (2): 232-238, 2002.
  109. Kenawy, E.; Bowlin, G.L.; Mansfield, K.; Layman, J.; Simpson, D.G.; Sanders, E.H. and G.E. Wnek. "Release of Tetracycline Hydrochloride from Electrospun Poly(ethylene-co-vinylacetate), Poly(lactic acid), and a Blend." Journal of Controlled Release, 81 (1,2): 57-64, 2002.
  110. Fields, C.; Cassano, A.; Allen, C.; Sims, R.; Bulgrin, J.; Meyer, A.; Makhoul, R.G.; Rittgers, S.E.; and G.L. Bowlin. "Evaluation of Electrostatically Endothelial Cell Seeded Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Grafts in a Canine Femoral Artery Model." Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 17 (2): 135-154, 2002.
  111. Fields, C.; Cassano, A.; Allen, C.; Meyer, A.; Rittgers, S.E.; Makhoul, R.G. and G.L. Bowlin. "The Persistence of Electrostatically Seeded Endothelial Cells Lining a Small Diameter Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Vascular Graft." Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 16: 157-73, 2001.
  112. Stitzel, J.D.; Pawlowski, K.J.; Wnek, G.E.; Simpson, D.G.; Bowlin, G.L.. "Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation on a Novel Biomimicking, Biodegradable Vascular Graft Scaffold." Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 16: 22-33, 2001.
  113. Bowlin, G.L.; Rittgers, S.E.; Schmidt, S.P.; Alexander, T.; Sheffer, D.B.; and Milsted, A. "Optimization of an Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Transplantation Technique Using 4 mm I.D. e-PTFE Vascular Prostheses." Cell Transplantation, 9: 337-48, 2000.
  114. Bowlin, G.L.; Rittgers, S.E.; Milsted, A.; and Schmidt, S.P. "In Vitro Evaluation of Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Transplantation onto 4 mm I.D. e-PTFE Grafts." Journal of Vascular Surgery, 27: 504-11, 1998.
  115. Bowlin, G.L. and S.E. Rittgers. "Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Seeding of Small Diameter (< 6 mm) Vascular Prostheses: Feasibility Study." Cell Transplantation 6: 623-9, 1997.
  116. Bowlin, G.L. and S.E. Rittgers. "A Prototype Apparatus and Procedure for Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Transplantation within Small Diameter (< 6 mm) Vascular Prostheses." Cell Transplantation 6: 631-7, 1997.

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Inaugural President International Society for Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials (2013-present)
Executive Council, International Society of Applied Cardiovascular Biology, 2012 – present.