Dr. Ge (Christie) Zhang

Dr. Ge Zhang
Dr. Ge (Christie) Zhang

Dr. Ge (Christie) Zhang
Assistant Professor

Phone: 330-972-5237
Fax: 330-374-8834
Office: OLRC, 301H


Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2006
M.D., Capital University of Medical Sciences, China, 2002

  Research Interests

Stem cells

Tissue Engineering


Regenerative Medicine

Controlled growth factor delivery

  Recent Publications

Zhang G, Hu Q, Braunlin E, Suggs L, Zhang J, "Enhancing Efficacy of Cell Transplantation in Hearts with Post-infarction LV Remodeling by an Injectable Biomatrix." Tissue Engineering Part A. June 1, 14(6): 1025-1036, 2008.

Zhang G and Suggs L, "Matrices and Scaffolds for Drug Delivery in Vascular Tissue Engineering." Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews; 59(4-5), 360-73, 2007.

Zeng L, Hu Q, Wang X, Mansoor A, Lee J, Feygin J, Zhang G, Suntharalingam P, Boozer S, Mhashilkar A, Panetta CJ, Swingen C, Deans R, From AH, Bache RJ, Varfaillie CM, Zhang J, "Bioenergetic and functional consequences of bone marrow-derived multipotent progenitor cell transplation in hearts with post-infarction left ventricular remodeling." Circulation; 115(14): 1866-75, 2007.

Zhang G, Nakamura Y, Wang X, Hu Q, Suggs L, Zhang J, "Controlled Release of Stromal Cell Derived Factor 1α in situ Increases Stem Cell Homing to the Infarcted Heart." Tissue Engineering; 13(8), 2063-71, 2007.

Hu Q, Wang X, Lee J, Mansoor A, Liu J, Zeng L, Swingen C, Zhang G, Geygin J, Ochiai K, Bransford TL, From AH, Bache RJ and Zhang J, "Profound bioenergetic abnormalities imperi-infarct myocardial regions." Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol; 291: H648-57, 2006.

Wang X, Hu Q, Nakamura Y, Lee J, Zhang G, From AH, Zhang J, "The Role of Sca-1+/CD31-Cardiac Progenitor Cell Population in Post-infarction LV Remodeling." Stem Cell; 24: 1779-1788, 2006.

Zhang G, Wang Z, Wang X, Zhang J and Suggs LJ, "A PEGylated Fibrin Patch for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Delivery." Tissue Engineering; 12(1): 9-19, 2006.

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