Fan Zhang

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6754-7500

Tissue Engineering, Biomaterial, Immunoengineering, Drug Delivery, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, Tissue-engineered Vascular Graft, macrophage

Fan Zhang (she/her/hers) is a postdoc at UW in the Department of Bioengineering. Fan received her Ph.D. degree in Fiber and Polymer Science in Dr. Martin King’s lab at North Carolina State University, engineering immunomodulatory biomaterials for tissue-engineered vascular graft. Fan’s current research focuses on understanding the mechanism underlying biomaterial-induced vascularization.

Works (11)

Updated: July 23rd, 2023 21:13

2023 article

A textile-reinforced composite vascular graft that modulates macrophage polarization and enhances endothelial cell migration, adhesion and proliferation in vitro

Zhang, F., Tao, H., Gluck, J. M., Wang, L., Daneshmand, M. A., & King, M. W. (2023, January 20). SOFT MATTER, Vol. 1.

By: F. Zhang n, H. Tao*, J. Gluck n, L. Wang*, M. Daneshmand* & M. King n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
MeSH headings : Endothelial Cells; Macrophage Activation; Textiles; Hydrogels; Cell Proliferation; Macrophages; Tissue Engineering
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 9, 2023

2023 journal article

Effects of sterilization methods on gelatin methacryloyl hydrogel properties and macrophage gene expression in vitro

BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 18(1).

By: F. Zhang*, G. Scull*, J. Gluck*, A. Brown* & M. King*

author keywords: gelatin methacryloyl; hydrogel; sterilization; macrophage phenotype; gene expression
MeSH headings : Hydrogels; Macrophages
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: November 22, 2022

2023 journal article

Heparin Affinity-Based IL-4 Delivery to Modulate Macrophage Phenotype and Endothelial Cell Activity In Vitro

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 15(23), 27457–27470.

By: F. Zhang n, J. Gluck n, A. Brown n, D. Zaharoff n & M. King n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: gelatin methacryloyl; heparin; interleukin4; hydrogel; macrophage; endothelial cell; immunomodulation
MeSH headings : Interleukin-4 / pharmacology; Heparin / pharmacology; Heparin / metabolism; Macrophages / metabolism; Phenotype; Hydrogels / pharmacology; Hydrogels / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 26, 2023

2022 article

A collagen/PLA hybrid scaffold supports tendon-derived cell growth for tendon repair and regeneration

Xie, Y., Zhang, F., Akkus, O., & King, M. W. (2022, July 2). JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART B-APPLIED BIOMATERIALS, Vol. 7.

By: Y. Xie n, F. Zhang n, O. Akkus* & M. King n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: biomaterials; biotextiles; collagen yarn; tendon regeneration; tissue engineering scaffold
MeSH headings : Cell Proliferation; Collagen; Humans; Polyesters; Regeneration; Rotator Cuff Injuries; Tendons; Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: July 3, 2022

2022 article

Immunomodulation Strategies for the Successful Regeneration of a Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft

Zhang, F., & King, M. W. (2022, March 27). ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS, Vol. 3.

By: F. Zhang n & M. King n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: immune response; immunomodulation; macrophage; tissue engineering; tissue-engineered vascular grafts
MeSH headings : Blood Vessel Prosthesis; Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation; Humans; Immunity; Immunomodulation; Tissue Engineering
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: March 31, 2022

2021 journal article

A hybrid vascular graft harnessing the superior mechanical properties of synthetic fibers and the biological performance of collagen filaments

MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 118.

By: F. Zhang n, T. Bambharoliya n, Y. Xie n, L. Liu*, H. Celik*, L. Wang*, O. Akkus*, M. King n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: F. Zhang n, T. Bambharoliya n, Y. Xie n, L. Liu*, H. Celik*, L. Wang*, O. Akkus*, M. King n

author keywords: Tissue-engineered vascular graft; Biomaterial; Hybrid; Electrochemically aligned collagen; Poly (lactic acid)
MeSH headings : Biocompatible Materials / pharmacology; Blood Vessel Prosthesis; Collagen; Endothelial Cells; Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2021

2020 journal article

Biodegradable Polymers as the Pivotal Player in the Design of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5, 1901358.

By: F. Zhang n & M. King n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: biodegradable materials; biomaterials; composites; polymers; tissue engineering scaffolds
MeSH headings : Biocompatible Materials; Polymers; Regenerative Medicine; Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds
Source: ORCID
Added: May 19, 2020

2020 book

Coronary Artery Disease and The Evolution of Angioplasty Devices

In SpringerBriefs in Materials.

Fan Zhang

Source: ORCID
Added: May 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Application of Cognitive Task Performance Modeling for Assessing Usability of Transradial Prostheses

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 49(4), 381–387.

By: M. Zahabi*, M. White*, W. Zhang n, A. Winslow n, F. Zhang n, H. Huang n, D. Kaber*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Contributors: M. Zahabi*, M. White*, W. Zhang n, A. Winslow n, F. Zhang n, H. Huang n, D. Kaber*

author keywords: Cognitive modeling; GOMSL; mental workload; prosthetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Engineering small-caliber vascular grafts from collagen filaments and nanofibers with comparable mechanical properties to native vessels

BIOFABRICATION, 11(3).

By: F. Zhang n, Y. Xie n, H. Celik*, O. Akkus*, S. Bernacki n & M. King n

co-author countries: China 🇨🇳 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: small caliber vascular graft; endothelialization; knitting; electrospinning; electrochemically aligned collagen (ELAC) filament; collagen nanofibers; mechanical properties
MeSH headings : Animals; Biomechanical Phenomena; Blood Vessel Prosthesis; Blood Vessels / physiology; Cell Adhesion / drug effects; Cell Proliferation / drug effects; Collagen / pharmacology; Mice; Nanofibers / chemistry; Polyesters / chemistry; Rats; Sutures; Tissue Engineering / methods; Tissue Scaffolds / chemistry
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: June 4, 2019

2019 chapter

Structural Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of Resorbable Fiber-Based Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

In & L. Q. Z. (E. In E. Jacob-Lopes (Ed.), Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

By: M. King, J. Chen, M. Deshpande*, T. He, H. Ramakrishna, Y. Xie, F. Zhang*, F. Zhao

Ed(s): &. In E. Jacob-Lopes

Source: ORCID
Added: February 16, 2020

Employment

Updated: October 20th, 2023 17:45

2022 - present

University of Washington Seattle, WA, US
Postdoctoral Scholar Bioengineering

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant Wilson College of Textiles

2018 - 2021

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Teaching Assistant UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

2021 - 2021

North Carolina State University Analytical Instrumentation Facility Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Laboratory assistant Bio Sample Preparation Lab

2019 - 2019

Novozymes Franklinton, North Carolina, US
R&D Intern Research and Development

Education

Updated: July 31st, 2022 00:14

2018 - 2022

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD Wilson College of Textiles, Fiber and Polymer Science

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: July 4th, 2021 17:44

grant January 1 - December 1, 2021
Textile-Reinforced Composite Vascular Graft for Cardiac Patients
AATCC Foundation
award December 1, 2020
A Spatiotemporally Controlled Multi-Factor Releasing Composite Scaffold for Vascular Tissue Engineering
Society for Biomaterials
grant March 1 - December 1, 2020
WBC 2020 - 11th World Biomaterials Congress
Ellen Rohde Women’s Leadership Initiative
grant January 1 - December 1, 2020
A hybrid vascular graft harnessing the superior mechanical properties of synthetic fibers and the bioactivity of collagen yarns
AATCC Foundation

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