Jianjun Guan

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Professor

Research

Professor Guan’s research interests are in biomimetic biomaterials synthesis and scaffold fabrication; bioinspired modification of biomaterials; injectable and highly flexible hydrogels; bioimageable polymers for MRI and EPR imaging and oxygen sensing; mathematical modeling of scaffold structural and mechanical properties; stem cell differentiation; neural stem cell transplantation for brain tissue regeneration; bone tissue engineering and cardiovascular tissue engineering.

Biography

Professor Guan joined Washington University in St. Louis in August 2018. He was a professor, associate professor and assistant professor of materials science and engineering at the Ohio State University since 2007. He joined Ohio State after serving as a research assistant professor at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

Creates biomaterials for tissue regeneration and drug delivery

In the News

 

 

Guan inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineeringhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Guan-inducted-into-American-Institute-for-Medical-and-Biological-Engineering.aspxGuan inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Engineer to develop a drug-filled gel to repair heart after heart attackhttps://engineering.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Engineer-to-develop-a-drug-filled-gel-to-repair-heart-after-heart-attack.aspxEngineer to develop a drug-filled gel to repair heart after heart attack