Jianjun Guan

Urbauer Hall, Room 308

PhD, Zhejiang University, 2000
BS, MS, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, China

Jianjun Guan



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.


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

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