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Yusuf M. Khan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Academic Office Location:
Orthopaedic Surgery
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-1768
Fax: 860-679-1553
Website(s):

Skeletal Biology and Regeneration Graduate Program

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Boston UniversityPsychology
M.S.Drexel UniversityBiomedical Engineering
Ph.D.Drexel UniversityBiomedical Engineering

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Symposium Proceedings Ribbon Award Materials Research Society
Whitaker Travel and Professional Development Award
Tissue Engineering Special Interest Group Graduate Student Award, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Reno, NV
Orthopaedic Special Interest Group Graduate Student Award, Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, FL
Calhoun Fellow, 2000-2005 Drexel University
Certificate of Recognition Sigma Xi Research Society
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Creating a Biomaterials Curriculum. 2011 Society for Biomaterials Education CommitteeSession ChairExternalNational20112011
Scaffold Assisted Bone Defect Repair/RegenerationEducation CommitteeSession ChairExternalNational20112011
Journal of Tissue Science & EngineeringProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2011
Institute of Medicine’s Committee on the Public Health Effectiveness of the FDA 510(k) Clearance ProcessEducation CommitteememberExternalNational20102011
Growth FactorsProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2010
LCME Task Force Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2009
Orthopaedic Biomaterials Special Interest Group, Society for BiomaterialsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationProgram ChairExternalNational20092011
Journal of Applied Polymer ScienceProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2009
Society for Biomaterials Professional/Scientific OrganizationSession ChairExternalNational20082008
International Journal of Molecular SciencesProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalInternational2008
Journal of ArthroplastyProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2008
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2008
ASTM Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20072010
Society for BiomaterialsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationVice ChairExternalNational20072009
Society for BiomaterialsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationVice ChairExternalNational20072011
American Society for Testing and MaterialsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20072010
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Professional/Scientific OrganizationOrganizer/Panel memberExternalNational20072007
Recent Patents on Biomedical EngineeringEditorial BoardReviewerExternalNational2007
Journal of Orthopaedic ResearchProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2007
Acta BiomaterialiaProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2007
BoneProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2007
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (Part A)Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2006
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (Part B)Professional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2006
Tissue EngineeringProfessional/Scientific JournalReviewerExternalNational2006
Society for Biomaterials Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2005
Orthopaedic Research Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2005
Not Accepting students for lab rotations at this time

Journal Articles

Book Sections

  • Thiol-acrylate nanocomposite foams for critical size bone defect repair: A novel biomaterial.
    Garber, Leah; Chen, Cong; Kilchrist, Kameron V; Bounds, Christopher; Pojman, John A; Hayes, Daniel Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A 2013 Apr;101(12):3531-41
  • Polyphosphazenes
    Nair LS, Khan YM, Laurencin CT An Introduction to Biomaterials and Their Applications 2010 Jan;
  • Microporous nanofibrous fibrin-based scaffolds for bone tissue engineering.
    Osathanon, Thanaphum; Linnes, Michael L; Rajachar, Rupak M; Ratner, Buddy D; Somerman, Martha J; Giachelli, Cecilia M Biomaterials 2008 Oct;29(30):4091-9
  • Polyphosphazenes
    Nair LS, Khan Y, Laurencin CT Introduction to Biomaterials 2006 Jan;273-290
  • Bone Grafts and Bone Graft Substitutes: A Brief History
    Laurencin CT, Khan Y Bone Graft Substitutes: A Multidisciplinary Perspective 2003 Jan;63-10
  • Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering
    Laurencin CT, Katti DS, Ko FK, Li WJ, Khan Y, El-amin SF, Cooper J NanoComputing-Technology Trends 2001 Jan;
  • Processing of Polymer Scaffolds: Polymer/Ceramic Composite Forms
    Laurencin CT, Lu HH, Khan Y Methods of Tissue Engineering 2001 Jan;705-713

Conference Papers

  • Biofunctionalizing devitalized bone allografts through polymer-mediated short and long term growth factor delivery.
    Sharmin, Farzana; Adams, Douglas; Pensak, Michael; Dukas, Alexander; Lieberman, Jay; Khan, Yusuf Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A 2011 Jan;103(9):2847-54
  • Fabrication and biocompatibility of polyphosphazene Tubular electrospun nanofiber scaffolds for bone tissue engineering
    Bhattacharyya S, Kumbar SG, Khan YM, Nair LS, Laurencin CT 2006 Jan;
  • A Novel Polymer-Synthesized Ceramic Composite Based System for Bone Repair: Osteoblast Growth on Scaffolds With Varied Calcium Phosphate Content
    Khan Y, Katti DS, Laurencin CT 2003 Jan;84563-67
  • Toward an International Tissue Engineering Curriculum: The Drexel Initiative
    Laurencin CT, Attawia MA, Katti DS, Khan Y, Marcolongo M, Ko F, Sun W 2002 Jan;
  • Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering
    Laurencin CT, Katti DS, Ko FK, Li WJ, Khan YM, El-Amin S, Cooper J 2001 Jan;155-162
  • Increased GABAA receptor binding in superficial layers of cingulate cortex in schizophrenics.
    Benes, F M; Vincent, S L; Alsterberg, G; Bird, E D; SanGiovanni, J P The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 1993 Jan;12(3):924-9
  • Dopamine D1 and D2 Receptors Colocalize to the Same Cells in Rat Medial Prefrontal Cortex
    khan Y 1991 Jan;

Letters

Other

  • Bone Graft Substitute Materials
    Laurencin CT, Khan Y Emedicine 2002 Jan;

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Combined AFM and 3-D Optical Microscopy of Cells and BiomaterialsTalkMaterials Science & Technology Annual Meeting 2012
Functionalizing Allografts with Polymer-Based Bioactive Coatings Talk2011 Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation’s2011Chicago, IL
Biofunctionalizing Devitalized Bone Allografts through Polymer-Mediated Growth Factor DeliveryTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2011
Imparting Physical Load to Synthetic Extracellular Matrices Using UltrasoundTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2011
Short and Long Term Growth Factor Release from Biofunctionalized Bone AllograftTalkBiomedical Engineering and Science Annual Meeting 2011
Cellular Displacement from Acoustic Radiation Force: Using Ultrasound to Induce Mechanical LoadingTalkBiomedical Engineering and Science Annual Meeting 2011
Stem Cell BehaviorTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting2010Seattle, WA
Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Increases Wnt Signaling in Mouse Osteoprogenitor CellsTalkOrthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2010
Scaffold-Directed Stem Cell Behavior: The Effect of Polymer Ceramic Composites on Bone RepairTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2010
Regenerative Engineering: New Avenues for Tissue Repair TalkBeacon Alliance Pfizer Seminar Series2009
Bone Bioengineering Talk2008 Washington Orthopaedic Review2008Washington DC
Principles of Orthopaedic BioengineeringTalk2008 Washington Orthopaedic Review2008Washington DC
Novel Bilayered Polymeric Microspheres for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications: Effects of Alginate Coating on Release KineticsTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2008
Fracture Repair: Challenges and OpportunitiesTalkSymposium, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons2007Miami Beach, FL
Bone BioengineeringTalk2007 Washington Orthopaedic Review2007Washington DC
Principles of Orthopaedic BioengineeringTalk2007 Washington Orthopaedic Review2007Washington DC
In Vivo Evaluation of Novel Biodegradable Physiological Temperature Setting Composites for Bone Tissue EngineeringTalkOrthopaedic Research Society2006
A Novel Polymer-Ceramic Composite Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering: In Vivo Healing and Mineralization StudiesTalkOrthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2006
Fabrication and Biocompatibility of Polyphosphazene Tubular Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffolds for Bone TissueTalkEngineering Summer Bioengineering Conference2006
In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of a Novel Polymer-Ceramic Composite Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering Talk28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society2006
In Vivo Evaluation of a Polymer/Ceramic Composite Scaffold for Bone Tissue EngineeringTalkBiomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting 2005
Novel Polymer/Ceramic Composite Microsphere- Based Matrices For Bone Tissue Engineering: Processing Effects on Calcium PhosphateTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2004
Novel Polymer-Synthesized Ceramic Composite Based System for Bone Repair: Osteoblast Growth on Scaffolds With Varied Calcium Phosphate ContentTalkMaterials Research Society Annual Meeting2004
Novel Polymer/Ceramic Composite Microsphere-Based Matrices for Bone Tissue Engineering: Processing Effects on Calcium Phosphate CompositionTalkOrthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting2003
Novel Polymer/Ceramic Composite Microsphere-Based Matrices For Bone Tissue Engineering: Effects of Processing On Mechanical PropertiesTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting2003
A Novel Polymer/Ceramic Scaffold for Bone Tissue Engineering: Biocompatibility and Optimization StudiesTalkSociety for Biomaterials Annual Meeting2002
In Vitro Analysis of a Tissue Engineered Scaffold for Bone RepairTalkAIChE 2001 Annual Meeting2001
Bone Graft Substitutes: Fact, Fiction and ScienceOtherAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic2000
Trabecular Bone regeneration via delivery of a bone morphogenetic protein in a biomimetic polymer matrix: study in a non-union modeTalkProc. Int'l Symp Contr. Rel. Bioactive Mater2000
Towards an International Tissue Engineering Curriculum: The Drexel Initiative.Talk2002 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition2000
Bone Graft Substitutes: Fact, Fiction and ScienceOther1991