Min-Ho Kim, Ph.D., assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, was one of two professors who received a Farris Family Innovation Awards for their research projects.

Min-Ho Kim

Associate Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-1445
Fax:
330-672-2893
Personal Website:

Biography

Research Interests

The major focus of my research interest is to develop therapeutics to promote the resolution of non-healing chronic wounds based on precise understanding of inflammatory response to tissue injury and infection.Many non-healing chronic wounds have been associated with chronic inflammation. A more detailed understanding of mechanisms controlling the inflammatory response and how inflammation directs the outcome of the healing process will provide therapeutics for tissue repair in chronic inflammatory diseases. The long-term goal of my research is to (1) understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms by which local inflammatory environmental cues alter phenotypic switch of tissue infiltrating macrophages and tissue repair process, and (2) develop selective strategy to engineer microenvironmental cues towards tissue regeneration by utilizing micro/nano-engineered biomaterials that enable spatio-temporal control of inflammatory response. To achieve this goal, we combine interdisciplinary approaches of immuno-biology, tissue engineering, and nano-bioengineering.

Selected Publications (recent three years)    

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Courses Teaching

Spring 2020

  • BSCI 4/5/70158  Molecular Biology
  • BSCI 40600 Writing In Biological Sciences

Fall 2020

  • BSCI 4/5/70463 - Medical Biotechnology
  • BSCI 40600 - Writing In Biological Sciences

 

Education

Postdoc research in Biomedical Engineering at University of California-Davis, Ph.D in Bioengineering at Pennsylvania State University

Expertise

Bioengineering, Wound healing and infection, Immunobiology, Nano-bio technology

Affiliations

Member, Biomedical Engineering Society, Member, Wound Healing Society

Research Institutes and Initiatives

Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, Brain Health Research Institute