Elastomeric microvalve geometry affects haemocompatibility
Crispin Szydzik, Rose J Brazilek, Khashayar Khoshmanesh, Farzan Akbaridoust, Markus Knoerzer, Peter Thurgood, Ineke Muir, Ivan Marusic, Harshal Nandurkar, Arnan Mitchell, Warwick S Nesbitt
Lab on a Chip | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2018
We would like to acknowledge Robert Andrews, Justin Hamilton, and Elizabeth Gardner for helpful discussions and technical advice. We thank the staff and students at the Australian Centre for Blood Diseases for help with blood collection. The authors acknowledge the facilities and expertise of Monash Micro Imaging (MMI), Monash University, CSL Ltd, The Department of Clinical Haematology - Alfred Hospital, and Monash Statistical Services - Alfred Hospital. Devices were fabricated at the Micro Nano Research Facility (MNRF) - RMIT University. CS is a recipient of a Professor Robert and Josephine Shanks Scholarship. RJB is a recipient of an Australian Research Training Program Scholarship. WSN is a recipient of an RMIT Vice Chancellor's Senior Research Fellowship.