Journal article

Development and evaluation of elastomeric hollow fiber membranes as small diameter vascular graft substitutes

Angel E Mercado-Pagan, Yunqing Kang, Michael W Findlay, Yunzhi Yang

Materials Science and Engineering: C | ELSEVIER | Published : 2015

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Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the financial support of the following agencies: NIH R01AR057837 (NIAMS), NIH R01DE021468 (NIDCR), and DOD W81XWH-10-1-0966 (PRORP). We would also like to thank Dr. Geoffrey C. Gurtner, from the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University, for his collaboration in this project. Finally, we are also grateful to Anthony Behn for his assistance in mechanical testing of samples, and Dr. Lydia-Marie Joubert from the Electron Microscopy Core at Stanford for use of, and assistance with, the Hitachi electron microscope.