Research Interests

  • Drug Delivery
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Wound Healing

Courses Taught

Number

Name

Level

BIOE 2001

Frontiers in Bioengineering

Undergraduate

BIOE 3102

BioE Lab #2 - Biomaterials

Undergraduate

BIOE 3302

Drug Delivery

Undergraduate

BIOE 3401

Biodesign - Testing and Validation

Undergraduate

BIOE 3511

Interactions of Biomaterials with Living Tissues

Undergraduate

BIOE 5500

Special Topics: Drug Delivery

Graduate

BIOE 5999

Research Experience in Bioengineering

Graduate

Selected Publications

  • Timnak, A., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Dong, K., Har-El, Y.E., & Lelkes, P.I. (2018). Gradient porous fibrous scaffolds: A novel approach to improving cell penetration in electrospun scaffolds. Biomedical Materials (Bristol), 13(6). doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aadbbe

  • Senel-Ayaz, H.G., Har-El, Y.E., Ayaz, H., & Lelkes, P.I. (2017). Textile technologies for 3D scaffold engineering. In Functional 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Materials, Technologies, and Applications (pp. 175-201). doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100979-6.00008-2

  • Kamrava, B., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Amin, M., Har-El, Y.E., & Roehm, P.C. (2017). Preliminary Model for the Design of a Custom Middle Ear Prosthesis.

  • Hindin, D., Baharlou, S.M., Gerstenhaber, J., Lo, T.Y., Har-El, Y., Bradley, J.P., & Lelkes, P.I. (2015). Electrospun soy protein scaffolds enhance skin regeneration in a rat wound model. JOURNAL of the AMERICAN COLLEGE of SURGEONS, 221(4), pp. E117-E118. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2015.08.213

  • Har-el, Y., Gerstanhaber, J.A., Baharlou, S.M., Lo, T.Y., Hindin, D., Brodsky, R., Huneke, R.B., & Lelkes, P.I. (2015). Bioactive Alimentary Protein-Based Scaffolds (APS) Enhance Wound Healing. PA BIO Life Sciences Future Event.

  • Gerstenhaber, J.A., Har-el, Y., & Lelkes, P.I. (2015). Electrospinning of Personalized Scaffolds for Wound Healing by Robotic Electrospinner. Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting.

  • Har-el, Y., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Baharlou, S.M., Lo, T.Y., Hindin, D., Brodsky, R., Huneke, R.B., & Lelkes, P.I. (2015). Bioactive Alimentary Protein-Based Scaffolds (APS) Enhance Wound Healing. BIO International Convention.

  • Mata, M., Har-el, Y., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Airbrushing of 3D scaffolds for tissue engineering. The 40th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference.

  • Har-el, Y.E., Gerstenhaber, J.A., Brodsky, R., Huneke, R.B., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Electrospun soy protein scaffolds as wound dressings: Enhanced reepithelialization in a porcine model of wound healing. Wound Medicine, 5, pp. 9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.wndm.2014.04.007

  • Gerstenhaber, J., Har-El, Y.E., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Robotic electrospinner for quality control and online modification. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for ÿ¿ÿ¯ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ½ the Future.

  • Har-El, Y.E., Gerstenhaber, J., Baharlou, S.M., Brodsky, R., Huneke, R.B., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Alimentary 'green' proteins for skin wound healing. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for ÿ¿ÿ¯ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ½ the Future.

  • Har-El, Y.E., Frohberg, M.E., Ayaz, H., Perets, A., Uttayarat, P., Gerstenhaber, J., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Diverse biomedical applications of electrospun scaffolds. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for ÿ¿ÿ¯ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ½ the Future.

  • Gerstenhaber, J., Har-El, Y.E., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Robotic electrospinner for quality control and online modification. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for the Future.

  • Har-El, Y.E., Frohberg, M.E., Ayaz, H., Perets, A., Uttayarat, P., Gerstenhaber, J., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Diverse biomedical applications of electrospun scaffolds. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for the Future.

  • Har-El, Y.E., Gerstenhaber, J., Baharlou, S.M., Brodsky, R., Huneke, R.B., & Lelkes, P.I. (2014). Alimentary 'green' proteins for skin wound healing. Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for the Future.