Invited Talks

  1. Materials Science & Technology Conference, Columbus (MS&T, Oct 3-7, 2015) - Surface Properties of Biomaterials - Harnessing Regenerative Potential of Nanocomposite Hydrogels as Bone Implants

  2. University of Cincinnati, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases Center, Cincinnati (Oct 7, 2015) - Nanocomposite Hydrogels as Biomedical Implants

  3. Center for Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology, KUMC (March 24, 2015) - Advanced Bioactive Materials for Tissue Matrix Engineering and Regeneration Therapy

  4. KU Cancer Center Seminar Series (March 17, 2015) - BioEngineering Micro- and Nanomaterials for Medical Applications

  5. Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Conference, Kansas City, USA (Sept 19-20, 2014) - Engineering Nanomaterials for Stem Cell Based Cardiovascular Therapy

Podium Presentations

  1. Paul A, Shaw W, Waters Renae, Prakash S (2015). Designing Nanomaterial based Hybrid Hydrogels for Gene Delivery Application. Society for Biomaterials (SFB), Charlotte, NC (April15-18, 2015)

  2. Paul A, Al Kindi H, Hasan MD A, Shum-Tim D, Khademhosseini A (2013). Nanobioactive Hydrogel for Myocardial Therapy Applications. The 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), NUS, Singapore Dec’13 (Oral Presentation, Session Chair).

  3. Paul A, Malhotra M, Elias C, Shum-Tim D, Prakash S (2009). Viral vector based gene therapy for angiogenesis of damaged cardiac tissues: a novel approach. McGill University Biomedical Engineering Student Research Day (Best Presentation)

Conference Abstracts

  1. Paul A, Shum-Tim, Prakash S (2012) Nanomedicine for Myocardial Gene Therapy. 12th Biomedical Graduate Conference (Montreal, Feb 16) (Best Graduate Research Project)

  2. MD Anwarul Hasan, GS Jeong, Arghya Paul, M Nikkhah, N Annabi, J Oh, M Dokmeci, A Khademhosseini (2013). A new technique for development of perfusable multilayered blood vessel-like structures on microfluidic chip. Society for Biomaterials, Boston, USA.

  3. Paul A, Khan A, Abbasi S, Shum-Tim D, Prakash S (2011) PEG Incorporated Polymeric Microcapsules for Intramyocardial Delivery of Stem Cells Genetically Modified by Baculovirus. NSTI Nanotech Conference, Boston, US.

  4. Paul A, Shum-Tim D, Elias C, Prakash S (2010). Insect cells for cytokine production and stem cell mediated gene therapy applications. Annual PEGS-the essential protein engineering summit, US.

  5. Paul A, Khan AA, Shum-Tim D, Prakash S (2010). Microencapsulated genetically modified stem cells for heart tissue regeneration. 2nd World Congress of International Academy of NanoMedicine, Turkey.

  6. Paul A, Shum-Tim D, Prakash S (2010). BacMam virus mediated gene transfer to cardiomyocytes and marrow stromal cells: Implications in myocardial therapy. 62nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, IPC.

  7. Paul A, Elias C, Shum-Tim D, Prakash S (2009). Rapid re-endothelisation of injured cardiovascular tissues by recombinant insect cell nucleopolyhedrosis viruses. Canadian Cardiovascular Conference, Alberta, Canada.

  8. Paul A, Jardin B, Shum-Tim D, Elias C, Prakash S (2009). Gene therapy of injured vascular tissues using nuclear polyhedrosis virus. The 32nd Conference of the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society, Alberta.

  9. Paul A and Prakash S (2009). Efficient Gene Delivery to Mouse Brain Neuroblast Cells using Recombinant Viral Particles. 3rd International Congress of Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine. June 22-24, 2009 at the San Francisco.

  10. Paul A, Hamoudeh M, Malhotra M, Elias C, Shum-Tim D and Prakash S (2008). Viral vector based gene therapy for angiogenesis of damaged cardiac tissues: a novel approach. Canadian Cardiovascular Conference 2008, Toronto. (Published in The Canadian Journal of Cardiology.Vol 24 Supplement SE).

  11. Binsalamah Z, Paul A, Khan A, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D (2011). Intramyocardial Sustained Delivery of Placental Growth Factor Using Nanoparticles as a Vehicle for Delivery in the Rat Infarct Model. Annual Terrence Donnelly Cardiac Residents' Research Day. (Best Oral Presentation)

  12. Khan AA, Paul A, Abbasi S, Prakash S (2011). Nanoparticles co-encapsulating hVEGF and hAng1 can induce mititic and antiapoptotic effect on vascular endothelial cells. NSTI Nanotech 2011 Vol 3. Chapter 3 pp 183-185.

  13. Binsalamah Z, Paul A, Khan A, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D (2011). Intramyocardial Delivery of Growth Factor Using Nanoparticles. McGill Cardiovascular Research Day. (Sarah Strathmore award)

  14. Shum-Tim D, Binsalamah Z, Paul A, Cantor A, Khan A, Prakash S. (2011). The Application of Microcapsules and Nanoparticles in Cellular Cardiomyoplasty. Chongqing International Heart Congress.

  15. Binsalamah Z, Paul A, Cantor A, Khan A, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D (2011) Novel Cardiovascular Devices: The Efficacy of Using Microencapsulation and Nanoparticles for Cell-based Therapy in Myocardial Regeneration. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Clinical Perfusion, Vancouver.

  16. Abbasi S, Paul A, Khan AA, Prakash S (2011). siRNA delivery using biodegradable nanoparticles for breast cancer therapy NSTI Nanotech 2011 Vol 1. Chapter 1 pp 74-76.

  17. Binsalamah Z, Paul A, Khan A, Prakash S, Shum-Tim D (2011). Delivery of Growth Factor Using Nanoparticles. Annual Research Day of the Montreal Children`s Hospital. (Best Presentation)

  18. Malhotra M, Paul A, Prakash S (2010). Peptide tagged, non-toxic chitosan nanoparticles for enhanced siRNA delivery. RNAi and miRNA World Congress. Boston, MA, USA.

  19. Kulamarva A, Bhathena J, Paul A, Malhotra M and Prakash S (2009). Microcapsule carbon nanotube devices for targeted delivery. Nanotoday 2009, August 2-5 2009, Singapore.

  20. Malhotra M, Paul A, Kulamarva A and Prakash S (2009) Improved tranfection of chitosan nanoparticles, surface coated with cell penetrating peptides. 6th Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Research Symposim (IGSRS), McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

  21. Malhotra M, Kulamarva A, Paul A and Prakash S (2009). Surface functionalized chitosan nanoparticles for gene delivery. 32nd Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, Calgary, Alberta.

  22. Elias C, Paul A, Jardin B, Prakash S and Shum-Tim D. (2009) Baculoviruses: Practical aspects of their use as Gene therapy vectors. 12th International Meeting on Baculovirus and Insect Cell Culture, USA.

  23. Kulamarva A, Bhathena J, Malhotra M, Paul A and Prakash S (2008). Targeted carbon nanotube delivery for biomedical applications: preparation and in-vitro analysis. Nanomaterials Conference, Playa del Carmen, Mexico.