Bioengineering

Jiro Nagatomi, Ph.D.

NagatomiAssociate Professor
Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering (Cellular Bioengineering), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2002

Research Interests
Cellular mechanotransduction
Tissue Engineering
Hydrogels

Email jnagato@clemson.edu
Office 313-2 Rhodes Research Center
Phone 864-656-5193

Mechanobiology Laboratory

Cell Mechanics and Mechanobiology

Cellular mechanotransduction of hydrostatic pressure
Mechanosensitive ion channels of bladder urothelial cells
Intracellular signal transduction pathways
Bone-marrow stem cell differentiation under pressure

Mechanically guided urological tissue regeneration
Novel tissue engineering scaffold materials
Bioreactors for mechanical stimulation
Mechanical characterization of engineered tissue

Hydrogel-based smart tissue adhesive
Thermal crosslinking polymer
Mechanical properties tailored for urological organs
Drug-delivery for scar inhibition