Bioengineering

Naren Vyavahare, Ph.D.

Naren VyavahareProfessor
Hunter Endowed Chair

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Pune, India 1991

Research Interests
Extracellular Matrix
Heart Valve
Elastin

Email narenv@clemson.edu
Office 501 Rhodes Research Center
Phone 864-656-5558

South Carolina COBRE Center of Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration

Therapies for Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Calcification: Mechanisms, Therapies
Elastin degradation and stabilization
Prevention of enzyme activities
Suppression of bone proteins
Demineralization

Aortic Aneurysms: Mechanisms, Therapies
ECM stabilization, regeneration
Animal models
Site-specific delivery

Heart-Valve Implants
Durable materials
Functional role of glycosaminoglycans in heart valves