Bioengineering

Ken Webb, Ph.D.

WebbAssociate Professor
Associate Chair of Undergraduate Affairs

Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Utah 1999

Research Interests
Mechanotransduction
Extracellular Matrix
Hydrogels

Email kwebb@clemson.edu
Office 307 Rhodes Annex
Phone 864-656-7603

MicroEnvironmental Engineering Laboratory

Redirecting the Wound Healing Process

Vibratory Mechanotransduction
Extracellular-matrix metabolism
Cytokine expression
Activation of signaling pathways

Scaffolds for Spinal Cord Regeneration
Polymer fibers with micrometer-scale surface channels
Expression and immobilization of neural-cell adhesion molecules
Controlled neurotrophin release

Bioactive Tissue Adhesives
Elastic hydrogels with variable degradation rates
Localized, sustained release of nonviral vectors