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Naren Vyavahare, Ph.D.

Naren Vyavahare Professor
Hunter Endowed Chair
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Pune, India 1991

Research Interests
Extracellular Matrix
Heart Valve

Office 501-4 Rhodes Engineering Research Center
Phone 864-656-5558

South Carolina COBRE Center of Biomaterials for Tissue Regeneration
The Vyavahare Lab

Therapies for Cardiovascular Diseases

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

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

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