Casey K. CHAN

  • Adjunct Professor

- M. A. Sc (Toronto)
- MD (Toronto)

Concurrent appointment with:
Department of Surgery

Research Interest

  1. Tissue Engineering, Medical Device and Minimally Invasive Surgery.
  2. Main interest is to translate early stage technology into clinical applications
  3. Therapy For Skin Regeneration Suitable For Use In Field Hospital Under DIRPStem Cell


  • BN3101: Bioengineering Design

Service to University

  • Governing Board Member
  • Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore

Membership in Scientific/Professional Organizationion

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Selected Journal Publications

  1. Liao, S, Ngiam, M, Chan, CK & Ramakrishna, S 2009, 'Fabrication of nano-hydroxyapatite/collagen/osteonectin composites for bone graft applications', Biomedical materials (Bristol, England), vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 025019.
  2. Dong, Y, Yong, T, Liao, S, Chan, CK, Stevens, MM & Ramakrishna, S 2010, 'Distinctive degradation behaviors of electrospun polyglycolide, poly(DL-lactide-co-glycolide), and poly(L-lactide-co-epsilon-caprolactone) nanofibers cultured with/without porcine smooth muscle cells', Tissue engineering. Part A, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 283-298.
  3. Teo, WE, Liao, S, Chan, CK & Ramakrishna, S 2010, 'Fabrication and characterization of hierarchically organized nanoparticle-reinforced nanofibrous composite scaffolds', Acta biomaterialia
  4. Fong, ELS, Chan, CK & Goodman, SB 2010, 'Stem cell homing in musculoskeletal injury', Biomaterials
  5. Ngiam, M, Nguyen, LT, Liao, S, Chan, CK & Ramakrishna, S 2011, 'Biomimetic Nanostructured Materials Potential Regulators for Osteogenesis?', Annals, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, vol. 40, pp. 1-3.
  6. Lim, NSJ, Hamed, Z, Yeow, CH, Chan, CK & Huang, Z 2011, 'Early detection of biomolecular changes in disrupted porcine cartilage using polarized Raman spectroscopy', Journal of biomedical optics, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 017003.
  7. Ngiam, M, Liao, S, Jie, T, Xiaodi, S, Dong, Y, Ramakrishna, S & Chan, CK 2011, 'Effects of mechanical stimulation in osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells on aligned nanofibrous scaffolds', Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 56-70.
  8. Ma, K, Liao, S, He, L, Lu, J, Ramakrishna, S & Chan, CK 2011, 'Effects of nanofiber/stem cell composite on wound healing in acute full-thickness skin wounds', Tissue engineering. Part A, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1413-1424.

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