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I-wen Wang

I-wen Wang

Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Email: wangi@iupui.edu

Phone: +1 317 963 1010
Fax: +1 317 962 6259

Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
1801 N. Senate Blvd., MPC2 Suite 3300
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Education

  • BS, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1986
  • MS, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1991
  • PhD, Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1996
  • MD, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1997

Research Interests

  • Cardiothoracic surgery
  • Extracellular matrix remodeling in heart failure and mechanical circulatory support
  • Mechanical circulatory assist devices and total artificial hearts
  • Donor organ preservation and ischemia-reperfusion injury
  • Implant device-centered infections
  • Physicochemical interactions of biomaterials with cells and proteins
  • Blood and biocompatibility of implant materials