Dong-Wook Han works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Nanoscience, College of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea. He completed his Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea in 2004. In 2005, he continued his postdoctoral research at the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. He joined Pusan National University as a Faculty Member in 2008. Until now, he has published 80 research papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests concern interdisciplinary integration between BT and NT which are in detail as follows: tissue engineering and regenerative medicine using smart nanobiomaterials, biological and pharmacological activities of green tea polyphenols, nonfrozen preservation of cells, tissues and organs using green tea catechin, EGCG, cryopreservation of stem cells and tissues using e-poly-L-lysine (antifreeze protein), development of artificial tissues, organs and medical devices, biocompatibility evaluations of scaffolds for tissue engineering and medical devices, and investigation of nanomaterials toxicity (nanotoxicology).
Biography Updated on 26 June 2012