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Guohao Dai

Associate Professor, Bioengineering
224 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • Post-doc, Vascular Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.S, Biomechanics, Peking University
  • B.S, Mechanical Engineering, Peking University

Research & Scholarship Interests

3-D bioprinting technology, stem cells technology and vascular bioengineering
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Honors & Awards

  • 2012 National Scientist Development Award, American Heart Association
  • 2014 NSF Career Award
  • 2015 Rising Star Award, Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering
  • 2015 The Institute's James M. Tien '66 Faculty Early Career Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Professional Affiliations

  • American Heart Association
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • North American Vascular Biology Organization

Selected Publications

  • Y.W. Lu, A.M. Lowery, L.Y. Sun, H.A. Singer, G. Dai, A.P. Adam, P.A. Vincent, J.J. Schwarz, Endothelial Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2c Inhibits Migration of Smooth Muscle Cells Through Fenestrations in the Internal Elastic Lamina, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 37(7), 2017, 1380-1390
  • T.B. Dorsey, A. Grath, A. Wang, C. Xu, Y, Hong, G. Dai, Evaluation of Photochemistry Reaction Kinetics to Pattern Bioactive Proteins on Hydrogels for Biological Applications, Bioactive Materials, 5, 2017
  • C.M. Dumont, J. Piselli, N. Kazi, E. Bowman, G. Li, R.J. Linhardt, G. Dai, D.M. Thompson, Factors Released from Endothelial Cells Exposed to Flow Impact Adhesion, Proliferation, and Fate Choise in the Adult Neural Stem Cell Lineage, Stem Cells and Development, 2017
  • D. Wu, R.T. Huang, R.B. Hamanaka, M.D. Krause, M.J. Oh, C.H. Kuo, R. Nigdelioglu, A.Y. Meliton, L. Witt, G. Dai, M. Civelek, N.R. Prabhakar, Y. Fang, G.M. Mutlu, HIF-1α is Required for Disturbed Flow-induced Metabolic Reprogramming in Human and Porcine Vascular Endothelium, eLife, 6, 2017, e25217
  • Y. Zheng, S. Wang, X. Xue, A. Xu, W. Liao, A. Deng, G. Dai, A.P. Liu, J. Fu, Notch Signaling in Regulating Angiogenesis in a 3D Biomimetic Environment, Lab Chip, 17(11), 2017, 1948-1959
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Related News

May 1, 2018

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Guohao Dai, BioE...

November 17, 2016

BioE Associate Professor Guohao Dai has developed a 3-D bioprinter to create tissue cultures for use in disease modeling and drug discovery.

September 1, 2016

Guohao Dai joins the Bioengineering department in Fall 2016 as an Associate Professor.