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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

1. Zhao L, †Lee VK, Yoo SS, Intes X and Dai G. The integration of 3-D cell printing and mesoscopic fluorescence molecular tomography of vascular constructs within thick hydrogel scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2012 Jul;33(21):5325-32. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2012.04.004. PMID: 22531221.

2. Lee V, Singh G, Trasatti JP, Bjornsson C, Xu X, Tran TN, Yoo SS, Karande P and Dai G. Design and fabrication of human skin by three-dimensional bioprinting. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2014 Jun;20(6):473-84. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEC.2013.0335. PMID: 24188635.

3. Lee VK, Lanzi AM, Ngo H, Yoo SS, Vincent PA, Dai G. Generation of Multi-Scale Vascular Network System within 3D Hydrogel using 3D Bio-Printing Technology. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2014 Sep;7(3):460-472. PMID: 25484989. *2014 BMES Outstanding Contribution.

4. Lee VK, Kim DY, Ngo H, Lee Y, Seo L, Yoo SS, Vincent PA, Dai G. Creating Perfused Functional Vascular Channels Using 3D Bio-Printing Technology. Biomaterials. 2014 Sep;35(28):8092-102. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2014.05.083. PMID: 24965886. *Top 10 most downloaded material sciences paper since January 2014; Source: ScienceDirect.

5. Cui X, Lu YW, †Lee V, †Kim D, †Dorsey T, Wang Q, Lee Y, Vincent P, Schwarz J, Dai G.  Venous Endothelial Marker COUP-TFII Regulates the Distinct Pathologic Potentials of Adult Arteries and Veins. (Nature) Scientific Reports, 2015 Nov 5;5:16193. doi: 10.1038/srep16193. PMID: 26537113.

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Related News

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.