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In Kap Ko, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

In Kap Ko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7282 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: iko@wakehealth.edu

Additional Languages

Japanese, Korean

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine-Japan, 2003
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 2012

Memberships

  • Orthopaedic Research Society
In Kap Ko, Ph.D.

In Kap Ko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Stem Cells; Tissue Engineering; Tissue Scaffolds; Stem Cell Transplantation; Polymers
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7282 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: iko@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Kidney diseases and tissue engineering. Moon KH, Ko IK, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Methods. 2016;99():112-119.

Repopulation of porcine kidney scaffold using porcine primary renal cells. Abolbashari M, Agcaoili SM, Lee MK, Ko IK, Aboushwareb T, Jackson JD, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Acta Biomater. 2016;29():52-61.

Fabrication of biomimetic vascular scaffolds for 3D tissue constructs using vascular corrosion casts. Huling J, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Acta Biomater. 2016;32():190-197.

A 3D bioprinting system to produce human-scale tissue constructs with structural integrity. Kang HW, Lee SJ, Ko IK, Kengla C, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Nat Biotechnol. 2016;34(3):312-319.

Induction of multiple ovulation via modulation of angiotensin II receptors in in vitro ovarian follicle culture models. Kim YJ, Kim YY, Kang BC, Kim MS, Ko IK, Liu HC, Rosenwaks Z, Ku SY.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016;():.

Bioengineered transplantable porcine livers with re-endothelialized vasculature. Ko IK, Peng L, Peloso A, Smith CJ, Dhal A, Deegan DB, Zimmerman C, Clouse C, Zhao W, Shupe TD, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Biomaterials. 2015;40():72-79.

Whole kidney engineering for clinical translation. Kim IH, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2015;20(2):165-170.

Cell-based therapy for kidney disease. Chung HC, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Korean J Urol. 2015;56(6):412-421.

Human amniotic fluid derived stem cells improve renal function in a rodent model of chronic kidney disease (CKD) [abstract]. George S, Abolbashari M, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S165-S166.

Fabrication of biomimetic vascular scaffolds using vascular corrosion casts for reconstruction of pre-vascularized engineered tissues [abstract]. Huling J, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S153-S154.

Implantation of re-endothelialized porcine liver constructs for whole organ engineering [abstract]. Ko I, Li P, Pelso A, Smith C, Dhal A, Clouse C, Zhao W, Shupe T, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S85.

Bioengineered porcine kidney constructs seeded with autologous cells for long-term survival in vivo [abstract]. Zambon J, Ko I, Kim I, Smith C, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S84.

Optimization of porcine kidney decellularization methods for long-term implantation [abstract]. Zambon J, Ko I, Abolbashari M, Huling J, Kim T, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S162-S163.

Formation of neuromuscular junction for accelerated recovery of muscle function [abstract]. Jackson JR, Ko IK, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo J.. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;219(3 Suppl):S139-S140.

Kidney regeneration: where we are and future perspectives. Zambon JP, Magalhaes RS, Ko I, Ross CL, Orlando G, Peloso A, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. World J Nephrol. 2014;3(3):24-30.

CD31 antibody conjugation improves re-endothelialization of acellular kidney scaffolds for whole organ engineering [abstract]. Jackson JR, Ko IK, Abolbashari M, Huling J, Zambon J, Kim C, Orlando G, Yoo J, Aboushwareb T, Atala A.. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;219(3 Suppl):S141.

Host stem cell recruitment for in situ muscle tissue regeneration [abstract]. Ju Y, Shapiro L, Ko I, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Lee S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S97.

3-D bioprinting of skeletal muscle constructs for reconstruction [abstract]. Kim J, Seol Y, Ko I, Kang H, Lee S, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S98.

Repopulation of primary renal cells for whole organ engineering: functional evaluations [abstract]. Abolbashari M, Lee M, Agcaoili S, Huling J, Smith CJ, Aboushwareb T, Ko I, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S97.

Re-endothelialization of acellular liver scaffolds for whole organ engineering [abstract]. Ko I, Smith CJ, Li P, Peloso A, Dhal A, Clouse C, Zhao W, Shupe T, Atala A, Soker S, Yoo JJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S98.

Enhanced re-endothelialization of acellular kidney scaffolds for whole organ engineering via antibody conjugation of vasculatures. Ko IK, Abolbashari M, Huling J, Kim C, Mirmalek-Sani S, Moradi M, Orlando G, Jackson JD, Aboushwareb T, Soker S, Yoo JJ, Atala A.. Technol. 2014;2(3):243-253.

Decellularization for whole organ bioengineering. Arenas-Herrera JE, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Biomed Mater. 2013;8(1):014106.

The effect of in vitro formation of acetylcholine receptor (AChR) clusters in engineered muscle fibers on subsequent innervation of constructs in vivo. Ko IK, Lee BK, Lee SJ, Andersson KE, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Biomaterials. 2013;34(13):3246-3255.

In situ tissue regeneration through host stem cell recruitment. Ko IK, Lee SJ, Atala A, Yoo JJ.. Exp Mol Med. 2013;45():e57.

Combined systemic and local delivery of stem cell inducing/recruiting factors for in situ tissue regeneration. Ko IK, Ju YM, Chen T, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. FASEB J. 2012;26(1):158-168.

Amniotic fluid-derived stem cells in regenerative medicine research. Joo S, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. Arch Pharm Res. 2012;35(2):271-280.

Production and implantation of renal extracellular matrix scaffolds from porcine kidneys as a platform for renal bioengineering [abstract]. Orlando G, Mirmalek-Sani SH, Sullivan DC, Farney A, Iskandar S, Abouschwareb T [sic] [Aboushwareb T], Arenas-Herrera J, Ko IK, Agcaoili S, Yoo JJ, Atala A, Stratta RJ, Soker S.. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(Suppl 2):94.

Combined systemic and local delivery of stem cell recruitment for in situ tissue regeneration [abstract]. Ko IK, Ju YM, DeLeon J, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):116.

Re-endothelialization of acellular kidney scaffolds for whole organ engineering [abstract]. Ko IK, Mirmalek-Sani S-H, Aboushwareb T, Atala A, Soker S, Yoo J.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):128.

Optimizing decellularization of porcine kidneys for whole organ bioengineering [abstract]. Mirmalek-Sani SH, Deegan DB, Sullivan DC, Ko I, George SK, Jackson JD, Aboushwareb TA, Atala A, Yoo J.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):172.

Smart biomaterial scaffold for in situ tissue regeneration. Kim J, Joo S, Ko IK, Atala A, Yoo JJ, Lee SJ. In: Ramalingam M, Ramakrishna S, Best S, eds. Biomaterials and stem cells in regenerative medicine. Boca Raton (FL): Taylor & Francis;2012: 79-100.

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In Kap Ko, Ph.D.

In Kap Ko, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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