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Kelly W. Broadhead
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Phone: 801-585-7605
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Kelly W. Broadhead

Academic Advisor, Undergraduate Program
Associate Professor, Lecturer
B.S. Chemistry, Utah State University, Logan, UT Minor: Mathematics
Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Current Research

Selected Conference Presentations


•Broadhead, KW, and Tresco, PA., The Effect of Membrane Transport on the Release of Dopamine from Encapsulated PC-12 Cells, Society for Biomaterials Conference, Saint Paul, MN, April 24-29,2001.
•Broadhead, KW, Bridge, M, Hitchcock, R, Tresco, PA., The Effect of Membrane Performance on Encapsulated Cell Viability, Proliferation, and Biomass, Society for Biomaterials Conference, Providence, RI, April 28 - May 2 1999.
•Broadhead, KW, Bridge, M, Hitchcock, R, Kreuger, G, and Tresco, PA., Cell Encapsulation Membranes Engineered for Transferrin Release from Genetically Modified NIH-3T3 Fibroblasts, Biomaterials Conference, San Diego, April 22 - 26, 1998.
•Broadhead, KW, LeSauter, J, Silver, R, Tresco, PA. A Novel Eencapsulation Membrane for Studying Embryonic Tissue Grafted into the Central Nervous System, Fifth World Biomaterials Congress, Toronto, May 29 - June 2, 1996.

Selected Publications not in Pubmed


•Bridge, MJ, Broadhead, KW, and Tresco, PA. Ethanol Treatment Alters the Tranport Properties of PAN-PVC Hollow Fiber Cell Encapsulation Membranes, J. Membrane Sci. 195:51-64, 2002.
•Bridge, MJ, Broadhead, KW, Hitchcock, RW, Webb, CK, Tresco, PA. A Novel Instrument to Characterize Transport of A Single Hollow Fiber of Short Length, J. Membrane Sci. 183:334-344,2001.
•Broadhead, KW and Tresco, PA. Effects of Fabrication Conditions on the Structure and Function of Membranes formed from Poly(Acrylonitrile-Vinylchloride), J. Membrane Sci. 147:235-245,1998


Selected Publications

Titze IR, Broadhead K, Tresco P, Gray , Strain distribution in an elastic substrate vibrated in a bioreactor for vocal fold tissue engineering. J Biomech 2005 Dec;38(12):2406-14

Kim YT, Hitchcock R, Broadhead KW, Messina DJ, Tresco PA, A cell encapsulation device for studying soluble factor release from cells transplanted in the rat brain. J Control Release 2005 Jan 20;102(1):101-11

Titze IR, Hitchcock RW, Broadhead K, Webb K, Li W, Gray SD, Tresco P , Design and validation of a bioreactor for engineering vocal fold tissues under combined tensile and vibrational stresses. J Biomech 2004 Oct;37(10):1521-9

Broadhead KW, Biran R, Tresco PA, Hollow fiber membrane diffusive permeability regulates encapsulated cell line biomass, proliferation, and small molecule release. Biomaterials 2002 Dec;23(24):4689-99