Tien-Min Gabriel Chu, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Phone (317) 274-5148
Fax (317) 278-7462
Indiana University School of Dentistry
1121 W. Michigan St. Rm. DS112
Indianapolis, IN. 46202
H. R. Yeom, S. Blanchard, S. Kim, S. Zunt, and T. G. Chu , Correlation Between Micro-Computed Tomography (µCT) and Histomorphometry for Assessment of New Bone Formation in a Calvarial Experimental Model. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2007, in press
T. G. Chu , Warden SJ, Turner CH, Stewart RL. Segmental Bone Regeneration Using a Load Bearing Biodegradable Carrier of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2. Biomaterial 2007:28(3), 459-467
T. G. Chu , P. W. Sargent, S. J. Warden, C. H. Turner, and R. L. Stewart, "Preliminary Evaluation of a Load-Bearing BMP-2 Carrier for Segmental Defect Regeneration," Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 42-47, 2006.
K. N. Gonnerman, L. S. Brown, and T. G. Chu , "Effects of Growth Factors on Cell Migration and Alkaline Phosphatase Release," Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 60-65, 2006.
D. E. Howk and T. G. Chu , "Design Variables for Mechanical Properties of Bone Tissue Scaffolds," Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 278-283, 2006.
J. R. Metz, K. N. Gonnerman, A. Chu, and T. G. Chu , "Effect of Crosslinking Density on Swelling and Mechanical Properties of PEGDA400/PCLTMA900 Hydrogels," Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 296-301, 2006.
J. R. Metz, P. W. Sargent, and T. G. Chu , "Bovine Albumin Release and Degradation Analysis of Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate Cement," Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, vol. 42, pp. 389-394, 2006.
T-M. G. Chu "Solid Freeform Fabrication of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds" in Scaffolding in Tissue Engineering, Eds. X. Ma and J. Eliseeff, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2006 p.139-154
DDS, Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan
PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Post-Doc research fellow, Department of Material Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan
Adjunct Lecturer, Division of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan
Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Indiana University
- Bone tissue engineering
- 3D scaffold through rapid prototyping
- Light curing dental composites
- Advanced Biomaterial Laboratory
US Patent 6,117,612 (2000) "StereoLithography Resin for Rapid Prototyping of Ceramics and Metals" M.L. Griffith, J.W. Halloran, and T.M. Chu
US Patent 7,174,282 (2006) "Design methodology for tissue engineering scaffolds and biomaterial implants", Scott J.;Chu, Gabriel Tien-Min ; Taboas, Juan M
US Patent 7,087,200 (2007) "Controlled local/global and micro/macro-porous 3D plastic, polymer and ceramic/cement composite scaffold fabrication and applications thereof" Taboas, Juan M; Maddox, Rachel D.; Krebsbach, Paul H.; Hollister, Scott J.; Chu, Tien-Min Gabriel