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Our Research

Welcome to our portfolio. Here you’ll find our current projects and our appearances in journals and conferences .

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Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
2024

Quartey BC, Torres G, ElGindi M, Alatoom A, Sapudom J, Teo J. Tug of War: Understanding the dynamic interplay of tumor biomechanical environment on dendritic cell function, Mechanobiology in Medicine. 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mbm.2024.100068.

Quartey BC, Sapudom J, ElGindi M, Alatoom A, Teo J. Matrix‐Bound Hyaluronan Molecular Weight as a Regulator of Dendritic Cell Immune Potency. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2024. doi: 10.1002/adhm.202303125.

2023

Sapudom J, Karaman S, Quartey BC, Mohamed WKE, Mahtani N, Garcia‐Sabaté A, Teo J. Collagen Fibril Orientation Instructs Fibroblast Differentiation Via Cell Contractility. Advanced Science. 2023;10(22):2301353-. doi: 10.1002/advs.202301353.

  

ElGindi M, Sapudom J, Garcia Sabate A, Chesney Quartey B, Alatoom A, Al-Sayegh M, Li R, Chen W, Teo J. Effects of an aged tissue niche on the immune potency of dendritic cells using simulated microgravity. npj Aging. 2023;9(1):14-. doi: 10.1038/s41514-023-00111-7.

Alatoom A, ElGindi M, Sapudom J, Teo JCM. The T Cell Journey: A Tour de Force. Advanced Biology. 2022:2200173-. doi: 10.1002/adbi.202200173.

2022

ElGindi M, Sapudom J, Laws P, Garcia-Sabaté A, Daqaq MF, Teo J. 3D microenvironment attenuates simulated microgravity-mediated changes in T cell transcriptome. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 2022;79(9):508-. doi: 10.1007/s00018-022-04531-8.

2021

Sapudom J, Karaman S, Mohamed WKE, Garcia-Sabaté A, Quartey BC, Teo JCM. 3D in vitro M2 macrophage model to mimic modulation of tissue repair. npj Regenerative Medicine. 2021;6(1):83-. doi: 10.1038/s41536-021-00193-5.

 

Sapudom J, ElGindi M, Arnoux M, Drou N, Garcia‐sabaté A, Teo JCM. Fibroblast differentiation and matrix remodeling impaired under simulated microgravity in 3D cell culture model. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2021;22(21). doi: 10.3390/ijms222111911.

ElGindi M, Sapudom J, Ibrahim IH, Al-Sayegh M, Chen W, Garcia-Sabaté A, Teo JCM. May the force be with you (Or not): The immune system under microgravity. Cells. 2021;10(8). doi: 10.3390/cells10081941.

 

ElGindi M, Ibrahim IH, Sapudom J, Garcia-Sabate A, Teo JCM. Engineered microvessel for cell culture in simulated microgravity. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2021;22(12). doi: 10.3390/ijms22126331.

2020
Vijayavenkataraman S, Garcia-Sabate A, Teo JCM. Specialized Multimaterial Print Heads for 3D Hydrogel Printing: Tissue-Engineering Applications. IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine. 2020;14(3). doi: 10.1109/MNANO.2020.2966065.
 

Sapudom J, Mohamed WKE, Garcia-Sabaté A, Alatoom A, Karaman S, Mahtani N, Teo JCM. Collagen Fibril Density Modulates Macrophage Activation and Cellular Functions during Tissue Repair. Bioengineering. 2020;7(2):33-. doi: 10.3390/bioengineering702003.

 

Sapudom J, Alatoom A, Mohamed WKE, Garcia-Sabaté A, McBain I, Nasser RA, Teo JCM. Dendritic cell immune potency on 2D and in 3D collagen matrices. Biomaterials Science. 2020;8(18):5106-20. doi: 10.1039/D0BM01141J.

 

Garcia-Sabaté A, Mohamed WKE, Sapudom J, Alatoom A, Al Safadi L, Teo JCM. Biomimetic 3D models for investigating the role of monocytes and macrophages in atherosclerosis. Bioengineering. 2020;7(3). doi: 10.3390/bioengineering7030113.

 

Alatoom A, Sapudom J, Soni P, Mohamed WKE, Garcia‐Sabaté A, Teo J. Artificial Biosystem for Modulation of Interactions between Antigen‐Presenting Cells and T Cells. Advanced Biosystems. 2020;4(7):2000039-. doi: 10.1002/adbi.202000039.

2019
Witzel II, Nasser R, Garcia-Sabaté A, Sapudom J, Ma C, Chen W, Teo JCM. Deconstructing Immune Microenvironments of Lymphoid Tissues for Reverse Engineering. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2019;8(4). doi: 10.1002/adhm.201801126.

Conferences and Presentations

2024

Teo, J.C.M., Stem cell stemness and microgravity – leveling up tissue engineering and regenerative medicine?, NYUAD Biology Seminar Series. 2024: Abu Dhabi.

Teo, J.C.M., Space Science: Implications for the Future of Biology and Health, in 2nd Leadership Through Global Change Summit. 2024: Abu Dhabi.

2023

Teo, J., Engineering Immune Mechanobiology for Improved Therapeautics: Bioinspired Approaches, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Postgraduate Symposium. 2023: Malaysia.​​

Sapudom, J, J. Teo, Aligned collagen fibers triggers differential fibroblast and macrophage behaviors, in Gordon Research Conference - Physical Science of Cancer. 2023: Galverston.

2022

Teo, J.C.M., ElGindi, M., Sapudom, J., Garcia-Sabaté, A., Ibrahim, I., Innovative advancement of random positioning machines for tissue engineering applications, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2022: Jeju.

 

Teo, J.C.M. and M. ElGindi, Tissue density diminishes the effects of simulated microgravity on dendritic cell immune potency in vitro, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Meeting. 2022: Krakow.

 

Teo, J.C.M., Immune cell response to biomechanical forces, in Lecture Series – Medical Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare. 2022: Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Abu Dhabi.

Teo, J. and J. Sapudom, Aligned collagen fibers triggers differential firboblast and macrophage behaviors, in Inha International Symposium - Recent Advances of Biomedical Science and Technology, Inha University BK21 Precision Medicine and Smart Engineering Education Research Center. 2022: Inha.

 

Sapudom, J. and J.C.M. Teo, 3D in vitro M2 macrophage model to mimic modulation of tissue repair, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Meeting. 2022, selected oral presentation: Krakow.

Sapudom, J., P. Riedl, C. Clemens, L. Orgus, A. Proeger, J.C. Teo, T. Pompe, When cancer cells leave their comfort zone: Phenotype switching of breast cancer cells upon crossing tissue interfaces, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2022: Jeju.

 

Sapudom, J., S. Karaman, W.K. Mohamed, A. Garcia-Sabaté, B.C. Quartey, J.C. Teo, To heal or not to heal: 3D in vitro M2 macrophage model to mimic modulation of tissue repair, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2022: Jeju.

 

ElGindi, M. and J.C.M. Teo, 3D microenvironment maintains the transcriptome profile of T cells but not B cells in simulated microgravity, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Meeting. 2022: Krakow.

 

Alatoom, A. and J.C.M. Teo, Probing T-cell mechanosensitivity using artificial antigen-presenting cells, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Meeting. 2022: Krakow.

 

Alatoom, A., J. Sapudom, P. Soni, W.K. Mohamed, A. Garcia-Sabaté, J.C. Teo, Biomimetic platform for the study of T cell mechanosensitivity and exhaustion, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2022: Jeju.

2021 

Teo, J.C.M., (Immuno)Mechanobiology of antigen presenting cells and implications in tissue engineering, in 3rd NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference. 2020: Abu Dhabi.

2020

Teo, J.C.M., (Immuno)Mechanobiology of antigen presenting cells, in Fronters in Biomaterial Science, 3rd International Symposium of the Transregio 67. 2021: Leipzig.

 

2019

Teo, J.C.M., Platforms for assessing molecular machine-mediated structure transformation of cells, in Nuclear and Cytoplasmic Molecular Machines at Work. 2019: Abu Dhabi.

 

Sapudom, J., W.K. Mohamed, A. Garcia-Sabaté, J.C. Teo, 2D vs 3D: Does cellular microenvironment affect dendritic cell function?, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2019: Brisbane.

 

Sapudom, J., A. Garcia-Sabaté, T. Pompe, J.C. Teo, Engineering complex cellular microenvironments – Taking cell culture to the 3rd dimension, in NYUAD Research Conference. 2019.

 

Palmer, C., A. Nair, S. Farber, J. Teo, K. Sadler, Overexpression of perilipin-2 protects against endoplasmic reticulum stress-mediated fatty liver disease in zebrafish hepatocytes, in American Society of Cell Biology. 2019: Washington.

 

Mohammad, W.K., J. Sapudom, A. Garcia-Sabaté, K. Joseph, J.C. Teo, Tissue density regulates macrophage-mediated inflammatory microenvironment and monocyte infiltration, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2019: Brisbane.

 

Garcia-Sabaté, A., L. Al Safadi, J. Sapudom, W.K. Mohammad, J.C. Teo, Biomimicking the atherosclerotic microenvironment, in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society Asia Pacific Meeting. 2019: Brisbane.

2018

Teo, J.C.M., Biomechanical assessment of human antigen presenting cells using live-imaging datasets, in 2nd NYU Biomedical and Biosystems Conference. 2018: New York.

 

Nasser, R., R. Rezgui, I. Witzel, J.C. Teo, Biomechanical assessment of human antigen presenting cells using live-imaging datasets, in 8th World Congress of Biomechanics. 2018: Dublin.

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