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Andre Palmer

  • Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • Department Chair, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • 320 CBEC
    151 W. Woodruff Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-6033

About

Education

  • B.S., Howard University, 1995
  • Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 1998

 

Key Honors and Distinctions

  • Global leader in blood substitute research and engineering biomaterials for use in transfusion medicine and tissue engineering.

Top Awards

  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2015
  • OSU College of Engineering Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, 2012
  • NSF Career Award, 2001

 

RESEARCH AREAS - Palmer Laboratory for Artificial Blood Research
  • Hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for transfusion and tissue engineering applications, non-heme based plasma expanders, red blood cell storage solutions and monocyte/macrophage targeted drug delivery systems.

  • Graduate student research opportunities are currently available.

  • PUBLICATIONS

Professor Palmer’s research interests encompass the development of novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for a variety of applications in transfusion medicine and tissue engineering. His lab is also developing non-heme based plasma expanders, red blood cell storage solutions and monocyte/macrophage targeted drug delivery systems. He is author of more than 94 peer reviewed publications. Among others, he received the National Science Foundation Career Award in 2001, the Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award in 2008 from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, and the 2012 Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from The Ohio State University College of Engineering. Prof. Palmer currently serves on the International Scientific Advisory Committee on Blood Substitutes. He is also a member of the Academic Advisory board for the Department of Chemical Engineering at Howard University, and served as a member of the Biomaterials and Biointerfaces Study Section at the National Institutes of Health from 2009-2012.

 

Honors

  • 20150301

    College of Fellows.

  • 20150101

    Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

  • 19940101-20121201

    Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society.

  • 20090101-20121201

    Standing member of the NIH BMBI study section.

  • 20120101

    OSU College of Engineering Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education.

  • 20100101

    OSU College of Engineering Lumley Research Award.

  • 20080101

    NOBCChE recipient of The Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award.

  • 20010101-20061201

    2001-2006 NSF Career Award: Engineering Artificial Cells.

  • 19950101-19981201

    1995-1998 Departmental Research Fellowship.

  • 19910101-19951201

    Deans' List.

  • 19910101-19951201

    Trustees' Scholarship.

  • 19950101

    2nd Highest Overall GPA in the School of Engineering.

  • 19940101

    Most Outstanding Junior in the School of Engineering,.

Presentations

  • "Oxygen carriers for cell culture and transfusion applications." 2006, Presented at Biotechnology Training Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,
  • "Enhanced tumor oxygenation with hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Oxygen transport – engineering oxygen carriers." 2007, Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2009, Presented at Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada,
  • "Hemoglobin-based O2 carrier (HBOC) mediated O2 transport to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor." 2005, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, New York, NY,
  • "Hemoglobin-based O2 carriers for tissue engineering." 2006, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,
  • "Engineering novel O2 therapeutics." 2007, Presented at Program in Polymer Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based O2 carriers." 2007, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2008, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Ohio University, Athens, OH,
  • "Engineering polymerized hemoglobins for use in transfusion medicine." 2011, Presented at NOBCChE Annual Meeting, Houston, TX,
  • "Actin-containing liposomes." 2004, Presented at Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, IN,
  • "Actin-containing liposomes." 2004, Presented at Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD,
  • "Photopolymerization of hemoglobin entrapped nanogel particles within liposomal reactors for use as an oxygen carrier." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, TX,
  • "Improved oxygenation of hepatocyte cultures." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, TX,
  • "Hemoglobin-based O2 carrier (HBOC) mediated O2 transport to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor." 2006, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
  • "Targeted oxygen delivery to hepatic hollow fiber bioreactors via hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers." 2007, Presented at American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA,
  • "STEMulating our Future." 2010, Presented at NOBCChE Midwest Regional Conference, Iowa City, IA,
  • "Viscoelastic properties of actin gels as probed with diffusing wave spectroscopy." 1997, Presented at Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
  • "Improved oxygen delivery to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor via bovine red blood cell supplementation of circulating culturing media." 2005, Presented at Midwest Tissue Engineering Consortium, Cleveland, OH,
  • "Modeling oxygen provision to a hepatic hollow fiber bioreactor with variable oxygen affinity hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier supplementation." 2006, Presented at American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Annual Conference, Chicago, IL,
  • "Engineering novel oxygen therapeutics." 2006, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,
  • "Dynamics and kinetics of actin filaments." 1996, Presented at Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
  • "Particle-tracking microrheology of actin gels." 1997, Presented at The Society of Rheology 69th Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH,
  • "Quiescent rheology of actin gels." 1997, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA,
  • "Liposome encapsulated actin-hemoglobin (LEAcHb) dispersions: a novel type of artificial blood substitute." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, TX,
  • "Synthesis and characterization of novel acellular polymerized bovine hemoglobin dispersions crosslinked with ring-opened glucopyranosides as potential artificial blood substitutes." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, TX,
  • "Conjugation of methoxypoly(ethylene glycol) to the surface of bovine red blood cells for use as a non-immunogenic blood substitute." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "An a priori estimate of oxygen delivery at the capillary and skeletal muscle interface." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for transfusion applications." 2007, Presented at Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2008, Presented at Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award Lecture, NOBCChE Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA,
  • "Engineering polymerized hemoglobins for use in transfusion medicine." 2010, Presented at Department of Chemistry, Kenyon College, OH,
  • "Engineering hemoglobin-based artificial blood substitutes." 2003, Presented at Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI,
  • "Characterization of liposome encapsulated actin dispersions by static light scattering." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Parallel synthesis of mono/di/tri/poly saccharide polymerized hemoglobins as potential blood substitutes." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Determination of size distribution and encapsulation efficiency of liposome encapsulated hemoglobin blood substitutes." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "An engineering approach to the design of cellular-based oxygen carriers." 2006, Presented at NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources Working Group: Basic Science Focus on Blood Substitutes, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD,
  • "Actin-containing liposomes." 2004, Presented at Midwest Cytoskeletal Meeting, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL,
  • "Enhanced O2 delivery to C3A hepatocytes." 2008, Presented at NIDDK New Investigators Workshop, Bethesda, MD,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2008, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, TX,
  • "Engineering nanoscale hydrogel particles entrapping bovine hemoglobin as temperature and pH sensitive oxygen carriers." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH,
  • "Engineering high oxygen affinity oxygen carriers." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH,
  • "Hemoglobin-based O2 carrier (HBOC) mediated O2 transport to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor." 2005, Presented at Department of Chemistry, Loyola University, Chicago, IL,
  • "Oxygen carriers for transfusion and cell culture applications." 2006, Presented at Compact Membrane Systems Inc., Wilmington, DE,
  • "Engineering novel O2 therapeutics." 2007, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA,
  • "Engineering novel O2 therapeutics." 2007, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, AL,
  • "Engineering novel O2 therapeutics." 2007, Presented at Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA,
  • "Engineering hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for tissue engineering." 2007, Presented at The XIth International Symposium on Blood Substitutes, Beijing, China,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2008, Presented at Department of Natural Sciences, Albany State University, Albany, GA,
  • "Dynamics of semi-flexible polymer solutions measured by particle-tracking." 1998, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL,
  • "Dynamics of semiflexible polymers." 1999, Presented at Department of Biochemistry, Howard University, Washington, DC,
  • "The mechanics of semiflexible polymer solutions measured by particle tracking." 2000, Presented at Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, DC,
  • "Dynamics of semiflexible polymers measured by microrheological techniques." 2000, Presented at Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, MD,
  • "Improved oxygen delivery to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor via bovine red blood cell supplementation of circulating culturing media." 2005, Presented at Xth International Symposium on Blood Substitutes, Brown University, Providence, RI,
  • "Liposome-encapsulated actin-hemoglobin (LEAcHb) oxygen carriers." 2005, Presented at Xth International Symposium on Blood Substitutes, Brown University, Providence, RI,
  • "Engineering nanoscale hydrogel particles entrapping bovine hemoglobin as temperature and pH sensitive oxygen carriers." 2005, Presented at Xth International Symposium on Blood Substitutes, Brown University, Providence, RI,
  • "Engineering glutaraldehyde polymerized hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers." 2005, Presented at Xth International Symposium on Blood Substitutes, Brown University, Providence, RI,
  • "Improved oxygen delivery to hepatocytes maintained within hollow fiber bioreactors via bovine red blood cell supplementation of circulating culturing media." 2005, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA,
  • "Engineering hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine and tissue engineering." 2010, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT,
  • "In-vitro and in-vivo mechanics of cytoskeletal scaffolds." 2000, Presented at Sensor Group, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD,
  • "Parallel synthesis of polymerized bovine hemoglobin blood substitutes using simple carboxylic acids and its derivatives." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Engineering polymerized hemoglobins for use in transfusion medicine." 2010, Presented at Distinguished Mechanical Engineer Lecture Series, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, CA,
  • "Rheology of crosslinked actin networks in the presence of severing proteins." 1998, Presented at ASCB Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,
  • "Engineering simple models of the cell." 2002, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN,
  • "Combinatorial synthesis of novel hemoglobin blood substitutes." 2002, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN,
  • "Oxygen carrier and convection-enhanced oxygen transport in a hollow fiber bioreactor." 2008, Presented at NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI) Mid-West Regional Workshop, Chicago, IL,
  • "Direct measurement of actin polymerization kinetics in-vitro." 1997, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA,
  • "Multiple particle tracking rheology of polymer solutions." 1999, Presented at NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, MD,
  • "Cytoskeletal mechanics measured by particle tracking." 2001, Presented at ,â€� Department of Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, MI,
  • "Cytoskeletal mechanics measured by particle tracking." 2001, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Iowa, DC,
  • "Cytoskeletal mechanics measured by particle tracking." 2001, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, IN,
  • "Shape changing liposomes." 2004, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN,
  • "Improved oxygen delivery to hepatocytes maintained within a hollow fiber bioreactor via bovine red blood cell supplementation of circulating culturing media." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH,
  • "Surface modification of bovine red blood cells with methoxypoly(ethylene glycol)." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH,
  • "Modeling of oxygenation within a hepatic hollow fiber bioreactor with modified oxygen carriers supplemented to the circulating media." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH,
  • "Improved O2 Delivery to Hepatic Hollow Fiber Bioreactors." 2005, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH,
  • "Engineering novel oxygen therapeutics." 2006, Presented at Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
  • "Surface modification of bovine red blood cells with methoxypoly(ethylene glycol)." 2006, Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL,
  • "Enhanced tumor oxygenation with hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers." 2006, Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL,
  • "Engineering novel O2 therapeutics." 2007, Presented at Biopure Corporation, Cambridge, MA,
  • "Polymersome encapsulated hemoglobin: A novel type of oxygen carrier." 2007, Presented at American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA,
  • "Engineering polymerized hemoglobins for use in transfusion medicine." 2007, Presented at American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA,
  • "Engineering novel hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers for use in transfusion medicine." 2009, Presented at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada,
  • "Engineering polymerized hemoglobins for use in transfusion medicine." 2010, Presented at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, MN,