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Sumit Murab, PhD

  • Instructor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery


PhD: Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, 2017.

Post Graduate Diploma: Intellectual Property Rights (WIPO accredited), IGNOU, India, 2011.

MSc: Biotechnology, Rani Durgawati University, India, 2009.

BSc: Biotechnology, Govt. Model Science College (Autonomous), India, 2007.


Orthopaedic tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; in vitro disease models; biomaterials

Research Areas



Tissue Engineering Strategies for Treating Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head. Murab, S; Hawk, T; Snyder, A; Herold, S; Totapally, M; Whitlock, PW. Bioengineering. 2021; 8:200.

Fibrinogen activates focal adhesion kinase (FAK) promoting colorectal adenocarcinoma growth. Sharma, BK; Mureb, D; Murab, S; Rosenfeldt, L; Francisco, B; Cantrell, R; Karns, R; Romick-Rosendale, L; Watanabe-Chailland, M; Mast, J; et al. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2021; 19:2480-2494.

Silk from Indian paper wasp: Structure prediction and secondary conformational analysis. Chawla, S; Seit, S; Murab, S; Ghosh, S. Polymer. 2020; 208:122967.

Elucidation of bio-inspired hydroxyapatie crystallization on oxygen-plasma modified 3D printed poly-caprolactone scaffolds. Murab, S; Gruber, SM S; Lin, CJ; Whitlock, P. Materials Science and Engineering: C. 2020; 109:110529.

Fibrinogen Activates FAK to Promote the Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Growth. Sharma, B; Mureb, D; Murab, S; Rosenfeldt, LA; Francisco, BJ; Boucher, AA; Cantrell, R; Mast, J; Flick, MJ; Whitlock, PW; et al. Blood. 2019; 134:1111.