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Jeffrey Michael Karp, PhD
Bioengineer, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Medicine
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

Research Location: 65 Lansdowne Street

Phone: (617) 817-9174
Research Email:

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (with Bob Langer), 2004-2007, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Toronto, 2004, Ph.D.
McGill University , 1999, B.Eng.

2011 Society For Biomaterials Young Investigator Award
2009 Gecko Adhesive Technology selected by Popular Mechanics Top 10 Next Medical Breakthrough
2008 TR35 – Recognized as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35, Technology Review-MIT
2010 Coulter Foundation Translational Young Investigator Award
2013 Elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering's College of Fellows
2011 Champion in Healthcare, “Innovator” by Boston Business Journal
2010 HST McMahon Mentoring award– top mentor among all faculty who mentor Harvard/MIT students

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Henriques-Antunes H, Cardoso RMS, Zonari A, Correia J, Leal EC, Jiménez-Balsa A, Lino MM, Barradas A, Kostic I, Gomes C, Karp JM, Carvalho E, Ferreira L. The Kinetics of Small Extracellular Vesicle Delivery Impacts Skin Tissue Regeneration. ACS Nano. 2019 Aug 07.

2. Bergenheim F, Seidelin JB, Pedersen MT, Mead BE, Jensen KB, Karp JM, Nielsen OH. Fluorescence-based tracing of transplanted intestinal epithelial cells using confocal laser endomicroscopy. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2019 May 27; 10(1):148.

3. Dhyani M, Joshi N, Bemelman WA, Gee MS, Yajnik V, D'Hoore A, Traverso G, Donowitz M, Mostoslavsky G, Lu TK, Lineberry N, Niessen HG, Peer D, Braun J, Delaney CP, Dubinsky MC, Guillory AN, Pereira M, Shtraizent N, Honig G, Polk DB, Hurtado-Lorenzo A, Karp JM, Michelassi F. Challenges in IBD Research: Novel Technologies. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 May 16; 25(Supplement_2):S24-S30.

4. Pellenc Q, Touma J, Coscas R, Edorh G, Pereira M, Karp J, Castier Y, Desgranges P, Alsac JM. Preclinical and clinical evaluation of a novel synthetic bioresorbable, on demand light activated sealant in vascular reconstruction. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2019 May 10.

5. Brennen WN, Schweizer MT, Wang H, Bivalacqua TJ, Partin AW, Lim SJ, Chapman C, Abdallah R, Levy O, Bhowmick NA, Karp JM, De Marzo A, Isaacs JT, Denmeade SR. In Reply. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2019 Jul; 8(7):739-740.

6. Mead BE, Karp JM. All models are wrong, but some organoids may be useful. Genome Biol. 2019 03 27; 20(1):66.

7. Chitnis GD, Verma MKS, Lamazouade J, Gonzalez-Andrades M, Yang K, Dergham A, Jones PA, Mead BE, Cruzat A, Tong Z, Martyn K, Solanki A, Landon-Brace N, Karp JM. A resistance-sensing mechanical injector for the precise delivery of liquids to target tissue. Nat Biomed Eng. 2019 Aug; 3(8):621-631.

8. Schweizer MT, Wang H, Bivalacqua TJ, Partin AW, Lim SJ, Chapman C, Abdallah R, Levy O, Bhowmick NA, Karp JM, De Marzo A, Isaacs JT, Brennen WN, Denmeade SR. A Phase I Study to Assess the Safety and Cancer-Homing Ability of Allogeneic Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Men with Localized Prostate Cancer. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2019 May; 8(5):441-449.

9. Fries CA, Lawson SD, Wang LC, Slaughter KV, Vemula PK, Dhayani A, Joshi N, Karp JM, Rickard RF, Gorantla VS, Davis MR. Graft-implanted, enzyme responsive, tacrolimus-eluting hydrogel enables long-term survival of orthotopic porcine limb vascularized composite allografts: A proof of concept study. PLoS One. 2019; 14(1):e0210914.

10. Lam C, Meinert E, Alturkistani A, Carter AR, Karp J, Yang A, Brindley D, Cui Z. Decision Support Tools for Regenerative Medicine: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2018 Dec 19; 20(12):e12448.