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Parthasarathy A. Madurantakam, D.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.

Parthasarathy A. Madurantakam, D.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.

Assistant professor

General Practice
Lyons Dental Building
520 North 12th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-2977
Email: madurantakap@vcu.edu


  • D.D.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009
  • M.D.S. in Orthodontics, Tamilnadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India, 2003
  • B.D.S., Tamilnadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India, 1998


Madurantakam PA, Bowlin GL. Cell Behavior on Electrospun Scaffolds: Factors at Play on Nanoscale. In: Liu Q, editor. Tissue Regeneration: Where Nano Structure Meets Biology, Frontiers of Nanobiomedical Research Book Series, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd; 2013

Madurantakam PA, Rodriguez IA, Garg K, McCool JM, Moon PC, and Bowlin GL. Compression of Multilayered Composite Electrospun Scaffolds: A Novel Strategy to Rapidly Enhance Mechanical Properties and Three-Dimensionality of Bone Scaffolds. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 2013, Article ID 561273, 9 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/561273

Rodriguez IA, Madurantakam PA, McCool JM, Sell SA, Yang H, Moon PC and Bowlin GL. Mineralization Potential of Electrospun PDO-Hydroxyapatite-Fibrinogen Blended Scaffolds. International Journal of Biomaterials, vol. 2012, Article ID 159484, 12 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/159484

Francis MP, Sachs PC, Madurantakam PA, Sell SA, Elmore LW, Bowlin GL, Holt SE. 2012. Electrospinning adipose tissue-derived extracellular matrix for adipose stem cell culture. J Biomed Mater Res Part A 2012:100A:1716–1724.

Madurantakam PA, Rodriguez IA, Beckman MJ, Simpson DG, and Bowlin GL. Evaluation of Biological Activity of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins Upon Exposure to Commonly Used Electrospinning Solvents. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers, November 2011 vol. 26 no. (6) 578-58 

Wolfe P, Madurantakam PA, Koyal G, Scott SA, Beckman MJ and Bowlin GL. Evaluation of Thrombogenic Potential of Electrospun Bioresorbable Vascular Graft Materials: Acute Monocyte Tissue Factor Expression.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part A 2010 Mar 15; 92(4):1321-8.

Madurantakam PA, Rodriguez IA, Cost CP, Viswanathan R, Moon PC, Beckman MJ, Simpson DG and Bowlin GL. Multiple factor interactions in biomimetic mineralization of electrospun scaffolds. Biomaterials, 2009; 30(29): 5456-64.

K Garg, SA Sell, P Madurantakam and Gary Bowlin. Angiogenic Potential of Human Macrophages on Electrospun Bioresorbable Vascular Grafts. Biomed. Mater. 4, 2009 Jun; 4(3):031001. Epub 2009 Apr 17.

Madurantakam PA, Cost CP, Simpson DG and Bowlin GL. Science of nanofibrous scaffold fabrication: strategies for next generation tissue-engineering scaffolds. Nanomed. 2009 Feb; 4(2):193-206.

Sell SA, Barnes CP, Smith MJ, McClure M, Madurantakam PA, Grant J, McManus M, and Bowlin GL. Extracellular Matrix Regenerated: Tissue Engineering via Electrospun Biomimetic Nanofibers. Polymer International, 2007; 56 (11), 1349-60.