Education

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Graduation : May 2013

Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, May 2005

Publications

  1. D. Munoz-Pinto, A.C. Jimenez-Vergara, L.M. Gelves, R. McMahon, V. Guiza- Arguello, M.S. Hahn. (2009). Probing vocal fold fibroblast response to hyaluronan in controlled 3D contexts. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 104 (4): 821-31. PMID: 19718686.
  2. D. Munoz-Pinto, R. McMahon, M. Kanzelberger, A.C. Jimenez-Vergara, Y. Hou, M. Grunlan, M.S. Hahn. (2010). Inorganic-organic hybrid scaffolds for osteochondral regeneration. J of Biomed Mater Res A. 94 (1): 112-21. PMID: 20128006.
  3. A. C. Jimenez-Vergara, V. Guiza-Arguello, S. Becerra-Bayona, D. Munoz-Pinto, R. McMahon, A. Morales, L.Cubero-Ponce, M.S. Hahn. (2010). Approach for fabricating tissue engineered vascular grafts with stable endothelialization. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 38 (9): 2885-95. PMID: 20464634.

These authors contributed equally to this work

  1. Qu, A.C. Jimenez-Vergara, D.J. Munoz-Pinto, D. Ortiz, R.E. McMahon, D Cristancho, S. Becerra-Bayona, V. Guiza-Arguello, K.J. Grande-Allen, M.S. Hahn. (2011). Regulation of smooth muscle cell phenotype by glycosaminoglycan identity. Acta Biomaterialia. 7(3):1031-9. PMID: 21094702.
  2. R.E. McMahon, X. Qu, A.C. Jimenez-Vergara, C.A. Bashur, S.A. Guelcher, A.S. Goldstein, M.S. Hahn. (2011) Electrospun mesh-hydrogel composites for tissue engineered vascular grafts. Tissue Eng. C, 17 (4):451-61. PMID: 21083438.
  3. A.C. Jimenez-Vergara, D.J. Munoz-Pinto, S. Becerra-Bayona, B. Wang; A. Iacob, M.S. Hahn. (2011) Influence of glycosaminoglycan identity on vocal fold fibroblast behavior. Acta Biomaterial. 7(11):3964-72.
  4. D.J. Munoz-Pinto, AC Jimenez-Vergara, Y. Hou, H.N. Hayenga, M. Grunlan, M.S. Hahn. Examination of the osteogenic potential of poly(ethylene glycol)- poly(dimethylsiloxane) hybrid hdyrogels. In Revision with Tissue Eng A.