Anirudha   Singh, PhD
Anirudha Singh, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Urology
Brady Urological Institute
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Secondary appointments with
Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Whiting School of Engineering, and
Translational Tissue Engineering Center of
Wilmer Eye Institute and
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Translational Tissue Engineering Center
Robert H. & Clarice Smith Building, Room 5001R,
Wilmer Eye Institute,
400 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD-21231

Office: 330-780-5733


Fax: 410-614-6840


 Free access to abstracts at PubMed

PublicationsPeer-reviewed Original Science Research [*shared 1st author]                                                        

  1. Chaicharoen K, Polce JM, Singh A, Pugh C, Wesdemiotis C. Characterization of linear and branched polyacrylates by tandem mass spectrometry. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2008; 392:595-607.
  2. Pugh C, Raveendra B, Singh A, Reichel S, Garcia G. Design and regioselective synthesis of (2-bromo-2-alkoxycarbonyl)ethyl acrylates as inimers for hyperbranched (co)polyacrylates. SynLett. 2010; 13:1947-1950.
  3. Pugh C, Singh A. Synthesis of hyperbranched polyacrylates by a chloroinimer approach. Macromolecules. 2010; 43:5222-5232.
  4. Singh A, Elisseeff J. Biomaterials for stem cell differentiation. J Mater Chem. 2012; 20:8832-8847.
  5. Deans L*, Singh A*, Elisseeff J. Regulating gene-networks in 3D biomaterials. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 2012; 109:15217-15277.
  6. Zhan J*, Singh A*, Elisseeff J. Multifunctional aliphatic polyester for tissue engineering applications. Biomatter. 2012; 2:202-212.
  7. Singh A, Zhan J, Elisseeff J. Multifunctional modular poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels for stem cell differentiation. Adv Funct Mater. 2013; 5:575-582.
  8. Singh A, Deans L, Elisseeff J. Photomodulation of gene expression in hydrogels. ACS MacroLetters. 2013; 2:269-272.
  9. Beck J*, Singh A*, Rothenberg A, Elisseeff J. The independent roles of mechanical, structural and adhesion characteristics of 3D hydrogels on the regulation of cancer invasion and dissemination. Biomaterials. 2013; 34:9486-9495.
  10. Singh A, Corvelli M, Unterman S, Elisseeff J. Enhanced lubrication on tissue and biomaterial surfaces through peptide-mediated binding of hyaluronic acid. Nat Mater. 2014; 13:988-995. (also Editor's choice in Science Translational Medicine)
  11. Singh A, Li P, Elisseeff J. Surface-bound hyaluronic acid enhances water retention in contact lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eyes. 2014; 38:79-84.
  12. Corvelli M, Singh A, Che B, Saeui C, Elisseeff J. Biodynamic performance of hyaluronic acid versus synovial fluid of the knee as a therapy for osteoarthritis. Methods. 2015; Epub ahead of print.
  13. Chakraborty A, Patni P, Suhag D, Saini G, Singh A, Chakrabarti S, Mukherjee M. N-doped carbon nanosheets with antibacterial activity: mechanistic insight. RSC Advances. 2015; 5:23591-23598.
  14. Reid B, Gibson M, Singh A, Taube J, Furlong C, Murcia M, Elisseeff J. PEG hydrogel degradation and the role of the surrounding tissue environment.  J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2015; 9:315-318.
  15. Suhag D, Singh A, Chattopadhyay S, Chakrabarti S, Mukherjee M. Hydrothermal synthesis of nitrogen doped graphene nanosheets from carbon nanosheets with enhanced electrocatalytic properties. RSC Advances. 2015; 5; 39705-39713.

In Press

  1. Singh A, Zhan J, Elisseeff J.  Modulating chemistry of PEG hydrogels: effect of molecular composition and concentration on tissue development. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2015 (in press).
  2. Suhag D, Bhatia R, Das S, Shakeel A, Ghosh A, Singh A, Sinha OP, Chakrabarti S, Mukherjee M. Physically cross-linked pH-responsive hydrogels with tunable formulations for controlled drug delivery. RSC Advances. 2015 (in press).

Book Chapters

  1. Singh A, Polycarbonates in polycondensation reactions. Encyclopedia, Wiley publication, 2015.
  2. Kates M, Singh A, Matsui H, Steinberg GD, Smith NM, Schoenberg MP, Bivalacqua TJ. Tissue-engineered urinary conduits. Curr Urol Rep, 2015; 16:8.

Internet media

8/18/14 Engineering long-lasting joint lubrication by mimicking nature .
8/19/14 Slippery material for lubricating joints inspired by nature
5/1/15 Spotlight on research May 2015: Bioengineered compound may aid in treating osteoarthritic joints
10/22/14 Editors' choice "Elbow Greece" - Spiller KL, Elbow Grease. Sci Transl Med. 2014; 6:259ec180

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