This study demonstrates that a new method to align microparticles releasing bioactive molecules in microchannels of a hydrogel allows the guiding of growth direction and spacing of vascular networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-201
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Healthcare Materials
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Colloidal particle assembly
  • Freezing-induced glacier moraine
  • Guided vascular network
  • Microchanneled hydrogel
  • Shear stress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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