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Hire Dr. Karthikeyan N.
United States
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My research expertise spans for the past 2 decades. Freelance R&D expert

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

University of Illinois at Chicago

July 2020 - Present

Research Associate

West Virginia University

April 2018 - June 2020

Post-doctoral research fellow

West Virginia University

April 2017 - April 2018

Senior Research Scientist

Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology

September 2006 - April 2017

Research Assistant Professor

University of Illinois at Chicago

June 2000 - August 2006


Academia Sinica

January 1996 - August 1999



University of Hyderabad

June 1991 - January 1996

Ph.D. (School of Life Sciences)

University of Hyderabad

January 1990 - January 1996

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Narayanan Karthikeyan, Sundramurthy Kumar, Sachin Mishra, Parasuraman Padmanabhan, George Radda, Balázs Gulyás(2018). Misfolded Protein Linked Strategies Toward Biomarker Development for Neurodegenerative Diseases . Molecular Neurobiology. 56. (4). p. 2559--2578. Springer Nature
Karthikeyan Narayanan, Majad Khan, Began Gopalan, Jane Antony, Tultul Das, Yi Yan Yang, Andrew C. A. Wan(2018). Sensitization of Cancer Cells via Non-Viral Delivery of Apoptosis Inducing Proteins Using a Cationic Bolaamphiphile . Biotechnology Journal. p. 1800020. Wiley
Karthikeyan Narayanan, Sachin Mishra, Satnam Singh, Ming Pei, Balazs Gulyas, Parasuraman Padmanabhan(2017). Engineering Concepts in Stem Cell Research . Biotechnology Journal. p. 1700066. Wiley-Blackwell
Voo, Z.X., Khan, M., Xu, Q., Narayanan, K., Ng, B.W.J., Bte Ahmad, R., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2016). Antimicrobial coatings against biofilm formation: The unexpected balance between antifouling and bactericidal behavior . Polymer Chemistry. 7. (3). p. 656-668.
Narayanan, K., Erathodiyil, N., Gopalan, B., Chong, S., Wan, A.C.A., Ying, J.Y.(2016). Targeting Warburg Effect in Cancers with PEGylated Glucose . Advanced Healthcare Materials.
Voo, Z.X., Khan, M., Narayanan, K., Seah, D., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2015). Antimicrobial/antifouling polycarbonate coatings: Role of block copolymer architecture . Macromolecules. 48. (4). p. 1055-1064.
Xu, K., Narayanan, K., Lee, F., Bae, K.H., Gao, S., Kurisawa, M.(2015). Enzyme-mediated hyaluronic acid-tyramine hydrogels for the propagation of human embryonic stem cells in 3D . Acta Biomaterialia. 24. p. 159-171.
Du, C., Narayanan, K., Leong, M.F., Wan, A.C.A.(2014). Induced pluripotent stem cell-derived hepatocytes and endothelial cells in multi-component hydrogel fibers for liver tissue engineering . Biomaterials. 35. (23). p. 6006-6014.
Narayanan, K., Lim, V.Y., Shen, J., Tan, Z.W., Rajendran, D., Luo, S.-C., Gao, S., Wan, A.C.A., Ying, J.Y.(2014). Extracellular matrix-mediated differentiation of human embryonic stem cells: Differentiation to insulin-secreting beta cells . Tissue Engineering - Part A. 20. (1-2). p. 424-433.
Gopalan, B., Narayanan, K., Ke, Z., Lu, T., Zhang, Y., Zhuo, L.(2014). Therapeutic effect of a multi-targeted imidazolium compound in hepatocellular carcinoma . Biomaterials. 35. (26). p. 7479-7487.
Narayanan, K., Lin, A.W.H., Zheng, Y., Erathodiyil, N., Wan, A.C.A., Ying, J.Y.(2013). Glucosamine-conjugated nanoparticles for the separation of insulin-secreting beta cells . Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2. (9). p. 1198-1203.
Narayanan, K., Yen, S.K., Dou, Q., Padmanabhan, P., Sudhaharan, T., Ahmed, S., Ying, J.Y., Selvan, S.T.(2013). Mimicking cellular transport mechanism in stem cells through endosomal escape of new peptide-coated quantum dots . Scientific Reports. 3.
Narayanan, K., Schumacher, K.M., Tasnim, F., Kandasamy, K., Schumacher, A., Ni, M., Gao, S., Gopalan, B., Zink, D., Ying, J.Y.(2013). Human embryonic stem cells differentiate into functional renal proximal tubular-like cells . Kidney International. 83. (4). p. 593-603.
Leong, M.F., Toh, J.K.C., Du, C., Narayanan, K., Lu, H.F., Lim, T.C., Wan, A.C.A., Ying, J.Y.(2013). Patterned prevascularised tissue constructs by assembly of polyelectrolyte hydrogel fibres . Nature Communications. 4.
Khan, M., Narayanan, K., Lu, H., Choo, Y., Du, C., Wiradharma, N., Yang, Y.-Y., Wan, A.C.A.(2013). Delivery of reprogramming factors into fibroblasts for generation of non-genetic induced pluripotent stem cells using a cationic bolaamphiphile as a non-viral vector . Biomaterials. 34. (21). p. 5336-5343.
Lu, H.F., Lim, S.-X., Leong, M.F., Narayanan, K., Toh, R.P.K., Gao, S., Wan, A.C.A.(2012). Efficient neuronal differentiation and maturation of human pluripotent stem cells encapsulated in 3D microfibrous scaffolds . Biomaterials. 33. (36). p. 9179-9187.
Lee, Y.Y., Narayanan, K., Gao, S.J., Ying, J.Y.(2012). Elucidating drug resistance properties in scarce cancer stem cells using droplet microarray . Nano Today. 7. (1). p. 29-34.
Lu, H.F., Narayanan, K., Lim, S.-X., Gao, S., Leong, M.F., Wan, A.C.A.(2012). A 3D microfibrous scaffold for long-term human pluripotent stem cell self-renewal under chemically defined conditions . Biomaterials. 33. (8). p. 2419-2430.
Ng, S.L.J., Narayanan, K., Gao, S., Wan, A.C.A.(2011). Lineage restricted progenitors for the repopulation of decellularized heart . Biomaterials. 32. (30). p. 7571-7580.
Hsieh, T.M., Benjamin Ng, C.W., Narayanan, K., Wan, A.C.A., Ying, J.Y.(2010). Three-dimensional microstructured tissue scaffolds fabricated by two-photon laser scanning photolithography . Biomaterials. 31. (30). p. 7648-7652.
Narayanan, K., Leck, K.-J., Gao, S., Wan, A.C.A.(2009). Three-dimensional reconstituted extracellular matrix scaffolds for tissue engineering . Biomaterials. 30. (26). p. 4309-4317.
Gajjeraman, S., He, G., Narayanan, K., George, A.(2008). Biological assemblies provide novel templates for the synthesis of biocomposites and facilitate cell adhesion . Advanced Functional Materials. 18. (24). p. 3972-3980.
Ravindran, S., Narayanan, K., Eapen, A.S., Hao, J., Ramachandran, A., Blond, S., George, A.(2008). Endoplasmic reticulum chaperone protein GRP-78 mediates endocytosis of dentin matrix protein . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 283. (44). p. 29658-29670.
Balducci, L., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., Narayanan, K., Evans, C., George, A.(2007). Biological markers for evaluation of root resorption . Archives of Oral Biology. 52. (3). p. 203-208.
Hao, J., Narayanan, K., Muni, T., Ramachandran, A., George, A.(2007). Dentin matrix protein 4, a novel secretory calcium-binding protein that modulates odontoblast differentiation . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282. (21). p. 15357-15365.
Gajjeraman, S., Narayanan, K., Hao, J., Qin, C., George, A.(2007). Matrix macromolecules in hard tissues control the nucleation and hierarchical assembly of hydroxyapatite . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282. (2). p. 1193-1204.
Narayanan, K., Gajjeraman, S., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., George, A.(2006). Dentin matrix protein 1 regulates dentin sialophosphoprotein gene transcription during early odontoblast differentiation . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 281. (28). p. 19064-19071.
Almushayt, A., Narayanan, K., Zaki, A.E., George, A.(2006). Dentin matrix protein 1 induces cytodifferentiation of dental pulp stem cells into odontoblasts . Gene Therapy. 13. (7). p. 611-620.
Hao, J., He, G., Narayanan, K., Zou, B., Lin, L., Muni, T., Ramachandran, A., George, A.(2005). Identification of differentially expressed cDNA transcripts from a rat odontoblast cell line . Bone. 37. (4). p. 578-588.
Hao, J., Zou, B., Narayanan, K., George, A.(2004). Differential expression patterns of the dentin matrix proteins during mineralized tissue formation . Bone. 34. (6). p. 921-932.
Narayanan, K., Srinivas, R., Peterson, M.C., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., Thimmapaya, B., Scherer, P.E., George, A.(2004). Transcriptional regulation, of dentin matrix protein 1 by JunB and p300 during osteoblast differentiation . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279. (43). p. 44294-44302.
Steiglitz, B.M., Ayala, M., Narayanan, K., George, A., Greenspan, D.S.(2004). Bone Morphogenetic Protein-1/Tolloid-like Proteinases Process Dentin Matrix Protein-1 . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279. (2). p. 980-986.
Narayanan, K., Ramachandran, A., Peterson, M.C., Hao, J., Kolstø, A.-B., Friedman, A.D., George, A.(2004). The CCAAT enhancer-binding protein (C/EBP)β and Nrf1 interact to regulate dentin sialophosphoprotein (DSPP) gene expression during odontoblast differentiation . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 279. (44). p. 45423-45432.
Narayanan, K., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., He, G., Park, K.W., Cho, M., George, A.(2003). Dual functional roles of dentin matrix protein 1. Implications in biomineralization and gene transcription by activation of intracellular Ca2+ store . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278. (19). p. 17500-17508.
Hao, J., Narayanan, K., Ramachandran, A., He, G., Almushayt, A., Evans, C., George, A.(2002). Odontoblast cells immortalized by telomerase produce mineralized dentin-like tissue both in vitro and in vivo . Journal of Biological Chemistry. 277. (22). p. 19976-19981.
Narayanan, K., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., George, A.(2002). Transcriptional regulation of dentin matrix protein 1 (DMP1) by AP-1 (c-fos/c-jun) factors . Connective Tissue Research. 43. (2-3). p. 365-371.
Narayanan, K., Srinivas, R., Ramachandran, A., Hao, J., Quinn, B., George, A.(2001). Differentiation of embryonic mesenchymal cells to odontoblast-like cells by overexpression of dentin matrix protein 1 . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98. (8). p. 4516-4521.