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Hire Dr. Nandana Bhardwaj, Ph. D.
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Research Scientist with 10+ years of experience in tissue engineering and biomedical research

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Subject Matter Expertise
Scientific consulting Technical consulting, Feasibility study
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Work Experience

Senior Research Scientist


October 2020 - Present

Research Scientist

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Guwahati

June 2018 - Present


IASST, India

March 2013 - September 2017

Post Doctoral Fellow

NTU, Singapore

September 2012 - March 2013


Ph. D (Biotechnology (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering))

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

June 2007 - April 2012

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Nandana Bhardwaj, Yogendra Pratap Singh, Biman B. Mandal(2019). Silk Fibroin Scaffold-Based 3D Co-Culture Model for Modulation of Chondrogenesis without Hypertrophy via Reciprocal Cross-talk and Paracrine Signaling . ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 5. (10). p. 5240--5254. American Chemical Society ({ACS})
Sudesna Chakravarty, Bedanta Gogoi, Biman B. Mandal, Nandana Bhardwaj, Neelotpal Sen Sarma(2018). Silk fibroin as a platform for dual sensing of vitamin B 12 using photoluminescence and electrical techniques . Biosensors and Bioelectronics. Elsevier {BV}
Yogendra Pratap Singh, Joseph Christakiran Moses, Nandana Bhardwaj, Biman B. Mandal(2018). Injectable hydrogels: a new paradigm for osteochondral tissue engineering . Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 6. (35). p. 5499--5529. Royal Society of Chemistry ({RSC})
Singh, Y.P., Moses, J.C., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B.(2018). Injectable hydrogels: A new paradigm for osteochondral tissue engineering . Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 6. (35). p. 5499-5529.
Gilotra, S., Chouhan, D., Bhardwaj, N., Nandi, S.K., Mandal, B.B.(2018). Potential of silk sericin based nanofibrous mats for wound dressing applications . Materials Science and Engineering C. 90. p. 420-432.
Singh, Y.P., Adhikary, M., Bhardwaj, N., Bhunia, B.K., Mandal, B.B.(2017). Silk fiber reinforcement modulates in vitro chondrogenesis in 3D composite scaffolds . Biomedical Materials (Bristol). 12. (4).
Singh, Yogendra Pratap and Adhikary, Mimi and Bhardwaj, Nandana and Bhunia, Bibhas Kumar and Mandal, Biman B(2017). Silk fiber reinforcement modulates in vitro chondrogenesis in 3D composite scaffolds. Biomedical Materials. 12. (4). p. 045012. IOP Publishing
(2017). Singh YP, Adhikary M, Bhardwaj N, Bhunia BK, Mehrotra S, Mandal BB. Bioinspired three dimensional construct with silk fiber reinforcement for regeneration of load bearing soft tissues. Tissue Engineering Part A (2017), 23: 102.
Bhardwaj, N., Chouhan, D., Mandal, B.B.(2017). Tissue engineered skin and wound healing: Current strategies and future directions . Current Pharmaceutical Design. 23. (24). p. 3455-3482.
Gupta, P., Adhikary, M., M, J.C., Kumar, M., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Biomimetic, Osteoconductive Non-mulberry Silk Fiber Reinforced Tricomposite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8. (45). p. 30797-30810.
Kumar, J.P., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Cross-linked silk sericin-gelatin 2D and 3D matrices for prospective tissue engineering applications . RSC Advances. 6. (107). p. 105125-105136.
Kumar, M., Jain, D., Bhardwaj, N., Gupta, P., Nandi, S.K., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Native honeybee silk membrane: A potential matrix for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine . RSC Advances. 6. (59). p. 54394-54403.
Gupta, P., Kumar, M., Bhardwaj, N., Kumar, J.P., Krishnamurthy, C.S., Nandi, S.K., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Mimicking Form and Function of Native Small Diameter Vascular Conduits Using Mulberry and Non-mulberry Patterned Silk Films . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8. (25). p. 15874-15888.
Singh, Y.P., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Potential of Agarose/Silk Fibroin Blended Hydrogel for in Vitro Cartilage Tissue Engineering . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 8. (33). p. 21236-21249.
Singh, Yogendra Pratap and Bhardwaj, Nandana and Mandal, Biman B(2016). Potential of agarose/silk fibroin blended hydrogel for in vitro cartilage tissue engineering. ACS applied materials & interfaces. 8. (33). p. 21236--21249. ACS Publications
Bhardwaj, N., Singh, Y.P., Devi, D., Kandimalla, R., Kotoky, J., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Potential of silk fibroin/chondrocyte constructs of muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis for cartilage tissue engineering . Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 4. (21). p. 3670-3684.
Singh, S.K., Bhunia, B.K., Bhardwaj, N., Gilotra, S., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Reloadable Silk-Hydrogel Hybrid Scaffolds for Sustained and Targeted Delivery of Molecules . Molecular Pharmaceutics. 13. (12). p. 4066-4081.
Chakravarty, S., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B., Sen Sarma, N.(2016). Silk fibroin-carbon nanoparticle composite scaffolds: A cost effective supramolecular 'turn off' chemiresistor for nitroaromatic explosive vapours . Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 4. (38). p. 8920-8929.
Bhardwaj, N., Sow, W.T., Devi, D., Ng, K.W., Mandal, B.B., Cho, N.-J.(2015). Silk fibroin-keratin based 3D scaffolds as a dermal substitute for skin tissue engineering . Integrative Biology (United Kingdom). 7. (1). p. 53-63.
Bhardwaj, N., Devi, D., Mandal, B.B.(2015). Tissue-engineered cartilage: The crossroads of biomaterials, cells and stimulating factors . Macromolecular Bioscience. 15. (2). p. 153-182.
Bhardwaj, N., Rajkhowa, R., Wang, X., Devi, D.(2015). Milled non-mulberry silk fibroin microparticles as biomaterial for biomedical applications . International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 81. p. 31-40.
Bhardwaj, Nandana and Kundu, Subhas C(2012). Chondrogenic differentiation of rat MSCs on porous scaffolds of silk fibroin/chitosan blends. Biomaterials. 33. (10). p. 2848--2857. Elsevier
Kundu, S.C., Kundu, B., Talukdar, S., Bano, S., Nayak, S., Kundu, J., Mandal, B.B., Bhardwaj, N., Botlagunta, M., Dash, B.C., et al.(2012). Invited review: Nonmulberry silk biopolymers . Biopolymers. 97. (6). p. 455-467.
Kundu, SC and Kundu, Banani and Talukdar, Sarmistha and Bano, Subia and Nayak, Sunita and Kundu, Joydip and Mandal, Biman B and Bhardwaj, Nandana and Botlagunta, Mahendran and Dash, Biraja C and others(2012). Nonmulberry silk biopolymers. Biopolymers. 97. (6). p. 455--467. Wiley Online Library
Bhardwaj, N., Kundu, S.C.(2012). Chondrogenic differentiation of rat MSCs on porous scaffolds of silk fibroin/chitosan blends . Biomaterials. 33. (10). p. 2848-2857.
Bhardwaj, N., Kundu, S.C.(2011). Silk fibroin protein and chitosan polyelectrolyte complex porous scaffolds for tissue engineering applications . Carbohydrate Polymers. 85. (2). p. 325-333.
(2011). Bhardwaj N, Nayak S, Kundu SC. Silk Proteins as Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
Bhardwaj, N., Nguyen, Q.T., Chen, A.C., Kaplan, D.L., Sah, R.L., Kundu, S.C.(2011). Potential of 3-D tissue constructs engineered from bovine chondrocytes/silk fibroin-chitosan for in vitro cartilage tissue engineering . Biomaterials. 32. (25). p. 5773-5781.
Bhardwaj, N. and Chakraborty, S. and Kundu, S.C.(2011). Freeze-gelled silk fibroin protein scaffolds for potential applications in soft tissue engineering . International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 49. (3). p. 260-267.
Bhardwaj, N., Kundu, S.C.(2010). Electrospinning: A fascinating fiber fabrication technique . Biotechnology Advances. 28. (3). p. 325-347.
Bhardwaj, N., Chouhan, D., Mandal, B.B.(2018). 3D functional scaffolds for skin tissue engineering . Functional 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Materials, Technologies, and Applications. p. 345-365.
Singh, Y.P., Mehrotra, S., Kumar, J.P., Bhunia, B.K., Bhardwaj, N., Mandal, B.B.(2016). Tissue engineering therapies for ocular regeneration . Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering. p. 173-208.