Nga Le Brown

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Degree: PhD in BME, 2015

Advisor: Bruce Klitzman

Research Project: The Tissue Response to Infectious Burden and Implantable Devices in Healthy and Diabetic Animal Models


  • Brown NL, Rose MB, Blueschke G, Cho EH, Schoenfisch MH, Erdnamm D, Klitzman BM. 2014. Bioburden after Staphylococcus aureus inoculation in Type 1 diabetic rats underoging internal fixation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 134 (3): 1-8.
  • Le NN, Rose MB, Levinson H, Klitzman B,  Implant Healing in Experimental Animal Models of Diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 2011. 5(3), 605-618. PMCID: PMC3192627 
  • Nichols SP, Le NN, Klitzman B and Schoenfisch MH, Increased In Vivo Glucose Recovery via Nitric Oxide Release, Analytical Chemistry. 2011, 83 (4), pp 1180-1184. PMCID: PMC3039076
  • Nichols SP, Koh A, Brown NL, Rose MB, Sun B, Slomberg DL, RIccio DA, Klitzman BM, Schoenfisch MH. The effect of nitric oxide surface flux on the foreign body response to subcutaneous implants. Biomaterials 33(27): 6305-6312.
  • Orthopedic Implant-Associated Infection: Effects of NO-releasing coatings and correlation with physiological parameters - AOA
  • Efficacy of NO-releasing implant coatings and heat therapy on infection in mic - Kewaunee 2011
  • Implant Healing in Experimental Diabetes - Kewaunee 2011
  • Systematic study of nitric-oxide surface flux on foreign body response to subcutaenous implants - Kewaunee 2012
  • Long-term tissue integration of porous biopolymers as a material platform for metabolic sensors - NCTERMS 2012
  • Implant Healing in Experimental Animal Models of Diabets - Plastic Surgery grand rounds