Dr. ROMAN PEREZ Ph.D
Assistant Professor and Co-Investigator
Institute of Tissue Regeneration Engineering (ITREN)
Bachelor degree: From University of Barcelona, BSc (Chemistry) (Class of 2006)
Ph.D: From Technical University of Catalonia, PhD (Materials Science) (2011.07.26)
(2011-2013) - Postdoctoral Fellow: Institute of Tissue Regeneration Engineering at Dankook University of South Korea.
(2013) - Postdoctoral fellow: University College Dublin. Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering. Ireland
(2013-2014) - Postdoctoral Fellow. Ryerson University. Chemical Engineering. Toronto, Canada.
(2014-Current) - Research Professor. Dankook University. South Korea.
(2011) - Spanish Ministry of Science and Education Scholarship for research in other institution. Dankook University. Cheonan, South Korea. 2 months.
(2009) - Spanish Ministry of Science and Education Scholarship for research in other institution. MIT/Harvard Medical School. Boston, USA. 9 months.
(2007-2011) - Spanish Ministry of Science and Education Scholarship for graduate student.
(2006-2007) - IBEC scholarship for graduate student.
(2005-2006) - Undergraduate scholarship department of Biochemistry. University of Barcelona.
 Espanol M, Pérez RA, Montufar EB, Marichal C, Sacco A and Ginebra MP. (2009) Intrinsic porosity of calcium phosphate cements and its significance for drug delivery and tissue engineering applications. Acta Biomaterialia 5: 2752-2762.
 Ginebra MP, Espanol M, Montufar EB, Pérez RA and Mestres G. (2010) New Processing Approaches In Calcium Phosphate Cements And Their Applications In Regenerative Medicine. Acta Biomaterialia 6: 2863–2873.
 Pérez RA, Del Valle S, Altankov G and Ginebra MP. (2011) Porous Hydroxyapatite and Gelatin/Hydroxyapatite Microspheres Obtained by Calcium Phosphate Cement Emulsion. Journal of Biomedical Biomaterials Research B: Applied Biomaterials 97:156-166.
 Perez RA, Ginebra MP and Spector M. (2011) Cell Response to Collagen-Calcium Phosphate Cement Scaffolds Investigated for Nonviral Gene Delivery. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 22: 887-897.
 Espanol M, Perez RA, Montufar EB, Ginebra MP. Ceramics. In: Biomimetic, Bioresponsive and Bioactive Materials: Integrating Materials with Tissues. Editors: Santin M & GJ Phillips. Wiley-Blackwell (2011).
 Pérez RA, Altankov G, Jorge-Herrero E and Ginebra MP. (2013) Micro- and nanostructured hydroxyapatite/collagen microcarriers for bone tissue engineering applications. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 7: 353-61
 Perez RA, Kim HW and Ginebra MP. (2012) Polymeric additives to enhance the functional properties of calcium phosphate cements. Journal of Tissue Engineering. doi:10.1177/2041731412439555.
 Perez RA, Kim TH, Ginebra MP and Kim HW. (2013) Calcium Phosphate Cements Loaded with Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor: Delivery and In Vitro Cell Response. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 101: 923-31.
 Perez RA, Kim HW. (2012) Core-shell designed scaffolds of alginate / alpha-tricalcium phosphate for the loading and delivery of biological proteins. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 101: 1103-12.
 Pérez RA*, Park JH*, Jin GZ, Kim HW and Wall I. (2013) Microcarriers designed for cell culture and tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews 19: 172-90.
 Pérez RA and Ginebra MP. (2013) Injectable collagen/α-tricalcium phosphate cement: collagen-mineral phase interactions and cell response. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 24 (2) 381-93.
 Perez RA, Kim MJ, Kim TH, Kim JH, Lee JH, Park JH, Knowles JC and Kim HW. (2014)Utilizing core-shell fibrous collagen-alginate hydrogel cell delivery system for bone tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering Part A 20(1-2):103-14
 Kwon SY, Singh RK, Perez RA, Neel EAA, Kim HW, Chrzanowski W. (2013) Silica based mesoporous nanoparticles for controlled drug delivery. Journal of Tissue Engineering 3;4:2041731413503357.
 Dashnym K*, Perez RA*, Lee EJ, Wall IB, Kim HW. (2014) Hybrid scaffolds of gelatin-siloxane releasing stromal derived factor-1 effective for cell recruitment.Accepted Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A102(6):1859-67
 Lee JH, Tsendsuren T, Eltohamy M, Park JH, Perez RA, Kim HW.. RSC Advances 2013, 24202-24214
 Perez RA, El-Fiqi A, Park JH, Kim TH, Kim JH, Kim HW. (2014) Therapeutic bioactive microcarriers; co-delivery of growth factors and stem cells for bone tissue engineering. Acta Biomateralia 10(1):520-30.
 Kim TH, Eltohamy M, Kim M, Perez RA, Kim JH, Yun YR, Jang JH, Lee EJ, Knowles JC, Kim HW. (2014) Therapeutic foam scaffolds incorporating biopolymer-shelled mesoporous nanospheres with growth factors. Acta Biomaterialia S1742-7061(14)00057-9
 Kim JH*, Park CH*, Perez RA*, Jang JH, Kim HW, Wall I, Shi S (2014). AdvancedBiomatrix Designs for Regenerative Therapy of Periodontal Tissues. Journal of Dental Research 93(12):1203-11.
 Perez RA, Riccardi K, Altankov G, Ginebra MP (2014). Dynamic cell culture on calcium phosphate microcarriers for bone tissue engineering applications. Journal of Tissue Engineering 5:2041731414543965.
 Dashnyam K, Perez RA, Singh RK, Lee EJ, Kim HW. Hybrid magnetic scaffolds of gelatin-siloxane incorporated with magnetic nanoparticles for bone tissue engineering. RSC Advances2014,4, 40841-40851.
 Weber JF, Perez RA, Waldman SD. Mechanobioreactors for Cartilage Tissue Engineering.Methods in Molecular Biology
 Li MG, Hakimi N, Perez RA, Waldman SD, Kozinski J, Hwang D. (2014) Microarchitecture for wrinkled three dimensional surface platform. Advanced Materials DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405851
 Perez RA, Patel K, Kim HW, Novel magnetic nanocomposite injectables: calcium phosphate cements impregnated with ultrafine magnetic nanoparticles for bone regeneration. RSC Advances 2015,5, 13411-13419
 El-Fiqi A, Kim JH, Perez RA, Kim HW. Novel bioactive nanocomposite cement formulations with potential properties: Incorporation of mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles to calcium phosphate cements. J Mater Chem B2015,3, 1321-1334
 Perez RA, Shin SH, Han CM, Kim HW. Bone-bioactive injectables based on calcium phosphates for the delivery of drugs and cells in hard tissue engineering: A recent update. Tiss Eng Reg Med
 Perez RA, Kim HW. Core-shell designed therapeutic scaffolds for drug delivery and tissue engineering. Acta Biomaterialia (in press)
 Cuzmar E*, Perez RA*, Manzanares C, Franch J, Ginebra MP (2014). Novel calcium phosphate cement processing to enhance biomaterial resorption and bone formation in vivo.PloS One
 Perez RA, Kim JH, Kim TH, Kim HW. Novel therapeutic core-shell hydrogel scaffolds with sequential delivery of cobalt and BMP2 for synergistic bone regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia