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Wei Sun PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Connecticut
DepartmentBiomedical Engineering
AddressUNIT 3139
United Technologies Engineering Building, UNIT 3139
191 Auditorium Road
Phone860-486-0369
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    1. Zuo K, Pham T, Li K, Martin C, He Z, Sun W. Characterization of biomechanical properties of aged human and ovine mitral valve chordae tendineae. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2016 Sep; 62:607-18. PMID: 27315372.
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    2. Zhu T, Zhan L, Liang D, Hu J, Lu Z, Zhu X, Sun W, Liu L, Xu E. Hypoxia-inducible factor 1a mediates neuroprotection of hypoxic postconditioning against global cerebral ischemia. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Oct; 73(10):975-86. PMID: 25192050.
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    3. Bhattacharya S, Pham T, He Z, Sun W. Tension to passively cinch the mitral annulus through coronary sinus access: an ex vivo study in ovine model. J Biomech. 2014 Apr 11; 47(6):1382-8. PMID: 24607007; PMCID: PMC4033577.
    4. Martin C, Sun W. Simulation of long-term fatigue damage in bioprosthetic heart valves: effects of leaflet and stent elastic properties. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2014 Aug; 13(4):759-70. PMID: 24092257; PMCID: PMC3976462.
    5. Pham T, Sun W. Material properties of aged human mitral valve leaflets. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Aug; 102(8):2692-703. PMID: 24039052; PMCID: PMC4033712.
    6. Li K, Wang Q, Pham T, Sun W. Quantification of structural compliance of aged human and porcine aortic root tissues. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Jul; 102(7):2365-74. PMID: 23894117; PMCID: PMC3903671.
    7. Martin C, Sun W, Pham T, Elefteriades J. Predictive biomechanical analysis of ascending aortic aneurysm rupture potential. Acta Biomater. 2013 Dec; 9(12):9392-400. PMID: 23948500; PMCID: PMC3872822.
    8. Martin C, Sun W, Primiano C, McKay R, Elefteriades J. Age-dependent ascending aorta mechanics assessed through multiphase CT. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Dec; 41(12):2565-74. PMID: 23817767; PMCID: PMC3823761.
    9. Pham T, Deherrera M, Sun W. Finite element analysis of the biomechanical interaction between coronary sinus and proximal anchoring stent in coronary sinus annuloplasty. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2014; 17(14):1617-29. PMID: 23405942; PMCID: PMC3692591.
    10. Mummert J, Sirois E, Sun W. Quantification of biomechanical interaction of transcatheter aortic valve stent deployed in porcine and ovine hearts. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Mar; 41(3):577-86. PMID: 23161165; PMCID: PMC3594518.
    11. Hu Z, Sun W, Zhang B. Characterization of aortic tissue cutting process: experimental investigation using porcine ascending aorta. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2013 Feb; 18:81-9. PMID: 23262306; PMCID: PMC3557667.
    12. Martin C, Sun W. Modeling of long-term fatigue damage of soft tissue with stress softening and permanent set effects. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2013 Aug; 12(4):645-55. PMID: 22945802; PMCID: PMC3546129.
    13. Wang Q, Sun W. Finite element modeling of mitral valve dynamic deformation using patient-specific multi-slices computed tomography scans. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Jan; 41(1):142-53. PMID: 22805982.
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    14. Wang Q, Sirois E, Sun W. Patient-specific modeling of biomechanical interaction in transcatheter aortic valve deployment. J Biomech. 2012 Jul 26; 45(11):1965-71. PMID: 22698832; PMCID: PMC3392407.
    15. Martin C, Sun W. Biomechanical characterization of aortic valve tissue in humans and common animal models. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2012 Jun; 100(6):1591-9. PMID: 22447518; PMCID: PMC3882754.
    16. Pham T, Sun W. Comparison of biaxial mechanical properties of coronary sinus tissues from porcine, ovine and aged human species. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2012 Feb; 6:21-9. PMID: 22301170; PMCID: PMC3272253.
    17. Martin C, Pham T, Sun W. Significant differences in the material properties between aged human and porcine aortic tissues. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 40(1):28-34. PMID: 21177118; PMCID: PMC3080441.
    18. Sun W, Li K, Sirois E. Simulated elliptical bioprosthetic valve deformation: implications for asymmetric transcatheter valve deployment. J Biomech. 2010 Dec 1; 43(16):3085-90. PMID: 20817163.
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    19. Sirois E, Sun W. Computational evaluation of platelet activation induced by a bioprosthetic heart valve. Artif Organs. 2011 Feb; 35(2):157-65. PMID: 21083829.
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    20. Pham T, Sun W. Characterization of the mechanical properties of the coronary sinus for percutaneous transvenous mitral annuloplasty. Acta Biomater. 2010 Nov; 6(11):4336-44. PMID: 20621635; PMCID: PMC3651900.
    21. Li K, Sun W. Simulated thin pericardial bioprosthetic valve leaflet deformation under static pressure-only loading conditions: implications for percutaneous valves. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug; 38(8):2690-701. PMID: 20336372.
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    22. Sun W, Chaikof EL, Levenston ME. Numerical approximation of tangent moduli for finite element implementations of nonlinear hyperelastic material models. J Biomech Eng. 2008 Dec; 130(6):061003. PMID: 19045532; PMCID: PMC2724673.
    23. Sacks MS, Mirnajafi A, Sun W, Schmidt P. Bioprosthetic heart valve heterograft biomaterials: structure, mechanical behavior and computational simulation. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2006 Nov; 3(6):817-34. PMID: 17280546.
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    24. Sun W, Abad A, Sacks MS. Simulated bioprosthetic heart valve deformation under quasi-static loading. J Biomech Eng. 2005 Nov; 127(6):905-14. PMID: 16438226.
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    25. Sun W, Sacks MS, Scott MJ. Effects of boundary conditions on the estimation of the planar biaxial mechanical properties of soft tissues. J Biomech Eng. 2005 Aug; 127(4):709-15. PMID: 16121542.
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    26. Sun W, Sacks M, Fulchiero G, Lovekamp J, Vyavahare N, Scott M. Response of heterograft heart valve biomaterials to moderate cyclic loading. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2004 Jun 15; 69(4):658-69. PMID: 15162408.
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    27. Sun W, Sacks MS, Sellaro TL, Slaughter WS, Scott MJ. Biaxial mechanical response of bioprosthetic heart valve biomaterials to high in-plane shear. J Biomech Eng. 2003 Jun; 125(3):372-80. PMID: 12929242.
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    28. Sacks MS, Sun W. Multiaxial mechanical behavior of biological materials. Annu Rev Biomed Eng. 2003; 5:251-84. PMID: 12730082.
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