Nanofiber membranes with controllable microwells and structural cues and their use in forming cell microarrays and neuronal networks

Jingwei Xie, Wenying Liu, Matthew R. MacEwan, Yi Chun Yeh, Stavros Thomopoulos, Younan Xia

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Neural scaffolds: A method for fabricating electrospun nanofiber membranes with arrayed microwells and aligned structural cues on their surfaces by using a collector assembled from stainless steel beads is reported. It is demonstrated that formation of cell microarrays and neuronal networks can be achieved using this novel class of nanofiber scaffolds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)293-297
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 7 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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