Selected Publications


Sasso, L.A., K.Aran, Y.L. Guan, A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn. 2013. Continuous monitoring of inflammation biomarkers during simulated cardiopulmonary bypass using a microfluidic immunoassay device - A pilot study. Artificial Organs, 37(1): E9-E17. PMID: 23305589.



Sasso, L.A., I.H. Johnston, M. Zheng, R.K. Gupte, A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2012. Automated microfluidic processing platform for multiplexed magnetic bead immunoassaysMicrofluidics and Nanofluidics. DOI: 10.1007/s10404-012-0980-0


Morales, M.C., H.Lin, and J.D.Zahn. 2012. Continuous microfluidic DNA and protein trapping and concentration by balancing transverse electrokinetic forces, Lab on a Chip, 12:99-108. PMID: 22045330.



Aran, K., A. Fok, L.A. Sasso, N. Kamdar, Y. Guan, Q. Sun, A Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2011. Microfiltration Platform for Continuous Blood Plasma Protein Extraction from Whole Blood During Cardiac SurgeryLab on a Chip. 11: 2858-2868.


Masand, S.N., L. Mignone, J.D. Zahn, and D.I. Shreiber, 2011. Nanoporous Membrane-Sealed Microfluidic Devices for Improved Cell ViabilityBiomedical Microdevices. (In Press: DOI: 10.1007/s10544-011-9565-z).


Zhang, J., J.D. Zahn, and H. Lin, 2011, A General Analysis for the Electrohydrodynamic Instability of Stratified Immiscible FluidsJournal of Fluid Mechanics. (In Press DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2011.197).


Langhammer C.G., M.K. Kutzing, V. Luo, J.D. Zahn, and B.L. Firestein, 2011. Skeletal myotube integration with planar microelectrode arrays in vitro for spatially selective recording and stimulation: A comparison of neuronal and myotube extracellular action potentialsBiotechnology Progress. 27:891-895.




Aran, K., L.A. Sasso, N. Kamdar and J.D. Zahn, 2010. Irreversible, direct bonding of nanoporous polymer membranes to PDMS or glass microdevicesLab on a Chip. 10: 548-552.


Morales, M.C. and J.D. Zahn, 2010. Droplet enhanced microfluidic-based DNA purification from bacterial lysates via phenol extractionMicrofluidics and Nanofluidics. 9: 1041-1049.


Aran, K., A. Fok, Y. Guan, Q. Sun, J.D. Zahn, and A. Undar, 2010. Differential Immune Activation During Simulated Cardiopulmonary Bypass Procedure Using Freshly Drawn and Week-old Blood — A Pilot StudyArtificial Organs.34(11):1048-1053.


Sasso, L.A., A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2010. Autonomous Magnetically Actuated Continuous Flow Microimmunofluorocytometry AssayMicrofluidics and Nanofluidics. 9(6):1041-1049.


Langhammer, C.G., J.D. Zahn, and B.L. Firestein, 2010. Identification and Quantification of Skeletal Myotubule Contraction and Association In Vitro by Video MicroscopyCytoskeleton. 67(7): 413-424.




Undar, A., L. Pauliks, J.B. Clark, J.D. Zahn, G. Rosenberg, A. Kunselman, Q. Sun, K. Pekkan, K. Saliba, E. Carney, N. Thomas, W. Freeman, K. Vrana, A. El-Banayosy, S.H. Ural, R. Wilson, T.M. Umstead, J. Floras, D.S. Phelps, W. Weiss, A. Snyder, S. Yang, S. Kimatian, S.E. Cyran, V.M. Chinchilli, Y. Guan, A. Rider, N.M. Haines, A. Rogerson, T. Alkan-Bozkaya, A. Akcevin, K. Sun, S. Wang, L. Cun, J.L. Myers, 2009. Penn State Hershey—Center for Pediatric Cardiovascular Research.Artificial Organs. 33(11):883-887.


Miller A. K.C. Lu, S. Wang, T.M. Umstead, W.M. Freeman, Q. Vrana, S. Yang, J.L. Myers, D.S. Phelps, J.D. Zahn, and A. Undar, 2009. Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuits: A Review of the Studies Conducted at the Penn State Pediatric Cardiac Research LaboratoriesThe Journal of the American Society of Extracorporeal Technology. 41(1):50-58.


Harman-Boehm, I., A. Gal, A.M. Raykhman, J.D. Zahn, E. Naidis, Y. Mayzel, 2009. Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring—A Novel ApproachThe Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 3(2):253-260.




Hsieh, Y.C. and J.D. Zahn, 2007. On-chip Microdialysis System with Flow Through Glucose Sensing CapabilitiesThe Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 1(3):375-383.


Yang. S., A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2007. Continuous Cytometric Bead Processing Within a Microfluidic Device for Bead Based Sensing PlatformsLab on a Chip. 7:588-595.


Hsieh, Y.C. and J.D. Zahn, 2007. On-chip Microdialysis System with Flow Through Sensing ComponentsBiosensors and Bioelectronics. 22:2422-2428.




Yang, S., B. Ji, A. Undar, J.D. Zahn, 2006. Microfluidic Devices for Continuous Blood Plasma Separation and Analysis During Pediatric Cardiopulmony Bypass ProceduresASAIO Journal. 52(6):698-704.


J.D. Zahn and V. Reddy, 2006. Two phase micromixing and analysis using electrohydrodynamic instabilities. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. 2(5):399-415.


Yang, S., A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2006. A Microfluidic Device for Continuous, Real Time Blood Plasma SeparationLab on a Chip. 6(7):871-880.


Leyton-Mange, J., S. Yang, M.H. Hoskins, R.F. Kunz, J.D. Zahn, C. Dong, 2006. Design of a Side View Particle Imaging Velocimetry Flow System for Cell-Substrate Adhesion StudiesJournal of BioMechanical Engineering. 128(2):271-278.




Yang, S., A. Undar, and J.D. Zahn, 2005. Blood Plasma Separation in Microfluidic Channels Using Flow Rate Control.ASAIO Journal. 51:585-590.


Hsieh, Y.C., and J.D. Zahn, 2005. Glucose Recovery in a Microfluidic Microdialysis BiochipSensors and Actuators B Chemical. 107:649-656.


Reddy, V., and J.D. Zahn, 2005. Interfacial Stabilization of Organic-Aqueous Two Phase Microflows for a Miniaturized DNA Extraction ModuleJournal of Colloid and Interfacial Science. 286:158-165.


Zahn, J.D., Y.C. Hsieh, M. Yang, 2005. Components of an Integrated Microfluidic Device for Continuous Glucose Monitoring with Responsive Insulin DeliveryDiabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 7(3):536-545.


Zahn, J.D., D. Treboutich, and D. Liepmann, 2005. Microdialysis Microneedles for Continous Medical Monitoring.Biomedical Microdevices. 7(1)59-69.




Muthukrishnan, G., C.A. Roberts, Y.C. Chen, J.D. Zahn, and W.O. Hancock, 2004. Patterning Surface-Bound Microtubules Through Reversible DNA HybridizationNanoletters. 4(11):2127-2132.


Yang, M., and J.D. Zahn, 2004. Microneedle Insertion Force Reduction Using Vibratory ActuationBiomedical Microdevices.6(3):177-182.


Zahn, J.D., A. Deshmukh, A.P. Pisano, D. Liepmann, 2004. Continuous On Chip Micropumping for Microneedle Enhanced Drug DeliveryBiomedical Microdevices. 6(3):183-190.


2003 and earlier


Treboutich, D., J.D. Zahn, B. Prabhakarpandian and D. Liepmann, 2003. Modeling of Microfabricated Microneedles for Minimally Invasive Drug Delivery, Sampling and AnalysisBiomedical Microdevices. 5(3):245-251.


Zahn, J.D., N.H. Talbot, D. Liepmann, and A.P. Pisano, 2000. Microfabricated Polysilicon Microneedles for Minimally Invasive Biomedical DevicesBiomedical Microdevices. 2(4):295-303.


Akgun, E., J.D. Zahn, S. Baumes, G. Brown, F. Liang, P.J Romanienko, S. Lewis and M. Jasin, 1997. Palindrome Resolution and Recombination in the mammalian germlineMolecular and Cellular Biology. 17(9):5559-5570.






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