Mark Byrne, Ph.D.

Mark Byrne, Ph.D.

Mark Byrne, Ph.D.
Founding Dean, Virtua Health School of Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences

Mark Byrne, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Contact Info
Engineering Hall 248


Research with Rowan

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 2003
M.S., Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1997
B.S., Chemical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1994

Research Expertise:
Biomaterials Engineering, Biomimetic & Biohybrid Materials Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Pharmaceutical Engineering, & Therapeutic Delivery

Recent Publications:
L. Osorno, R. Mosley, P. Poley, J. Bowers, G. Gorski, J. Gerhart, R. Getts, M. George-Weinstein, M. Byrne. Sustained Release of Antibody-Conjugated DNA Nanocarriers from a Novel Injectable Hydrogel for Targeted Cell Depletion to Treat Cataract Posterior Capsule Opacification. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2022.

L. Wuchte, S. DiPasquale, A. Masterson, A. Vance, J. Goff, B. Arkles, S. Sulaiman, M. Byrne. Characterization and Analysis of Extended-Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses Utilizing Novel Silicone Macromers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 110 (8), 1512-1523, 2022.

R.J. Mosley, J. Hart, K.L. Davis, J. Wower, and M.E. Byrne. Tailored Nucleic Acid Architectures at Gold Surfaces for Controlled Therapeutic Release, Langmuir, 38(5), 1698-1704, 2022.

S. Casey-Power, R. Ryan, G. Behl, P. McLoughlin, M.E. Byrne, L. Fitzhenry. Hyaluronic Acid: Its Versatile Use in Ocular Drug Delivery with a Specific Focus on Hyaluronic Acid-Based Polyelectrolyte Complexes, Pharmaceutics, 14(7), 1479, 2022.

A.M. Burhan, B. Klahan, W. Cummins, V. Andres-Guerrero, M.E. Byrne, N.J. O’Reilly, A. Chauhan, L. Fitzhenry, H. Hughes. Posterior Segment Ophthalmic Drug Delivery: Role of Muco-Adhesion with a Special Focus on Chitosan, Pharmaceutics, 13(10), 1685, 2021.

S.A. DiPasquale, L.D. Wuchte, R.J. Mosley, R.M. Demarest, M.L. Voyles, M.E.Byrne. One Week Sustained In Vivo Therapeutic Release and Safety of Novel Extended-Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses Advanced Healthcare Materials, 11(7), 2021.

S.A. DiPasquale, B.Uricoli, M.C. DiCerbo, T.L. Brown, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Multiple Therapeutics From Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses for Post-Cataract/Post-Refractive Surgery and Uveitis Treatment  Translational Vision Science & Technology (an ARVO Journal), 10(5), 2021.