Dr. Saadiq F. El-Amin III, MD, PhD
Director of Shoulder and Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Adjunct Asst. Professor Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology Adjunct Asst. Professor Electric and Computer Engineering/Biomedical Engineering Program
Dr. El-Amin is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and sports medicine. He earned both his medical school degree and a Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. He received his orthopaedic surgery training at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Most recently he completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he was the Assistant Team Doctor for the New York Knicks and St. Johns University under the guidance of Drs. Answorth Allen and Lisa Callahan. Currently he is proud to be Team Physician for UIS Athletics.
Dr. El-Amin is a member of several medical societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Research Society, and National Medical Association. Dr. El-Amin founded the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Advanced Biomaterials here at SIU. His research interests include the area of tissue engineering where he designs ligaments for ACL, elbow and shoulder reconstruction. He has multiple publications and patents in these areas. Dr. El-Amin has 40+ publications in medical journals, a book chapter, has given approximately 50 presentations, and has been the recipient of multiple research grants.
To make an appointment with Dr. El-Amin, please call SIU Health Care at 217-545-8000.
POSITION: Director of Shoulder and Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor of orthopaedics, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Adjuct Asst. Professor in Dept. Electrical and Computer Eng/Biomedical Engineering Program,
Adjuct Asst. Professor Dept. of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL 62794-9626
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital,
Weil Cornell Medical College, NY, NY
Shoulder and Sports Medicine Fellowship
August 1, 2009- August 1, 2010
Assistant Team Physician New York Knicks-Assisted Drs. Callahan and Allen
Assistant Team Physician St. Johns University-Assisted Dr. Allen
University of Virginia Health Science Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Academic Orthopaedic Training Program (6 year program)
June 2003 - June, 2009
Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA)
Program for Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD)
Doctor of Medicine Awarded May 2003
Ph.D., Molecular and Cell Biology awarded May 2001-Research in Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials.
Masters of Medical Science (M.M.S.), Research in Tissue Engineering,
awarded May 1997
Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)
Chemical and Tissue Engineering- Postdoctoral fellowship 2002-2003
Boston University (Boston, MA)
July 1992-June 1993
Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)
Degree awarded: B.S., May 1992
Penfield Senior High School (Penfield, NY)
High School Diploma
2004- 2009 Orthopaedic Research Fellow-University of Virginia, Dept. of orthopaedics
(Advisor Dr. Cato Laurencin). Projects involves human derived mesenchymal
stem cells for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration.
2001-2003 Research Postdoctoral Associate-Drexel University, Dept. of Chemical
Engineering (Advisor Dr. Cato Laurencin). Work centers on the investigation of
molecular events involved in cellular adhesion to biomaterials for skeletal
1996-2001 Graduate Student - MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Work centered on
the development of novel polymeric materials for drug delivery and bone regeneration systems.
1993-1995 Research Associate - Repligen Corporation. Cancer Research.
Work centered on investigation and evaluation of angiogenesis,
in vivo and in vitro tumor models. Work included small animal
surgery, protein and chemotaxis analysis, pharmokinetics and ELISA
1991-1993 Researcher Assistant - Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Biochemical Engineering. Studied osteoblast cell growth on biodegradable polymer
composites. Worked on the development of three dimensional
polymeric matrices for the use in skeletal tissue and bone regeneration.
Work centered on in vivo implantation and the delivery of bone cells.
1990-1991 Undergraduate Researcher- Sonntag Cancer Institute at Boston College. Protein Chemistry. Studied the effects of Actinomycin D and Cyclohexamide on synchronized cultures of Tetrahymena Pyriformis during the G1phase. Used Electrophoresis, Light Microscopy and Cell Synchrony methods.
1989-1990 Physics Lab Assistant- Boston College Physics Department. Assisted in various thermal experiments.
New York State Medical License #254135 July 2009-Present
Illinois State Medical License #036126083 July 2010-Present
Certified by M.I.T. as a registered Scanning Electron Microscopy Technician (September 1992)
Certified to use the Gamma Cell 220 (M.I.T. Radiation Office) and radioactive isotopes
Certified in CPR/ACLS
Certified by M.I.T. to perform in vivo experiments by the Department of Comparative Animal Medicine (Rats, Mice, Rabbits and Dogs)
AWARDS, HONORS & GRANTS:
National Institute of Health Diversity Research Supplement- awarded under Dr. Scott Rodeo- 3/2010- 5/2011
National Medical Association Resident Research Competition, 1st place 2009, Las Vegas, NV
Outstanding Chief Resident of the Year at UVA 2009
Faculty/Moderator- OREF Virginia Resident Research Competition and Symposium 2009
Selected/Scholarship to attend Depuy/Arthrex Sports Arthroscopy Course
Depuy Research Resident Scholarship 2007 to attend NMA National
National Medical Association Resident Research Competition, 3rd place 2007, Honolulu, HI
The ABJS Nicolas Andry Award: Tissue engineering of bone and ligament: a 15-year perspective, 2006
Charles Flowers High School Graduation Keynote Speaker, 2006.
National Medical Association Resident Research Competition, 1st place
2005, New York, NY.
Society of Biomaterials 2005 Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern,
Resident or Clinical Fellow Award.
National Medical Association Resident Research Competition, 2nd place 2004,
San Diego, CA.
AAOS Clinical Scientist Development Program, July 2005
AOA-OREF Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum Participant, July 2005
Academic Orthopaeidic Training Program - UVA Dept. of Orthopaeidics.
National Medical Fellowship Award-Bristol Myers Squibb Academic
Medicine Fellow (2002).
Finalist New Investigator Research Award (NIRA) Orthopaedic Research
National Institute of Health Predoctoral Fellowship Grant (1999-2003)
National Institutes of Health Research Service Award (1999)
Medical Scholars Program MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine (1998)
M.D., Ph.D. Scholarship MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
Minority Medical Scholarship MCP¨ Hahnemann School of Medicine
Publication Featured on the February Cover of J. Biom. Mater. Res. (1996)
The Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research
Trainee Program Award (Summer 1992)
National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellow Award
(M.I.T., May 1991-1992)
Sonntag Cancer Institute at Boston College Research Trainee Award
Bausch & Lomb Co-op/Intern Program Research Award (May 1989-1992)
Boston College Academic Scholarship (September 1989-1992)
Boston College Track Scholarship (September 1988-1991)
Boston College Dean's List (1991-92)
Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Finalist (1992)
Boston College Outreach through Education, Summer Valedictorian (4.0 GPA)
Eagle Scout, (February 1985), Troop 149, Rochester, NY
Student National Medical Assoc. Minority Mentoring Program
Minority Science Tutor Jr. Asst. Scout Master, Troop 149
Boston College Black Student Forum Boston College Track Team
Mendel Club (1988-92) Volunteer- Mass. General Hospital
1. Laurencin, C.T., Norman, M.E., Elgendy, H., El-Amin, S.F., Pucher, S., Allcock, H., Studies on the Use of Polyphosphazenes for Skeletal Tissue Regeneration, J. Biomed.
Mater. Res.,27, (1993).
2. Norman, M.E., Elgendy, H., El-Amin, S.F., Shors, E., Laurencin, C.T., An In-Vitro
Evaluation of Coralline Porous Hydroxyapatite as a Scaffold for Osteoblast Growth,
Clinical Materials.,17 85-91(1995).
3. Laurencin, C.T., El-Amin, S.F., Ibim, S.E.M., and Willoughby, D., A Highly Porous
Three-Dimensional Polyphosphazene Polymer Matrix for Skeletal Tissue Regeneration,
J. Biomed. Mater. Res.,30, (1996). Chosen As Cover Article
4. S.E.M Ibim, S.F. El-Amin, M.E.P. Goad, A. Ambrosio, H. Allcock and C.T. Laurencin.
Colchicine Delivery Systems to Joints Based on Degradable Poly(phosphazene):
In Vitro Studies. Pharm. Dev. & Tech., 3, 55-62, (1998).
5. S.E.M. Ibim, S.F. El-Amin, A. Chen, M.E.P. Goad, and C.T. Laurencin. Osteoinduction of
Bone Based on Subcutaneous Implantation of Calcium Phosphate Ceramics.
J. Bone and Mineral Metabolism. (in preparation).
6. S.E.M. Ibim, K.E. Uhrich, S.F. El-Amin, R. Bronson, R.S. Langer and C.T. Laurencin.
Poly(anhydride-co-imides): In Vivo Biocompatibility In a Rat Model. Biomaterials 19, 941-951 1998.
7. S.E.M. Ibim, V. R. Sharti, K.E. Uhrich, S.F. El-Amin, R. Langer, R. Bronson and C.T. Laurencin. Preliminary In Vivo Reports on Osteocompatibilty and the Healing of Tibial Defects Based on Poly(anhydride-co-imides). J. Applied Biomaterials, 43, 374-379, 1998.
8. S.E.M. Ibim, K.E. Uhrich, M.E.P. Goad, S.F. El-Amin, R. Langer, R. Bronson and C.T. Laurencin. In Vitro Degradation and Controlled Release Characteristics of Novel Bioerodible Poly(anhydride-co-imides) (In preparation for J. Controlled Release).
9. Ibim, S.E.M., Ambrosia, M.A., Kwon, M.S., El-Amin, S.F., Allcock, H.R., Laurencin, C.T.: Novel polyphosphazene/poly(lactide-co-lactide) blends: Miscibility and degradation studies. Biomaterials, 18, 1565-1569, (1997).
10. Chang R., El-Amin S.F., Hickok N.J., Sinha R.J., and Tuan R.S: Functional Involvement of a2b1 integrin in Enhancement of Osteoblast attachment to collagen-coated orthopaedic implant alloys. Jeff. Ortho. Jour. 27, 90-95, (1997).
11. Laurencin, C.T., Pierre-Jacques, El-Amin S.F., Yue J., Rosenberg A.E. and Bain M.A. Wrist, Tendon Sheath and Distal Interphalangeal Joint Ganglions Isolated From Surgical Patients: An Ultrastructural Comparative Analysis. Inter. Journal of Surgical Investigation 3:3;185-191, (2001).
12. CT Laurencin, D Katti, F Ko, WI Li, YM Khan, SF El-Amin , J Cooper. Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering. NanoComputing-Technology Trends pg155-162, 2001.
13. El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A., Shah A.K., Chang R., Hickock N.J. ,Tuan R.S. and Laurencin, C.T. Human osteoblast integrin expression on degradable polymeric materials for tissue engineered bone Jour. Orth. Res. 20(1):20-28, (2002).
14. Lu, H.H., El-Amin, S.F., and Laurencin, C.T. Three-Dimensional, Bioactive, Biodegradable, Porous Polymer-Bioactive Glass Composite Scaffolds Promote Collagen Synthesis and Mineralization of Human Osteoblast-like Cells In vitro. Journal of Biomaterials Research 2003; 64A (3): 465-74..
15. Borden M., El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A., Laurencin, C.T. Structural and Human Cellular Assessment of a Novel Microsphere-based Tissue Engineered Scaffold for Bone Repair. Biomaterials 2003; 24 (4): 597-609.
16. Botchway E.D., El-Amin S.F., and Pollack, S.R., Levine, E.M. and Laurencin, C.T. Human Osteoblast-Like Cells in Three-Dimensional Culture With Fluid Flow. Biorheology 2003 (40); 229-306.
17. El-Amin S.F., Lu H.H., Burems J., Mitchell R., Khan Y., Tuan R.S. and Laurencin, C.T. Extracellular Matrix Expression on Tissue engineered Matrixes Applicable for Tissue Engineering. Biomaterials 2003; 24 (7): 1213-21.
18. Lu H.H., Kofron M.D, El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A, and Laurencin C.T. In Vitro Bone Formation Using Muscle-Derived Cells: A New Paradigm For Bone Tissue Engineering Using Polymer-Bone Morphogenetic Protein Matrices. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 2003;305 (4): 882-9.
19. El-Amin SF, Lu HH, Kofron MD, Tuan RS, and Laurencin CT
Molecular Regulation of Human Osteoblasts on Tissue Engineered Matrices for Bone Repair. Clinical Orthop. Relat. Res. 2004 Oct;(427):220-5.
20. Borden M., Attawia A., Yusuf K., El-Amin SF, and Laurencin CT. In Vivo Bone Formation in Ulnar-Rabbit Defect Model Using Tissue Engineered Matrices. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British 2004; 86-B:1200-1208.
21. El-Amin SF, Botchwey EB, Kofron MD, Mesfin A., Tuli R, Sethuraman S, Tuan RS, and Laurencin CT. Human Osteoblasts Cells: Isolation, Characterization and Growth on Tissue Engineering Matrices. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2006 Mar 1;76(3):439-49.
22. Sethuraman S, Nair LS, El-Amin S, Farrar R, Nguyen MT, Singh A, Allcock HR, Greish YE, Brown PW, Laurencin CT. In vivo biodegradability and biocompatibility evaluation of novel alanine ester based polyphosphazenes in a rat model. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2006 Jun 15;77(4):679-87.
23. El-Amin, S.F., Kwon, M.S. Starnes, T. , Allcock, H.R., Laurencin, C.T.: The biocompatibility of biodegradable glycine containing polyphosphazenes: A comparative study in bone. Journal of Inorganic & Organometallic Polymers & Materials, 16, 387-396, 2006.
24. Laurencin C, Khan Y, El-Amin SF. Bone graft substitutes. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2006 Jan;3(1):49-57.
25. Laurencin CT, Khan Y, Kofron M, El-Amin S, Botchwey E, Yu X, Cooper JA Jr. The ABJS Nicolas Andry Award: Tissue engineering of bone and ligament: a 15-year perspective. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jun;447:221-36.
26. Khan Y, El-Amin S. Laurencin CT. In vitro and in vivo evaluation of a novel polymer-ceramic composite scaffold for bone tissue engineering. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006;1:529-30.
27. Sethuraman S, Nair LS, El-Amin S, Nguyen MT, Greish YE, Bender JD, Brown PW, Allcock HR, Laurencin CT. Novel low temperature setting nanocrystalline calcium phosphate cements for bone repair: Osteoblast cellular response and gene expression studies. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2007 Sep 15;82(4):884-91.
28. C. T. Laurencin, S.F. El-Amin. Xenogratfs Potential challenges in orthopaedics.
Jour. Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2008 Jan;16(1):4-8.
29. Sethuraman, S., Nair L., El-Amin S., Nguyen M., Singh A., Krogman N., Greish Y., Allcock, H., Brown P., Laurencin C.. The Mechanical Properties and Osteocompatibility of Novel Biodegradable Alanine Based Polyphosphazenes: Side Group Effects. Acta Biomater. 2010 Jun;6(6):1931-7.
30. Sethuraman, S., Nair L., El-Amin S., Nguyen M., Singh A., Krogman N., Greish Y., Allcock, H., Brown P., Laurencin C.. Novel Biodegradable Nanocomposite Injectables for Orthopaedic Applications. J Biomater Sci Polym Ed. 2010 Jun 21.
31. El-Amin S. and Dines D.. Anterior Shoulder Instability in the Throwing Athlete. Lippincott Press ( In Press).
32. El-Amin S. and Craig E. Accessory Medial Triceps Muscle Causes Snapping/Subluxation of Ulnar Nerve: Case Report and Surgical Treatment Technique. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow. (In preparation).
33. El-Amin S. Perez N. and Warren R.. Pediatric PCL femoral Avulsion Injury. Journal of Arthroscopy. (In preparation).
34. El-Amin S., Sobel A, Cordasco F. Complete Avulsion of the Biceps Tendon Anchor and Labral Complex. Case Study on Diagnosis and Arthroscopic Repair. Journal of Arthroscopy (In preparation).
35. El-Amin S., Kelly N., Holloway J., Lowman A., Palmese G., Wright T., Maher S., Warren R. Design and Characterization of a Synthetic Meniscal Replacement. American Journal of Sports Medicine ( In preparation).
36. El-Amin S., Allen A., Kelly N., Holloway J., Lowman A. Maher S., Warren R. The design and characterization of a tissue engineered ACL using hydrogels. Biomaterials (In preparation).
37. El-Amin S., Allen A., Laurencin CT. Human mesenchymal osteoblast evaluation on bioabsorbable matrices in sports medicine. J of Orthopaedic Research. (In preparation).
Abstract and Presentation
1. Laurencin, C., Willoughby, D., and El-Amin, S., Bone Morphogenetic Protein:
Its Past, Present, and Future. Presented at the National Medical Association Scientific
Assembly (San Francisco, August, 1992).
2. S.E.M. Ibim, K.E. Uhrich, S.F. El-Amin, R. Bronson, R.S. Langer and C.T. Laurencin
In Vivo Assessment of Biocompatibility of Novel Poly(anhydride-co-imides) for Use in Orthopaedic Applications. Submitted to the 43 Annual Meeting, Orthopaedic Research Society, (San Francisco, February, 1997)
3. El-Amin, S., and Laurencin, C., Delivery System of BMP in vivo and in vitro in Polyphosphazene and Polyanhydride Polymers. Presented at the Harvard and
Massachusetts General Hospital Summer Research Seminar. (Boston, July 1992)
4. Laurencin, C.T., Norman, M.E., Elgendy, H.M., El-Amin, S.F., Pucher, S., Ambrosio, A., and Allcock, H.R.: Polyphosphazenes- A novel bioerodible polymer for bone regeneration. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc. 18, 480, (1993)
5. Laurencin, C.T., Norman, M.E., Elgendy, H.M., El-Amin, S.F., Allcock, H.R., Pucher, S.R., and Ambrosio, A.A.: The Poly(phosphazenes): A novel polymer for skeletal regeneration. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc. 19, 783 (1994)
6. Ibim, S.E.M., El-Amin, S.F., Allcock, H, and Ambrosio., A.: Colchicine delivery systems to joints based on biodegradable poly(pohosphazenes) Proceed. Inter. Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater., 21 266 (1994)
7. Laurencin, C.T., El-Amin, S.F., Willoughby, D.W., Allcock, H.R., and Ambrosio, A.: A new porous 3-dimensional poly (phosphazene)-bone composite matrix for skeletal reconstruction. Proc. Soc. for Biomat. 9, 226 (1994).
8. Laurencin, C.T., Uhrich, K., Ibim, S. Langer, R., El-Amin, S., and Bronson, R.: Poly (anhydride-co-imides): In vivo biocompatibility study.
Proc. Soc. for Biomat. 10, 483, (1997).
9. Laurencin, C.T., Ibim, S.E.M., Allcock, H.R., Ambrosia, A.., El-Amin, S., and Kwon, M.S.: Biodegradable polyphosphazene/poly(lactide-co-glycolide) blends. Proc. Int’l Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater. 24, 971, (1997).
10. Laurencin, C.T., Uhrich, K., Ibim, S. Langer, R., Bronson, R. and El-Amin, S.: The biocompatibility of Poly(anhydride-co-imides): High strength polymers for controlled drug delivery. Proc. Int’l Symp. Control. Rel. Bioact. Mater. 24, 973, (1997).
11. Chang R., El-Amin S.F., Hickok N.J. and Tuan R.S.: Osteoblast attachment is enhanced on collagen-coated orthopaedic implant metals via alpha-2 and beta-1 integrins. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc. 23, 514, (1997).
12. Chang R., El-Amin S.F., Hickok N.J. and Tuan R.S.: a2b1 integrin mediates
enhancement of osteoblast attachment and spreading on collagen-coated titanium
implant metals. Cell Biology, (In press).
13. El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A., Shah A.K., Chang R., Hickock N.J. ,Tuan R.S. and Laurencin, C.T. Human osteoblast integrin expression on degradable polymeric materials for tissue engineered bone Trans. Orth. Res. Soc. 25, (2000).
14. Lu, H.H., El-Amin, S.F. and Laurencin, C.T. 3-D porous polymer-bioactive glass composite promotes collagen synthesis and mineralization of human osteoblast-like cells. Proc. Soc. Biomat. 26, 208, (2000).
15. El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A., Hickock N.J. Tuan R.S., and Laurencin C.T., Human osteoblast extracellular matrix protein expression on polymers for application in skeletal and bone tissue engineering. International Extracellular Matrix Meeting, Philadelphia May 2000.
16. Botchway, E.D., El-Amin S.F., and Pollack, S.R., Levine, E.M. and Laurencin, C.T. Integrin expression by osteoblast-like cells under 3-dimensional hydrodynamic flow in a bioreactor. Bioengineering Conference ASME 2001 .
17. El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A., Hickock N.J. Tuan R.S., and Laurencin C.T., Extracellular matrix protein expression of human osteoblast cultured on tissue engineered matrices applicable for bone repair. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc., (2001).
18. Kofron M.D, Lu H.H., El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A, and Laurencin C.T. Bone Tissue Engineered Using Polymer-Muscle Matrix. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc., (2001).
19. El-Amin S.F., Attawia M.A, Kofron M.D., Tuan RS and Laurencin C.T. Alpha-4 and Alpha-5 Integrins Modulate Initial Human Osteoblast Adhesion to Tissue Engineered Matrices. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc., (2003).
20. El-Amin S.F., Tuan RS, Kofron M.D., and Laurencin C.T. Osteogenic Adherence Zone of Primary Human Osteoblast On Biodegradable Poly(ester) Matrices . Trans. Orth. Res. Soc., (2003).
21. Laurencin CT, El-Amin S. and Jiranek W. Xenotransplantation: Challenges and Choices in orthopaedics AAOS Meeting 2004 San Francisco, CA.
22. El-Amin S.F., Kofron M.D., Botchwey E. Stewart GW, Tuan RS and Laurencin C.T. Long-term Evaluation of Primary Human Osteoblast on Biodegradable Polymeric Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications. Trans. Orth. Res. Soc., (2004).
23. El-Amin S.F., Kofron M.D., Botchwey E. Stewart GW, Tuan RS and Laurencin C.T. Long-term Mineralization of Primary Human Osteoblast on Biodegradable Polymeric Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications. Biomaterials World Symposium, (2004).
24. El-Amin S.F. and Laurencin CT. Human derived stem cell technology for orthopaedic applications. National Medical Association, (2004).
25. Laurencin CT, El-Amin S. and Jiranek W. Xenotransplantation: Challenges and Choices in orthopaedics AAOS Meeting 2005 Washington, DC.
26. El-Amin S and Laurencin CT. Biodegradable low setting cements for trauma and Spine fixation. National Medical Association Meeting 2007 Honolulu, HI.
27. El-Amin S. and Laurencin CT. Optimizated Biodegradable Matrices for Tissue Engineering. National Medical Association Meeting 2009 Las Vegas, NV.
28. El-Amin S. Pitfalls of ACL Reconstruction. Grand Rounds Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 2009
29. El-Amin S. Tissue Engineering Applications in orthopaedics. Grand Rounds Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 2009.
•El-Amin, S. and Laurencin C., 3-Dimensional Polyphosphazene Matrices
(M.I.T. Licensing Office Case No. 6359)
•Laurencin C., Lu H., Kofron M, El-Amin S. Muscle-polymer constructs for tissue
engineering (Drexel Licensing Office)
• Laurencin C. El-Amin S., Semmuthan S. Injectable ceramics for spinal fusion (UVA licensing Office)
• Laurencin C., El-Amin S., cAMP based molecules for bone growth (UVA licensing Office)