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Noël Ziebarth

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Noël Ziebarth

Associate Professor | College of Engineering | Biomedical Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-4520

Website: Lab web site
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Research Interests

Ocular biomechanics, Cellular biomechanics, Imaging, Atomic Force Microscopy

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering. (2008)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering. (2004)
    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering. (2002)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Graduate Program Director. Department of Biomedical Engineering (2017 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Associate Professor. Biomedical Engineering (2016 - Present)
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Ultramicroscopy Center , Advisory Committee Chairman. Department of Physiology and Biophysics (2011 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Director, Biomedical Atomic Force Microscopy Laboratory. Biomedical Engineering (2009 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. Biomedical Engineering (2009 - 2016)
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Student Chief. Ophthalmology (2004 - 2008)
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Graduate Research Assistant. Ophthalmology (2002 - 2008)
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Undergraduate Research Assistant. Ophthalmology (1999 - 2002)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Laurito, T., Sueiras, V., Fernandez, N., Escobar, L., Andreoupoulos, F., Salman, L., Vazquez-Padron, R., Ziebarth, N. M. (2016).Assessment of Micro-Mechanical Variations in Experimental Arteriovenous Fistulae Using Atomic Force Microscopy. Journal of Vascular Access, 17, 279-283.
    • Likht, N. Y., Yesilirmak, N., Delgado, D., Karatapanis, A. E., Yesilirmak, Y., Fraker, C., Yoo, S. H., Ziebarth, N. M. (2016).Corneal elasticity after oxygen enriched high intensity corneal cross linking assessed using atomic force microscopy. Experimental Eye Research, 153, 51-55.
    • Dias, J., Diakonis, V., Lorenzo, M., Gonzalez, F., Porras, K., Douglas, S., Avila, M., Yoo, S., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Corneal Stromal Elasticity and Viscoelasticity Assessed by Atomic Force Microscopy after Different Cross Linking Protocols. Experimental Eye Research.
    • Talu, S., Stach, S., Sueiras, V., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Fractal analysis of AFM images of the surface of Bowman's membrane of the human cornea. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 43, 906-916.
    • Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Impact of Hydration Media on Ex Vivo Corneal Elasticity Measurements. Eye and Contact Lens.
    • Sueiras, V., Moy, V., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Lens Basement Membrane Structure Assessed by Atomic Force Microscopy. Molecular Vision, 21, 316-323.
    • Labate, C., Lombardo, M., DeSanto, M., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Lombardo, G. (2015).Multiscale investigation of the depth depth-dependent mechanical anisotropy of the human corneal stroma. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 56, 4053-4060.
    • Pacheco, L., Gomez, L., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Howard, G., Schiller, P. (2014).Progerin Expression Disrupts Critical Adult Stem Cell Functions Involved in Tissue Repair. Aging, 6, 1049-1063.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Lorenzo, M., Chow, J., Spooner, G., Dishler, J., Hjortdal, J., Yoo, S. (2014).Surface quality of human corneal lenticules after small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) surgery assessed using environmental scanning electron microscopy. Journal of Refractive Surgery.
    • Dias, J., Diakonis, V., Kankariya, V., Yoo, S., Ziebarth, N. M. (2013).Anterior and posterior corneal stroma elasticity after corneal collagen cross linking treatment. Experimental Eye Research, 116, 58-62.
    • Chhadva, P., Cabot, F., Ziebarth, N. M., Yoo, S. (2013).Persistent Corneal Opacity after Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Suggesting Inert Material Deposits into the Interface. Cornea, 32, 1512-1513.
    • Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M. (2013).Anterior and posterior corneal stroma elasticity assessed using nanoindentation. Experimental Eye Research, 115, 41-46.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Dias, J., Hurmeric, V., Shousha, M., Yau, C., VT, M., Culbertson, W., Yoo, S. (2013).Quality of corneal lamellar cuts quantified using Atomic Force Microscopy. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 39, 110-117.
    • Ruiz, J., Pelaez, D., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Cheung, H. (2012).Effect of nicotine exposure on Young's modulus of mesenchymal stem cell. Cell Health and Cytoskeleton, 4, 29‰ÛÒ35.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Arrieta, E., Feuer, W. J., Moy, V. T., Manns, F., Parel, J. (2011).Primate lens capsule elasticity assessed using Atomic Force Microscopy. Experimental Eye Research.
    • Borja, D., Manns, F., Ho, A., Ziebarth, N. M., Acosta, A., Arrieta-Quintero, E., Augusteyn, R., Parel, J. (2010).Refractive power and biometric properties of the non-human primate isolated crystalline lens. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51, 2118-2125.
    • Nankivil, D., Manns, F., Arrieta-Quintero, E., Ziebarth, N. M., Borja, D., Amelinckx, A., Bernal, A., Ho, A., Parel, J. (2009).Effect of anterior zonule transection on the change in lens diameter and power in cynomolgus monkeys during simulated accommodation. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 50, 4017-4021.
    • Borja, D., Manns, F., Ho, A., Ziebarth, N. M., Rosen, A., Jain, R., Amelinckx, A., Arrieta, E., Augusteyn, R., Parel, J. (2008).Contribution of the refractive index gradient to the optical power of the isolated human crystalline lens. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 49, 2541-2548.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Borja, D., Arrieta, E., Aly, M., Manns, F., Dortonne, I., Jain, R., Parel, J. (2008).Role of the lens capsule on the mechanical accommodative response in a lens stretcher. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 49, 4490-4496.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Wojcikiewicz, E., Manns, F., Moy, V., Parel, J. (2007).Atomic Force Microscopy measurements of lens elasticity in monkey eyes. Molecular Vision, 13, 504-510.
    • Manns, F., Parel, J., Denham, D., Billotte, C., Ziebarth, N. M., Borja, D., Fernandez, V., Aly, M., Arrieta, E., Ho, A., Holden, B. (2007).Optomechanical response of human and monkey lenses in a lens stretcher. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 48, 3260-3268.
    • Parel, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Denham, D., Fernandez, V., Manns, F., Lamar, P., Rosen, A., Ho, A., Erickson, P. (2006).Assessment of the strength of mini-capsulorhexes. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 32, 1366-1373.
    • Augusteyn, R., Rosen, A., Borja, D., Ziebarth, N. M., Parel, J. (2006).Biometry of Primate Lenses during Immersion in Preservation Media. Molecular Vision, 12, 740-747.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Manns, F., Parel, J. (2005).Fiber-Optic Focus Detection System for Non-Contact, High-Resolution Thickness Measurement of Transparent Tissues. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 38, 2708-2715.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Manns, F., Uhlhorn, S., Venkatraman, A., Parel, J. (2005).Non-contact optical measurement of lens capsule thickness in human, monkey, and rabbit postmortem eyes. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 46, 1690-1697.
  • Book Chapters

    • Dishler, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Spooner, G., Hjortdal, J., Yoo, S., (2015). Evaluating Corneal Cut Surface Quality in SMILE Patients. Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE): Principles, Techniques, Complication Management, and Future Concepts (pp. ). Springer International Publishing.
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Rico, F., Moy, V., (2010). Structural and Mechanical Mechanisms of Ocular Tissues Probed by AFM. Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (pp. 363-393). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.