Noel M Ziebarth

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Noel Ziebarth

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

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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)

Certification

  • IRB, . (2012 - Present)

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, 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

    • Likht, N. Y., Yesilirmak, N., Delgado, D., Karatapanis, A. E., Yesilirmak, Y., 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. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2016.10.008
    • 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.
    • Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Impact of Hydration Media on Ex Vivo Corneal Elasticity Measurements.. Eye & contact lens, 41, 281-6. http://doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000119
    • Labate, C., Lombardo, M., De Santo, M. P., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., Lombardo, G. (2015).Multiscale Investigation of the Depth-Dependent Mechanical Anisotropy of the Human Corneal Stroma.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 56, 4053-60. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.15-16875
    • Ţălu, Ş., 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, 906-16. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-014-1140-3
    • Sueiras, V. M., Ziebarth, N. M. (2015).Lens capsule structure assessed with atomic force microscopy.. Molecular vision, 21, 316-23.
    • Pacheco, L. M., Gomez, L. A., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., (2014).Progerin expression disrupts critical adult stem cell functions involved in tissue repair.. Aging, 6, 1049-63. http://doi.org/10.18632/aging.100709
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Lorenzo, M. A., Chow, J., Cabot, F., Spooner, G. J., Dishler, J., Hjortdal, J. Ø., (2014).Surface quality of human corneal lenticules after SMILE assessed using environmental scanning electron microscopy.. Journal of refractive surgery (Thorofare, N.J. : 1995), 30, 388-93. http://doi.org/10.3928/1081597X-20140513-01
    • Dias, J., Kankariya, V. P., Ziebarth, N. M. (2013).Anterior and posterior corneal stroma elasticity after corneal collagen crosslinking treatment.. Experimental eye research, 116, 58-62. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2013.07.028
    • Chhadva, P., Cabot, F., Ziebarth, N. M., Kymionis, G. D., (2013).Persistent corneal opacity after descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty suggesting inert material deposits into the interface.. Cornea, 32, 1512-3. http://doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0b013e3182a1bc49
    • 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., Hürmeriç, V., Shousha, M. A., Yau, C. B., (2013).Quality of corneal lamellar cuts quantified using atomic force microscopy.. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 39, 110-7. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2012.07.040
    • Ruiz, J. P., Dias, J., Ziebarth, N. M., (2012).The effect of nicotine on the mechanical properties of mesenchymal stem cells.. Cell health and cytoskeleton, 4, 29-35. http://doi.org/10.2147/CHC.S24381
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Arrieta, E., Feuer, W. J., Parel, J. M. (2011).Primate lens capsule elasticity assessed using Atomic Force Microscopy.. Experimental eye research, 92, 490-4. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.exer.2011.03.008
    • Borja, D., Ho, A., Ziebarth, N. M., Acosta, A. C., Arrieta-Quintera, E., Augusteyn, R. C., Parel, J. M. (2010).Refractive power and biometric properties of the nonhuman primate isolated crystalline lens.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 51, 2118-25. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.09-3905
    • Nankivil, D., Arrieta-Quintero, E., Ziebarth, N. M., Borja, D., Amelinckx, A., Bernal, A., Ho, A., Parel, J. M. (2009).Effect of anterior zonule transection on the change in lens diameter and power in cynomolgus monkeys during simulated accommodation.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 50, 4017-21. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.08-2638
    • 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., Dortonne, I., Nankivil, D., Jain, R., Parel, J. M. (2008).Role of the lens capsule on the mechanical accommodative response in a lens stretcher.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 49, 4490-6. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.07-1647
    • Borja, D., Ho, A., Ziebarth, N. M., Rosen, A. M., Jain, R., Amelinckx, A., Arrieta, E., Augusteyn, R. C., Parel, J. M. (2008).Optical power of the isolated human crystalline lens.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 49, 2541-8. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.07-1385
    • Parel, J. M., 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 & visual science, 48, 3260-8. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.06-1376
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Wojcikiewicz, E. P., Parel, J. M. (2007).Atomic force microscopy measurements of lens elasticity in monkey eyes.. Molecular vision, 13, 504-10.
    • Parel, J. M., Ziebarth, N. M., Denham, D., Fernandez, V., Lamar, P., Rosen, A., Ho, A., Erickson, P. (2006).Assessment of the strength of minicapsulorhexes.. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery, 32, 1366-73. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrs.2006.04.007
    • Augusteyn, R. C., Rosen, A. M., Borja, D., Ziebarth, N. M., Parel, J. M. (2006).Biometry of primate lenses during immersion in preservation media.. Molecular vision, 12, 740-7.
    • 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., Uhlhorn, S. R., Venkatraman, A. S., Parel, J. M. (2005).Noncontact optical measurement of lens capsule thickness in human, monkey, and rabbit postmortem eyes.. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 46, 1690-7. http://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.05-0039
  • Book Chapters

    • Ziebarth, N. M., Dias, J. (2018). Biomechanics of the Cornea. Cornea (pp. ). Ediciones Journal S.A..
    • Ziebarth, N. M., Sueiras, V. M., (2017). Biomechanics of the lens and its role in accommodation. Biomechanics of the Eye (pp. ). Kugler Publications.
    • 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.

 

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