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Technology background

CytoNest, Inc., is a startup company located at the University of Georgia. The co-founders initially developed our proprietary fiber fabrication technology at the Nanostructured Materials Lab. The technology was licensed and further developed and commercialized by the co-founders at CytoNest, Inc with the support from the University of Georgia.

CytoNest 3D fiber scaffolds in literature


Gravity Drawing of Micro‐and Nanofibers for Additive Manufacturing of Well‐Organized 3D‐Nanostructured Scaffolds

NS Yadavalli, D Asheghali, A Tokarev, W Zhang, J Xie, S Minko

Small 16 (11), 1907422

Enhanced neuronal differentiation of neural stem cells with mechanically enhanced touch-spun nanofibrous scaffolds

D Asheghali, SJ Lee, A Furchner, A Gruzd, S Larson, A Tokarev, S Stake, ...

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine 24, 102152

Touch-spun nanofibers for nerve regeneration

SJ Lee, D Asheghali, B Blevins, R Timsina, T Esworthy, X Zhou, H Cui, ...

ACS applied materials & interfaces 12 (2), 2067-2075

Touch-and brush-spinning of nanofibers

A Tokarev, D Asheghali, I Griffiths, O Trotsenko, A Gruzd, X Lin, H Stone, ...

Advanced Materials 27 (41)

Reactive Magnetospinning of Nano‐and Microfibers

A Tokarev, O Trotsenko, D Asheghali, IM Griffiths, HA Stone, S Minko

Angewandte Chemie 127 (46), 13817-13820

Touch-spinning and magnetospinning of nano-and microfibers

A Tokarev, D Asheghali, IM Griffiths, O Trotsenko, A Gruzd, X Lin, ...

Fiber Society 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference-Fibers: Where …​

Magnetospinning of nano‐and microfibers

A Tokarev, O Trotsenko, IM Griffiths, HA Stone, S Minko

Advanced Materials 27 (23), 3560-3565


Nanofiber spinning apparatus and method.

U.S. Utility Patent No. 11001943. (May 11, 2021)

Methods and devices for multi-layer nanofibers.

U.S. Utility Patent No. 11,136,695 (Oct 5, 2021).

Methods and devices for making nanofibers and nanofiber scaffolds. U. S. U. U. S. Utility Patent Appl No. US20210246575A1, February 3, 2022.

[CIP] U. S. Utility Patent Appl No. 18/105,350, February 3, 2023.

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