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profileAlexander Golberg, Ph.D.

TitleResearch Fellow in Surgery (EXT)
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Grb 1401
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
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1997First place in regional Olympiad in astronomy and cosmic physics
2003 - 2003HAAS Award
2003 - 2007Dean Award
2007Cum Laude BSc
2011 - 2011CleanTech Business competition finals
2011 - 2011B-Plan Finalist
2002 Platoon Award for Excellence in servic
2008Electroporation based technologies and treatments, Travel Award
2012 - 2013ECOR Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the MGH Fund for Medical Discovery
2012Bio and Food Electrotechnologies. Travel award
2012Green Talents 25 World High Potentials in Sustainable Development Award
2013Gordon Research Seminar on Tissue Repair and Regeneration
2013ISES Abraham Kogan Session Lecture Award on Renewable Energy

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  1. Golberg A, Liberzon A, Vitkin E, Yakhini Z. Design and Analysis of Offshore Macroalgae Biorefineries. Methods Mol Biol. 2018 Mar 15. PMID: 29542056.
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  2. Habiby O, Nahor O, Israel A, Liberzon A, Golberg A. Exergy efficiency of light conversion into biomass in the macroalga Ulva sp. (Chlorophyta) cultivated under the pulsed light in a photobioreactor. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2018 Mar 14. PMID: 29537063.
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  3. Robin A, Sack M, Israel A, Frey W, Müller G, Golberg A. Deashing macroalgae biomass by pulsed electric field treatment. Bioresour Technol. 2018 May; 255:131-139. PMID: 29414158.
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  4. Kravez E, Villiger M, Bouma B, Yarmush M, Yakhini Z, Golberg A. Prediction of Scar Size in Rats Six Months after Burns Based on Early Post-injury Polarization-Sensitive Optical Frequency Domain Imaging. Front Physiol. 2017; 8:967. PMID: 29249978.
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  5. Chemodanov A, Robin A, Golberg A. Design of marine macroalgae photobioreactor integrated into building to support seagriculture for biorefinery and bioeconomy. Bioresour Technol. 2017 Oct; 241:1084-1093. PMID: 28651325.
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  6. Golberg A, Villiger M, Felix Broelsch G, Quinn KP, Albadawi H, Khan S, Watkins MT, Georgakoudi I, Austen WG, Bei M, Bouma BE, Mihm MC, Yarmush ML. Skin regeneration with all accessory organs following ablation with irreversible electroporation. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016 Dec 14. PMID: 27976527.
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  7. Golberg A, Villiger M, Khan S, Quinn KP, Lo WC, Bouma BE, Mihm MC, Austen WG, Yarmush ML. Preventing Scars after Injury with Partial Irreversible Electroporation. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Nov; 136(11):2297-2304. PMID: 27393126.
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  8. Jiang R, Linzon Y, Vitkin E, Yakhini Z, Chudnovsky A, Golberg A. Thermochemical hydrolysis of macroalgae Ulva for biorefinery: Taguchi robust design method. Sci Rep. 2016 06 13; 6:27761. PMID: 27291594.
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  9. Blumrosen G, Abazari A, Golberg A, Yarmush ML, Toner M. Single-step electrical field strength screening to determine electroporation induced transmembrane transport parameters. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016 09; 1858(9):2041-2049. PMID: 27263825.
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  10. Golberg A, Sack M, Teissie J, Pataro G, Pliquett U, Saulis G, Stefan T, Miklavcic D, Vorobiev E, Frey W. Energy-efficient biomass processing with pulsed electric fields for bioeconomy and sustainable development. Biotechnol Biofuels. 2016; 9:94. PMID: 27127539; PMCID: PMC4848877.
  11. Castleberry SA, Golberg A, Sharkh MA, Khan S, Almquist BD, Austen WG, Yarmush ML, Hammond PT. Nanolayered siRNA delivery platforms for local silencing of CTGF reduce cutaneous scar contraction in third-degree burns. Biomaterials. 2016 Jul; 95:22-34. PMID: 27108403.
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  12. Golberg A, Bruinsma BG, Jaramillo M, Yarmush ML, Uygun BE. Rat liver regeneration following ablation with irreversible electroporation. PeerJ. 2016; 4:e1571. PMID: 26819842; PMCID: PMC4727979.
  13. Lo WC, Villiger M, Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Khan S, Lian CG, Austen WG, Yarmush M, Bouma BE. Longitudinal, 3D Imaging of Collagen Remodeling in Murine Hypertrophic Scars In Vivo Using Polarization-Sensitive Optical Frequency Domain Imaging. J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 136(1):84-92. PMID: 26763427; PMCID: PMC4809366.
  14. Bohr S, Patel SJ, Vasko R, Shen K, Golberg A, Berthiaume F, Yarmush ML. The Role of CHI3L1 (Chitinase-3-Like-1) in the Pathogenesis of Infections in Burns in a Mouse Model. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0140440. PMID: 26528713; PMCID: PMC4631332.
  15. Khan S, Golberg A, McCormack M, Bei M, Yarmush M, Austen WG. Hair Stimulation with Pulsed Electric Fields. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):30. PMID: 26397521.
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  16. Khan SI, Blumrosen G, Vecchio D, Golberg A, McCormack MC, Yarmush ML, Hamblin MR, Austen WG. Eradication of multidrug-resistant pseudomonas biofilm with pulsed electric fields. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2016 Mar; 113(3):643-650. PMID: 26332437; PMCID: PMC4729586 [Available on 03/01/17].
  17. Golberg A, Khan S, Belov V, Quinn KP, Albadawi H, Felix Broelsch G, Watkins MT, Georgakoudi I, Papisov M, Mihm MC, Austen WG, Yarmush ML. Skin rejuvenation with non-invasive pulsed electric fields. Sci Rep. 2015 May 12; 5:10187. PMID: 25965851; PMCID: PMC4428072.
  18. Golberg A, Bruinsma BG, Uygun BE, Yarmush ML. Tissue heterogeneity in structure and conductivity contribute to cell survival during irreversible electroporation ablation by "electric field sinks". Sci Rep. 2015 Feb 16; 5:8485. PMID: 25684630; PMCID: PMC4329566.
  19. Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Vecchio D, Khan S, Hamblin MR, Austen WG, Sheridan RL, Yarmush ML. Pulsed electric fields for burn wound disinfection in a murine model. J Burn Care Res. 2015 Jan-Feb; 36(1):7-13. PMID: 25167374.
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  20. Cohen N, Sabhachandani P, Golberg A, Konry T. Approaching near real-time biosensing: microfluidic microsphere based biosensor for real-time analyte detection. Biosens Bioelectron. 2015 Apr 15; 66:454-60. PMID: 25497985.
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  21. Quinn KP, Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Khan S, Villiger M, Bouma B, Austen WG, Sheridan RL, Mihm MC, Yarmush ML, Georgakoudi I. An automated image processing method to quantify collagen fibre organization within cutaneous scar tissue. Exp Dermatol. 2015 Jan; 24(1):78-80. PMID: 25256009; PMCID: PMC4289465.
  22. Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Vecchio D, Khan S, Hamblin MR, Austen WG, Sheridan RL, Yarmush ML. Eradication of multidrug-resistant A. baumannii in burn wounds by antiseptic pulsed electric field. Technology (Singap World Sci). 2014 Jun 01; 2(2):153-160. PMID: 25089285.
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  23. Yarmush ML, Golberg A, Serša G, Kotnik T, Miklavcic D. Electroporation-based technologies for medicine: principles, applications, and challenges. Annu Rev Biomed Eng. 2014 Jul 11; 16:295-320. PMID: 24905876.
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  24. Deipolyi AR, Golberg A, Yarmush ML, Arellano RS, Oklu R. Irreversible electroporation: evolution of a laboratory technique in interventional oncology. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2014 Mar-Apr; 20(2):147-54. PMID: 24412820; PMCID: PMC4463294.
  25. Golberg A, Linshiz G, Kravets I, Stawski N, Hillson NJ, Yarmush ML, Marks RS, Konry T. Cloud-enabled microscopy and droplet microfluidic platform for specific detection of Escherichia coli in water. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e86341. PMID: 24475107; PMCID: PMC3903517.
  26. Konry T, Golberg A, Yarmush M. Live single cell functional phenotyping in droplet nano-liter reactors. Sci Rep. 2013 Nov 11; 3:3179. PMID: 24212247; PMCID: PMC3822379.
  27. Golberg A, Broelsch GF, Bohr S, Mihm MC, Austen WG, Albadawi H, Watkins MT, Yarmush ML. Non-thermal, pulsed electric field cell ablation: A novel tool for regenerative medicine and scarless skin regeneration. Technology (Singap World Sci). 2013 Sep; 1(1):1-8. PMID: 24999487.
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  28. Golberg A. The impact of pulsed electric fields on cells and biomolecules: comment on "Lightning-triggered electroporation and electrofusion as possible contributors to natural horizontal gene transfer" by Tadej Kotnik. Phys Life Rev. 2013 Sep; 10(3):382-3. PMID: 23948139.
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  29. Golberg A, Bei M, Sheridan RL, Yarmush ML. Regeneration and control of human fibroblast cell density by intermittently delivered pulsed electric fields. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2013 Jun; 110(6):1759-68. PMID: 23297079.
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  30. Golberg A, Yarmush ML. Nonthermal irreversible electroporation: fundamentals, applications, and challenges. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2013 Mar; 60(3):707-14. PMID: 23314769.
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  31. Golberg A, Rubinsky B. Towards electroporation based treatment planning considering electric field induced muscle contractions. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Apr; 11(2):189-201. PMID: 22335414.
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  32. Fernand F, Rubinsky L, Golberg A, Rubinsky B. Variable electric fields for high throughput electroporation protocol design in curvilinear coordinates. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2012 Aug; 109(8):2168-71. PMID: 22422363.
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  33. A Golberg, B Rubinsky . Technology in cancer research & treatment. Towards electroporation based treatment planning considering electric field induced muscle contractions. 2012; 2(11):189.
  34. Golberg A, Rae CS, Rubinsky B. Listeria monocytogenes cell wall constituents exert a charge effect on electroporation threshold. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Mar; 1818(3):689-94. PMID: 22100748; PMCID: PMC3366149.
  35. A Golberg, S Laufer, HD Rabinowitch, B Rubinsky . Physics in Medicine and Biology. In vivo non-thermal irreversible electroporation impact on rat liver galvanic apparent internal resistance. 2011; (56):951.
  36. Goldberg A, Rubinsky B. The effect of electroporation type pulsed electric fields on DNA in aqueous solution. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Aug; 9(4):423-30. PMID: 20626208.
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  37. Golberg A, Rubinsky B. A statistical model for multidimensional irreversible electroporation cell death in tissue. Biomed Eng Online. 2010 Feb 26; 9:13. PMID: 20187951; PMCID: PMC2839970.
  38. A Golberg, J Kandel, M Belkin, B Rubinsky . IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. Intermittently delivered pulsed electric fields for sterile storage of turbid media. 2010; 11(38):3211-3218.
  39. A Golberg, HD Rabinowitch, B Rubinsky. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. Zn/Cu-vegetative batteries, bioelectrical characterizations, and primary cost analyses. 2010; (2):033103.
  40. A Golberg, J Fischer, B Rubinsky . Irreversible Electroporation, Ed B. Rubinsky. The Use of Irreversible Electroporation in Food Preservation. 2010; 273-312.
  41. A GOLBERG, B RUBINSKY. TCRT. The effect of electroporation type pulsed electric fields on DNA in aqueous solution. 2010; 4(9):423-430.
  42. Golberg A, Rabinowitch HD, Rubinsky B. Galvanic apparent internal impedance: an intrinsic tissue property. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Nov 06; 389(1):168-71. PMID: 19715667.
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  43. Golberg A, Belkin M, Rubinsky B. Irreversible electroporation for microbial control of drugs in solution. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2009; 10(3):881-6. PMID: 19572198; PMCID: PMC2802141.
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