Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West
Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

Saik, JE, McHale, MK, and West, JL. "Biofunctional materials for directing vascular development." Current Vascular Pharmacology 10.3 (2012): 331-341. Full Text

Tseng, H, Cuchiara, ML, Durst, CA, Cuchiara, MP, Lin, CJ, West, JL, and Grande-Allen, KJ. "Fabrication and Mechanical Evaluation of Anatomically-Inspired Quasilaminate Hydrogel Structures with Layer-Specific Formulations." Annals of Biomedical Engineering (2012): 1-10. Full Text

West, JL. "Protein-patterned hydrogels: Customized cell microenvironments." Nature Materials 10.10 (2011): 727-729. Full Text

Bahney, CS, Lujan, TJ, Hsu, CW, Bottlang, M, West, JL, and Johnstone, B. "Visible light photoinitiation of mesenchymal stem cell-laden bioresponsive hydrogels." European Cells and Materials 22 (2011): 43-55.

Strong, LE, and West, JL. "Thermally responsive polymer-nanoparticle composites for biomedical applications." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 3.3 (2011): 307-317. Full Text

Stephens, EH, Durst, CA, West, JL, and Grande-Allen, KJ. "Mitral valvular interstitial cell responses to substrate stiffness depend on age and anatomic region." Acta Biomaterialia 7.1 (2011): 75-82. Full Text

Saik, JE, Gould, DJ, Keswani, AH, Dickinson, ME, and West, JL. "Biomimetic hydrogels with immobilized EphrinA1 for therapeutic angiogenesis." Biomacromolecules 12.7 (2011): 2715-2722. Full Text

Durst, CA, Cuchiara, MP, Mansfield, EG, West, JL, and Grande-Allen, KJ. "Flexural characterization of cell encapsulated PEGDA hydrogels with applications for tissue engineered heart valves." Acta Biomaterialia 7.6 (2011): 2467-2476. Full Text