Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West
Fitzpatrick Family University Professor of Engineering



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

Hsu, C-W, Olabisi, RM, Olmsted-Davis, EA, Davis, AR, and West, JL. "Cathepsin K-sensitive poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels for degradation in response to bone resorption." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A 98 A.1 (2011): 53-62. Full Text

Saik, JE, Gould, DJ, Watkins, EM, Dickinson, ME, and West, JL. "Covalently immobilized platelet-derived growth factor-BB promotes angiogenesis in biomimetic poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels." Acta Biomaterialia 7.1 (2011): 133-143. 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