Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

Moore, EM, and West, JL. "Harnessing Macrophages for Vascularization in Tissue Engineering." Annals of Biomedical Engineering (December 7, 2018). (Review) Full Text

Atik, AF, Suryadevara, CM, Schweller, RM, West, JL, Healy, P, Herndon Ii, JE, Congdon, KL, Sanchez-Perez, L, McLendon, RE, Archer, GE, Fecci, P, and Sampson, JH. "Hyaluronic acid based low viscosity hydrogel as a novel carrier for Convection Enhanced Delivery of CAR T cells." Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia 56 (October 2018): 163-168. Full Text

Hammer, JA, and West, JL. "Dynamic Ligand Presentation in Biomaterials." Bioconjugate Chemistry 29.7 (July 2018): 2140-2149. Full Text

Roudsari, LC, Jeffs, SE, and West, JL. "Lung Adenocarcinoma Cell Responses in a 3D in Vitro Tumor Angiogenesis Model Correlate with Metastatic Capacity." Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 4.2 (February 12, 2018): 368-377. Full Text

Ashton, JR, Gottlin, EB, Patz, EF, West, JL, and Badea, CT. "A comparative analysis of EGFR-targeting antibodies for gold nanoparticle CT imaging of lung cancer." Plos One 13.11 (January 2018): e0206950-null. Full Text

Ashton, JR, Castle, KD, Qi, Y, Kirsch, DG, West, JL, and Badea, CT. "Dual-Energy CT Imaging of Tumor Liposome Delivery After Gold Nanoparticle-Augmented Radiation Therapy." Theranostics 8.7 (January 2018): 1782-1797. Full Text Open Access Copy

Wu, Y, Puperi, DS, Grande-Allen, KJ, and West, JL. "Ascorbic acid promotes extracellular matrix deposition while preserving valve interstitial cell quiescence within 3D hydrogel scaffolds." Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine 11.7 (July 2017): 1963-1973. Full Text

Schweller, RM, Wu, ZJ, Klitzman, B, and West, JL. "Stiffness of Protease Sensitive and Cell Adhesive PEG Hydrogels Promotes Neovascularization In Vivo." Annals of biomedical engineering 45.6 (June 2017): 1387-1398. Full Text Open Access Copy

Alvarez-Urena, P, Davis, E, Sonnet, C, Henslee, G, Gugala, Z, Strecker, EV, Linscheid, LJ, Cuchiara, M, West, J, Davis, A, and Olmsted-Davis, E. "Encapsulation of Adenovirus BMP2-Transduced Cells with PEGDA Hydrogels Allows Bone Formation in the Presence of Immune Response." Tissue engineering. Part A 23.5-6 (March 2017): 177-184. Full Text

Wu, Y, Grande-Allen, KJ, and West, JL. "Adhesive Peptide Sequences Regulate Valve Interstitial Cell Adhesion, Phenotype and Extracellular Matrix Deposition." Cellular and molecular bioengineering 9.4 (December 2016): 479-495. Full Text


"Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics." Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs. April 19, 2016. 377-385.

"Tissue engineered vascular grafts." Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs. April 19, 2016. 863-875.

Nsiah, BA, Moore, EM, Roudsari, LC, Virdone, NK, and West, JL. "Angiogenesis in hydrogel biomaterials." Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications.: Elsevier. 2016. 189-203. Full Text

West, JL, Nsiah, BN, Moore, E, and Ali, S. "Hydrogels and Angiogenesis." Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications. Ed. L Poole-Warren, P Martens, and R Green. Elsevier, November 26, 2015. (Chapter)

Stephens-Altus, JS, and West, JL. "Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering." Advances in Tissue Engineering.: PUBLISHED BY IMPERIAL COLLEGE PRESS AND DISTRIBUTED BY WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING CO.. August 2008. 333-347. Full Text

West, JL, Drezek, RA, and Halas, NJ. "Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics." Bionanotechnology: Global Prospects. January 1, 2008. 261-268.

West, JL. "Tissue engineered vascular grafts." Tissue Engineering. January 1, 2007. 423-436.

"Bioactive hydrogels: Mimicking the ecm with synthetic materials." Scaffolding in Tissue Engineering. January 1, 2005. 275-282.

Ashton, JR, Hoye, J, Deland, K, Whitley, M, Qi, Y, Moding, E, Kirsch, DG, West, J, and Badea, CT. "A dual energy CT study on vascular effects of gold nanoparticles in radiation therapy." SPIE Medical Imaging.: SPIE, March 29, 2016. Full Text