Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin 1996
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Chapla, R., et al. “Modulating functionalized poly(Ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogel mechanical properties through competitive crosslinking mechanics for soft tissue applications.” Polymers, vol. 12, no. 12, Dec. 2020, pp. 1–16. Scopus, doi:10.3390/polym12123000. Full Text
Hammer, Joshua A., and Jennifer L. West. “Chemically Orthogonal Protein Ligation Domains for Independent Control of Hydrogel Modification with Adhesive Ligands and Growth Factors.” Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol. 31, no. 11, Nov. 2020, pp. 2504–12. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00405. Full Text
Unal, Asli Z., and Jennifer L. West. “Synthetic ECM: Bioactive Synthetic Hydrogels for 3D Tissue Engineering.” Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol. 31, no. 10, Oct. 2020, pp. 2253–71. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.0c00270. Full Text
Hammer, Joshua A., et al. “Using Tools from Optogenetics to Create Light-Responsive Biomaterials: LOVTRAP-PEG Hydrogels for Dynamic Peptide Immobilization.” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 48, no. 7, July 2020, pp. 1885–94. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10439-019-02407-w. Full Text
Suresh, V., and J. L. West. “3D Culture Facilitates VEGF-Stimulated Endothelial Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells.” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 48, no. 3, Mar. 2020, pp. 1034–44. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10439-019-02297-y. Full Text
West, J. “Guest editor's note.” Bridge, vol. 49, no. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 6–7.
Rastinehad, Ardeshir R., et al. “Gold nanoshell-localized photothermal ablation of prostate tumors in a clinical pilot device study.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 116, no. 37, Sept. 2019, pp. 18590–96. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1906929116. Full Text
Hammer, Joshua A., et al. “Cell-Compatible, Site-Specific Covalent Modification of Hydrogel Scaffolds Enables User-Defined Control over Cell-Material Interactions.” Biomacromolecules, vol. 20, no. 7, July 2019, pp. 2486–93. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.9b00183. Full Text
Suresh, V., and J. L. West. “Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Can Contribute to Vascular Network Formation in Poly(ethylene Glycol) Hydrogel Scaffolds.” Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, vol. 5, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 180–89. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s40883-018-0075-x. Full Text
West, J. L., et al. “Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics.” Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs, 2016, pp. 377–85.
Schmedlen, R. H., et al. “Tissue engineered vascular grafts.” Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs, 2016, pp. 863–75.
West, J. L., et al. “Hydrogels and Angiogenesis.” Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications, edited by L. Poole-Warren et al., Elsevier, 2015.
West, J. L., et al. “Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics.” Bionanotechnology: Global Prospects, 2008, pp. 261–68.
Schmedlen, R. H., et al. “Tissue engineered vascular grafts.” Tissue Engineering, 2007, pp. 423–36.
West, J. L. “Bioactive hydrogels: Mimicking the ecm with synthetic materials.” Scaffolding in Tissue Engineering, 2005, pp. 275–82.
Ashton, J. R., et al. “A dual energy CT study on vascular effects of gold nanoparticles in radiation therapy.” Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging Proceedings of Spie, vol. 9788, 2016. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.2217012. Full Text
Clemson Award. Society for Biomaterials. April 22, 2015
Inventor of the Year Award. State Bar of Texas. February 2012
Most Cited Paper. Annual of Biomedical Engineering. February 2012