Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin 1996

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

Moore, E. M., and J. L. West. “Bioactive Poly(ethylene Glycol) Acrylate Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering.” Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, vol. 5, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 167–79. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s40883-018-0074-y. Full Text

Moore, Erika M., and Jennifer L. West. “Harnessing Macrophages for Vascularization in Tissue Engineering.Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 47, no. 2, Feb. 2019, pp. 354–65. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10439-018-02170-4. Full Text

West, J. “Engineering at the cutting edge.” Bridge, vol. 48, no. 4, Dec. 2018, pp. 4–5.

Atik, Ahmet F., et al. “Hyaluronic acid based low viscosity hydrogel as a novel carrier for Convection Enhanced Delivery of CAR T cells.J Clin Neurosci, vol. 56, Oct. 2018, pp. 163–68. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jocn.2018.06.005. Full Text

Pages

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.

Nsiah, B. A., et al. “Angiogenesis in hydrogel biomaterials.” Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications, 2016, pp. 189–203. Scopus, doi:10.1016/B978-1-78242-105-4.00008-0. Full Text

West, J. L., et al. “Hydrogels and Angiogenesis.” Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications, edited by L. Poole-Warren et al., Elsevier, 2015.

Stephens-Altus, J. S., and J. L. West. “Nanotechnology for tissue engineering.” Advances in Tissue Engineering, 2008, pp. 333–47. Scopus, doi:10.1142/9781848161832_0016. Full Text

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