Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin 1996

Abar, Bijan, et al. “3D printing of high-strength, porous, elastomeric structures to promote tissue integration of implants.Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A, vol. 109, no. 1, Jan. 2021, pp. 54–63. Epmc, doi:10.1002/jbm.a.37006. Full Text

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

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.

West, J. L., et al. “Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics.” Bionanotechnology: Global Prospects, 2008, pp. 261–68.

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

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