Ph.D., University of Texas at 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, Nov. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10439-019-02407-w. Full Text
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
Suresh, V., and J. L. West. “3D Culture Facilitates VEGF-Stimulated Endothelial Differentiation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells..” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, June 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s10439-019-02297-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
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
Hammer, Joshua A., and Jennifer L. West. “Dynamic Ligand Presentation in Biomaterials..” Bioconjugate Chemistry, vol. 29, no. 7, July 2018, pp. 2140–49. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00288. Full Text
Moore, E. M., et al. “M0 and M2 Macrophages Enhance Vascularization of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds.” Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, vol. 4, no. 2, June 2018, pp. 51–61. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s40883-018-0048-0. 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.
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West, J. L. “Bioactive hydrogels: Mimicking the ecm with synthetic materials.” Scaffolding in Tissue Engineering, 2005, pp. 275–82.
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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