Faculty Profiles

Jennifer L West



Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1996

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, 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

Puperi, DS, Kishan, A, Punske, ZE, Wu, Y, Cosgriff-Hernandez, E, West, JL, and Grande-Allen, KJ. "Electrospun Polyurethane and Hydrogel Composite Scaffolds as Biomechanical Mimics for Aortic Valve Tissue Engineering." Acs Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2.9 (September 12, 2016): 1546-1558. Full Text

Roudsari, LC, Jeffs, SE, Witt, AS, Gill, BJ, and West, JL. "A 3D Poly(ethylene glycol)-based Tumor Angiogenesis Model to Study the Influence of Vascular Cells on Lung Tumor Cell Behavior." Scientific Reports 6 (September 6, 2016): 32726-null. Full Text


West, JL, Drezek, RA, and Halas, NJ. "Nanotechnology provides new tools for biomedical optics." Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs. April 19, 2016. 377-385.

Schmedlen, RH, Elbjeirami, WM, Gobin, AS, and West, JL. "Tissue engineered vascular grafts." Tissue Engineering and Artificial Organs. April 19, 2016. 863-875.

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)

Nsiah, BA, Moore, EM, Roudsari, LC, Virdone, NK, and West, JL. "Angiogenesis in hydrogel biomaterials." Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications. November 24, 2015. 189-203. Full Text

Stephens-Altus, JS, and West, JL. "Nanotechnology for tissue engineering." Advances in Tissue Engineering. January 1, 2008. 333-347. Full Text

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." January 1, 2016. Full Text