Publications 2005-2009

Engineering microenvironments to control stem cell functions.
Emerging Technology Platforms for Stem Cells.
Tsou DA, Li S.
Oct 2009
Proteomic profiling of mesenchymal stem cell responses to mechanical strain and TGF-β1.
Cellular and molecular bioengineering 2 (4), 606-614.
Kurpinski K, Chu J, Wang D, Li S.
Sep 2009
Plasma-assisted surface chemical patterning for single-cell culture.
Biomaterials. 30(25):4203-10.
Cheng Q, Li S, Komvopoulos K.
Jul 2009
Bone marrow- derived mesenchymal stem cells in fibrin augment angiogenesis in the chronically infarcted myocardium.
Regen Med. 4(4):527-38.
Huang NF, Lam A, Fang Q, Sievers RE, Li S, Lee RJ.
Apr 2009
Cell Shape-Regulation of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation.
Biophy J. 96(8):3423-32.
Thakar RG, Cheng Q, Patel S, Chu J, Nasir M, Liepmann D, Komvopoulos K, Li S.
Comparative Study
Mar 2009
Differential Effects of X-Rays and High-Energy (56)Fe Ions on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 73(3): 869-77.
Kurpinski K, Jang DJ, Bhattacharya S, Rydberg B, Chu J, So J, Wyrobek A, Li S, Wang D.
Micro and nano patterning for cell and tissue engineering.
Bioengineering in Cell and Tissue Research.
Patel S, Lam H and Li S.
Nov 2008
Mesenchymal stem cells for vascular regeneration.
Regen Med. 3(6):877-92.
Huang NF, Li S.
Comparative Study
Mar 2008
Differential regulation of endothelial cell adhesion, spreading, and cytoskeleton on low-density polyethylene by nanotopography and surface chemistry modification induced by argon plasma treatment.
J of Biomaterials Res A. 84(3): 828-36.
Tajima S, Chu JSF, Li S, Komvopoulos K.
Aug 2008
Localized decrease of b-catenin contributes to the differentiation of human embryonic stem cells.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun.372(4):601-6.
Lam H, Patel S, Chu J, Li A, Li S.
Haptotaxis of endothelial cell migration under flow.
Methods Mol Med.
Hsu S, Thakar R, Li S.
Nanobarcode gene expression monitoring system for potential miniaturized space applications.
Advances in Space Research. 40(4): 513-22.
Ruan W, Eastman S, Cooke PA, Park JS, Chu J, Gray JW, Li S, Chen FF.
Mechanical stimulation of stem cells using cyclic uniaxial strain.
J Vis Exp. 6:242.
Kurpinski K, Li S.
Aug 2007
A microfabricated platform probing cytoskeleton dynamics using multidirectional topographical cues.
Biomedical Microdevices 9(4):523-31.
Mai JY, Sun C, Li S and Zhang X.
Sep 2007
Mechanobiology of mesenchymal stem cells and their use in cardiovascular repair.
Frontiers of Bioscience 12:5098-116.
Park JS, Huang NF, Kurpinski KT, Patel S, Hsu S, Li S.
Comparative Study
Jul 2007
Bioactive nanofibers: Synergistic effects of nanotopography and chemical signaling on cell guidance.
Nano Letters 7(7):2122-8.
Patel S, Kurpinski K, Quigley R, Gao HF, Hsiao BS, Poo MM, and Li S.
Jul 2007
Anti-thrombogenic property of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in nanofibrous vascular grafts.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(29):11915-20.
Hashi CK, Zhu YQ, Yang GY, Young WL, Hsiao BS, Wang K, Chu B, and Li S.
May 2007
Selective adapter recruitment and differential signaling networks by VEGF vs. shear stress.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(21): 8875-9.
Wang Y, Chang J, Chen KD, Li S, Li JY, Wu C, Chien S.
Apr 2007
Regulation of endothelial cell function by GRGDSP peptide grafted on interpenetrating polymers.
J Biomed Mater Res A 83(2):423-33.
Patel S, Tsang J, Harbers G, Healy K, Li S.
Aug 2007
Chemical and Physical Regulation of Stem Cells and Progenitor Cells: Potential for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering.
Tissue Eng 13(8):1809-23.
Huang, NF, Lee R, Li S.
Nov 2006
A Rodent Model of Myocardial Infarction for Testing the Efficacy of Cells and Polymers for Myocardial Reconstruction.
Nature Protocol 1(3): 1596-1609.
Huang NF, Sievers RE, Park JS, Fang Q, Li S, Lee RJ.
Oct 2006
Anisotropic mechanosensing by mesenchymal stem cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103(44): 16095-16100.
Kurpinski K, Chu J, Hashi, C, Li S.
Apr 2006
Qdot Nanobarcodes for Multiplexed Gene Expression Analysis.
Nano Letters 6(5) 1059-1064.
Eastman PS, Ruan W, Doctolero M, Nuttall R, de Feo G, Park PS, Chu JSF, Cooke P, Gray JW, Li S, Chen FF.
Mar 2006
Myotube Assembly on Nanofibrous and Micropatterned Polymers.
Nano Letters 6(3): 537-542.
Huang NF, Patel S, Thakar RG, Wu J, Hsiao BS, Chu B, Lee RJ, Li S.
Control of cell adhesion on poly(methyl methacrylate).
Biomaterials 27(14): 2890-2897.
Patel S, Thakar R, Wong J, McLeod SD, Li S.
Analysis of endothelial cell migration under flow.
Cell Migration. Methods in Molecular Biology™, vol 294. Humana Press.
Li S.
Sep 2005
Inhibition of Pkhd1 impairs tubulomorphogenesis of cultured IMCD cells.
Mol Biol Cell. 16(9):4398-409.
Mai W, Chen D, Ding T, Kim I, Park S, Cho SY, Chu JS, Liang D, Wang N, Wu D, Li S, Zhao P, Zent R, Wu G.
Dec 2005
Mechanotransduction in endothelial cell migration.
J Cell Biochem. 966(6): 1110-1126.
Li S, Huang NF, Hsu S.
Nov 2005
Effects of shear stress on endothelial cell haptotaxis on micropatterned surfaces.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 337(1): 401-409.
Hsu S, Thakar R, Liepmann D, and Li S.
Comparative Study
Nov-Dec 2005
Injectable biopolymers enhance angiogenesis after myocardial Infarction.
Tissue Eng 11: 1860-1866.
Huang NF, Yu J, Sievers R, Li S, Lee RJ.
Aug 2005
Biochemistry and biomechanics of cell motility.
Annu Rev Biomed Eng 7:105-150.
Li S, Guan JL, and Chien S.
May 2005
Molecular basis of mechanical modulation of endothelial cell migration.
Front Biosci. 10:1985-2000.
Chien, S, Li S, Shiu, YT, and Li YS.
Apr 2005
Role of cell surface heparan sulfate proteoglycans in endothelial cell migration and mechanotransduction.
J Cell Physiol 203(1): 166-176.
Moon J, Matsumoto M, Shyam P, Lee L, Guan JL, and Li S.