Research Publications

Scholarly Contributions

BI researchers are at the forefront of their field and combine their expertise to tackle the most complex biomedical questions. They are active contributors to the scholarly mission of our institute and training the next generation of scientists.

BI Impact

BI researchers are active contributors to the university’s research mission: engaging in scientific discovery and entrepreneurship, making scholarly impact and technological strides, while training the next generation of biomedical engineers.

Research Accomplishments


Department Challenges Organized That Brought Together 300+ Participants


Distribution In Seed Funding To 20 Multi-Disciplinary Teams

Since 2012 BI Researchers Have

Published 1000+
Journal Articles

Participated In
130 Inventions

Engaged In 85
Issued Patents

Launched 6
New Startups

Recent Publications

Bridging dynamics of telechelic polymers between solid surfaces (Larson)
Biomaterial scaffolds as pre-metastatic niche mimics systemically alter the primary tumor and tumor microenvironment (Shea)
Flexible microelectrode array for interfacing with the surface of neural ganglia (Bruns)
3D Jet Writing: Functional Microtissues Based on Tessellated Scaffold Architectures (Lahann, Luker and Krebsbach)
Progress of multi-compartmental particles for medical applications (Lahann)
High-density lipoprotein-mimicking nanodiscs carrying peptide for enhanced therapeutic angiogenesis in diabetic hindlimb ischemia (Moon and A. Schwendeman)
Unusual multiscale mechanics of biomimetic nanoparticle hydrogels (Kotov and Glotzer)
Seizure prediction is possible–Now let’s make it practical (Stacey)
Capacitive coupling synchronizes autonomous microfluidic oscillators (Takayama)
Apoptosis-induced CXCL5 accelerates inflammation and growth of prostate tumor metastases in bone (Keller and Shea)
Tibial nerve stimulation to drive genital sexual arousal in an anesthetized female rat (Bruns)
Shapes within shapes: how particles arrange inside a cavity (Glotzer)
The future of radiobiology (Lombaert)
Circulating tumor cell-derived organoids: Current challenges and promises in medical research and precision medicine (S. Nagrath)
Role of thickness confinement on relaxations of the fast component in a miscible A/B blend (Green)
Techniques to produce and culture lung tumor organoids (Takayama)
Self-assembly of inorganic nanoparticles: Ab ovo (Kotov)
Time-Frequency analysis of increases in vaginal blood perfusion elicited by long-duration pudendal neuromodulation in anesthetized rats (Bruns)
Designing 3-D adipospheres for quantitative metabolic study (Chun and Takayama)
Structure, mechanics, and instability of fibrin clot infected with Staphylococcus epidermidis (Solomon and Van Epps)
Effect of synthetic high density lipoproteins modification with polyethylene glycol on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics (A. Schwendeman)
The key role of extracellular vesicles in the metastatic process (D. Nagrath)
Modeling of interactions between cancer stem cells and their microenvironment: Predicting clinical response (Wicha)
Closed-loop continuous hand control via chronic recording of regenerative peripheral nerve interfaces (Chestek)
Robust tactile sensory responses in finger area of primate motor cortex relevant to prosthetic control (Chestek and Stacey)

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