Refereed Journal Papers

Sylakowski K, Hwang MP, Justin A, Whaley D, Wang Y, Wells A. The matricellular protein decorin delivered intradermally with coacervate improves wound resolution in the CXCR3-deficient mouse model of hypertrophic scarring. 2022 April. Wound Repair and Regeneration 30(4):436-447.

Ma W, Ding X, Chen Y, Wang Y. Synthesis and Characterization of Alkyne-Functionalized Photo-Cross-Linkable Polyesters. 2022 April. ACS Omega 7(18): 15540–15546.

Su Y, Fu J, Zhou J, Georgas E, Du S, Qin YX, Wang Y, Zheng Y, Zhu D. Blending with transition metals improves bioresorbable zinc as better medical implants. 2022 June. Bioactive Materials 20:243-258.

D’Amato AR, Ding X, Wang Y. Using Solution Electrowriting to Control the Properties of Tubular Fibrous Conduits. 2021 January. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 7(2): 400–407.

Long DW, Webb IV CW, Wang Y. Persistent fibrosis and decreased cardiac function following cardiac injury in the Ctenopharyngodon idella (grass carp). 2021 July. The Anatomical Record.

Risley BB, Ding X, Chen Y, Miller PG, Wang Y. Citrate Crosslinked Poly(Glycerol Sebacate) with Tunable Elastomeric Properties. 2021 February. Macromolecular Bioscience 21(2): e2000301. doi: 10.1002/mabi.202000301

Wu YL, D’Amato AR, Yan A, Wang R, Ding X, Wang Y. Three-Dimensional Printing of Poly(glycerol sebacate) Acrylate Scaffolds via Digital Light Processing. 2020 October. ACS Applied Bio Materials 3(11): 7575–7588.

Su Y, Fu J, Lee W, Du S, Qin YX, Zheng Y, Wang Y, Zhu D. Improved mechanical, degradation, and biological performances of Zn-Fe alloys as bioresorbable implants. Bioactive Materials 17:334-343.

Ding X, Chen Y, Chao CA, Wu YL, Wang Y. Control the Mechanical Properties and Degradation of Poly (Glycerol Sebacate) by Substitution of the Hydroxyl Groups with Palmitates. 2020 July. Macromolecular Bioscience 20 (9): 2000101.

Fu J, Ding X, Stowell C, Wu YL, Wang Y. Slow degrading poly (glycerol sebacate) derivatives improve vascular graft remodeling in a rat carotid artery interposition model. 2020 Oct. Biomaterials 257: 120251. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2020.120251..

Chen Y, Miller PG, Ding X, Stowell CET, Kelly KM, Wang Y. Chelation crosslinking of biodegradable elastomers. 2020 Sep. Advanced Materials.

Ding X, Gao J, Acharya A, Wu YL, Little S, Wang Y. Supporting Information An azido-functionalized polyurethane designed for making tunable elastomers by click chemistry. 2020. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 6(2): 852-864.

Wu YL, Szafron JM, Blum K, Zbinden JC, Khosravi R, Best CA, Reinhardt J, Zheng Q, Yi T, Shinoka T, Humphrey JD, Breuer CK, Wang Y. Electrospun tissue engineered arterial graft thickness affects long-term composition and mechanics. 2020 August. Tissue Engineering Part A. DOI: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2020.0166

Stowell CET, Li X, Matsunaga MH, Cockreham CB, Kelly KM, Cheetham J, Tzeng E, Wang Y. Resorbable vascular grafts show rapid cellularization and degradation in the ovine carotid. 2020 Sept. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.

Hwang M, Fecek RJ, Qin T, Storkus WJ, Wang Y. Single injection of IL-12 coacervate as an effective therapy against B16-F10 melanoma in mice. 2020 Feb. Journal of Controlled Release. 318: 270-278. DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2019.12.035

Fu JWang MDe Vlaminck  IWang Y. Thick PCL Fibers Improving Host Remodeling of PGS-PCL Composite Grafts Implanted in Rat Common Carotid Arteries. 2020 Nov. Small. 16(52): 2004133.

Li H, Van Herck S, Liu Y, Hao Y, Ding X, Nuhn L, Zhong Z, Combes F, Sanders NN, Lienenklaus S, Koker SD, David SA, Wang Y, De Geest BG, Zhang Z. Imidazoquinoline-Conjugated Degradable Coacervate Conjugate for Local Cancer Immunotherapy. 2020 Sep. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 6(9):4993-5000. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00485



Ding X, Gao J, Acharya AP, Wu YL, Little SR, Wang Y. Azido-Functionalized Polyurethane Designed for Making Tunable Elastomers by Click Chemistry. 2019 May. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 6 (2): 852-864.

Ding X, Miller PG, Hwang MP, Fu J, Wang Y. Scale-up synthesis of a polymer designed for protein therapy. 2019 August. European Polymer Journal 117: 353-362.

Fu J, Su Y, Qin Y-X, Zheng Y, Wang Y, Zhu D. Evolution of metallic cardiovascular stent materials: A comparative study among stainless steel, magnesium and zinc. 2020 February. Biomaterials 230: 119641. Epub 2019 Nov 21.

Liu J, Chuah YJ, Fu J, Zhu W, Wang D-A. Co-culture of human umbilical vein endothelial cells and human bone marrow stromal cells into a micro-cavitary gelatin-methacrylate hydrogel system to enhance angiogenesis. 2019 Sep. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2019 Sep. 102: 906-916. Epub 2019 Apr 29. DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2019.04.089 .

Zhu D, Cockerill I, Su Z, Zhang Z, Fu J, Lee K-W, Ma J, Okpokwasili C, Tang L, Zheng Y, Qin Y-X, Wang Y. Mechanical Strength, Biodegradation, and in Vitro and in Vivo Biocompatibility of Zn Biomaterials. 2019 Jan. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 11(7): 6809-6819. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Long DW, Webb CH, Wang Y. Persistent fibrosis and decreased cardiac function following cardiac injury in the Ctenopharyngodon idella (grass carp). 2019 May.

Park U, Lee MS, Jin J, Lee S, Hwang M, Wang Y, Yang HS, Kim K. Coacervate-mediated Exogenous Growth Factor Delivery for Scarless Skin Regeneration. 2019 Mar. Acta Biomaterialia 90: 179-191. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.03.052

Kim S, Jinkyu L, Hwang M, Wang Y, Kim K. Influence of Fiber Architecture and Growth Factor Formulation on Osteoblastic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Coacervate-coated Electrospun Fibrous Scaffolds. 2019. J of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 79: 236-244. DOI:10.1016/j.jiec.2019.06.044

Tsai WC, Wang Y. Progress of supercritical fluid technology in polymerization and its applications in biomedical engineering. 2019. Progress in Polymer Science. 98:101161.


Mansurov N, Chen WCW, Awada H, Huard J, Wang Y and Saparov A. A Controlled Release System for Simultaneous Delivery of Three Human Perivascular Stem Cell-derived Factors for Tissue Repair. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 12(2):e1164-e1172, 2018 Feb. PMID: 28482145. DOI: 10.1002/term.2451.

Hwang MP, Ding X, Gao J, Acharya AP, Little SR, and Wang Y. A biocompatible betaine-functionalized polycation for coacervation. Soft Matter. 14:387-395, 2018. PMID: 29147712; PMCID: PMC5771809; DOI: 10.1039/C7SM01763D.

Chin AR, Gao J, Wang Y, Taboas JM, Almarza AJ. Regenerative Potential of Various Soft Polymeric Scaffolds in the TMJ Condyle. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. Available online 22 February 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2018.02.012.

Wang Y, Lee SH, Lee K, Gade PS, Robertson AM. Microwave-assisted fabrication of porous Poly (glycerol sebacate) scaffolds. J Biomater Sci: Polymer Ed. 29(7-9):907-16, 2018. PMID: 28569644. PMCID: PMC5738282. DOI: 10.1080/09205063.2017.1335076.

Kim SM, Long DW, Conner I, Wang Y. Zebrafish Extracellular Matrix Improves Neuronal Viability and Network Formation in a 3-Dimensional Culture. Biomaterials. 170:137-146, 2018 Jul. PMID: 29665503. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.04.009. PubMed

Stowell CET, Wang Y. Quickening: Translational design of resorbable synthetic vascular grafts. Biomaterials. 173:71-86, 2018. PMID: 29772461. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.05.006. PubMed

Lee KW, Gade PS, Zhang Z, Aral AM, Gao J, Ding X, Stowell CET, Nisar MU, Kim K, Reinhardt DP, Solari MG, Gorantla VS, Robertson AM, Wang Y. A biodegradable synthetic graft for small arteries matches the performance of autologous vein in rat carotid arteries. PMID: 30077138. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.07.037.

Su Y, Cockerill I, Wang Y, Qin Y-X, Chang L, Zheng Y, Zhu D. Zinc-Based Biomaterials for Regeneration and Therapy. Trends in Biotechnology. In press.

Ding X and Wang Y. Weak Bond-Based Injectable and Stimuli Responsive Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 5:887-906, 2017. Link

Sfeir C, Zaky SH, Lee K-W, Gao J, Jensen A, Verdelis K, Wang Y, Almarza A. Poly (glycerol sebacate) Elastomer Supports Bone Regeneration by Its Mechanical Properties Being Closer to Osteoid Tissue Rather than to Mature Bone. Acta Biomater. S1742-7061(17)30062-4, 2017. PMID: 28110067.

David Faustino Ângelo, Florencio Gil Monje, Raúl González-García, Christopher Little, Mário Pinho, Fábio Santos, Lisete Mónico, Belmira Carrapiço, Sandra Cavaco, Pedro Morouço, Nuno Alves, Carla Moura, Yadong Wang, Eric Jeffries, Jin Gao, Rita Sousa, Lia Neto, Daniel Caldeira, Francisco Salvado. Bioengineered disc implants in temporomandibular joint (TMJ): study protocol for a two phase exploratory randomized preclinical pilot trial in 18 Black Merino Sheep (TEMPOJIMS). JMIR Research Protocols. 6(3):e37, 2017. PMID: 28254733.

Zaky SH, Lee K-W, Gao J, Jensen A, Verdelis K, Wang Y, Almarza A and Sfeir C. Poly (glycerol sebacate) Elastomer Supports Bone Regeneration by Its Mechanical Properties Being Closer to Osteoid Tissue Rather than to Mature Bone. Acta Biomater. S1742-7061(17)30062-4, 2017. PMID: 28110067.

Ding Y; Su Y; Lv Z; Sun H; Bi X; Lu L; Zhou H; You Z; Wang Y; Ruan J; Gu P, and Fan X. Poly (fumaroyl bioxirane) maleate: a potential functional scaffold for bone regeneration. Materials Science & Engineering C. 76:249-259, 2017.

Louage, L. Tack, Y. Wang and B. De Geest. Poly(glycerol sebacate) nanoparticles for encapsulation of hydrophobic anti-cancer drugs. Polym. Chem., 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6PY02192A.

Lee MS; Ahmad T; Lee J; Awada H; Wang Y; Kim K; Shin H; Yang HS. Dual Delivery of Growth Factors with Coacervate-Coated Poly(Lactic-co-Glycolic Acid) Nanofiber Improves Neovascularization in a Mouse Skin Flap Model. Biomaterials. 124:65-77, 2017. PMID: 28188996.

Awada HK, Long DW, Wang Z, Hwang MP, Kim K, Wang Y. A Single Injection of Protein-loaded Coacervate-Gel Significantly Improves Cardiac Function Post Infarction. Biomaterials. 125:65-80, 2017. PMID: 28231509

Long D, Johnson NR, Jeffries E M, Hara H, Wang, Y. Controlled Delivery of Platelet-Derived Proteins Enhances Porcine Wound Healing. J Controlled Release. 253:73-81, 2017.

Wang Z, Long DW, Huang Y, Khor S, Li X, Xiao J, Wang Y. Fibroblast growth factor-1 released from a heparin coacervate improves cardiac function in a mouse myocardial infarction model. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 3(9):1988-99, 2017.

Gade PS, Lee K, Pfaff B, Wang Y, Robertson AM. Degradation and Erosion Mechanisms of Bioresorbable Porous Acellular Vascular Grafts: An In Vitro Investigation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 14(132), 2017.

Ding, Xiaochu; Wu, Yen-Lin, Gao, Jin; Wells, Albin; Lee, Keewon; Wang, Yadong. Tyramine functionalization of poly(glycerol sebacate) increases the elasticity of the polymer. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2017(5):6097-109, 2017: DOI: 10.1039/C7TB01078H.

Szafron JM, Breuer CK, Wang Y, Humphrey JD. Stress Analysis-Driven Design of Bilayered Scaffolds for Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts. J Biomech Eng. 139(12), 2017. DOI: 10.1115/1.4037856.

Khosravi R, Best CA, Allen RA, Stowell CET, Onwuka E, Zhuang JJ, Lee YU, Yi T, Bersi MR, Shinoka T, Humphrey JD, Wang Y, Breuer CK. Long-term functional efficacy of a novel electrospun poly(glycerol sebacate)-based arterial graft in mice. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 44(8):2402-16, 2016. Link

Hassan K. Awada, Mintai P. Hwang, Yadong Wang. Towards comprehensive cardiac repair and regeneration after myocardial infarction: Aspects to consider and proteins to deliver. Biomaterials. 82: 94-112, 2016.  Link

Chen C-W, Lee B, Park D, Kim K, Chu H, Kim K, Huard J, and Wang Y. Controlled Dual Delivery of Fibroblast Growth Factor-2 and Interleukin-10 by Heparin-based Coacervate Synergistically Enhances Ischemic Heart Repair. Biomaterials. 72: 138–151, 2015. Link

Johnson NR, Kruger M, Goetsch K, Zilla P, Bezuidenhout D, Wang Y, Davies N. “Coacervate delivery of growth factors combined with a degradable hydrogel preserves heart function after myocardial infarction”. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 1(9): 753–759, 2015.  Link

Sinha M, Stowell C, Gao J, and Wang Y. Synthesis and Biocompatibility of a Biodegradable and Functionalizable Thermo-Sensitive Hydrogel. Regenerative Biomaterials. 177-185, 2015. Link

Johnson NR, Wang Y. Coacervate delivery of HB-EGF accelerates healing of type 2 diabetic wounds. Wound Repair Regen. 66:67-82, 2015. Link

Xie Q, Wang Z, Huang Y1, Bi X, Zhou H, Lin M, Yu Z, Wang Y, Ni N, Sun J, Wu S, You Z, Guo C, Sun H, Wang Y, Gu P, and Fan X. Characterization of human ethmoid sinus mucosa derived mesenchymal stem cells (hESMSCs) and the application of hESMSCs cell sheets in bone regeneration. Biomaterials 66:67-82, 2015. Link

Awada H, Johnson N and Wang Y. Sequential delivery of angiogenic growth factors improves revascularization and heart function after myocardial infarction. J. Control. Release. 207:7-17, 2015. Link

Jeffries E, Allen R, Gao J, Pesce M, and Wang Y. Highly Elastic and Suturable Electrospun Poly(Glycerol Sebacate) Fibrous Scaffolds. Acta Biomater. , 18:30-39, 2015. Link

Johnson NR, Wang Y. Drug delivery systems for wound healing. Curr Pharm Biotech. 16(7): 621-9, 2015. Link

Rauck B, Novosat T, Oudega M, and Wang Y. Biocompatibility of a Coacervate-Based Controlled Release System for Protein Delivery to the Injured Spinal Cord. Acta Biomater. In press. Link

Robertson F, Wang Y, Rosing H. An oligomeric switch that rapidly decreases the peel strength of a pressure sensitive adhesive. Int. J. Adhes. Adhes. 55: 64-8, 2014. Link

Johnson NR, Wang Y. “Controlled Delivery of Sonic Hedgehog with a Heparin-Based Coacervate”. Hedgehog Signaling Protocols, 2nd ed. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1322:1-7. Link

Awada H, Johnson N and Wang Y. Sequential delivery of angiogenic growth factors improves revascularization and heart function after myocardial infarction. J. Control. Release. In Press

Allen RA, Wu W, Yao M, Dutta D, Duan X, Bachman TN, Champion HC, Stolz DB, Robertson AM, Kim K, Isenberg JS, and Wang Y. Nerve regeneration and elastin formation within poly(glycerol sebacate)-based synthetic arterial grafts one-year post-implantation in a rat model. Biomaterials. , 35(1):165-73, 2014. Link

Ritfeld GJ, Rauck B, Novosat TL, Park D, Patel P, Roos RAC, Wang Y*, and Oudega M*. The effect of a polyurethane-based reverse thermal gel on bone marrow stromal cell transplant survival and spinal cord repair. Biomaterials. , 35(6): 1924-1931, 2014. Link

Deng Y, Bi X, Zhou H, You Z, Wang Y, Gu P, Fan X. Repair of critical-sized bone defects with anti-miR-31-expressing bone marrow stromal stem cells and poly (glycerol sebacate) scaffolds. European Cells and Materials. , 27, 13-25, 2014. Link

Rauck BM, Friberg TR, Mendez CAM, Park D, Shah V, Bilonick RA, and Wang Y. Biocompatible reverse thermal gel sustains the release of intravitreal bevacizumab in vivo. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. , 55: 469-476, 2014. Link

Zaky S, Tudares M, Alejandro, Almarza A, Hagandora C, Jensen AD , Gao J, Wang Y, Sfeir C. Poly (glycerol sebacate) elastomer supports osteogenic phenotype for bone engineering applications. Biomed. Mater. , 9, 025003, 2014. Link

Bi X, You Z, Gao J, Fan X, Wang YA functional polyester carrying free hydroxyl groups promotes the mineralization of osteoblast and human mesenchymal stem cell extracellular matrix. Acta Biomater. , 10(6):2814-23, 2014. Link

Rauck BM, Novosat TL, Oudega M, Wang Y. Biocompatibility of a coacervate-based controlled release system for protein delivery to the injured spinal cord. Acta Biomaterialia In Press. Link

Jeffries E, Nakamura S, Lee K-W, Clampffer J, Ijima H, and Wang Y. Micropatterning Electrospun Scaffolds to Create Intrinsic Vascular Networks. Macromol. Biosci. 14(11): 1514–1520, 2014. Featured in “Best of Macromolecular Journals-Edition 2015”. Link

Johnson NR, Wang Y. Coacervate delivery systems for proteins and small molecule drugs. Expert Opin Drug Del 11(12):1829-1832. Link

Johnson NR, Ambe T, Wang Y. Lysine-based polycation:heparin coacervate for controllable sustained release. Acta Biomaterialia, 10(1):40-46. Link

Awada HK, Johnson NR, Wang Y. Dual Delivery of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor and Hepatocyte Growth Factor Coacervate Displays Strong Angiogenic Effects. Macromol Biosci, 14(5):679-686. Link

Rauck BM, Friberg TR, Mendez CAM, Park D, Shah V, Bilonick RA, and Wang Y. Biocompatible reverse thermal gel sustains the release of intravitreal bevacizumab in vivo. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci, In Press. Link

Allen RA, Wu W, Yao M, Dutta D, Duan X, Bachman TN, Champion HC, Stolz DB, Robertson AM, Kim K, Isenberg JS, Wang Y. Nerve regeneration and elastin formation within poly(glycerol sebacate)-based synthetic arterial grafts one-year post-implantation in a rat model. Biomaterials, 35:167-73. Link

Yu J, Takanari K, Hong Y, Lee KW, Amoroso N, Wang Y, Wagner W, Kim K. Non-invasive Characterization of Polyurethan-based Tissue Constructs on Rat Abdominal Repair Model Using High Frequency Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging. Biomaterials, 34(11):2701-2709. Link

Dutta D, Lee KW, Allen RA, Wang Y, Brigham JC, Kim K. Non-invasive Assessment of Elastic Modulus in Arterial Constructs During Cell Culture using Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging. Ultrasound in Med & Biol, 39(11):2103-2115. Link

Lee KW, Johnson NR, Gao J, Wang Y. Human Progenitor Cell Recruitment via SDF-1 alpha Coacervate-laden PGS Vascular Grafts.Biomaterials, 34(38):9877-9885. Link

Zaky SH, Lee KW, Gao J, Jensen A, Wang Y, Almarza AJ, Sfeir C. Poly(glycerol sebacate) Elastomer, a Novel Material for Mechanically Loaded Bone Regeneration. Tissue Eng Part A. , In press. Link

Jeffries EM, Wang Y. Incorporation of parallel electrospun fibers for improved topographical guidance in 3D nerve guides. Biofabrication, 5(3). Link

Johnson NR, Li H, Usas A, Lu A, Wang Y, Huard J. Sustained Release of BMP2 via Coacervate Improves the Osteogenic Potential of Muscle-Derived Stem Cells. Stem Cells Transl Med, 2(9):667-77. Link

Johnson NR and Wang Y. Controlled delivery of Sonic hedgehog morphogen and its potential for cardiac repair. PLoS One, 8(5): e63075. Link

Park D, Shah V, Rauck B, Friberg TR, and Wang Y. An anti-angiogenic reverse thermal gel as a drug delivery system for age-related wet macular degeneration. Macromol. Biosci, In Press. Link

Chu H, Chen C-W, Huard J, and Wang Y. The effect of a heparin-based coacervate of fibroblast growth factor-2 on scarring in the infarcted myocardium. Biomaterials, 34(6):1747-56. Link

Johnson N and Wang Y. Controlled delivery of heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor yields fast and comprehensive wound healing. J. Control. Release, 166(2):124-9. Link

Park D, Larson AM, Klibanov AM, Wang Y. Antiviral and antibacterial polyurethanes of various modalities. App. Biochem. Biotechnol., 169(4): 1134-1146. Link

Hagandora K, Gao J, Wang Y, Almarza AJ. Poly (glycerol sebacate): a novel scaffold material for temporomandibular joint disc engineering. Tissue Eng., 19(5-6): 729-737. Link

Bae H, Chu H, Edalat F, Cha JM, Sant S, Kashyap A, Ahari AF, Kwon CH, Nichol JW, Manoucheri S, Zamanian B, Wang Y, and Khademhosseini A. Development of functional biomaterials with micro- and nanoscale technologies for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. , 6: 1-14. Link

Chu H, and Wang Y. Therapeutic Angiogenesis: Controlled Delivery of Angiogenic Factors. Therapeutic Delivery, 3: 693-714. Link

You Z, Wang Y. A Versatile Synthetic Platform for a Wide Range of Functionalized Biomaterials. Advanced Functional Materials, 22: 2812-20. Link

Wu W, Allen R, and Wang Y. Fast Degrading Elastomer Enables Rapid Remodeling of a Cell-Free Synthetic Graft into a Neo-Artery. Nature Medicine, 18: 1148-1153. Link

Jeffries EM and Wang Y. Biomimetic Micropatterned Multi-channel Nerve Guides by Templated Electrospinning. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109: 1571-82. Link

You Z, Bi X, and Wang Y. Fine Control of Polyester Properties via Epoxide-opening Polymerization Using Monomers Carrying Diverse Functional Groups. Macromolecular Bioscience, 12: 822-9. Link

Chu H, Gao J, and Wang Y. Design, synthesis, and biocompatibility of an arginine-based polyester. Biotechnology Progress., 28: 257-264. Link

You Z, Bi X, Fan X, and Wang Y. A functional polymer designed for bone tissue engineering. Acta Biomaterialia., 8: 502-510. Link

You Z, Bi X, Jeffries EM, and Wang Y. A biocompatible, metal-free catalyst and its application in microwave-assisted synthesis of functional polyesters. Polymer Chemistry, 3:384-389. Link

Allen, R and Wang Y. Rapid Self-Assembly of Tubular Arterial Media Layer from Smooth Muscle Cells in Transient Fibrin Gel.J Tissue Sci Eng. 2:105e. Link

Chu H, Gao J, Chena C, Huard J, and Wang Y. Injectable fibroblast growth factor-2 coacervate for persistent angiogenesis. PNAS. Link

Zern BJ, Chu H, Osunkoya AO, Gao J, and Wang Y. A Biocompatible Arginine-based Polycation. Adv. Func. Mater., 21: 434-440. Link

Chu H, Johnson NR, Mason NS, and Wang Y. A [polycation:heparin] complex releases growth factors with enhanced bioactivity. J. Control. Release, 150, 157-163. Link

Park D, Wu W, and Wang Y. A functionalizable reverse thermal gel based on a polyurethane / PEG block copolymer. Biomaterials, 32:777-786. Link

Crapo P and Wang Y. Hydrostatic Pressure Independently Increases Elastin and Collagen Co-expression in Small-diameter Engineered Arterial Constructs. J. Biomed. Mat. Res., 96(4):673-81. Link

Lee K-W, Stolz DB, and Wang YSubstantial Expression of Mature Elastin in Arterial Constructs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 108:2705-10. Link

Wu W, Allen R, Gao J, and Wang Y. Artificial Niche Combining Elastomeric Substrate and Platelet Guided Vascular tissue formation of Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells. Tissue Eng Link

Gumera C, Rauck B, and Wang Y. Materials for Central Nervous System Regeneration: Bioactive Cues. J. Mater. Chem., 21, 7033 – 7051 Link

Lee K-W and Wang Y: Elastomeric PGS Scaffolds in Arterial Tissue Engineering. doi: 10.3791/2691. J. Vis. Exp. 50 Link

Wilson ME, Kota N, Kim YT, Wang Y, Stolz DB, LeDuc P, and Ozdoganlar BO. Fabrication of Circular Microfluidic Channels by Combining Mechanical Micromilling and Soft Lithography. Lab Chip. 11, 1550-1555 Link

Crapo PM and Wang Y. Small Intestinal Submucosa Gel as a Potential Scaffolding Material for Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Acta Biomater., 2091-2096 Link

Crapo PM and Wang Y. Physiologic Compliance In Engineered Small-Diameter Arterial Constructs Based On An Elastomeric Substrate. Biomaterials, 31: 1626-1635 Link

You Z, Cao H, Gao J, Shin, PH, Day BW, and Wang Y. A functionalizable polyester with free hydroxyl groups and tunable physiochemical and biological properties. Biomaterials, 31: 3129-3138 Link

Zern BJ, Chu H, and Wang Y. Control growth factor release using a self-assembled [polycation:heparin] complex. PLoS ONE, 5, e11017. doi:10.1371 Link

Marsano A, Maidhof R, Wan LQ, Wang Y, Gao J, Tandon N, and Vunjak-Novakovic G. Scaffold stiffness affects the contractile function of three dimensional engineered cardiac constructs, Biotechnol. Prog., 26: 1382-1390 Link

Secasanu V, Giardina C, and Wang Y. A novel electrospinning target for improved yield of uniaxially aligned fibers. Biotechnol. Prog. 25: 1169-1175 Link

Lee EJ, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Wang Y, and Niklason LE. A biocompatible endothelial cell delivery system for in vitro tissue engineering. Cell Transplant. 18: 731-743 Link

Gao J, Crapo PM, Nerem R, and Wang Y. Co-Expression of Elastin and Collagen Leads to Highly Compliant Engineered Blood Vessels. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 85A: 1120-1128 Link

Crapo PM, Gao J, and Wang Y. Seamless Tubular Poly(glycerol sebacate) Scaffolds: High-yield Fabrication and Potential Applications. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 86: 354-363 Link

Radisic M, Park H, Salazar-Lazaro JE, Wang Y, Langer R, Freed LE, and Vunjak-Novakovic G. Pretreatment of Synthetic Elastomer Scaffolds by Cardiac Fibroblasts Improves Engineered Heart Tissue. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 86: 713-724 Link

Radisic M, Marsano A, Maidhof R, Wang Y, and Vunjak-Novakovic G. Cardiac tissue engineering using perfusion bioreactor systems. Nat. Protoc. 3: 719-738 Link

Gumera C and Wang Y. Modulating neuronal responses by controlled integration of acetylcholine-like functionalities in biomimetic polymers. Adv. Mater. 19: 4404-4409 Link

Gao J, Ensley A, Nerem R, and Wang Y. Poly (glycerol sebacate) Supports the Proliferation and Phenotypic Protein Expression of Primary Baboon Vascular Cells. J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 83: 1070-1075 Link

Kim YM, Gao J, Zern B, and Wang Y. Biofunctional materials for Nerve Regeneration. Mater. Sci. Forum, 539: 547-550 Link

Sales VL, Engelmayr GC, Gottlieb D, Johnson JA, Gao J, Wang Y, Sacks MS, and Mayer JE. Protein Precoating of Elastomeric Tissue-Engineering Scaffolds: Extracellular Matrix Formation and Phenotypic Changes of Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells. Circ. Res., 99: e35 Link

Gao J, Crapo PM, and Wang Y. Macroporous Elastomeric Scaffolds with Extensive Micropores for Soft Tissue Engineering. Tissue Eng., 12: 917-925 Link

Gao J, Kim YM, Coe H, Zern B, Sheppard B, and Wang Y. A Neuro-inductive Biodegradable Material Based on Dopamine. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 103: 16681-16686 Link 

Radisic M, Park H, Chen F, Wang Y, Dennis R, Langer R, Freed LE, and Vunjak-Novakovic G. Biomimetic Approach to Cardiac Tissue Engineering: Oxygen Carriers and Channeled Scaffolds. Tissue Eng., 12: 1-15 Link

Bettinger CJ, Weinberg E, Wang Y, Borenstein J, and Langer R. Three-dimensional Microfluidic Tissue Engineering Scaffolds Using a Flexible Biodegradable Polymer. Adv. Mater. 18: 165-169 Link

Fidkowski C, Kaazempur-Mofrad MR, Borenstein J, Vacanti JP, Langer R, and Wang Y. Endothelialized Microvasculature Based on a Biodegradable Elastomer. Tissue Eng., 11: 302-309 Link

Haaga J, Exner A, Wang Y, Stowe N, and Tarcha PJ. Combined Tumor Therapy by Using Radiofrequency Ablation and 5-FU-Laden Polymer Implants: Evaluation in Rats and Rabbits. Radiology, 911-918 Link

Sundback CA, Shyu JY, Wang Y, Faquin WC, Langer R, Vacanti JP, and Hadlock TA. Biocompatibility Analysis of Poly(glycerol sebacate) as a Nerve Guide Material. Biomaterials, 26: 5454-5464 Link

Ijima H, Wang Y, and Langer R. Spheroid Formation and Expression of Liver Specific Functions of Primary Rat Hepatocytes Co-cultured with Bone Marrow Cells. Biochem. Eng. J., 20: 223-228 Link

Wang Y, Kim YM, and Langer R. In vivo Degradation characteristics of Poly(glycerol sebacate). J. Biomed. Mat. Res. 66A: 192-197 Link

Wang Y, Ameer GA, Sheppard BJ, and Langer R. A Tough Biodegradable Elastomer. Nat. Biotechnol., 20: 602-606 Link

Wang Y, DuBois JL. Hedman B, Hodgson KO, and Stack TDP Catalytic Galactose Oxidase Models: Biomimetic Cu(II)-Phenoxyl-Radical Reactivity. Science, 279: 537-540 Link

Wang Y and Stack, TDP. Galactose Oxidase Model Complexes: Catalytic Reactivities. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 118: 13097-13098 Link