- Handorf AM, Chamberlain CS, Li WJ. Endogenously-produced Indian hedgehog regulates TGFB-driven chondrogenesis of human bone marrow stromal/stem cells. Stem Cells Dev 2015; 24:995-1007.
- Handorf AM, Zhou Y, Halanski MA, Li WJ. Tissue stiffness dictates development, homeostasis, and disease progression. Organogenesis 2015; 11:1-15.
- Tsai TL, Wang B, Squire MW, Guo LW, Li WJ. Endothelial cells direct human mesenchymal stem cells for osteo- and chondro-lineage differentiation through endothelin-1 and AKT signaling. Stem Cell Res Ther 2015; 6:88.
This paper is part of the ‘Emerging Investigators’ collection of Stem Cell Research & Therapy and was also recommend by F1000 Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology for reading.
- Jing X, Jin E, Mi HY, Li WJ, Peng XF, Turng LS. Hierarchically decorated electrospun poly(e-caprolactone)/nanohydroxyapatite composite nanofibers for bone tissue engineering. J Mater Sci 2015; 50:4174-4186.
- Chiu CY, Tsai TL, Vanderby R, Bradica G, Lou SL, Li WJ. Osteoblastogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells in 3-D culture enhanced by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound through soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa B ligand. Ultrasound Med Bio 2015; 41:1842-1852.
- Saether EE, Chamberlain CS, Leiferman EM, Kondratko-Mittnacht JR, Li WJ, Brickson SL, Vanderby R. Enhanced medial collateral ligament healing using mesenchymal stem cells: dosage effects on cellular response and cytokine profile. Stem Cell Rev 2014; 10:86-96.
- Handorf AM, Li WJ. Induction of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis through sequential administration of growth factors within specific temporal windows. J Cell Physio 2014; 229:162-171.
- Palumbo S, Tsai TL, Li WJ. Macrophage migration inhibitory factor regulate Akt signaling in hypoxic culture to modulate senescence of human mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cells Dev 2014; 23:852-865.
This paper was recommend by F1000 Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology for reading.
- Tsai TL, Nelson BC, Anderson PA, Zdeblick TA, Li WJ. Intervertebral disc and tem cells co-cultured in biomimetic extracellular matrix stimulated by cyclic compression in perfusion bioreactor. Spine J 2014; 14:2127-2140.
- Czaplewski SK, Tsai TL, Duenwald-Kuehl SE, Vanderby R Jr, Li WJ. Tenogenic differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived mesenchymal stem cells dictated by properties of braided nanofibrous scaffolds. Biomaterials 2014; 35:6907-6917.
This paper was highlighted as special interest in the drug development sector and an advancement in medicine by Global Medical Discovery.
- Brown PT, Squire MW, Li WJ. Characterization and evaluation of mesenchymal stem cells derived from human embryonic stem cells and bone marrow. Cell Tissue Res 2014; 358:149-164.
- Mi HY, Palumbo S, Jing X, Turng LS, Li WJ, Peng XF. Thermoplastic polyurethane/hydroxyapatite electrospun scaffolds for bone tissue engineering: effect of polymer properties and particle size. J Biomed Mater Res Part B 2014; 102:1434-1444.
- Tsai TL, Manner PA, Li WJ. Regulation of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis by glucose through protein kinase C/Transforming growth factor signaling. Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2013; 21:368-376.
- Barber JG, Handorf AM, Allee TJ, Li WJ. Braided nanofibrous scaffold for tendon and ligament tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A 2013; 19:1265-1274.
- Brown PT, Handorf AM, Jeon WB, Li WJ. Stem cell-based tissue engineering approaches for musculoskeletal regeneration. Curr Pharm Des 2013; 19: 3429-3445.
- Palumbo SL, Li WJ. Osteoprotegerin enhances osteogenesis of human mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Eng Part A 2013; 319:1942-1955.
- Pflum ZE, Palumbo SL, Li WJ. Adverse effect of demineralized bone powder on osteogenesis of human mesenchymal stem cells. Exp Cell Res 2013; 319:1942-1955.
This paper was selected as a highlighted article in the section of Stem Cells by World Biomedical Frontiers in November 2013.
- Cui ZX, Nelson B, Peng YY, Li K, Pilla S, Li WJ, Turng LS, Shen CY. Fabrication and characterization of injection molded poly(epsilon-caprolactone) and poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/hydroxyaptite scaffolds for tissue engineering. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2012; 32:1674-1681.
- Koepsel JT, Brown PT, Loveland SG, Li WJ, Murphy WL. Combinatorial screening of chemically defined human mesenchymal stem cell culture substrates. J Mater Chem 2012; 22:19474-19481.
- Handrof AM, Li WJ. Fibroblast growth factor-2 primes human mesenchymal stem cells for enhanced chondrogenesis. PLoS One 2011; 6:e22887.
- Giri J, Li WJ, Tuan RS, Cicerone MD. Stabilization of proteins by nanoencapsulation in sugar-glass for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. Adv Mater 2011; 23:4861-4867.
- Barber JG, Li WJ. Nanostructured scaffolds for biology and tissue engineering. Nano Life 2010; 1&2:109-120.
- Mauck RL, Baker BM, Nerurkar NL, Burdick JA, Li WJ, Tuan RS, Elliott DM. Engineering on the straight and narrow: the mechanics of nanofibrous assemblies for fiber-reinforced tissue regeneration. Tissue Eng Part B Rev 2009; 15:171-193.
- Baker BM, Handorf AM, Ionescu LC, Li WJ, Mauck RL. New directions in nanofibrous scaffolds for soft tissue engineering and regeneration. Expert Rev Med Devices 2009; 6:515-532.