Journal Publications

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  1. S. Gwak, J. Nice, J. Zhang, B. Green, C. Macks, S. Bae, K. Webb, J.S. Lee. "Cationic, amphiphilic copolymer micelles as nucleic acid carriers for enhanced transfection in rat spinal cord." Acta Biomaterialia. 35:98-108 (2016). 26873365

  2. S. Gwak, C. Macks, D.U. Jeong, M. Kindy, M. Lynn, K. Webb, J.S. Lee. "RhoA knockdown by cationic amphiphilic copolymer/siRhoA polyplexes enhances axonal regeneration in rat spinal cord injury model" Biomaterials. 121:155-166 (2017). 28088077

  3. J. Zhang, A. Sen, E. Cho, J.S. Lee, and K. Web. "Poloxamine/fibrin hybrid hydrogels for non-viral gene delivery." Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. 11(1): 246-255. (2017). 24889259

  4. S. Bae, H.J. Lee, J.S. Lee, K. Webb. "Cell-Mediated Dexamethasone Release from Semi-IPNs Stimulates Osteogenic Differentiation of Encapsulated Mesenchymal Stem Cells." Biomacromolecules. 16(9): 2757-65. (2015). 26259127

  5. H. Lee, A. Sen, S. Bae, J.S.Lee, and K. Webb. "Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate/hyaluronic acid semi-interpenetrating network compositions for 3-D cell spreading and migration." Acta Biomaterialia. 14:43-52. (2015). 25523876

  6. L. Sanders, R. Stone, K.Webb, T. Mefford, and J. Nagatomi. "Mechanical characterization of a bifunctional Tetronic hydrogel adhesive for soft tissues." Journal of Biomedical Material Research Part A. 103(3): 861-8 (2015). 25111445

  7. J.Zhang, S. Bae, J.S. Lee, and K.Webb. "Efficacy and mechanism of poloxamine-assisted polyplex transfection." Journal of Gene Medicine 15: 271-281 (2013). 23813893

  8. E. Cho, J. S. Lee, and K. Webb. "Formulation and characterization of poloxamine-based hydrogels as tissue sealants." Acta Biomaterialia 8:2223-2232 (2012). 22406506

  9. K. D. Sinclair, K. Webb, and P. J. Brown. "The effect of various denier capillary channel polymer fibers on the alignment of NHDF cells and type I collagen."Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 95(4): 1194-1202 (2010). 20925084

  10. J. K. Kutty and K. Webb. "Vibration stimulates vocal mucosa-like matrix expression by hydrogel-encapsulated fibroblasts."Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 4(1): 62-72 (2010). 19842110

  11. J. K. Kutty and Ken Webb. “Regenerative therapies for the vocal fold lamina propria.” Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews, 15(3): 249-62 (2009). 19338432

  12. J. K. Kutty and K. Webb. "Mechanomimetic hydrogels for vocal fold lamina propria regeneration."Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer Edition, 20 (5-6): 737-56 (2009). 19323887

  13. E. Cho, J. Kutty, K. Datar, J. S. Lee, N. R. Vyavahare, and K. Webb.  "A novel synthetic route for the preparation of hydrolytically degradable synthetic hydrogels." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 90(4):1073-82 (2009). 18671270

  14. K. D. Sinclair, K. Webb, and P. J. Brown,.  "Capillary channel polymer fibers as structural templates for ligament regeneration."AATCC Review, 8(12):36-40 (2008). Abstract

  15. S. Joshi and K. Webb.  "Variation of Cyclic Strain Loading Regulates Development of Elastic Modulus in Fibroblast / Substrate Constructs."Journal of Orthopaedics Research, 26(8):1105-1113 (2008). 18327797

  16. R. C. Cribb, F.  T. Haddadin, J. S. Lee, and K. Webb.  "Baculovirus expression and bioactivity of a soluble 140 kDa extracellular cleavage fragment of L1 neural cell adhesion molecule." Protein Expression and Purification, 57:172-179 (2008). 18060806

  17. J. K. Kutty, E. Cho, J. S. Lee, N. R. Vyavahare, and K. Webb.  "The effect of hyaluronic acid incorporation on fibroblast spreading and proliferation within PEG-diacrylate based semi-interpenetrating networks."  Biomaterials, 28:4928-38 (2007). 17720239

  18. B. P. Harris, J. K. Kutty, E. W. Fritz, C. K. Webb, K. J. L. Burg, and A. T. Metters.  "Photopatterned polymer brushes promoting cell adhesion gradients."Langmuir, 22(10):4467-71 (2006). 16649749

  19. K. Webb, R. W. Hitchcock, R. M. Smeal, W. Li, S. D. Gray, and P. A. Tresco.  "Cyclic strain increases fibroblast proliferation, matrix accumulation, and elastic modulus of fibroblast / material constructs." Journal of Biomechanics, 39:1136-44 (2006). 16256125

  20. Y. Liu, K. Webb, K. R. Kirker, N. J. Bernshaw, P. A. Tresco, S. D. Gray, and G. D. Prestwich.  "Composite articular cartilage engineered on a chondrocyte-seeded aliphatic polyurethane sponge." Tissue Engineering, 10:1084 (2004). 15363166

  21. I. R. Titze, R. W. Hitchcock, K. Broadhead, K. Webb, W. Li, S. D. Gray, and Patrick A. Tresco.  "Design and validation of a bioreactor for engineering vocal fold tissues under combined tensile and vibrational stresses."  Journal of Biomechanics, 37:1521 (2004). 15336927

  22. K. Webb, W. Li, R. W. Hitchcock, R. M. Smeal, S. D. Gray, and Patrick A. Tresco.  "Comparison of human fibroblast ECM-related gene expression on elastic three-dimensional substrates relative to two-dimensional films of the same material."  Biomaterials, 24:4681-90 (2003). 12951011

  23. K. Webb, E. Budko, T. E. Neuberger, S. Chen, M. Schachner, and P. A. Tresco.  "Substrate-bound human recombinant L1 selectively promotes neuronal attachment and outgrowth in the presence of astrocytes and fibroblasts."  Biomaterials, 22:1017-1028 (2001). 11352083

  24. M. J. Bridge, K. W. Broadhead, R. W. Hitchcock, K. Webb, and Patrick A. Tresco.  "A novel instrument to characterize transport of a single hollow fiber of short length."  Journal of Membrane Science, 183:223-233 (2001). Abstract

  25. K. Webb, K. D. Caldwell, and P.A. Tresco.  "A novel surfactant based immobilization method for varying substrate bound fibronectin."  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 54:509-518 (2001). 11426595

  26. R. Biran, K. Webb, M. D. Noble, and P. A. Tresco.  "Surfactant-immobilized fibronectin enhances bioactivity and regulates sensory neurite outgrowth."  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 55:1-12 (2001). 11426386

  27. K. Webb, V. Hlady, and P. A.Tresco.  "Relationships among cell attachment, spreading, cytoskeletal organization, and migration rate for anchorage-dependent cells on model surfaces."  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 49:362-368 (2000). 10602069

  28. K. Webb, K. D. Caldwell, and P. A. Tresco.  "Fibronectin immobilized by a novel surface treatment regulates fibroblast attachment and spreading."  Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 28(1-2):203-208 (2000). 10999388

  29. K. Webb, V. Hlady, and P.A. Tresco.  "Relative importance of surface wettability and charged functional groups on NIH 3T3 fibroblast attachment, spreading, and cytoskeletal organization."  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 41: 422-430 (1998). 9659612
Book Chapters
  1. K. Webb and J. S. Lee. "Molecular analysis in mechanobiology." In: J. Nagatomi, editor, Mechanobiology Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2011, p. 45-72. (Introduction)