C. Ludtka, J. Silberman, E. Moore, J. B. Allen. Macrophages in Microgravity: the Impact of Space on Immune Cells. npj Microgravity. March 2021.


T. Roy, B. D. James, J.B. Allen. Anti‐VEGF‐R2 Aptamer and RGD Peptide Synergize in a Bifunctional Hydrogel for Enhanced Angiogenic Potential. Macromolecular Bioscience. Nov 2020.

B. D. James, J.B. Allen. Self-assembled VEGF-R2 targeting DNA aptamer-collagen fibers stimulate an angiogenic-like endothelial cell phenotype. Materials Science & Engineering: C. Oct 2020.

B. D. James, P. Guerin, J.B. Allen. Let’s Talk About Sex—Biological Sex Is Underreported in Biomaterial Studies. Advanced Healthcare Materials. Oct 2020.

B.D. James, and J. B. Allen. Engineering Vascular Grafts with Multiphase Structures. Methods in Molecular Biology. Springer (May 2020) In Press.

B.D. James, P. Guerin, Z. Iverson, J.B. Allen. Mineralized DNA-collagen complex-based biomaterials for bone tissue engineering. (June 2020) International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. Oct 2020, Volume 161, Pages 1127-1139

B. D. James, N. Montoya, J.B. Allen. The Universal MechanoBioTester: A Decoupled Multi-Stimulus Bioreactor for Studying Complex Microenvironments In VitroACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. 2020, 6, 3673-3689

B. D. James, W. N. Ruddick, S. E. Vasisth, K. Dulany, S. Sulekar, A. Porras, A. Marañon, J. C. Nino, J.B. Allen. Palm readings: Manicaria saccifera palm fibers are biocompatible textiles with low immunogenicity. Materials Science and Engineering: C. March 2020, Vol 108, 110484

K. Dulany, K. Hepburn, A. Goins, J.B. Allen. In vitro and in vivo biocompatibility assessment of free radical scavenging nanocomposite scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Feb 2020, Vol 108, Issue 2, 301-315

B. D. James, S. Saenz, A. v. Gent, J.B. Allen. Oligomer length defines the self-assembly of single stranded DNA-collagen complex fibers. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. Jan 2020, 6, 1, 213-218


A. Goins, A. Webb, J.B. Allen. Multi-layer approaches to scaffold-based small diameter vessel engineering: A review. Materials Science and Engineering: C. April 2019, Vol 97, Pages 896-912


K. Dulany, A. Kelley, J.B. Allen. Fabrication of a Free Radical Scavenging Nanocomposite Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine. Dec 2018, 4 (4) 257-267

A. Goins, V. Ramaswamy, D. Lichlyter, A. Webb, J.B. Allen. Fabrication of a Compliant Bilayer Scaffold for Small Diameter Vascular Graft Applications. Journal of Biomaterial Materials Science – Part A. Nov 2018, 106 (11) 2850-2862

B. D. James and J.B. Allen. Vascular endothelial cell behavior in complex mechanical microenvironments. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. Oct 2018, 4 (11) 3818-3842 **Supplemental Cover Art**

H. Henderson, V. Ramaswamy, A.E. Heid, M.S. Kesler, J.B. Allen, and MV Manuel. Mechanical and Degradation Property Improvement in a Biocompatible Mg-Ca-Sr Alloy by Thermomechanical Processing. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 2018 April, Vol 80:285-292.

I. Berglund, E Dirr, V Ramaswamy, J.B. Allen, K. Allen, MV Manuel. The effect of Mg-Ca-Sr alloy degradation products on human mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – 2018 Feb; 106(2): 697-704


A. Goins, V. Ramaswamy, E. Dirr, K. Dulany, S. Irby, A. Webb, J.B. Allen. Development of Poly (1,8 octanediol-co-citrate) and Poly (acrylic acid) nanofibrous scaffolds for wound healing applications. Biomedical Materials 2017 Oct 26; 13(1):015002.


V Ramaswamy, A Goins, J.B. Allen. Altered Functions of Human Blood Derived Vascular Endothelial Cells by Simulated Microgravity. Gravitational and Space Research. 2016 July Vol 4(1):2-16 ** Featured as Cover art**

V. Ramaswamy, E. Dirr, J.B. Allen. The Effect of Simulated Microgravity on Differentiation of Porcine Blood-Derived Vascular Stem Cells. Stem Cells and Development 2016 Feb 15;25(4): 329-36.

I. Berglund, B. Jacobs, K. Allen, S. Kim, A Pozzi, J.B. Allen, M. Manuel. Peri-implant tissue response and degredation performance of Mg-1.0Ca-0.5Sr alloy in rat tibia. Materials Science and Engineering C. 2016 Vol 62: 79-85.


V. Ramaswamy A Monsalve, L. Sautina, M. Segal, J. Dobson, J.B. Allen. DNA Aptamer Assembly as a Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor Agonist. Nucleic Acid Therapeutics 2015 Oct; 25(5):227-34.


K. Baler, J.P. Ball, Z. Cankova, R. Hoshi, G. Ameer, J.B. Allen. Advanced nanocomposites for bone regeneration. Biomaterials Science. 2014 Vol 2 (10):1355-1366.

H.S. Brar, I.S. Berglund, J.B. Allen, M Manuel. The role of surface oxidation on the degradation behavior of biodegradable Mg-RE (Gd, Y, Sc) alloys for resorbable implants. Materials Science and Engineering C 2014 Jul 1;40:407-417

J.P. Ball, B.A. Mound, A. Monsalve, J.C. Nino, J.B. Allen. Biocompatibility evaluation of porous Ceria foams for orthopedic tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part A March 2014 Vol 103 (1): 8-15.

J. Ball, B.A. Mound, J. Nino, J.B. Allen. Biocompatibility evaluation of Barium Titanate Foamed Ceramic Structures for Orthopedic Applications. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part A 2014 Jul; 102(7): 2089-2095.


H. S. Brar, J.P. Ball, I.S. Berglund, J.B, Allen, M.V. Manuel. A study of biodegradable Mg-3Sc-3Y alloy and the effect of surface passivation on in-vitro degradation. Acta Biomaterialia 2013 Feb; 9(2):5331-40

R. Hoshi, R. Van Lith, M. Jen, J.B. Allen, K. Lapidos, G. Ameer. Improving the blood and vascular cell compatibility of vascular grafts. Biomaterials 2013 Jan; 34(1):30-41


J.B. Allen, S. Khan, K. Lapidos, G. Ameer. Toward engineering a human neoendothelium with circulating progenitor cells. 2010 Stem Cells, vol 28, issue 2, 318-328.


J.B. Allen, S. Khan, M.C. Serrano, G. Ameer. Characterization of porcine circulating progenitor cells on a novel biodegradable elastomer: towards a functional endothelium. Tissue Engineering, January 2008, vol 14, issue 1, 183-194.


J.B. Allen*, D. Motlagh*, R. Hoshi, J. Yang, K. Lui, G. Ameer. Hemocompatibility evaluation of poly(diol citrate) in vitro for vascular tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research (JBMR-Part A). March 2007. Vol 82A, Issue 4, p907-916. (*) Authors contributed equally

J.B. Allen, Y. Liu, Y.L. Kim, V. M. Turzhitsky, V. Backman, G. Ameer. Spectroscopic Translation of Cell-Material Interactions. Biomaterials 2007, (28) 162-174.


J. Yang, D. Motlagh, J.B. Allen, A. Webb, MR Kibbe, O. Aalami, M. Kapadia, TJ Carroll, G Ameer. Modulating ePTFE vascular graft host response via citric acid-based biodegradable elastomers. Advance Material 2006, 18. 1493-1498


Y. Liu, J.B. Allen, Y. L. Kim, V. Turzhitsky, G. Ameer, V. Backman. Light Scattering “Fingerprinting” for Characterization of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation, Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 5319, BiOS 2004, Photonics West, San Jose, CA, January 24-29, 2004.