Press Coverage

Below are articles, press coverage and other notable descriptions by other people describing our work.

Rapid Casting of Patterned Vascular Networks for Perfusable Engineered Three-Dimensional Tissues. Miller, J.S., Stevens, K.R., Yang, M.T., Baker, B.M., Nguyen, D.H., Cohen, D.M., Toro, E., Chen, A.A., Galie, P.A., Yu, X., Chaturvedi, R., Bhatia, S.N., Chen, C.S. (2012) Nature Materials. 11: 768-774.

Science Now , 1 July 2012. [PDF]
BBC News, 2 July 2012. [PDF]
LA Times, 2 July 2012. [PDF]


Matrix Rigidity Regulates a Switch between TGF-b1-induced Apoptosis and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition. Leight, J.L., Wozniak, M.A., Chen, S., Lynch, M.L., Chen, C.S. (2012) Molecular Biology of the Cell.23(5): 781-791. [PDF]

Faculty of 1000 Biology, 21 March 2012. [PDF]


Mechanical Tugging Force Regulates the Size of Cell-Cell Junctions.    Liu, Z., Tan, J.L., Cohen, D.M., Yang, M.T., Sniadecki, N.J., Ruiz, S.A., Nelson, C.M., Chen, C.S. (2009) Proc Nat Acad Sci. 107(22): 9944-9949. [PDF]

Upenn News , 2010. [PDF]
Faculty of 1000 Biology, 1 July 2010. [PDF]
ScienceDaily 14 May 2010. [PDF]


Cell polarity triggered by cell-cell contact via E-cadherin. Desai, R.A., Gao, L., Raghavan, S., Liu, W.F., Chen, C.S. (2009) Journal of Cell Science. 122: 905-911. [PDF]

JCS_logo Journal of Cell Science, 2009 Prize. [PDF]
UPenn News, March 10, 2010. [PDF]


Microfabricated tissue gauges to measure and manipulate forces from 3D microtissues. Legant W.R., Pathak A., Yang M.T., Deshpande V.S., McMeeking R.M., Chen, C.S. (2009) Proc Nat Acad Sci. 106: 10097-10102. [PDF]

biomedicalbeat_banner Biomedical Beat/NIGMS , 2009. [News Video]
Biomedical_Comp_Review Biomedical Computation Review, Fall 2009. [PDF]
PhysOrg 22 Jun 2009. [PDF]
pnas_logo PNAS In This Issue, June 23, 2009. [PDF]
UPenn News, June 22, 2009. [PDF]


Emergence of Patterned Stem Cell Differentiation within Multicellular Structures. Alom Ruiz, S., Chen, C.S. (2008) Stem Cells.. Advanced Online Publication. [PDF]

CellStemCell Cell Stem Cell, 9 October 2008. [PDF]
f1000medicine Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 26 Sept. 2008. [PDF]
JHU_newsletter_logo The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, 25 Sept. 2008. [PDF]


Magnetic microposts as an approach to apply forces to living cells.Sniadecki, N.J., Anguelouch, A., Yang, M.T., Lamb, C.M., Liu, Z., Kirschner, S.B., Liu, Y, Reich, D.H., Chen, C.S. (2007) Proc Nat Acad Sci. 104:14553-14558. [PDF]

analchem Analytyical Chemistry, 1 November 2007. [PDF]
ScientistLive Scientist Live, 1 November 2007. [PDF]
PhysOrg PhysOrg.Com, 27 September 2007.
JHU Johns Hopkins University’s Institute for NanoBio   Technology, 17 September 2007. [PDF]
MRS Material Research Society | Materials360 Plus | Materials   News, 12 September 2007. Coverage on Pg. 6 [PDF]
ScienceDaily Science Daily 30 August 2007. [PDF]
nanotechwire, 29 August 2007. [PDF]
TerraDaily Terra Daily 29 August 2007. [PDF]
Nanowerk Nanowerk, 28 August 2007. [PDF]
UPENN University of Pennsylvania, 27 August 2007. [PDF]


An Inhibitory Role for FAK in Regulating Proliferation: a Link Between Limited Adhesion and RhoA-ROCK Signaling. Pirone, D.M., Liu, W.F., Alom Ruiz, S., Gao, L., Raghavan, S., Lemmon, C.A., Romer, L.H., Chen, C.S. (2006) J Cell Biol. 174(2):277-88. [PDF]

JCBhomelogo1004H The Journal of Cell Biology, 17 July 2006. [PDF]


Emergent patterns of growth contolled by multicellular form and mechanics. Nelson, C.M., Jean, R.P., Tan, J.L., Liu, W.F., Sniadecki, N.J., Spector, A.A., Chen, C.S. (2005) Proc Nat Acad Sci. 102(33):11594-11599. [PDF][SUP FIG]

pnas_logo Ingber, D.E. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 102:11571-11572. 16   August 2005, [PDF]
science_logo2 Sci. STKE 2005 (298), pp. tw304, 23 August 2005, [PDF]
science_logo2 Adler, E. M. (2005) Science. 309: 1461, 2 September   2005, [PDF]
Faculty1000 Faculty of 1000: evaluations for Nelson CM et al Proc Natl Acad Sci   USA


Cell shape, cytoskeletal tension, and RhoA regulate stem cell lineage commitment. 

McBeath, R., Pirone, D., Nelson, C.M., Bhadriraju, K., Chen, C.S. (2004) Development Cell, 6:483-495. [PDF]

logo_nature Nature New & View, 29 Apr 2004, 428:907. [PDF]
science_logo2 Science Now, 12 April 2004. [PDF]
JCBhomelogo1004H The Journal of Cell Biology, 3 May 2004. [PDF]
molcel_logo2 Molecular Cell, 23 April 2004,14(2):148-150. [PDF]
TheScientist The Scientist, 18(16):20, 30 Aug 2004. [PDF]
logo_nature Nature Science Update, 13 December 2003. [PDF]
Faculty1000 Faculty of 1000: evaluations for McBeath R et al Dev Cell 2004

High conductivity elastomeric electronics. Gray, D.S., Tien, J., Chen, C.S. (2003) Adv Mat. 166:393-397 [PDF]

logo_nature Nature Science Update, 15 March 2004. [PDF]
hopkin_logo JHU’s Whiting School of Engineering News. [PDF]


Cells lying on a bed of microneedles: An approach to isolate mechanical force.Tan, J.L., Tien, J., Pirone, D., Gray, D.S., Chen, C.S. (2003) Proc Nat Acad Sci USA. 100: 1484-1489. [PDF]

logo_nature Nature Science Update, 17 December 2002. [PDF]
pnas_logo Ingber, D.E. (2003) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 100:1472-  1474. [PDF]
hopkinsmed_logo Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Press News   [PDF]
Faculty1000 Faculty of 1000: evaluations for Tan JL et al Proc Natl Acad Sci USA


Geometric control of cell life and death.Chen, C.S., Mrksich, M., Huang, S., Whitesides, G.M., Ingber, D.E. (1997) Science. 276:1425-1428. [PDF]

science_logo2 Science Update, 1997 May 30;276(5317):1345-6 [PDF]