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Seo J, Shin JY, Leijten J, Jeon O, Bal ÖA, Rouwkema J, Li Y, Shin S, Hajiali H, Alsberg E*, Khademhosseini E*: Interconnectable Dynamic Compression Bioreactors for Combinatorial Screening of Cell Mechanobiology in Three-dimensions. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (in press, 2018). *Co-corresponding authors.

Seo J, Shin JY, Leijten J, Jeon O,Camci-Unal G, Dikina AD, Brinegar K, Ghaemmaghami AM, Alsberg E*, Khademhosseini A*: High-throughput approaches for screening and analysis of cell behaviors. Biomaterials, 153: 85-101-255, 2018. *Co-corresponding authors.

McMillan A, Nguyen MK, Gonzalez-Fernandez T, Ge P, Yu X, Murphy WL, Kelly DJ, Alsberg E: Dual non-viral gene delivery from microparticles within 3D high-density stem cell constructs for enhanced bone tissue engineering. Biomaterials, 161: 240-255, 2018.

Wang S, Bruning A, Jeon O, , Long F, Alsberg E, Choi CK: An in-situ photocrosslinking microfluidic technique to generate non-spherical, cytocompatible, degradable, monodisperse alginate microgels for chondrocyte encapsulation. Biomicrofluidics, 12(1):014106, 2018.


Dikina AD, Alt DS, Herberg S, McMillan A, Strobel HA, Zheng Z, Cao M, Lai BP, Jeon O, Petsinger VI, Cotton CU, Rolle MW, Alsberg E: A modular strategy to engineer complex tissues and organs. Advanced Science (in press, 2017).

Jeon O, Shin JY, Marks R, Hopkins M, Kim TH, Park H, Alsberg E: Highly elastic and tough interpenetrating polymer network-structured hybrid hydrogels for cyclic mechanical loading-enhanced tissue engineering. Chemistry of Materials (in press, 2017).

Radisic M, Alsberg E: Special Issue on Tissue Engineering. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering3(9): 1880-1883, 2017.

Dang PN, Herberg S, Varghai D, Riazi H, Varghai D, McMillan A, Awadallah A, Phillips LM, Jeon O, Nguyen MK, Dwivedi N, Yu X, Murphy WL, Alsberg E: Endochondral ossification in critical-sized bone defects via readily implantable scaffold-free stem cell constructs. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 6(7): 1644-1659, 2017.

Marcucio RS, Qin L, Alsberg E, Boerckel JD: Reverse engineering development: crosstalk opportunities between developmental biology and tissue engineering. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 35(11): 2356-2368, 2017.

Dikina AD, Lai BP, Cao M, Zborowski M, Alsberg E: Magnetic field application or mechanical stimulation via magnetic microparticles does not enhance chondrogenesis in mesenchymal stem cell sheets. Biomaterials Science, 5(7): 1241-1245, 2017.

Gelberman RH, Linderman SW, Jayaram R, Dikina AD, Sakiyama-Elbert S, Alsberg E, Thomopolous S, Shen H: Combined administration of ASCs and BMP12 promotes an M2 macrophage phenotype and enhances regeneration in tendon repair. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 475(9), 2318-2331, 2017.

Almeida H, Dikina A, Mulhall K, O'Brien F, Alsberg E, Kelly, D: Porous Scaffolds Derived from Devitalized Tissue Engineered Cartilaginous Matrix Support Chondrogenesis of Adult Stem Cells. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 3(6): 1075-1082, 2017.

Cunniffe GM, Gonzalez-Fernandez T, Daly A, Sathy BN, Jeon O, Alsberg E, Kelly DJ:  3D Bioprinting of PCL Reinforced Gene Activated Bioinks for Bone Tissue Engineering Tissue Engineering, Part A, 23(17-18): 891-900, 2017.

Dikina AD, Almeida HV, Cao M, Kelly DJ, Alsberg E: Scaffolds derived from ECM produced by chondrogenically-induced human MSC condensates support human MSC Chondrogenesis. ACS Biomaterials, 3(7): 1426-1436, 2017. Invited for special themed issue “Biomimetic Bioactive Materials: The Next Generation of Implantable Devices.”

Strobel HA, Dikina AD, Levi K, Solorio LD, Alsberg E, Rolle MW: Cellular self-assembly with microsphere incorporation for growth factor delivery within engineered vascular rings. Tissue Engineering A, 23(3-4): 143-155, 2017.

Fu AS, Solorio LD, Alsberg E, Saidel GM: Mathematical modeling of glycosaminoglycan production by stem cell aggregates incorporated with growth factor-releasing polymer microspheres. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 11(2): 481-488, 2017.

Sathy BN, Olvera D, Gonzalez-Fernandez T, Cunniffe GM, Pentlavalli S, Chambers P, Jeon O, Alsberg E, McCarthy HO, Dunne N, Donahue TLH, Kelly DJ: RALA complexed α-TCP nanoparticle delivery to mesenchymal stem cells induces bone formation in tissue engineered constructs in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Material Chemistry B, 5:1753-1764, 2017.

Huynh CT, Zheng Z, Nguyen MK; McMillan A, Tonga GY, Rotello V, Alsberg E: Cytocompatible Catalyst-free Photodegradable Hydrogels for Light-Mediated RNA Release to Induce hMSC Osteogenisis. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 3(9): 2011-2023. Invited for special themed issue “Tissue Engineering.”

Nguyen MK, McMillan A, Schapira DS, Alsberg E: Photocrosslinkable, biodegradable hydrogels with controlled cell adhesivity for prolonged siRNA delivery to hMSCs to enhance their osteogenic differentiation. Journal of Material Chemistry B, 5: 485-495, 2017. Invited for special themed issue “Bio-inspired and Natural Materials.”


Ho SS, Vollmer NL, Refaat MI, Jeon O, Alsberg E, Lee MA, Leach JK: Bone morphogenetic protein-2 promotes human mesenchymal stem cell survival and resultant bone formation when entrapped in photocrosslinked alginate hydrogels. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(19): 2501-2509, 2016. 

Huynh CT, Nguyen MK, Tonga GY, Longe L, Rotello VM, Alsberg E: Photocleavable hydrogels for light-triggered siRNA release. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(3):305-10, 2016. Highlighted as cover.

Verrier S, Alini M, Alsberg E, Buchman SR, Kelly D, Laschke MW, Menger MD, Murphy WL, Stegemann JP, Schutz M, Miclau T, Stoddart MJ, Evans C: Tissue engineering and regenerative approaches to improving the healing of large bone defects. eCells and Materials, 32:87-110, 2016.

Carlier A, Alsberg E: Harnessing topographical cures for tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering A, 22(15-16): 995-6, 2016.

Daly AC, Cunniffe GM, Sathy BN, Jeon O, Alsberg E, Kelly DJ: 3D Bioprinting of Developmentally Inspired Templates for Whole Bone Organ Engineering. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(18): 2353-62, 2016.

Huynh CT, Nguyen MK, Naris M, Tonga GY, Rotello VM, Alsberg E: Light-Triggered RNA Release and Induction of hMSC Osteogenesis via Photodegradable, Dual-Crosslinked Hydrogels. Nanomedicine, 11(12): 1535-50, 2016. 

Jeon O, Marks R, Wolfson D, Alsberg E: Dual-crosslinked hydrogel microwell system for formation and culture of multicellular human adipose-derived stem cell spheroids. Journal of Material Chemistry B, 4: 3526-3533, 2016. Highlighted as inside front cover.

Samorezov JE, Headley EB, Everett CR, Alsberg E: Sustained presentation of BMP-2 enhances osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells in gelatin hydrogels. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A, 104(6):1387-97, 2016.

Wang S, Jeon O, Shankles PG, Liu Y, Alsberg E, Retterer ST, Lee BP, Choi CK: In-situ photopolymerization of monodisperse and discoid oxidized methacrylated alginate microgels in a microfluidic channel. Biomicrofluidics, 10(1):011101, 2016.

Dang PN, Dwivedi N, Yu X, Phillips L, Bowerman C, Murphy W, Alsberg E: Guiding chondrogenesis and osteogenesis with mineral-coated hydroxyapatite and BMP-2 incorporated within high-density hMSC aggregates for bone regeneration. ACS Biomaterials, 2(1): 30-42, 2016. Highlighted as cover.

Dang PN, Dwivedi N, Phillips L, Yu X, Herberg S, Bowerman C, Solorio LD, Murphy WL, Alsberg E: Controlled growth factor delivery from microparticles incorporated within hMSC aggregates for enhanced bone tissue engineering via endochondral ossification. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 5(2) 206-17, 2016.

Huynh CT, Nguyen MK, Tonga GY, Longe L, Rotello VM, Alsberg E: Photocleavable hydrogels for light-triggered siRNA release. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5(3):305-10, 2016. Highlighted as cover.


Solorio LD, Phillips LM, McMillan A, Cheng CW, Dang PN, Samorezov JE, Alsberg E: Spatially Organized Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells within Biphasic Microparticle-Incorporated High Cell Density Osteochondral Tissues. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4(15):2306-13, 2015.

Samorezov JE, Morlock CM, Alsberg E: Dual ionic and photocrosslinked alginate hydrogels for micropatterned spatial control of material properties and cell behavior. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 26(7): 1339-47, 2015. Invited for special issue “Biofunctional Biomaterials – The 3rd Generation of Medical Devices.”

Dikina AD, Strobel HA, Lai BP, Rolle MW, Alsberg E: Engineered cartilaginous tubes for tracheal tissue replacement via self-assembly and fusion of human mesenchymal stem cell constructs. Biomaterials, 52: 452-62, 2015.

Jeon O, Wolfson DW, Alsberg E: In situ forming growth factor-loaded coacervate microparticle-embedded hydrogel for directing encapsulated stem cell fate. Advanced Materials, 27(13) 2216-23, 2015. Highlighted as Frontispiece.

Hill MC, Nguyen MK, Jeon O, Alsberg E: Spatial control of cell gene expression by siRNA gradients in biodegradable hydrogels. Advanced Healthcare Materials, 4(5): 714-22, 2015. Highlighted as Back Cover.

Samorezov JE, Alsberg E: Spatial regulation of controlled bioactive factor delivery for bone tissue engineering. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 84: 45-67, 2015.


Boerckel JD, Mason DE, McDermott AM, Alsberg E: Microcomputed tomography: Approaches and applications in bioengineering. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 5(6): 144, 2014.

Jeong SI, Burns NA, Bonino CA, Kwon IK, Khan SA, Alsberg E: Improved cell infiltration of highly porous 3D nanofibrous scaffolds formed by combined fiber-fiber charge repulsions and ultra-sonication. Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2(46): 8116-8122, 2014.

Nguyen K, Jeon O, Krebs MD, Alsberg E: Sustained localized presentation of RNA interfering molecules from in situ forming hydrogels to guide stem cell osteogenic differentiation. Biomaterials, 35(24): 6278-86, 2014.

Dang PN, Solorio LD, Alsberg E: Driving cartilage formation in high-density human adipose-derived stem cell aggregate and sheet constructs without exogenous growth factor delivery. Tissue Engineering A, 20(23-24): 3163-75, 2014.

Yu X, Dang PD, Alsberg E, Murphy WL: Multilayer inorganic microparticles for tunable dual growth factor delivery. Advanced Functional Materials, 24(20): 3082-3093, 2014.

Nguyen K, Alsberg E: Bioactive factor delivery strategies from engineered polymer hydrogels for therapeutic medicine. Progress in Polymer Science, 39(7): 1236-1265, 2014.

Cheng C, Solorio LD, Alsberg E: Decellularized tissues for orthopaedic tissue engineering. Biotechnology Advances, 32(2):462-84, 2014.

Panda NC, Zuckerman ST, Mesubi OO, Rosenbaum DS, Penn MS, Donahue JK, Alsberg E, Laurita KR: Improved conduction and increased cell retention in healed MI using mesenchymal stem cells suspended in alginate hydrogel. J Interv Card Electrophysiol., 41(2):117-27, 2014.

Jeon O, Samorezov J, Alsberg E: Single and dual crosslinked oxidized methacrylated alginate/PEG hydrogels for bioadhesive applications. Acta Biomaterialia, 10(1):47-55, 2014.

Andersen T, Markussen C, Dornish M, Heier-Baardson H, Melvik JE, Alsberg E, Christensen BE: In situ gelation for cell immobilization and culture in alginate foam scaffolds. Tissue Engineering, Part A, 20(3-4)600-10, 2014.

Andersen T, Melvik J, Gåserød O, Alsberg E, Christensen B: Ionically gelled alginate foams: Physical properties controlled by type, amount and source of gelling ions. Carbohydrate Polymers, 99:249-56, 2014.

Heylman CM, Santosa S, Krebs MD, Saidel GM, Alsberg E, Muschler GF: Modeling and experimental methods to predict optimal oxygen distribution for tissue regeneration in bone defects Medical and Biological Computing and Engineering, 52(4):321-30, 2014.


Jeon O, Alt D, Ahmed SM, Linderman S, Alsberg E: Biochemical and physical signal gradients in hydrogels to control stem cell behavior. Advanced Materials, 25(44):6366-72, 2013.

Jeon O, Alsberg E: Regulation of stem cell fate in a three-dimensional micropatterned dual-crosslinked hydrogel system. Advanced Functional Materials, 23(38):4765-75, 2013.

Saquing C, Tang C, Monian B, Bonino C, Manasco J, Alsberg E, Khan S: Alginate-PEO blend nanofibers and the role of carrier polymer in electrospinning. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(26):8692-8704, 2013.

Jeon O, Alsberg E: Photofunctionalization of alginate hydrogels to promote adhesion and proliferation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Tissue Engineering, Part A, 19(11-12):1424-32, 2013.

Corn DJ, Kim Y, Krebs MD, Mounts T, Molter J, Gerson S, Alsberg E, Dennis JE, Lee Z: Imaging early stage osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 31(6):871-9, 2013.

Solorio L, Vieregge E, Dhami C, Alsberg E: High density cell systems incorporating polymer microspheres as microenvironmental regulators in engineering cartilage tissues. Tissue Engineering, Part B, 19(3):209-20, 2013.

Nguyen K, Dang PN, Alsberg E: Functionalized, biodegradable hydrogels for control over sustained and localized siRNA delivery to incorporated and surrounding cells. Acta Biomaterialia, 9(1): 4487-4495, 2013.


Andersen T, Melvik J, Gåserød O, Alsberg E, Christensen B: Ionically Gelled Alginate Foams: Physical Properties Controlled by Operational and Macromolecular Parameters. Biomacromolecules, 13(11): 3703-3710, 2012.

Jeong SI, Jeon O, Krebs MD, Hill MC, Alsberg E: Biodegradable photocrosslinked alginate nanofiber scaffolds with tunable physical properties, cell adhesivity, and growth factor release. eCells and Materials, 24: 331-343, 2012.

Solorio LD, Vieregge EL, Dhami CD, Alsberg: Spatiotemporal regulation of chondrogenic differentiation with controlled delivery of TGF-β1 from gelatin microspheres in mesenchymal stem cell aggregates. Stem Cells Translational Medicine, 1(8): 632-639, 2012.

Chim H, Miller E, Gliniak C, Alsberg E: Stromal-cell-derived factor (SDF) 1-alpha in combination with BMP-2 and TGF-β1 induces site-directed cell homing and osteogenic and chondrogenic differentiation for tissue engineering without the requirement for cell seeding. Cell and Tissue Research, 350(1): 89-94, 2012.

Bonino CA, Efimenko K, Jeong SI, Krebs MD, Alsberg E, Khan SA: Three-Dimensional Electrospun Alginate Mats via Tailored Charge Repulsions. Small, 8(12): 1928-36, 2012.

Jeon O, Alt D, Ahmed SM, Alsberg E: The effect of oxidation on the degradation of photocrosslinkable alginate hydrogels. Biomaterials, 33(13): 3503-3514, 2012.

Solorio LD, Vieregge EL, Dhami CD, Dang PN, Alsberg E: Engineered cartilage via self-assembled hMSC sheets with incorporated biodegradable gelatin microspheres releasing chondrogenic growth factor. Journal of Controlled Release, 158(2): 224-232, 2012.

Lee Z, Dennis J, Alsberg E, Krebs MD, Welter J, Caplan A: Imaging stem cell differentiation for cell-based tissue repair. Methods Enzymol., 506:247-63, 2012.


Bonino CA, Samerozev JE, Jeon O, Alsberg E, Khan SA: Real-time in situ rheology of alginate hydrogel photocrosslinking. Soft Matter, 7(24): 11510-11517, 2011.

Lee JB, Jeong SI, Bae MS, Heo DN, Kim CH, Alsberg E, Kwon IK: Highly porous electrospun nanofibers enhanced by ultra-sonication for improved cellular infiltration. Tissue Engineering Part A, 17(21-22): 2695-2702, 2011.

Jeon O, Powell C, Solorio L, Krebs MD, Alsberg E: Affinity-based growth factor delivery from biodegradable, photocrosslinked heparin-alginate hydrogels.Journal of Controlled Release, 154(3): 258-266, 2011.

Bonino CA, Krebs MD, Saquing CD, Jeong SI, Shearer KL, Alsberg E, Khan SA: Electrospinning alginate-based nanofibers: From blends to crosslinked low molecular weight alginate-only systems. Carbohydrate Polymers, 85(1): 111-119, 2011.

Jeon O, Krebs MD, Alsberg E: Controlled and sustained gene delivery from injectable porous PLGA scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A,98A(1): 72-79, 2011.

Krebs MD, Alsberg E: Localized, Targeted and Sustained Silencing RNA Delivery.Chemistry - A European Journal,17(11): 3054-3062, 2011. 

Jeong SI, Krebs MD, Bonino CA, Samorezov JE, Khan SA, Alsberg E: Electrospun chitosan-alginate nanofibers with in situ polyelectrolyte complexation for use as tissue engineering scaffolds. Tissue Engineering: Part A, 17(1-2): 59-70, 2011. 


Sasaki JI, Asoh TA, Matsumoto T, Egusa H, Yatani H, Akashi M, Alsberg E, Sohmura T: Fabrication of 3D cell constructs using temperature-responsive hydrogelTissue Engineering: Part A, 16(8): 2497-2504, 2010.

Jeon O, Powell C, Ahmed SM, Alsberg E: Biodegradable, photocrosslinked alginate hydrogels with independently tailorable physical properties and cell adhesivity. Tissue Engineering: Part A, 16(9): 2915-2925, 2010.

Jeong SI, Krebs MD, BoninoCA, KhanSA, AlsbergE: Electrospun alginate nanofibers with controlled cell adhesion for tissue engineering.  Macromolecular Biosciences, 10(8): 934-943, 2010.

Solorio LD, Fu AS, Hernandez-Irizarry R, Alsberg E: Chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cell aggregates via controlled release of TGF-b1 from incorporated polymer microspheres. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A, 92(3): 1139-1144, 2010.

Krebs MD, Salter E, Chen E, Sutter KA, Alsberg E: Calcium phosphate-DNA nanoparticle gene delivery from alginate hydrogels induces in vivo osteogenesis.Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A, 92(3): 1131-1138, 2010.


Erb RM, Krebs MD, Alsberg Em Samata B, Rotello VM, Yellen BB: Beyond diffusion-limited aggregation kinetics in microparticle suspensions. Physical Review E, 80(5 Pt 1), 2009. 

Krebs MD, Jeon O, Alsberg E: Localized and sustained delivery of silencing RNA from macroscopic biopolymer hydrogels. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131(26): 9204-9206, 2009.

Krebs MD, Erb RM, Yellen BB, Samanta B, Bajaj A, Rotello VM, Alsberg E: Formation of ordered cellular structures in suspension via label-free negative magnetophoresis. Nanoletters, 9(5): 1812-1817, 2009.

Krebs MD, Sutter K, Lin AS, Guldberg RE, Alsberg E: Injectable poly(lactic-co-glycolic) acid scaffolds with in situ pore formation for tissue engineering. ActaBiomaterialia, 5(8): 2847-2759, 2009.

Jeon O, Mansour JM, Alsberg E: Photocrosslinkable alginate hydrogels with tunable biodegradation rates and mechanical properties. Biomaterials, 30(14): 2724-2734, 2009.


Grikscheit TC, Sala FG, Ogilvie J, Bower KA, Ochoa ER, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ, Vacanti JP: Tissue-engineered spleen protects against overwhelming pneumococcal sepsis in a rodent model. Journal of Surgical Research, 149(2): 214-218, 2008.


Matsumoto T, Sasaki JI, Alsberg E, Egusa H, Yatani H, Sohmura T: Three-dimensional cell and tissue patterning in a strained fibrin gel system. PLoS ONE,2(11): e1211, 2007.


Alsberg E, von Recum HA, Mahoney MJ. Environmental cues to guide stem cell fate decision for tissue engineering applications. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, 6(9):847-866, 2006.

Alsberg E, Feinstein E, Joy MP, Prentiss M, Ingber DE: Magnetically-guided self-assembly of fibrin matrices with ordered nanoscale structure for tissue engineering. Tissue Engineering, 12(11): 3247-3256, 2006.  (Chosen for cover)

Xia S, Hunt TP, Mayers BT, Alsberg E, Whitesides GM, Westervelt R, Ingber DE. Combined micromagnetic-microfluidic separation of living cells in continuous flow. Biomed. Microdevices, 8(4): 299-308, 2006.


Overby DR, Matthews BD, Alsberg E, Ingber DE: Novel dynamic rheological behavior of individual focal adhesions measured within single cells using electromagnetic pulling cytometry. Acta Biomaterialia, 1(3): 295-303, 2005.

Lee H, Liu Y, Alsberg E, Ingber DE, Westervelt RM, Ham D: An IC/microfluidic hybrid microsystem for 2D magnetic manipulation of individual biological cells.IEEE Int. Solid State Circuits, 80-81, 2005.

Kong HJ, Polte TR, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ: FRET measurements of cell-traction forces and nano-scale clustering of adhesion ligands varied by substrate stiffness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102(12): 4300-4305, 2005.

Moore KA, Polte T, Huang S, Shi B, Alsberg E, Sunday ME, Ingber DE: Control of basement membrane remodeling and epithelial branching morphogenesis in embryonic lung by Rho and cytoskeletal tension. Developmental Dynamics, 232(2): 268-281, 2005.


Lee KY*, Alsberg E*, Hsiong S, Mooney DJ: Nanoscale adhesion ligand organization regulates osteoblast proliferation and differentiation. Nanoletters, 4(8): 1501-1506, 2004. *Shared first authorship.

Kong HJ, Alsberg E, Kaigler D, Lee KY, Mooney DJ: Controlling degradation of hydrogels via size of crosslinked junctions. Advanced Materials, 16(21): 1917-1921, 2004.

Grimmer JF, Gunnlaugsson CB, Alsberg E, Murphy HS, Kong HJ, Mooney DJ, Weatherly RA: Tracheal reconstruction using tissue-engineered cartilage.Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 130(10): 1191-1196, 2004.

Grikscheit TC, Siddique A, Ochoa ER, Srinivasan A, Alsberg E, Holden RA, Vacanti JP: Tissue-engineered small intestine improves recovery after massive small bowel resection. Annals of Surgery, 240(5): 748-754, 2004.

Simmons CA*, Alsberg E*, Hsiong S, Kim WJ, Mooney DJ: Dual growth factor delivery and controlled scaffold degradation enhance in vivo bone formation by transplanted bone marrow stromal cells. Bone, 35(2): 562-569, 2004. *Shared first authorship.

Thornton AJ, Alsberg E, Hill EE, Mooney DJ: Shape retaining injectable hydrogels for minimally invasive bulking. Journal of Urology, 172(2): 763-768, 2004.

Thornton AJ, Alsberg E, Albertelli M, Mooney DJ: Shape-defining scaffolds for minimally invasive tissue engineering. Transplantation, 77(12): 1798-1803, 2004.


Alsberg E, Kong HJ, Hirano Y, Smith MK, Albeiruti A, Mooney DJ: Regulating bone formation via controlled scaffold degradation. Journal of Dental Research,82(11): 903-908, 2003.

Grikscheit TC, Ochoa ER, Ramsanahie A, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ, Whang EE, Vacanti JP: Tissue engineered large intestine resembles native colon with appropriate in vitro physiology and architecture. Annals of Surgery, 238(1): 35-41, 2003.


Alsberg E, Anderson KW, Albeiruti A, Rowley JA, Mooney DJ: Engineering growing tissues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99(19): 12025-12030, 2002.

Grikscheit TC, Ogilvie JB, Ochoa ER, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ, Vacanti, JP: Tissue-engineered colon exhibits function in vivoSurgery, 132(2): 200-204, 2002.


Alsberg E, Anderson KW, Albeiruti A, Franceschi RT, Mooney DJ: Cell-interactive alginate hydrogels for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Dental Research, 80(11): 2025-29, 2001.

Lee KY, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ: Degradable and injectable poly(aldehyde guluronate) hydrogels for bone tissue engineering.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-A, 56(2): 228-33, 2001.

Bouhadir KH, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ: Hydrogels for combination delivery of antineoplastic agents. Biomaterials, 22(19): 2625-33, 2001.

Bouhadir KH, Lee KY, Alsberg E, Damm KL, Anderson KW, Mooney DJ: Degradation of partially oxidized alginate and its potential application for tissue engineering. Biotechnology Progress, 17(5): 945-50, 2001.

Alsberg E, Hill EE, Mooney DJ: Craniofacial tissue engineering. Critical reviews in oral biology and medicine, 12(1): 64-75, 2001.


Brown AN, Kim BS, Alsberg E, Mooney DJ: Combining chondrocytes and smooth muscle cells to engineer hybrid soft tissue constructs. Tissue Engineering, 6(4): 297-305, 2000.


Richards M, Wineman AS, Alsberg E, Goulet JA, Goldstein SA: Viscoelastic characterization of mesenchymal gap tissue and consequences for tension accumulation during distraction. J. Biomech. Eng., 121: 116-123, 1999.


Book Chapters


Malemud CJ, Alsberg E. Mesenchymal Stell Cells and Immunomodulation – An Overview. In: Malemud CJ and Alsberg E, ed. Mesenchymal Stell Cells and Immunomodulation. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, 2016: 1-5.

Nguyen K, Samorezov J, Alsberg E. Hydrogels in bone tissue engineering. In: Khademhosseini A, et al., eds. Applications of Hydrogels in Regenerative Medicine. Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd., 2016: 295-322.


Andersen T, Strand BL, Formo K, Alsberg E, Christensen BE. Alginates as biomaterials in tissue engineering. In: Rauter AP, ed. Carbohydrate Chemistry Vol. 37: Chemical and Biological Approaches – Glycosciences for Human Health and Disease. London, England: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2011: 227-258.


Alsberg E, Moore K, Huang S, Polte T, Ingber DE. The mechanical and cytoskeletal basis of lung morphogenesis. In: Massaro D, et al., eds. Lung Development and Regeneration. Vol. 190. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2004: 247-274.