Spencer Szczesny

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

Spencer Szczesny

Research Summary

Mechanobiology focusing on how mechanical stimuli influence tendon cell behavior in their native microenvironment with the ultimate goal of understanding tendon pathology and identifying novel therapeutic options.

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Publication Tags

Tendons Mechanics Collagen Tissue Hydrogels Stem Cells Fibers Stiffness Plasticity Shear Substrates Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Mesenchymal Stem Cells Plastics Atomic Force Microscopy Shear Stress Bioreactors Biglycan Aggrecans Gages Microstructure Decorin Proteoglycans Biocompatible Materials Fatigue

Most Recent Publications

The Elephant in the Cell

Michelle L. Jones, Kris Noel Dahl, Tanmay P. Lele, Daniel E. Conway, Vivek Shenoy, Soham Ghosh, Spencer E. Szczesny, 2022, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Krishna Pedaprolu, Spencer E. Szczesny, 2022, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Mechanical Stimulation as Both the Cause and the Cure of Tendon and Ligament Injuries

Lauren Paschall, Krishna Pedaprolu, Sabrina Carrozzi, A Dhawan, Spencer Szczesny, 2022,

Benjamin E. Peterson, Rebecca A. Rolfe, Allen Kunselman, Paula Murphy, Spencer E. Szczesny, 2021, Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology

Benjamin E. Peterson, Spencer E. Szczesny, 2020, Acta Biomaterialia on p. 302-309

Spencer E. Szczesny, 2020, Connective Tissue Research on p. 245-247

Spencer E. Szczesny, Céline Aeppli, Alexander David, Robert L. Mauck, 2018, Journal of Biomechanics on p. 251-256

Ze Gong, Spencer E. Szczesny, Steven R. Caliari, Elisabeth E. Charrier, Ovijit Chaudhuri, Xuan Cao, Yuan Lin, Robert L. Mauck, Paul A. Janmey, Jason A. Burdick, Vivek B. Shenoy, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E2686-E2695

Su Jin Heo, Spencer E. Szczesny, Dong Hwa Kim, Kamiel S. Saleh, Robert L. Mauck, 2018, Journal of Orthopaedic Research on p. 808-815

Spencer E. Szczesny, Tristan P. Driscoll, Hsiao Yun Tseng, Pang Ching Liu, Su Jin Heo, Robert L. Mauck, Pen Hsiu G. Chao, 2017, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering on p. 2869-2876

Most-Cited Papers

Ze Gong, Spencer E. Szczesny, Steven R. Caliari, Elisabeth E. Charrier, Ovijit Chaudhuri, Xuan Cao, Yuan Lin, Robert L. Mauck, Paul A. Janmey, Jason A. Burdick, Vivek B. Shenoy, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E2686-E2695

Spencer E. Szczesny, Dawn M. Elliott, 2014, Acta Biomaterialia on p. 2582-2590

Spencer E. Szczesny, Jeffrey L. Caplan, Pal Pedersen, Dawn M. Elliott, 2015, Scientific Reports

Biaxial mechanics and inter-lamellar shearing of stem-cell seeded electrospun angle-ply laminates for annulus fibrosus tissue engineering

Tristan P. Driscoll, Ryan H. Nakasone, Spencer E. Szczesny, Dawn M. Elliott, Robert L. Mauck, 2013, Journal of Orthopaedic Research on p. 864-870

Paul E. Matuszewski, Yi Ling Chen, Spencer E. Szczesny, Spencer P. Lake, Dawn M. Elliott, Louis J. Soslowsky, George R. Dodge, 2012, Connective Tissue Research on p. 343-348

Su Jin Heo, Woojin M. Han, Spencer E. Szczesny, Brian D. Cosgrove, Dawn M. Elliott, David A. Lee, Randall L. Duncan, Robert L. Mauck, 2016, Biophysical Journal on p. 864-874

Spencer E. Szczesny, Dawn M. Elliott, 2014, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials on p. 325-338

Spencer E. Szczesny, Robert L. Mauck, 2017, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering

Cross-Linking Chemistry of Tyramine-Modified Hyaluronan Hydrogels Alters Mesenchymal Stem Cell Early Attachment and Behavior

Claudia Loebel, Spencer E. Szczesny, Brian D. Cosgrove, Mauro Alini, Marcy Zenobi-Wong, Robert L. Mauck, David Eglin, 2017, Biomacromolecules on p. 855-864

Elena Tous Kichula, Hua Wang, Shauna M. Dorsey, Spencer E. Szczesny, Dawn M. Elliott, Jason A. Burdick, Jonathan F. Wenk, 2014, Annals of Biomedical Engineering on p. 1546-1556