Lu X, Galarneau MM, Higgins JM, Wood DK. A microfluidic platform to study the effects of vascular architecture and oxygen gradients on sickle blood flow. Microcirculation. 2017;24:e12357. PubMed PMID: 28129479.


Nam KH, Kim P, Wood DK, Kwon S, Provenzano PP, Kim DH. Multiscale Cues Drive Collective Cell Migration. Sci Rep. 2016 Jul 27;6:29749. doi: 10.1038/srep29749. PubMed PMID: 27460294.

Lu X, Wood DK, Higgins JM. Deoxygenation Reduces Sickle Cell Blood Flow at Arterial Oxygen Tension. Biophys J. 2016 Jun 21;110(12):2751-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2016.04.050. PubMed PMID: 27332133; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4919586.

Turley EA, Wood DK, McCarthy JB. Carcinoma Cell Hyaluronan as a "Portable" Cancerized Prometastatic Microenvironment. Cancer Res. 2016 May 1;76(9):2507-12. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-15-3114. PubMed PMID: 27197262; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4874571.

Brett ME, Crampton AL, Wood DK. Rapid Generation of Collagen-Based 3D Microtissues to Study Cell-Matrix Interactions. Technology. 2016 Jun;4(2):1-8. doi: 10.1142/S2339547816400094.


Ge J, Chow DN, Fessler JL, Weingeist DM, Wood DK, Engelward BP. Micropatterned comet assay enables high throughput and sensitive DNA damage quantification. Mutagenesis. 2015 Jan;30(1):11-9. doi: 10.1093/mutage/geu063. PubMed PMID: 25527723; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4272061.

Ge J, Prasongtanakij S, Wood DK, Weingeist DM, Fessler J, Navasummrit P, Ruchirawat M, Engelward BP. CometChip: a high-throughput 96-well platform for measuring DNA damage in microarrayed human cells. J Vis Exp. 2014 Oct 18;(92):e50607. doi: 10.3791/50607. PubMed PMID: 25350601; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4407627.

Warren AD, Kwong GA, Wood DK, Lin KY, Bhatia SN. Point-of-care diagnostics for noncommunicable diseases using synthetic urinary biomarkers and paper microfluidics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 11;111(10):3671-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1314651111. PubMed PMID: 24567404; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3956200.

Lin KY, Kwong GA, Warren AD, Wood DK, Bhatia SN. Nanoparticles that sense thrombin activity as synthetic urinary biomarkers of thrombosis. ACS Nano. 2013 Oct 22;7(10):9001-9. doi: 10.1021/nn403550c. PubMed PMID: 24015809; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807694.

Ge J, Wood DK, Weingeist DM, Prasongtanakij S, Navasumrit P, Ruchirawat M, Engelward BP. Standard fluorescent imaging of live cells is highly genotoxic. Cytometry A. 2013 Jun;83(6):552-60. doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22291. PubMed PMID: 23650257; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3677558.

Li CY, Wood DK, Huang JH, Bhatia SN. Flow-based pipeline for systematic modulation and analysis of 3D tumor microenvironments. Lab Chip. 2013 May 21;13(10):1969-78. doi: 10.1039/c3lc41300d. PubMed PMID: 23563587; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3812960.

Weingeist DM, Ge J, Wood DK, Mutamba JT, Huang Q, Rowland EA, Yaffe MB, Floyd S, Engelward BP. Single-cell microarray enables high-throughput evaluation of DNA double-strand breaks and DNA repair inhibitors. Cell Cycle. 2013 Mar 15;12(6):907-15. doi: 10.4161/cc.23880. PubMed PMID: 23422001; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3637349.

El-Haibi CP, Bell GW, Zhang J, Collmann AY, Wood D, Scherber CM, Csizmadia E, Mariani O, Zhu C, Campagne A, Toner M, Bhatia SN, Irimia D, Vincent-Salomon A, Karnoub AE. Critical role for lysyl oxidase in mesenchymal stem cell-driven breast cancer malignancy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Oct 23;109(43):17460-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1206653109. PubMed PMID: 23033492; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3491529.

Wood DK, Soriano A, Mahadevan L, Higgins JM, Bhatia SN. A biophysical indicator of vaso-occlusive risk in sickle cell disease. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Feb 29;4(123):123ra26. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3002738. PubMed PMID: 22378926; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3633235.

Li CY, Wood DK, Hsu CM, Bhatia SN. DNA-templated assembly of droplet-derived PEG microtissues. Lab Chip. 2011 Sep 7;11(17):2967-75. doi: 10.1039/c1lc20318e. PubMed PMID: 21776518; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3399244.

Wood DK, Weingeist DM, Bhatia SN, Engelward BP. Single cell trapping and DNA damage analysis using microwell arrays. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 1;107(22):10008-13. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1004056107. PubMed PMID: 20534572; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2890454.

Wood DK, Requa MV, Cleland AN. Microfabricated high-throughput electronic particle detector. Rev Sci Instrum. 2007 Oct;78(10):104301. PubMed PMID: 17979441.

Swenson LJ, Wood DK, Cleland AN. Diffusion-based electron thermometry using a three-junction single-electron transistor. Nano Lett. 2007 Jun;7(6):1804-8. PubMed PMID: 17480114.

Wood DK, Braun GB, Fraikin JL, Swenson LJ, Reich NO, Cleland AN. A feasible approach to all-electronic digital labeling and readout for cell identification. Lab Chip. 2007 Apr;7(4):469-74. PubMed PMID: 17389963.

Braun G, Inagaki K, Estabrook RA, Wood DK, Levy E, Cleland AN, Strouse GF, Reich NO. Gold nanoparticle decoration of DNA on silicon. Langmuir. 2005 Nov 8;21(23):10699-701. PubMed PMID: 16262339.

Wood DK, Ni KK, Schmidt DR, Cleland AN. Submicron giant magnetoresistive sensors for biological applications. Sensors and actuators. A, Physical. 2005; 120:1.

Wood DK, Oh SH, Lee SH, Soh HT, Cleland AN. High-bandwidth radio frequency Coulter counter. Applied physics letters. 2005; 87(18):184106.

Swenson LJ, Schmidt DR, Aldridge JS, Wood DK, Cleland AN. Mixing with the radio frequency single-electron transistor. Applied physics letters. 2005; 86(17):173112.

Platow W, Wood DE, Burnette JE, Nemanich RJ, Sayers DE. XAFS studies of the formation of cobalt silicide on (square root of 3 x square root of 3) SiC(0001). J Synchrotron Radiat. 2001 Mar 1;8(Pt 2):475-7. PubMed PMID: 11512820.

Platow W, Wood DK, Tracy KM, Burnette JE, Nemanich RJ, et al. Formation of cobalt disilicide films on (root 3 x root 3)6H-SiC(0001). Physical review. B, Condensed matter. 2001; 63(11):115312.


November 22, 2017 - Welcome to Scott Hansen and Elizabeth "Lizzy" Crist, our two newest Living Devices Lab members. We are happy they joined us and can't wait to see their future work!

September 1 2017 - The Living Devices Lab receives an R01 from the National Institutes of Health to study sickle cell disease.

May 17 2017 - Congratulations to Jed Overmann for completing his graduate studies and earning his Master's Degree! 

May 12 2017 - Congratulations to Geneva Doak for winning the Outstanding BME Teaching Assistant Award!

May 12 2017 - Congratulations to Athena Geisness for graduating with a Bachelor's of Science in Biomedical Engineering!

Nov 18 2016 - The Living Devices Lab welcomes two new graduate students, Katie Cummins and Heather Bomberger. We are excited to see their future work!

Sep 26 2016 - Congratulations to Ali Crampton for winning a poster award at the Institute for Engineering in Medicine Annual Conference.

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