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  • Moore, E., Maestas, D.R., Cherry, C. C., Garcia, J.A., Comeau, H.Y., Davenport Huyer, L, Blosser, R.L., Rosson, G.D., Elisseeff, J.H. Biomaterials direct functional B cell response in a material specific manner. Science AdvancesIn Press 

  • Shou, Y., Campbell, S., Radisic, M., Davenport Huyer, L. Towards renewable and functional biomedical polymers with tunable degradation rates based on itaconic acid and 1,8-octanediol. ACS Applied Polymer Materials (Cover article). 2021, 3 (4): 1943-55. Link to paper 

  • Lai, B.F., Lu, R.X., Davenport Huyer, L., Kakinoki, S., Yazbeck, J., Wang, E.Y., Wu, Q., Zhang, B., Radisic, M. A well-plate based multiplexed platform for incorporation of organoids into an organ-on-a-chip system with a perfusable vasculature. Nature Protocols.2021, 16: 2158-89. Link to paper

  • Lu, R.X, Lai, B.F., Benge, T., Wang, E.Y., Davenport Huyer, L., Rafatian,N., Radisic, M. Heart-on-a-chip platform for assessing toxicity of air pollution related nanoparticles. Advanced Material Technologies. 2021, 6 (2): 2000726. DOI: 10.1002/admt.202000726

  • Davenport Huyer, L , Mandla, S., Wang, Y., Yee, B., Euler, C., Lai, B.F., Bannerman, D., Lin, Y., Montgomery, M., Nemr, K., Mahadevan, R., Bender, T., Epelman, S., Radisic, M. Macrophage immunomodulation through new polymers that recapitulate functional effects of itaconate as a power house of innate immunity. Advanced Functional Materials. 2021, 31 (6): 2003341. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202003341

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Radisic, M. An organ-on-a-chip system to study anaerobic bacteria in intestinal health and disease. Med. 2021, 2 (1): 16-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.medj.2020.12.016


  • Callaghan, N.I., Khaira, S., Ouyang, A., Cadavid, J.L. Chang, H., Co, I.L., Diep, P., Ivanov, N., Li, G., Li, N.T., Tran-Nguyen, N. Smith, C., Davenport Huyer, L., Kilkenny, D.M. (co-corresponding author). Discovery: Virtual implementation of inquiry-based remote learning for secondary STEM students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Biomedical Engineering Education. 2020, 1 (1): 87-94. DOI: 10.1007/s43683-020-00014-z

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Callaghan, N. I, Dicks, S., Scherer, E., Shukalyuk, A. I., Jou, M., Kilkenny, D. M. A scalable inquiry-based curriculum enhances differential engagement and academic performance for senior high school STEM students. npj Science of Learning. 2020, 5 (1): 1-12. DOI: 10.1038/s41539-020-00076-2. Summary blog post available: https://go.nature.com/3oDKolE

  • Lai, B.F., Lu, R. X., Hu, Y., Davenport Huyer, L., Dou, W., Radulovich, N, Tsao, M. S., Sun, Y., Radisic, M. Recapitulating pancreatic tumor microenvironment through synergistic use of patient organoids and organ-on-a-chip vasculature. Advanced Functional Materials. 2020, 30 (48): 2000545. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202000545

  • Bannerman, A. D., Davenport Huyer, L., Montgomery, M., Zhao, N., Velkonja, C., Radisic, M., Elastic biomaterial scaffold with spatially varying adhesive design. Advanced Biosystems. 2020,4 (8), 20000046. DOI: 10.1002/adbi.202000046

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Pascual-Gil, S., Wang, Y., Mandla, S., Yee, B., Radisic, M. Advanced strategies for modulation of the material-macrophage interface. Advanced Functional Materials. 2020, 30 (44), 1909331. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201909331

  • Savoji, H., Davenport Huyer, L., Mohammadi, M.H., Lai, B.F.L, Bannerman, D., Shoaib, M., Bobicki, E., Radisic, M. 3D printing of microvasculature using bioelastomer prepolymers by freeform reversible embedding. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (Cover Article). 2020. 6 (3): 1333-1343. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00676


  • Mandla, S., Davenport Huyer, L., Wang, Y., Radisic M. Macrophage polarization with angiopoietin-1 peptide QHREDGS. ACS Biomaterial Science & Engineering. 2019. 5 (9): 4542–4550; DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.9b00483

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Bannerman D., Wang, Y., Savoji, H., Knee-Walden, E.J., Brissenden, A., Yee, B., Shoaib, M., Bobicki, E., Amsden, B.G., Radisic, M. One-pot synthesis of unsaturated polyester bio-elastomer with controllable material curing for microscale designs. Advanced Healthcare Materials (Cover Article). 2019. 8 (16): 1900245; DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201900245

  • Wang, E.Y., Rafatian, N., Zhao, Y., Lee, A., Lai, B.F., Lu, R.X., Jekic, D., Davenport Huyer, L., Knee-Walden, E.J., Bhattacharya, S., Backx, P.H., Radisic, M. Biowire model of interstitial and focal cardiac fibrosis. ACS Central Science (Cover Article). 2019. 5 (7): 1146-1158; DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.9b00052

  • Zhao, Y., Wang, E.Y, Davenport Huyer, L., Liao, Y., Yeager, K., Vunjek-Novakovic, G., Radisic, M., Zhang, B. A multimaterial microphysiological platform enabled by rapid casting of elastic micro-wires. Advanced Healthcare Materials (Cover Article). 2019. 8 (5):  ; DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201801187

  • Zhao, Y., Rafatian, N., Feric, N., Cox, B., Aschar-Sobbu, R., Wang, E.Y., Aggarwal, P., Zhang, B., Conant, G., Ronaldson-Bouchard, K., Pahnke, A., Protze, S., Lee, J. H., Davenport Huyer, L., Jekic, D., Wickeler, A., Naguib, H., Keller, G., Vunjak-Novakovic, G., Broeckel, U., Backx, P. H., Radisic, M. A platform for generation of chamber-apecific cardiac tissues and disease modeling. Cell. 2019. 176 (4): 913-927; DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.11.042


  • Chen, F., Qi, R., Davenport Huyer, L., Amsden, B. Degradation of poly(5-hydroxy-trimethylene carbonate) in aqueous environments. 2018. Polymer Degradation and Stability .158: 83-91; DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.10.022

  • Zhang, B., Lai, B.F.L, Xie, R., Davenport Huyer, L., Montgomery, M., Radisic, M. Microfabrication of AngioChip, a biodegradable polymer scaffold with microfluidic vasculature. Nature Protocols (Cover Article). 2018. 13 (8): 1793-1813; DOI: 10.1038/s41596-018-0015-8

  • Mandla, S., Davenport Huyer, L. (co-first author),  Radisic, M. Multimodal bioactive material approaches for wound healing. APL Bioengineering. 2018. 2 (2): 021503; DOI: 10.1063/1.5026773

  • Montgomery, M., Davenport Huyer, L., Bannerman, D., Radisic, M. Method for the fabrication of elastomeric polyester scaffolds for tissue Engineering and minimally invasive delivery. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2018. 4 (11): 3691-3703; DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b01017


  • Montgomery, M. , Ahadian S. , Davenport Huyer, L., Rito, M. L., Civitarese, R. A., Vanderlaan, R. D., Wu, J., Reis, L., Momen, A., Akbari, S., Pahnke, A., Li, R. K., Caldarone, C., Radisic, M. Flexible shape-memory scaffold for minimally invasive delivery of functional tissues. Nature Materials (Cover Article). 2017. 16: 1038–1046; DOI: 10.1038/nmat4956

  • Lai, B.F.L, Davenport Huyer, L., Lu, R.X.Z, Drecun, S., Radisic, M.‡, Zhang, B.‡ InVADE: Integrated vasculature for assessing dynamic events. Advanced Functional Materials (Cover Article). 2017. 27 (46): 1703524; DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201703524

  • Ahadian, S., Civitarese, R. Bannerman, D. Mohammadi, M.H. Lu, R., Wang, E.Y., Davenport Huyer, L., Lai, F., Zhang, B., Zhao, Y., Mandla, S., Korolj, A., Radisic, M. Organ-on-a-chip platforms: A convergence of advanced materials, cells, and microscale technologies. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2017. 7 (2): 1700506; DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201700506

  • Ahadian, S., Davenport Huyer, L. (co-first author), Estill, M., Yee, B., Smith, N., Zhensong, X., Sun, Y., Radisic, M. Moldable elastomeric polyester-carbon nanotube scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering. Acta Biomaterialia. 2017. 52: 81-91; DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.12.009

2016 and earlier

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Zhang, B., Montgomery, M., Korolj, A., Drecun, S., Conant, G., Zhao, Y., Reis, L., Radisic, M. Highly elastic and moldable polyester biomaterial for tissue engineering applications. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2016. 2 (5): 780-788; DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00525

  • Davenport Huyer, L., Montgomery, M., Zhao, Y., Xiao, Y., Conant, G., Korolj, A., & Radisic, M. Biomaterial based cardiac tissue engineering and its applications. Biomedical Materials. 2015. 10 (3): 034004; DOI: 10.1088/1748-6041/10/3/034004

  • Zhang, B., Montgomery, M., Davenport Huyer, L., Korolj, A., Radisic, M. Platform technology for scalable assembly of instantaneously functional mosaic tissues. Science Advances. 2015. 1 (7): e1500423; DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1500423

  • Pahnke, A., Conant, G., Davenport Huyer, L., Zhao, Y., Radisic M. The role of Wnt regulation in heart development, cardiac repairand disease: a tissue engineering perspective. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2015. 473 (3): 698-703; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.11.060