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Biography

Prof. Song Li

Chancellor Professor, Chair, Department of Bioengineering

Professor, Department of Medicine

University of California, USA


Email: songli@ucla.edu


Qualifications

1997 Ph.D., University of California, Bioengineering, USA


Publications (Selected)

  1. Huang NF, Patel S, Thakar RG, Wu J, Hsiao BS, Chu B, Lee RJ, Li S (2006) Myotube assembly on nanofibrous and micropatterned polymers. Nano Letters 6 (3): 537-542.
  2. Kurpinski K, Chu J, Hashi, C, Li S (2006) Anisotropic mechanosensing by mesenchymal stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 103 (44): 16095-16100.

  3. Hashi CK, Zhu YQ, Yang GY, Young WL, Hsiao BS, Wang K, Chu B, and Li S (2007) Anti-thrombogenic property of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in nanofibrous vascular grafts. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 104 (29): 11915-20.

  4. Patel S, Kurpinski K, Quigley R, Gao HF, Hsiao BS, Poo MM, and Li S. (2007) Bioactive nanofibers: Synergistic effects of nanotopography and chemical signaling on cell guidance. Nano Letters 7 (7): 2122-8.

  5. Park JS, Chu J, Tsou DT, Diop R, Tang Z, Wang A, Li S (2011) The effect of matrix stiffness on the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells in response to TGF-. Biomaterials 32 (16): 3921-30.

  6. Wang A, Tang Z, Park IH, Zhu Y, Patel S, Daley G, Li S (2011) Induced pluripotent stem cells for neural tissue engineering. Biomaterials 32 (22): 5023-32.

  7. Tang, Z, Wang, A, Yuan, F, Yan, Z, Liu, B, Chu, JS, Helms JA, Li S. (2012) Differentiation of multipotent vascular stem cells contributes to vascular diseases. Nature Communications. June 6; 3: 875.

  8. Yu J, Wang A, Tang Z, Henry J, Li-Ping Lee B, Zhu Y, Yuan F, Huang F, Li S. (2012) The effect of stromal cell-derived factor-1a/heparin coating of biodegradable vascular grafts on the recruitment of both endothelial and smooth muscle progenitor cells for accelerated regeneration. Biomaterials 33: 8062-8074.

  9. Downing T, Soto J, Morez C, Houssin T, Yuan F, Chu J, Fritz A, Patel S, Schaffer D, Li S (2013) Biophysical regulation of epigenetic state and cell reprogramming. Nat Mater 12 (12): 1154-62.

  10. Sia J, Yu P, Srivastava D, Li S. (2016) Effect of biophysical cues on reprogramming to cardiomyocytes. Biomaterials. 2016 June 23; 103: 1-11.

  11. Song Y, Soto J, Chen B, Yang L, Li S. Cell engineering: Biophysical regulation of the nucleus. Biomaterials. 2020 Jan:119743.

  12. Fang J, Hsueh YY, Soto J, Sun W, Wang J, Gu Z, Khademhosseini A, Li S. Engineering Biomaterials with Micro/Nanotechnologies for Cell Reprogramming. ACS Nano. 2020 Feb;14(2):1296-318.