Selected publications: 

Marturano-Kruik, A. (2018-02). Human bone perivascular niche-on-a-chip for studying metastatic colonization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - PNAS, 115(6), 1256-1261.doi:10.1073/pnas.1714282115


Elizabeth H. Stephens, Jiho Han, Emma A. Trawick, Elena S. Di Martino, Hemanth Akkiraju, Lewis M. Brown, Jennifer P. Connell, K. Jane Grande-Allen, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Hiroo Takayama, Left-Ventricular Assist Device Impact on Aortic Valve Mechanics, Proteomics and Ultrastructure, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 105, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 572-580, ISSN 0003-4975,


N Charoensook, Surapon & J Williams, Damian & Chakraborty, Syandan & W Leong, Kam & Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana. (2017). Bioreactor Model of Neuromuscular Junction with Electrical Stimulation for Pharmacological Potency Testing. Integrative Biology. 9. . 10.1039/C7IB00144D.


Kim, Jinho & Guenthart, Brandon & D. O’Neill, John & Dorrello, Valerio & Bacchetta, Matthew & Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana. (2017). Controlled delivery and minimally invasive imaging of stem cells in the lung. Scientific Reports. 7. . 10.1038/s41598-017-13280-9.


Jay Steven M. and Vunjak-Novakovic Gordana. Tissue Engineering Part A. November 2017, 23(21-22): 1210-1211.


Ng Johnathan, Spiller Kara, Bernhard Jonathan, and Vunjak-Novakovic Gordana. Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews. October 2017, 23(5): 480-493.


Fine, B.; Vunjak-Novakovic, G., Shortcomings of Animal Models and the Rise of Engineered Human Cardiac Tissue. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2017, 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00662.


Jonathan Bernhard, James Ferguson, Bernhard Rieder, Patrick Heimel, Thomas Nau, Stefan Tangl, Heinz Redl, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Tissue-engineered hypertrophic chondrocyte grafts enhanced long bone repair, Biomaterials, Volume 139, 2017, Pages 202-212, ISSN 0142-9612,


Nims Robert J., Cigan Alexander D., Durney Krista M., Jones Brian K., O'Neill John D., Law Wing-Sum A., Vunjak-Novakovic Gordana, Hung Clark T., and Ateshian Gerard A.. Tissue Engineering Part A. August 2017, 23(15-16): 847-858.


Dorrello, N. V., Guenthart, B. A., O’Neill, J. D., Kim, J., Cunningham, K., Chen, Y.-W., … Vunjak-Novakovic, G. (2017). Functional vascularized lung grafts for lung bioengineering. Science Advances, 3(8), e1700521.


Xiaoning Yuan, Yiyong Wei, Aránzazu Villasante, Johnathan J.D. Ng, Derya E. Arkonac, Pen-hsiu Grace Chao, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Stem cell delivery in tissue-specific hydrogel enabled meniscal repair in an orthotopic rat model, Biomaterials, Volume 132, 2017, Pages 59-71, ISSN 0142-9612,


Reilein, A., Melamed, D., Park, K. S., Berg, A., Cimetta, E., Tandon, N., … Kalderon, D. (2017). Alternative direct stem cell derivatives defined by stem cell location and graded Wnt signaling. Nature Cell Biology, 19(5), 433–444.


Johnathan Ng, Kara Spiller, Jonathan Bernhard and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Chapter 32 - Engineering Vascular Niche for Bone Tissue Regeneration, In Biology and Engineering of Stem Cell Niches, edited by Ajaykumar Vishwakarma and Jeffrey M. Karp, Academic Press, Boston, 2017, Pages 517-529, ISBN 9780128027349,


D. O’Neill, John & A. Guenthart, Brandon & Kim, Jinho & Chicotka, Scott & Queen, Dawn & Fung, Kenmond & Marboe, Charles & Romanov, Alexander & X. L. Huang, Sarah & Chen, Ya-Wen & Snoeck, Hans-Willem & Bacchetta, Matthew & Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana. (2017). Cross-circulation for extracorporeal support and recovery of the lung. Nature Biomedical Engineering. 1. 0037. 10.1038/s41551-017-0037.


J.J. Ng, Y. Wei, B. Zhou, J. Bernhard, S. Robinson, A. Burapachaisri, X.E. Guo, G. Vunjak-NovakovicRecapitulation of physiological spatiotemporal signals promotes in vitro formation of phenotypically stable human articular cartilage Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 114 (10) (2017), pp. 2556-2561


Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Tissue engineering of the heart: An evolving paradigm, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Volume 153, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 593-595, ISSN 0022-5223,


Llucià-Valldeperas, A., Soler-Botija, C., Gálvez-Montón, C., Roura, S., Prat-Vidal, C., Perea-Gil, I., Sanchez, B., Bragos, R., Vunjak-Novakovic, G. and Bayes-Genis, A. (2017), Electromechanical Conditioning of Adult Progenitor Cells Improves Recovery of Cardiac Function After Myocardial Infarction. STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, 6: 970–981. doi:10.5966/sctm.2016-0079


Villasante Aranzazu, Marturano-Kruik Alessandro, Robinson Samuel T., Liu Zen, Guo X. Edward, and Vunjak-Novakovic Gordana. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods. February 2017, 23(2): 98-107.


Parsa, Hesam & Z Wang, Bryan & Vunjak-Novakovic, Gordana. (2017). A Microfluidic Platform for the High-throughput Study of Pathologic Cardiac Hypertrophy. Lab Chip. 17. . 10.1039/C7LC00415J.


J. Kim, J. O'Neill, B. Guenthart, N. Dorrello, M. Bacchetta, and G. Vunjak-Novakovic, "Minimally Invasive In Situ Imaging of Intra-tracheally Administered Therapeutic Stem Cells in the Lung," in Optics in the Life Sciences Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper BoW3A.4.


Villasante A, Sakaguchi K, Kim J, Cheung NK, Nakayama M, Parsa H, Okano T, Shimizu T, Vunjak-Novakovic G. Vascularized Tissue-Engineered Model for Studying Drug Resistance in Neuroblastoma. Theranostics 2017; 7(17):4099-4117. doi:10.7150/thno.20730. Available from


Guo, C. (2017-12). Comparative Study of Strain-Dependent Structural Changes of Silkworm Silks: Insight into the Structural Origin of Strain-Stiffening. Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 13(47), 1702266.doi:10.1002/smll.201702266


Lin, Y. (2017-12). Electrochemically Directed Assembly of Designer Coiled-Coil Telechelic Proteins. ACS biomaterials science & engineering, 3(12), 3195-3206.doi:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.7b00599


Ling, S. (2017-04). Design and function of biomimetic multilayer water purification membranes. Science advances, 3(4), e1601939.doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601939


Duval, J. (2017-02). Organotypic culture to assess cell adhesion, growth and alignment of different organs on silk fibroin Silk fibroin biocompatibility assessment using organotypic culture. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 11(2), 354-361.doi:10.1002/term.1916


Sundarakrishnan, A. (2017-12). Engineered cell and tissue models of pulmonary fibrosis. Advanced drug delivery reviewsdoi:10.1016/j.addr.2017.12.013


Ling, S. (2017-12). Integration of Stiff Graphene and Tough Silk for the Design and Fabrication of Versatile Electronic Materials. Advanced functional materials, 1705291.doi:10.1002/adfm.201705291


Park, Y. R. (2018-02). NF-κB signaling is key in the wound healing processes of silk fibroin. Acta biomaterialia, 67, 183-195.doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2017.12.006

A full list of publications can be found here: 

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic PUBMED

David L Kaplan PUBMED

Matthew Bacchetta PUBMED

Barry Fine PUBMED