Michael Cho

Professor and University Scholar
Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
Journal Editor of Physics and Chemistry of Stem Cells
E-mail: pscs.editorial@degruyteropen.com
Page: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/pcsc

Fields of interest:

Stem cell tissue engineering, Multimodal imaging, Mechanobiology.

Recent publications:

Sun S., Adyshev D., Naimipour H., Smith E., Dudek S., Cho M.,
Effect of membrane cholesterol on stem cell biomechanics and adipogenic differentiation: Role of ERM linker proteins,
PLoS One. Manuscript submitted.

Zellander A., Gemeinhart R., Djalilian A., Makhsous M., Sun S., Cho M.,
Designing a gas foamed scaffold for keratoprothesis,
Mat. Sci. Eng. C. 2013; 36:3396-3403.

Titushkin I., Sun S., Paul A., Cho M.,
Control of adipogenesis by Ezrin, Radixin and Moesin- dependent biomechanics remodeling,
J. Biomech. 2013; 46:521-526.

Traphagen S.B., Titushkin I.A., Sun S., Wary K., Cho M.,
Endothelial invasive response in a co-culture model with physically-induced osteodifferentiation,
J. Tissue Eng. Regen. Med. 2012; doi:10.1002/term.554.

Titushkin I.A., Cho M.,
Altered osteogenic commitment of human mesenchymal stem cells by ERM protein-dependent modulation of cellular biomechanics,
J. Biomech. 2011; 44:2692-2698.

Titushkin I.A., Sun S., Rao V., Cho M.,
Stem cell physiological responses to non-invasive electrical stimulation.
In: The Physiology of Bioelectricity in Development, Tissue Regeneration and Cancer. Pullar C., Ed. CRC Press. 2011.

Titushkin I.A., Shin J.S., Cho M.,
A new perspective for stem cell mechanobiology: Biomechanical control of stem cell behaviors and fate,
Crit. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 2010; 38:393-433.

Wise J.K., Yarin A.L., Megaridis C.M., Cho M.R.,
Chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells on oriented nanofibrous scaffolds: Engineering the superficial zone of articular cartilage,
Tissue Eng. 2009; 15:913-921.

Titushkin I.A., Cho M.R.,
Regulation of cell cytoskeleton and membrane mechanics by electric field: Role of linker proteins,
Biophys. J. 2009; 96:717-728.

Sun S., Liu Y.M., Lipsky S.B., Cho M.R.,
Physical manipulation of calcium oscillations facilitates osteodifferentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells,
FASEB J. 2007; 21:1472-1480.