Wan-Ju Li

Assistant Professor
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; The Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
Journal Editor of Nanomaterials and Tissue Regeneration
E-mail: ntr.editorial@degruyteropen.com
Page: http://ortho.wisc.edu/Home/FacultyResearch/FacultyandScientists/WanJuLi.aspx

Fields of interest

Nanobiomaterial; musculoskeletal tissue engineering; mesenchymal stem cell biology; cartilage and bone biology

Recent publications

Tsai TL, Manner PA, Li WJ.
Regulation of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis by glucose through protein kinase C/Transforming growth factor signaling.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage (2012)

Giri J, Li WJ, Tuan RS, Cicerone MD.
Stabilization of proteins by nanoencapsulation in sugar-glass for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications.
Adv. Mater. 23 (42), 4861 (2011)

Handrof AM, Li WJ.
Fibroblast growth factor-2 primes human mesenchymal stem cells for enhanced chondrogenesis.
PLoS One 6 (7), e22887 (2011)

Barber JG, Handorf AM, Allee TJ, Li WJ.
Braided nanofibrous scaffold for tendon and ligament tissue engineering.
Tissue Eng. Part A (2011)

Li WJ, Chiang H, Kuo TF, Lee HS, Jiang CC, Tuan RS.
Evaluation of articular cartilage repair using biodegradable nanofibrous scaffolds in a swine model: a pilot study.
J. Tissue Eng. Regen. Med. 3 (1), 1 (2009)

Li WJ, Jiang YJ, Tuan RS.
Cell-nanofiber-based cartilage tissue engineering using improved cell seeding, growth factor, and bioreactor technologies.
Tissue Eng. 14 (5), 639 (2008)

Li WJ, Mauck RL, Cooper JA, Yuan X, Tuan RS.
Engineering controllable anisotropy in electrospun biodegradable nanofibrous scaffolds for musculoskeletal tissue engineering.
J. Biomech. 40 (8), 1686 (2007)

Li WJ, Jiang, YJ, Tuan RS.
Chondrocyte phenotype in engineered fibrous matrix is regulated by fiber size.
Tissue Eng. 12 (7), 1775 (2006)

Li WJ, Cooper JA, Mauck RL, Tuan RS.
Fabrication and characterization of six electrospun poly(alpha-hydroxy ester) based fibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering.
Acta Biomaterialia 2 (4), 377 (2006)

Li WJ, Tuli R, Huang X, Laquerriere P, Tuan RS.
Multilineage differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells in a three-dimensional nanofibrous scaffold.
Biomaterials 25 (25), 5158 (2005)