Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Mechanoregulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 in Angiogenesis.Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine.  8:804934. 2021
2020 Micro-strains in the extracellular matrix induce angiogenesis 2020
2019 Loss of flow responsive Tie1 results in Impaired
Aortic valve remodelingDevelopmental Biology.  455:73-84. 2019
2017 Cancer-associated fibroblasts support vascular growth through mechanical forceScientific Reports.  7. 2017
2017 Proteomic Alterations Associated with Biomechanical Dysfunction are Early Processes in the Emilin1 Deficient Mouse Model of Aortic Valve DiseaseAnnals of Biomedical Engineering.  45:2548-2562. 2017
2015 Notch1 mutation leads to valvular calcification through enhanced myofibroblast mechanotransduction 2015
2014 Myocardial contraction and hyaluronic acid mechanotransduction inepithelial-to-mesenchymal transformation of endocardial cellsBiomaterials.  35:2809-2815. 2014
2013 Cadherin-11 regulates cell-cell tension necessary for calcific nodule formation by valvular myofibroblasts 2013
2012 A novel technique for quantifying mouse heart valve leaflet stiffness with atomic force microscopy 2012
2011 EMT-inducing biomaterials for heart valve engineering: Taking cues from developmental biologyJournal of Cardiovascular Translational Research.  4:658-671. 2011
2011 Sensing and modulation of invadopodia across a wide range of rigiditiesBiophysical Journal.  100:573-582. 2011

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Building better tumor models: Organoid systems to investigate angiogenesis.  117-148. 2018

Teaching Activities

  • BME401 - Undergraduate BME Seminar (Fall Term 2020)
  • BME401 - Undergraduate BME Seminar (Fall Term 2021)
  • BME401 - Undergraduate BME Seminar (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME401 - Undergraduate BME Seminar (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME496 - BME Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2020)
  • BME496 - BME Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2021)
  • BME496 - BME Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME496 - BME Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME601 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Fall Term 2020)
  • BME601 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Fall Term 2021)
  • BME601 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME601 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME670 - Quantitative Physiology (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME670 - Quantitative Physiology (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2020)
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2021)
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2021)
  • BME699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME701 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Fall Term 2020)
  • BME701 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Fall Term 2021)
  • BME701 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME701 - Biomedical Engineering Seminar (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME770 - Quantitative Physiology (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME770 - Quantitative Physiology (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2021)
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2022)
  • BME798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2021)
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical / Medical Engineering, Vanderbilt University 2014
  • Full Name

  • Mary Sewell-Loftin