Rebecca Wachs, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 522 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
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Collagen Engineering & Materials Science
Hydrogels Engineering & Materials Science
Bearings (structural) Engineering & Materials Science
Tissue Engineering & Materials Science
Prosthetics Engineering & Materials Science
Carbon Nanotubes Chemical Compounds
Polyimides Engineering & Materials Science
Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 522 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 8 Conference contribution
  • 8 Article
  • 1 Review article

In vitro model to mimic aggrecan fragmentation profiles after spinal cord injury

McCrary, M. W., Song, Y. H., Porvasnik, S. L., Wachs, R., Fosang, A. & Schmidt, C. E., Jan 1 2019, Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition 2019: The Pinnacle of Biomaterials Innovation and Excellence - Transactions of the 42nd Annual Meeting. Society for Biomaterials, 1 p. (Transactions of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials and the Annual International Biomaterials Symposium; vol. 40).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans
Spinal Cord Injuries
Extracellular Matrix
10 Citations (Scopus)

Decellularized peripheral nerve supports Schwann cell transplants and axon growth following spinal cord injury

Cerqueira, S. R., Lee, Y. S., Cornelison, R. C., Mertz, M. W., Wachs, R. A., Schmidt, C. E. & Bunge, M. B., Sep 2018, In : Biomaterials. 177, p. 176-185 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schwann Cells
Spinal Cord Injuries
Peripheral Nerves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of an apoptosis-assisted decellularization method for maximal preservation of nerve tissue structure

Cornelison, R. C., Wellman, S. M., Park, J. H., Porvasnik, S. L., Song, Y. H., Wachs, R. & Schmidt, C. E., Sep 1 2018, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 77, p. 116-126 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological materials preservation
Nerve Tissue
Cell death
3 Citations (Scopus)

The Open Source GAITOR Suite for Rodent Gait Analysis

Jacobs, B. Y., Lakes, E. H., Reiter, A. J., Lake, S. P., Ham, T. R., Leipzig, N. D., Porvasnik, S. L., Schmidt, C. E., Wachs, R. & Allen, K. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 9797.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
11 Citations (Scopus)

Creation of an injectable in situ gelling native extracellular matrix for nucleus pulposus tissue engineering

Wachs, R. A., Hoogenboezem, E. N., Huda, H. I., Xin, S., Porvasnik, S. L. & Schmidt, C. E., Mar 1 2017, In : Spine Journal. 17, 3, p. 435-444 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tissue Engineering
Extracellular Matrix
Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans