Materials Science & Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology, B42 McNutt Hall, Rolla, MO 65409; Phone: 573-341-6581; Fax: 573-341-6934;

Dr. Yongxing Liu
Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests 

Biomaterials for cell scaffolding, drug delivery, orthopedic and dental implants, tissue engineered biological grafts, cell-biomaterial interaction, directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs), multipotoent stem cells harvested from adipose (ASCs) and bone marrow tissues (MSCs), bone and cartilage regeneration.

Selected Publications

Y Liu, AJ Goldberg, LT Kuhn. Robust and complete bone regeneration by mesenchymal stem cell-like cells derived from human embryonic stem cells using growth factor cocktails. Manuscript is under internal review. 2011.

Y Liu, AJ Goldberg, TI Zarembinski, SK Atzet, LT Kuhn. Modified hyaluronan hydrogels for the feeder-free culture of human induced pluripotent stem cells. Submitted to Macromolecular Biosciences. 2012.

Y Liu, DR Wagner. FGF-2 and dexamethasone pretreatment dose not significantly affect the chondrogenic ability of human adipose-derived stem cells. Cell Biol Intl.  2012 (accepted).

Y Liu, AJ Goldberg, J Dennis, G Gronowicz, LT Kuhn. One-step derivation of mesenchymal stem cell (MSC)-like cells from human pluripotent stem cells on a nano fibrillar collagen coating. PLoS One, 2012 (accepted).

LT Kuhn, Y Liu, M Advincula, YH Wang, P Maye, AJ Goldberg. Fluorescent quantification of osteogenesis of lineage specific GFP reporter preosteoblasts on biomimetic matrix. Tissue Eng Part C, 16, 1357, 2010.

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