Pamela VandeVord

Professor
Interim Department Head, BEAM


Pamela VandeVord

Education

  • Ph.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2002
  • M.S., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1996
  • B.S., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1992

Research Interests

  • Cell and Tissue Injury Biomechanics
  • Neurotrauma
  • Nerve Regeneration
  • Biomaterials

Teaching Interests

  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Physiology
  • Biocompatibility

Recent Publications

  • Bolander R, Mathie BA, Bir CA, Ritzel D, VandeVord PJ. The Contribution of Skull Flexure as a Possible Mechanism for Neurotrauma in the Rat when Exposed to a Shock Wave. Annals of Biomedical Engineering; Jul (2011)
  • Ereifej ES, Khan S, Newaz G, Zhang J, Auner G, VandeVord PJ. Characterization of Astrocyte Reactivity and Gene Expression on Biomaterials for Neural Electrodes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A; 99(1): 141-50 (2011)
  • Leonardi AC, Bir CA, Ritzel D, VandeVord PJ. Intracranial pressure increases during exposure to a shock wave. J Neurotrauma. Jan;28(1):85-94 (2011)
  • VandeVord PJ, Broadrick KM, Krishnamurthy B, Singla A. A Comparative Study Evaluating the In Vivo Incorporation of Biological Sling Materials. Urology, 75 (5):1228-1233 (2010)
  • de Guzman R, Loeb J, VandeVord PJ. Electrospinning of matrigel to deposit a basal lamina-like nanofiber surface. Journal of Biomaterials Science. 21: 1081-1101 (2010)
  • Adler JE, Nico L, VandeVord PJ, Skoff AM. Modulation of neuropathic pain by a glial-derived factor. Pain Med. 10(7):1229-1236 (2009)
  • Patel M, Mao L, Wu B, VandeVord PJ. GDNF Blended Chitosan Nerve Guides: An In Vivo Study. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A. 90(1):154-65 (2009)
  • Hao HN, Peduzzi-Nelson JD, VandeVord PJ, Barami K, DeSilva SP, Pelinkovic D, Morawa LG. Lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory cytokine production by Schwann’s cells dependent upon TLR4 expression. J Neuroimmunol, 25;212(1-2):26-34 (2009)
  • Yu H, VandeVord PJ, Mao L, Matthew HW, Wooley PH, Yang SY. Improved Tissue-Engineered Bone Regeneration by Endothelial Cell Mediated Vascularization. Tissue Engineering Part A, 14(5):743-743 (2008)
  • de Guzman R, Ereifej ES , Broadrick KM, Rogers RA, VandeVord PJ. Alginate-matrigel microencapsulated Schwann cells for inducible secretion of glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor. Journal of Microencapsulation, 17:1-12 (2008)
  • Leung LY, VandeVord PJ, Leonardi A, Bir C, Yang KH, King AI. Blast related neurotrauma: A review of cellular injury. Molecular & Cellular Biomechanics, 5(3):155-68 (2008)
  • VandeVord PJ, Leung LY, Hardy W, Yang KH, King AI. Up-regulation of proliferation and survival genes in astrocytes after exposing to short duration overpressure. Neuroscience Letters, 4;434(3):247-52 (2008)
   

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