Christine Cezar

Christine Cezar

Christine  Cezar


Ph.D. Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2015
M.S. Engineering Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2009

B.S. Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2008

Research Focus
Skeletal muscle regeneration

Biomaterials for triggered drug and cell delivery

  1. Cezar CA, Roche ET, Vandenburgh HH, Duda GN, Walsh CJ, Mooney DJ (2016).  Biologic-free mechanically induced muscle regeneration.  PNAS 113:1534-1539.
  2. Cezar CA, Mooney DJ.  Biomaterial-based approaches to skeletal muscle repair (2015).  Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews 84:188–197.
  3. Cezar CA, Kennedy SM, Mehta M, Weaver JC, Gu L, Vandenburgh H, Mooney DJ.  Biphasic ferrogels for triggered drug and cell delivery (2014). Advanced Healthcare Materials 3:1869-1876.
  4. Huebsch N, Kearney C, Zhao X, Kim J, Cezar CA, Suo Z, Mooney DJ.  Ultrasound-triggered disruption and self-healing of reversibly-crosslinked hydrogels for drug delivery and enhanced chemotherapy (2014). PNAS 111:9762-9767.
  5. Shvartsman D, Storrie-White H, Lee K, Kearney C, Brudno Y, Ho N, Cezar CA, McCann C, Anderson E, Koullias J, Tapia JC, Vandenburg HH, Lichtman JW, Mooney DJ.  Sustained delivery of VEGF activates reinnervation and reperfusion in ischemic skeletal muscles via NGF/GDNF signaling (2014). Molecular Therapy 22:1243-53.
  6. Borselli C, Cezar CA, Shvartsman D, Vandenburgh HH, Mooney DJ.  The role of multifunctional delivery scaffold in the ability of cultured myoblasts to promote muscle regeneration (2011).  Biomaterials 32:8905-14.
  7. Zhao X, Kim J, Cezar CA, Huebsch N, Bouhadir K, Mooney DJ.  Active scaffolds for on-demand drug and cell delivery (2011).  PNAS 108:67-72.
  8. Borselli C, Storrie H, Benesch-Lee F, Shvartsman D, Cezar C, Lichman JW, Vandenburgh HH, Mooney DJ.  Functional muscle regeneration with combined delivery of angiogenesis and myogenesis factors (2010).  PNAS 107:3287-3292.
  9. Cezar CA, Mortisen DJ, Ratner BD.  Protein-immobilized poly (2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) hydrogels for cardiac tissue engineering (2007).  JURIBE 7:7-12.

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