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Donald E. Ingber, MD, PhD


  • Mammoto A, Mammoto T, Kanapathipillai M, Wing Yung C, Jiang E, Jiang A, Lofgren K, Gee EP, Ingber DE.Control of lung vascular permeability and endotoxin-induced pulmonary oedema by changes in extracellular matrix mechanics.Nat Commun. 2013 Apr 23;4:1759.
  • Mammoto A, Mammoto T, Ingber DE.Mechanosensitive mechanisms in transcriptional regulation.J Cell Sci. 2012 Jul 1;125(Pt 13):3061-73.
  • Kanapathipillai M, Mammoto A, Mammoto T, Kang JH, Jiang E, Ghosh K, Korin N, Gibbs A, Mannix R, Ingber DE.Inhibition of mammary tumor growth using lysyl oxidase-targeting nanoparticles to modify extracellular matrix.Nano Lett. 2012 Jun 13;12(6):3213-7.
  • Xu Y, Bismar TA, Su J, Xu B, Kristiansen G, Varga Z, Teng L, Ingber DE, Mammoto A, Kumar R, Alaoui-Jamali MA.Filamin A regulates focal adhesion disassembly and suppresses breast cancer cell migration and invasion.J Exp Med. 2010 Oct 25;207(11):2421-37.
  • Mammoto T, Ingber DE.Mechanical control of tissue and organ development.Development. 2010 May;137(9):1407-20. Review.
  • Huang S, Ingber DE.The structural and mechanical complexity of cell-growth control.Nat Cell Biol. 1999 Sep;1(5):E131-8.
  • Dike LE, Chen CS, Mrksich M, Tien J, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE.Geometric control of switching between growth, apoptosis, and differentiation during angiogenesis using micropatterned substrates.In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 1999 Sep;35(8):441-8.
  • Huang S, Chen CS, Ingber DE.Control of cyclin D1, p27(Kip1), and cell cycle progression in human capillary endothelial cells by cell shape and cytoskeletal tension.Mol Biol Cell. 1998 Nov;9(11):3179-93.
  • Chicurel ME, Singer RH, Meyer CJ, Ingber DE.Integrin binding and mechanical tension induce movement of mRNA and ribosomes to focal adhesions.Nature. 1998 Apr 16;392(6677):730-3.
  • Chicurel ME, Chen CS, Ingber DE.Cellular control lies in the balance of forces.Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1998 Apr;10(2):232-9.
  • Chen CS, Mrksich M, Huang S, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE.Geometric control of cell life and death.Science. 1997 May 30;276(5317):1425-8.
  • Ezzell RM, Goldmann WH, Wang N, Parasharama N, Ingber DE.Vinculin promotes cell spreading by mechanically coupling integrins to the cytoskeleton.Exp Cell Res. 1997 Feb 25;231(1):14-26.
  • Maniotis AJ, Chen CS, Ingber DE.Demonstration of mechanical connections between integrins, cytoskeletal filaments, and nucleoplasm that stabilize nuclear structure.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Feb 4;94(3):849-54.
  • Dike LE, Ingber DE.Integrin-dependent induction of early growth response genes in capillary endothelial cells.J Cell Sci. 1996 Dec;109 ( Pt 12):2855-63.
  • Mrksich M, Chen CS, Xia Y, Dike LE, Ingber DE, Whitesides GM.Controlling cell attachment on contoured surfaces with self-assembled monolayers of alkanethiolates on gold.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Oct 1;93(20):10775-8.
  • Stamenovic D, Fredberg JJ, Wang N, Butler JP, Ingber DE.A microstructural approach to cytoskeletal mechanics based on tensegrity.J Theor Biol. 1996 Jul 21;181(2):125-36.
  • McNamee HP, Liley HG, Ingber DE.Integrin-dependent control of inositol lipid synthesis in vascular endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells.Exp Cell Res. 1996 Apr 10;224(1):116-22.
  • Yoshida M, Westlin WF, Wang N, Ingber DE, Rosenzweig A, Resnick N, Gimbrone MA.Leukocyte adhesion to vascular endothelium induces E-selectin linkage to the actin cytoskeleton.J Cell Biol. 1996 Apr;133(2):445-55.
  • Ingber DE, Prusty D, Sun Z, Betensky H, Wang N.Cell shape, cytoskeletal mechanics, and cell cycle control in angiogenesis.J Biomech. 1995 Dec;28(12):1471-84.
  • Mooney DJ, Langer R, Ingber DE.Cytoskeletal filament assembly and the control of cell spreading and function by extracellular matrix.J Cell Sci. 1995 Jun;108 ( Pt 6):2311-20.
  • Wang N, Ingber DE.Control of cytoskeletal mechanics by extracellular matrix, cell shape, and mechanical tension.Biophys J. 1994 Jun;66(6):2181-9.
  • Singhvi R, Kumar A, Lopez GP, Stephanopoulos GN, Wang DI, Whitesides GM, Ingber DE.Engineering cell shape and function.Science. 1994 Apr 29;264(5159):696-8.
  • Schwartz MA, Ingber DE.Integrating with integrins.Mol Biol Cell. 1994 Apr;5(4):389-93.
  • Ingber DE.The riddle of morphogenesis: a question of solution chemistry or molecular cell engineering?.Cell. 1993 Dec 31;75(7):1249-52.
  • Wang N, Butler JP, Ingber DE.Mechanotransduction across the cell surface and through the cytoskeleton.Science. 1993 May 21;260(5111):1124-7.
  • McNamee HP, Ingber DE, Schwartz MA.Adhesion to fibronectin stimulates inositol lipid synthesis and enhances PDGF-induced inositol lipid breakdown.J Cell Biol. 1993 May;121(3):673-8.
  • Sims JR, Karp S, Ingber DE.Altering the cellular mechanical force balance results in integrated changes in cell, cytoskeletal and nuclear shape.J Cell Sci. 1992 Dec;103 ( Pt 4):1215-22.
  • Schwartz MA, Lechene C, Ingber DE.Insoluble fibronectin activates the Na/H antiporter by clustering and immobilizing integrin alpha 5 beta 1, independent of cell shape.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 Sep 1;88(17):7849-53.
  • Ingber DE.Fibronectin controls capillary endothelial cell growth by modulating cell shape.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 May;87(9):3579-83.
  • Ingber DE, Prusty D, Frangioni JV, Cragoe EJ, Lechene C, Schwartz MA.Control of intracellular pH and growth by fibronectin in capillary endothelial cells.J Cell Biol. 1990 May;110(5):1803-11.
  • Ingber DE, Folkman J.How does extracellular matrix control capillary morphogenesis?.Cell. 1989 Sep 8;58(5):803-5.
  • Ingber DE, Folkman J.Mechanochemical switching between growth and differentiation during fibroblast growth factor-stimulated angiogenesis in vitro: role of extracellular matrix.J Cell Biol. 1989 Jul;109(1):317-30.
  • Ingber DE, Madri JA, Folkman J.Endothelial growth factors and extracellular matrix regulate DNA synthesis through modulation of cell and nuclear expansion.In Vitro Cell Dev Biol. 1987 May;23(5):387-94.
  • Ingber DE, Madri JA, Folkman J.A possible mechanism for inhibition of angiogenesis by angiostatic steroids: induction of capillary basement membrane dissolution.Endocrinology. 1986 Oct;119(4):1768-75.
  • Ingber DE, Madri JA, Jamieson JD.Basement membrane as a spatial organizer of polarized epithelia. Exogenous basement membrane reorients pancreatic epithelial tumor cells in vitro.Am J Pathol. 1986 Jan;122(1):129-39.
  • Ingber DE, Madri JA, Jamieson JD.Role of basal lamina in neoplastic disorganization of tissue architecture.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Jun;78(6):3901-5.