2015 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2012 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For elucidation of the effects of mechanical forces on cell physiology and stem cell development.
Dennis E. Discher mainly focuses on Biophysics, Cell biology, Polymersome, Polymer chemistry and Cellular differentiation. His Biophysics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Nanotechnology, Spectrin and Biochemistry, Protein folding, Actin. His Cell biology research includes elements of Immunology and Cytoskeleton.
The various areas that he examines in his Polymersome study include Vesicle, Membrane, Liposome and Controlled release. Dennis E. Discher has included themes like Copolymer, Polymer, Chemical engineering and Micelle in his Polymer chemistry study. His Cellular differentiation research incorporates themes from Embryonic stem cell, Lamin, Anatomy, Chromatin and Stem cell.
Dennis E. Discher mainly investigates Cell biology, Biophysics, Nanotechnology, Stem cell and Membrane. He has researched Cell biology in several fields, including Cell and Cellular differentiation. The concepts of his Cellular differentiation study are interwoven with issues in Embryonic stem cell, Extracellular matrix and Cell adhesion.
His research integrates issues of Elasticity, Cytoskeleton, Spectrin, Biochemistry and Nucleus in his study of Biophysics. A large part of his Stem cell studies is devoted to Haematopoiesis. He has included themes like Polymersome, Amphiphile and Copolymer in his Vesicle study.
Cell biology, DNA damage, Biophysics, DNA repair and Nucleus are his primary areas of study. Dennis E. Discher studies Cell biology, focusing on Extracellular matrix in particular. His study in Extracellular matrix is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Cellular differentiation and Cytoskeleton.
His Biophysics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Lamin, Membrane and Collagenase. His Lamin study incorporates themes from Nuclear protein, Matrix, Mesenchymal stem cell and Myosin. His DNA repair study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Molecular biology, Chromosome and Induced pluripotent stem cell.
His primary areas of study are Cell biology, Nucleus, DNA damage, Lamin and Biophysics. His Cell biology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Nuclear lamina and Cytoskeleton. The concepts of his DNA damage study are interwoven with issues in Cell cycle and DNA repair.
His Biophysics study also includes
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Matrix elasticity directs stem cell lineage specification.
Adam J. Engler;Shamik Sen;H. Lee Sweeney;Dennis E. Discher.
Tissue cells feel and respond to the stiffness of their substrate.
Dennis E. Discher;Paul Janmey;Yu Li Wang.
Polymer vesicles : Materials science: Soft surfaces
Dennis E. Discher;Adi Eisenberg.
Polymersomes: tough vesicles made from diblock copolymers.
Bohdana M. Discher;You Yeon Won;David S. Ege;James C M Lee.
Shape effects of filaments versus spherical particles in flow and drug delivery.
Yan Geng;Paul Dalhaimer;Shenshen Cai;Richard Tsai.
Nature Nanotechnology (2007)
Growth Factors, Matrices, and Forces Combine and Control Stem Cells
Dennis E. Discher;David J. Mooney;Peter W. Zandstra.
Myotubes differentiate optimally on substrates with tissue-like stiffness: pathological implications for soft or stiff microenvironments
Adam J. Engler;Maureen A. Griffin;Shamik Sen;Carsten G. Bönnemann.
Journal of Cell Biology (2004)
Nuclear lamin-A Scales With Tissue Stiffness and Enhances Matrix-Directed Differentiation
Joe Swift;Irena L. Ivanovska;Amnon Buxboim;Takamasa Harada.
Substrate Compliance versus Ligand Density in Cell on Gel Responses
Adam Engler;Lucie Bacakova;Cynthia Newman;Alina Hategan.
Biophysical Journal (2004)
Bio-inspired, bioengineered and biomimetic drug delivery carriers
Jin-Wook Yoo;Jin-Wook Yoo;Darrell J. Irvine;Darrell J. Irvine;Darrell J. Irvine;Dennis E. Discher;Samir Mitragotri.
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery (2011)
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