Raghavan, Shreya individual record
Assistant Professor

The Raghavan lab utilizes biomaterials and regenerative engineering strategies to create engineered microenvironments - these engineered niches allow the study of cancer stem cell, neural cell and immune interactions as it pertains to cancer metastasis and inflammation.

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Academic Articles66
  • VandenHeuvel, S. N., Farris, H. A., Noltensmeyer, D. A., Roy, S., Donehoo, D. A., Kopetz, S., ... Raghavan, S. (2022). Decellularized organ biomatrices facilitate quantifiable in vitro 3D cancer metastasis models.. Soft Matter. 18(31), 5791-5806.
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  • Walsh, A. J., & Raghavan, S. (2022). Design and Implementation of Privilege for Sale, a JEDI Activity for a Biomedical Engineering Introductory Course. Biomedical Engineering Education. 2(2), 183-188.
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  • Raghavan, S. (2022). How inclusive are cell lines in preclinical engineered cancer models?. Dis Model Mech. 15(5), dmm049520.
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  • Clevenger, A. J., Crawford, L. Z., Noltensmeyer, D., Babaei, H., Mabbott, S. B., Avazmohammadi, R., & Raghavan, S. (2022). Rapid Prototypable Biomimetic Peristalsis Bioreactor Capable of Concurrent Shear and Multi-axial Strain.. Cells Tissues Organs. 1-15.
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  • Clevenger, A. J., VandenHeuvel, S. N., & Raghavan, S. (2022). The Intersection of Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering and Immuno-Oncology. Biomaterial Based Approaches to Study the Tumour Microenvironment.
  • Mehta, P., Novak, C., Raghavan, S., Ward, M., & Mehta, G. (2018). Self-Renewal and CSCs In Vitro Enrichment: Growth as Floating Spheres.. Methods in Molecular Biology. Papaccio, G., & Desiderio, V. (Eds.), Methods in Molecular Biology. 61-75. Springer New York.
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  • Bitar, K. N., Raghavan, S., Somara, S., Zakhem, E., & Rego, S. (2015). Advances in Neo-Innervation of the Gut. Translational Regenerative Medicine. 485-493. Elsevier.
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  • Bitar, K. N., & Raghavan, S. (2014). Intestinal Regeneration. Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation. 505-513. Elsevier.
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  • Bitar, K. N., Gilmont, R. R., Raghavan, S., & Somara, S. (2012). Cellular Physiology of Gastrointestinal Smooth Muscle. Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. 489-509. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers4
  • Mehta, P., Bregenzer, M., Rashidi, M. W., Raghavan, S., Fleck, E., Horst, E., ... Mehta, G. (2020). Abstract A52: Serially passaging ovarian cancer spheroids as an in situ model for emergence of chemoresistance and enrichment of cancer stem cells. Clinical Cancer Research. 26(13_Supplement), A52-A52.
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  • Raghavan, S., Mehta, P., Bregenzer, M., Rashidi, M. W., Fleck, E., Tan, L., ... Mehta, G. (2018). Abstract A33: Patient-specific evaluation of chemoresistance and tumor recurrence using ovarian cancer stem cell spheroids. Clinical Cancer Research. 24(15_Supplement), A33-A33.
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  • Raghavan, S., Ward, M., Mehta, P., Buckanovich, R. J., & Mehta, G. (2017). Abstract AP22: CHEMORESISTANCE, TUMOR INITIATION AND TUMOR REEMERGENCE TRENDS IN MALIGNANT ASCITESDERIVED OVARIAN CANCER STEM CELL SPHEROIDS. Clinical Cancer Research. 23(11_Supplement), AP22-AP22.
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Repository Documents / Preprints1
  • Oropeza, E., Seker, S., Carrel, S., Mazumder, A., Jimenez, A., VandenHeuvel, S. N., ... Haricharan, S. (2020). Molecular portraits of cell cycle checkpoint kinases in cancer evolution, progression, and treatment responsiveness.
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