Richard Skalak

Affiliations: 
Biomedical engineering Columbia University, New York, NY 
Area:
pulmonary circulation, red blood cell rheology, leukocyte function, bone and soft tissue growth, dental implant design, microcirculatory blood flow, tissue engineering, and cell adhesion
Website:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.bioeng.1.1.1
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Bio:

(1923 - 1997)
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=10094&page=254
https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/105499.pdf

Cross-listing: Biomechanics Tree - Chemistry Tree

Parents

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Hans Heinrich Bleich grad student 1954 Columbia (E-Tree)
 (An extension of the theory of water hammer.)

Children

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Cheng Zhu grad student 1988 Columbia
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Zhao Y, Chien S, Skalak R, et al. (2001) Leukocyte rolling in rat mesentery venules: distribution of adhesion bonds and the effects of cytoactive agents. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 29: 360-72
Skalak R, Zhao Y. (2000) Similarity of stress distribution in bone for various implant surface roughness heights of similar form. Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research. 2: 225-30
Skalak R, Zhao Y. (2000) Interaction of force-fitting and surface roughness of implants. Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research. 2: 219-24
Kosawada T, Skalak R, Schmid-Schönbein GW. (1999) Chained vesicles in vascular endothelial cells. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 121: 472-9
Gregersen H, Lee TC, Chien S, et al. (1999) Strain distribution in the layered wall of the esophagus. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 121: 442-8
Kosawada T, Yoshida O, Skalak R, et al. (1999) Generation mechanism of vascular endothelial chained vesicles and transendothelial channel Jsme International Journal, Series C: Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing. 42: 796-803
Helmke BP, Sugihara-Seki M, Skalak R, et al. (1998) A mechanism for erythrocyte-mediated elevation of apparent viscosity by leukocytes in vivo without adhesion to the endothelium. Biorheology. 35: 437-48
Galbraith CG, Skalak R, Chien S. (1998) Shear stress induces spatial reorganization of the endothelial cell cytoskeleton. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 40: 317-30
Brånemark R, Skalak R. (1998) An in-vivo method for biomechanical characterization of bone-anchored implants. Medical Engineering & Physics. 20: 216-9
Chiu JJ, Wang DL, Chien S, et al. (1998) Effects of disturbed flow on endothelial cells. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 120: 2-8
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