Richard Skalak

Biomedical engineering Columbia University, New York, NY 
pulmonary circulation, red blood cell rheology, leukocyte function, bone and soft tissue growth, dental implant design, microcirculatory blood flow, tissue engineering, and cell adhesion
"Richard Skalak"

(1923 - 1997)

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Cross-listing: Biomechanics Tree - BME Tree


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


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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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