Alicia R Jackson

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Alicia Jackson

Assistant Professor | College of Engineering | Biomedical Engineering Department
Work Phone: (305) 284-2135

Website: Lab web site
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Research Interests

Transport and Electromechanical Properties, Nutritional Supply to Cells and Tissues, Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Soft Tissues, Finite Element, Analysis, Orthopaedic Tissues: Intervertebral Disc, Meniscus, etc.

HIGHER EDUCATION

    • University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (2010)
    • University of Miami, Miami, Florida, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering (2007)
    • University of Miami, Miami, Florida, B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (2005)

EXPERIENCE

    • University of Miami, Assistant Professor. Biomedical Engineering (2011 - Present)
    • University of Miami, Post-doctoral Associate. Biomedical Engineering (2010 - 2011)
    • University of Miami, Graduate Research Assistant. Biomedical Engineering (2005 - 2010)
    • University of Miami, Teaching Assistant. Biomedical Engineering (2008 - 2009)
    • University of Miami, Undergraduate Research Assistant. Biomedical Engineering (2004 - 2005)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Juried or Refereed Journal Articles or Exhibitions

    • Jackson, A. R. (2017).The Nutrition of the Human Meniscus: A Computational Analysis Investigating the Effect of Vascular Recession on Tissue Homeostasis. Journal of Biomechanics, 61, 151-159.
    • Kleinhans, K. L., Jackson, A. R. (2017).Effect of Strain, Region, and Tissue Composition on Glucose Partitioning in Porcine Meniscus. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 139, 034502.
    • Kleinhans, K. L., McMahan, J. B., Jackson, A. R. (2016).Electrical Conductivity and Ion Diffusion in Porcine Meniscus: Effects of Strain, Anisotropy and Tissue Region. Journal of Biomechanics. http://doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.06.011
    • Jackson, A. R. (2015).Notochordal Nucleus Pulposus Cells: Prospective Strategies for Intervertebral Disc Repair and Regeneration. Current Tissue Engineering, 4(2), 77-85. http://doi.org/10.2174/2211542004666150713185006
    • Kleinhans, K. L., Jaworski, L. M., Schneiderbauer, M. M., Jackson, A. R. (2015).Effect of Static Compressive Strain, Anisotropy and Region on the Diffusion of Glucose in Meniscus Fibrocartilage. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 137, 101004.
    • Malandrino, A., Jackson, A. R., Huyghes, J. M., Noailly, J. (2015).Poroelastic Modeling of the Intervertebral Disc: A Path Towards Integrated Studies of Tissue Biophysics and Organ Degeneration. MRS Bulletin, 40, 324-332.
    • Jackson, A. R., Dhawale, A. A., Brown, M. D. (2015).Association Between Intervertebral Disc Degeneration and Cigarette Smoking: Clinical and Experimental Evidence. JBJS Reviews, 3, e2.
    • Jackson, A. R., Yuan, T., Huang, C., Brown, M. D., Gu, W. (2012).Nutrient transport in human annulus fibrosus is affected by compressive strain and anisotropy. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40(12), 2551-8.
    • Zhu, Q., Jackson, A. R., Gu, W. (2012).Cell viability in intervertebral disc under various nutritional and dynamic loading conditions: 3d Finite element analysis. Journal of Biomechanics, 45(16), 2769-77.
    • Jackson, A. R., Huang, C., Brown, M. D., Gu, W. (2011).3D Finite Element Analysis of Nutrient Distrubutions and Cell Viability in the Intervertebral Disc: Effects of Deformation and Degeneration. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 133, 91006.
    • Jackson, A. R., Huang, C., Gu, W. (2011).Effect of Endplate Calcification and Mechanical Deformation on the Distribution of Glucose in Intervertebral Disc: A 3D Finite Element Study. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 14(2), 195-204.
    • Jackson, A. R., Yuan, T., Huang, C., Gu, W. (2009).A Conductivity Approach to Measuring Fixed Charge Density in Intervertebral Disc Tissue. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 37(12), 2566-73.
    • Travascio, F., Jackson, A. R., Brown, M. D., Gu, W. (2009).Relationship Between Solute Transport Properties and Tissue Morphology in Human Annulus Fibrosus. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 27(12), 1625-30.
    • Jackson, A. R., Gu, W. (2009).Transport Properties in Cartilaginous Tissues. Current Rheumatology Reviews, 5(1), 40-50.
    • Yuan, T., Jackson, A. R., Huang, C., Gu, W. (2009).Strain-Dependent Oxygen Diffusivity in Bovine Annulus Fibrosus. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131, 74503.
    • Jackson, A. R., Travascio, F., Gu, W. (2009).Effect of Mechanical Loading on Electrical Conductivity in Human Intervertebral Disc. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 131, 54505.
    • Jackson, A. R., Yuan, T., Huang, C., Travascio, F., Gu, W. (2008).Effect of Compression and Anisotropy on the Diffusion of Glucose in Annulus Fibrosus. Spine, 33(1), 7-Jan.
    • Huang, C., Yuan, T., Jackson, A. R., Hazbun, L., Fraker, C., Gu, W. (2007).Effects of Low Glucose Concentrations on Oxygen Consumption Rates of Intervertebral Disc Cells. Spine, 32(19), 2063-9.
    • Jackson, A. R., Yao, H., Brown, M. D., Gu, W. (2006).Anisotropic Ion Diffusivity in Intervertebral Disc: An Electrical Conductivity Approach. Spine, 31(24), 2783-9.

 

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