Biomedical Sciences

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Alicia R. Jackson

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Miami
United States of America

Alicia R. Jackson


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)

Research Interest

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. 


  • 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.

  • Jackson, A. R. (2015). Notochordal Nucleus Pulposus Cells: Prospective Strategies for Intervertebral Disc Repair and Regeneration. Current Tissue Engineering, 4(2), 77-85.

  • 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.

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