1. Stem Cells and Cloning: Advances and Applications. Specialized mouse embryonic stem cells for studying vascular development. Glaser DE, Burns AB, Hatano R, Medrzycki M, Fan YH, McCloskey KE. Stem Cells and Cloning 2014 (in press)

  2. Sa S, Wong L, McCloskey KE. Combinatorial Fibronectin and Laminin Signaling Promotes Highly Efficient Cardiac Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Bioresearch (in press). 
  3. Turner W, Sandhu N, McCloskey KE.  Tissue Engingeering: Construction of a Multicellular 3D Scaffold for the Delivery of Layered Cell Sheets and Matrix.  Journal of Visualized Experiments (in press)
  4. Blancas AA, Wong L, Glaser DE, McCloskey KE.  Specialized Tip/Stalk- and Phalanx-like Endothelial Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells. Stem Cells and Development May 2013, 22(9): 1398-1407. PMID: 23249281. Received the CoverHighlight
  5. Hatano R, Mercurio K, Luna JI, Glaser D, Leppert V, McCloskey KE.  Endothelial Cells Derived from Embryonic Stem Cells Respond to Cues from Topographical Surface Patterns Journal of Biological Engineering 2013, 7(1):18.  PMID: 23819656

  6. Sa S, McCloskey KE.  Optimization of Activin A and BMP4 Signaling for Efficient Cardiac Differentiation of H7 and H9 Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Journal of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine J Stem cells Regen Med 2012;8(3): 198 – 202.  PMID. 24693198

  7. Sa S, McCloskey KE.  Stage-Specific Cardiomyocyte Differentiation Method for H7 and H9 Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports, 2012, 8(4): 1120-1128.  PMID: 22890895 

  8. Turner W, Wang X, Johnson S, Medberry C, Mendez J, Badylak SF, McCord MG, and McCloskey KE.  Cardiac Tissue Development for Delivery of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial and Cardiac Cells in Natural Matrices. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 2012, Nov;100(8):2060-72.

  9. Turner W, McCloskey KE.  Rapid Fibroblast Removal from High Density Human Embryonic Stem Cell Cultures.  Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2012 e3951, DOI: 10.3791/3951.j 

  10. Sa S, Nguyen D, Pegan, JD, Khine M, McCloskey KE.  Round-Bottomed Honeycomb Microwells: Embryoid Body Shape Correlates with Stem Cell Fate, Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering, 2012, May; 4(2):12-22. 

  11. Blancas AA, Shih AA, Lauer NE, McCloskey KE.  Induction of Endothelial Cells from Murine Embryonic Stem Cells in Chemically-Defined Medium. Stem Cells and Development, 2011; 20(12): 2153-2161. PMID: 21446878.

  12. Glaser D, Gower RM, Lauer NE, Tam K, Blancas AA, Simon SI, McCloskey KE.  Functional Regulation of Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells. Journal of Vascular Research, 2011; 48: 415-428

  13. Blancas AA, Chen C, Stolberg S, McCloskey KE.  Adhesive Forces in Embryonic Stem Cells. Cell Adhesion and Migration, 2011 Nov 1;5(6):472-9

  14. Luna PJ, Ciriza J, Garcia-Ojeda M, Lieu DK, Li RA, Fowlkes CC, Khine M, McCloskey KE. Multi-scale Biomimetic Topography for the Alignment of Neonatal and Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Heart Cells. Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 2011;17(5):579-88. Received the CoverHighlight .

  15. Nguyen D, Sa S, Pegan JD, Rich B, Xianga G, McCloskey KE, Manilay J, Khine M. Tunable shrink-induced honeycomb microwell arrays for uniform embryoid bodies. Lab on a Chip, 2009; 9:3338-3344. Received the Inside CoverHighlight .

  16. Invited: Stolberg S, McCloskey KE.  Can Shear Stress Direct Stem Cell Fate?  Biotechnology Progress, 2009; 25(1): 10-19. Top 10 most-accessed manuscripts in Biotechnology Progress during February 2009 .

  17. Chen C, Pegan J, Luna J, Xia B, McCloskey K, Chin W, Khine M. Shrinky-Dink Hanging Drops: A Simple Way to Form and Culture Embryoid Bodies.  Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2008;

  18. McCloskey KE, Smith D, Jo H, Nerem RM.  Embryonic stem cell-derived endothelial cells may lack complete functional maturation in vitro. Journal of Vascular Research, 2006; 43(5):411-421.

  19. McCloskey KE, Gilroy ME, Nerem RM.  Use of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells as a Cell Source to Generate Vessel Structures In Vitro. Tissue Engineering, 2005; 11:497-505.

  20. Invited: McCloskey KE, Stice SL, Nerem RM.  In Vitro Derivation and Expansion of Endothelial Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2006; 330:287-301. 

  21. McCloskey KE, Lyons I, Rao RR, Stice SL, Nerem RM.  Purified and proliferating endothelial cells derived and expanded in vitro from embryonic stem cells. Endothelium 2003; 10:329-336. 

  22. McCloskey KE, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M.  Magnetic Cell Separation: Characterization of Magnetophoretic Mobility.  Analytical Chemistry 2003; 75:6868-6874. 

  23. McCloskey K, Moore LR, Hoyos M, Rodriguez A, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M.  Magnetic cell separation is a function of antibody binding capacity (ABC).  Biotechnology Progress 2003; 19(3):899-907. 

  24. Hoyos M, McCloskey KE, Moore LR, Nakamura M, Bolwell BJ, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M. Pulse-injection studies of blood progenitor cells in a quadrupole magnetic flow sorter.  Separation Science and Technology 2002; 37(4):1-23. 

  25. McCloskey KE, Comella K, Chalmers JJ, Margel S, Zborowski M. Mobility measurements allow quantitation of secondary antibody binding mechanisms. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2001;75:642-655. 

  26. McCloskey KE, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M. Measurement of CD2 Expression of IFN-a Treated Fibrosarcomas using Cell Tracking Velocimetry. Cytometry 2001;44(2):137-147. 

  27. Moore LR, Rodriguez AR, Williams PS, McCloskey K, Bolwell BJ, Nakamura M, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M. Progenitor cell isolation with a high-capacity quadrupole magnetic flow sorter. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2001; 225(1-2):277-284. 

  28. McCloskey KE, Chamlers JJ, Zborowski M. Magnetophoretic Mobilities Correlate to Antibody Binding Capacities. Cytometry 2000;40:307-315. 

  29. Hoyos M, Moore LR, McCloskey KE, Margel S, Zuberi M, Chalmers JJ, Zborowski M. Study of magnetic particles pulse-injected into an annular SPLITT-like channel inside a quadrapole magnetic field. Journal of Chromatography A 2000; 903:99-116. 

  30. Moore LR, Zborowski M, Nakamura M, McCloskey K, Gura S, Zuberi M, Margel S. Chalmers JJ. The use of magnetite-doped polymeric microspheres in calibrating cell tracking velocimetry. Journal of Biochemical and Biophysical Methods 2000;44:115-130. 

  31. Chalmers JJ, Haam S, Zhao Y, McCloskey K, Moore L, Zborowski M, Williams PS. Quantification of Cellular Properties from External Fields and Resulting Induced Velocity: Magnetic Susceptibility. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 1999;64:519-526. 

  32. Chalmers JJ, Haam S, Zhao Y, McCloskey K, Moore L, Zborowski M, Williams PS. Quantification of Cellular Properties from External Fields and Resulting Induced Velocity: Cellular Hydrodynamic Diameter. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 1999;64:509-518. 



  1. Invited:  McCloskey KE Biomimetic Multiscale Topography for Cell Alignment. In: Emerging Trends in Cell and Gene Therapy, Danquah MK and Mahato RI (ed.) 2013: Springer

  2. Invited:  McCloskey KE The Biophysical Basis | Effects of Shear Stress on Cells. In: Comprehensive Biotechnology, Murray Moo-Young (ed.) 2011: 2nd Edition, Volume 1, 615–623. Elsevier

  3. Invited: McCloskey KE, Gilroy ME, Nerem RM.  Use of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Endothelial Cells as a Cell Source to Generate Vessel Structures In Vitro.  In: Advances in Tissue Engineering, 2010, Volume 1, Chapter 25.

  4. Invited: Blancas AA, Lauer NE, and KE McCloskey KE.  Endothelial Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells.  In: Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology. 2008 Sep;Chapter 5:Unit 1F.5 (11 citations).

  5. McCloskey, K. E., Stice, S.L., Nerem, R.M. (2006). In Vitro Derivation and Expansion of Endothelial Cells from Embryonic Stem Cells. In Methods in Molecular Biology: Embryonic Stem Cell Protocols. 2006, Volume II: Differentiation Models, pp. 287-301. Springer