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Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1615 | Department: 336-713-1493

Email: tcriswel@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.A., Xavier University, 1992
  • B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1998
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve, 2004
Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.

Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Research Interests

Compartment Syndromes; Muscle, Skeletal; Proteoglycans; Receptors, Transforming Growth Factor beta; Molecular Chaperones
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1615 | Department: 336-713-1493

Email: tcriswel@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

GDF11 treatment attenuates the recovery of skeletal muscle function after injury in older rats. Zhou Y, Sharma N, Dukes D, Myzithras MB, Gupta P, Khalil A, Kahn J, Ahlberg JS, Hayes DB, Franti M, Criswell T.. AAPS J. 2017;19(2):431-437.

Determinates of muscle precursor cell therapy efficacy in a nonhuman primate model of intrinsic urinary sphincter deficiency. Williams JK, Dean A, Lankford S, Criswell T, Badlani G, Andersson KE.. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2017;8(1):1.

Tissue specific extracellular matrix enhances skeletal muscle precursor cell expansion and differentiation for potential application in cell therapy. Zhang D, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, Yi H, Wang Z, Wu R, He D, Wei G, Wei S, Hu Y, Deng J, Criswell T, Yoo JJ, Zhou Y, Atala A.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2017;():.

Fluorescent imaging of endothelial cells in bioengineered blood vessels: the impact of crosslinking of the scaffold. Niu G, Sapoznik E, Lu P, Criswell T, Mohs AM, Wang G, Lee SJ, Xu Y, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016;10(11):955-966.

Sustained depolarization of the resting membrane potential regulates muscle progenitor cell growth and maintains stem cell properties in vitro. Fennelly C, Wang Z, Criswell T, Soker S.. Stem Cell Rev. 2016;12(6):634-644.

Local versus intravenous injections of skeletal muscle precursor cells in nonhuman primates with acute or chronic intrinsic urinary sphincter deficiency. Williams JK, Badlani G, Dean A, Lankford S, Poppante K, Criswell T, Andersson KE.. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2016;7(1):147.

The effect of intramuscular VEGF treatment on skeletal muscle regeneration after compartment syndrome injury [abstract]. Sharma N, Zhou Y, Ingram RF, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S84.

Age and gender differences in skeletal muscle regeneration after compression injury in rats [abstract]. Zhou Y, Yoseph B, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S84.

Angiotensin-(1-7) treatment aids in the recovery of skeletal muscle function after acute injury in rats [abstract]. Zhou Y, Yoseph B, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S83-S84.

The effect of exercise on skeletal muscle regeneration after compartment syndrome injury [abstract]. Zhou Y, Sharma N, Pu T, Dukes D, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016;22(Suppl 1):S116.

Age and gender dependent differences in skeletal muscle regeneration after compression injury in rats [abstract]. Criswell T, Zhou Y, Soker S, Yosef B.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S68.

Age and gender effects on regenerative medicine therapies [abstract]. Williams JK, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S69.

The effect of angiotensin-(1-7) on the recovery of muscle function after injury [abstract]. Zhou Y, Yoseph B, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S319-S320.

Transplantation of adult human muscle progenitor cells into rats with compartment syndrome injury [abstract]. Zhou Y, Yoseph B, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S329-S330.

N-acetylcysteine reduces fibrosis and improve both muscle regeneration and function in compression induced injury [abstract]. Yoseph B, Zhou Y, Criswell T, Soker S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2015;21(Suppl 1):S297.

An in vitro culture system that supports robust expansion and maintenance of in vivo engraftment capabilities for myogenic progenitor cells from adult mice. Wang Z, Cheung D, Zhou Y, Han C, Fennelly C, Criswell T, Soker S.. Biores Open Access. 2014;3(3):79-87.

Factors affecting successful isolation of human corneal endothelial cells for clinical use. Choi JS, Kim EY, Kim MJ, Khan FA, Giegengack M, D'Agostino R Jr, Criswell T, Khang G, Soker S.. Cell Transplant. 2014;23(7):845-854.

Age-dependent changes cooperatively impact skeletal muscle regeneration after compartment syndrome injury. Zhou Y, Lovell D, Bethea M, Wang Z, Christ GJ, Soker S, Criswell T.. Am J Pathol. 2014;184(8):2225-2236.

Examination of bioenergetic function in the inner mitochondrial membrane peptidase 2-like (Immp2l) mutant mice. Bharadwaj MS, Zhou Y, Molina AJ, Criswell T, Lu B.. Redox Biol. 2014;2():1008-1015.

Influence of dopamine coating on auto-fluorescence for improved molecular imaging [abstract]. Niu G, Sapoznik E, Lu P, Criswell T, Mohs A, Xu Y, Soker S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S57.

Fiber-based imaging on electrospun scaffold [abstract]. Sapoznik E, Niu G, Lu P, Zhou Y, Criswell T, Marini F, Xu Y, Soker S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S61.

Long-term expanded adult myogenic progenitor cells exhibits robust expansion and maintenance of in vivo engraftment capabilities [abstract]. Wang Z, Cheung D, Zhou Y, Han C, Criswell T, Soker S.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S23-S24.

Anti-oxidant therapy for skeletal muscle regeneration after compression injury in rats [abstract]. Yoseph B, Zhou Y, Bethea M, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S9.

Age and gender dependent differences in skeletal muscle regeneration after compression injury in rats [abstract]. Zhou Y, Lovell D, Bethea M, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S77.

Age-dependent differences in skeletal muscle regeneration in response to cell therapy after injury [abstract]. Zhou Y, Lovell D, Bethea M, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S76-S77.

Isolation and characterization of rat skeletal muscle-derived vascular endothelial cells [abstract]. Zhou Y, Soker S, Criswell T.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(Suppl 1):S57.

The role of endothelial cells in myofiber differentiation and the vascularization and innervation of bioengineered muscle tissue in vivo. Criswell TL, Corona BT, Wang Z, Zhou Y, Niu G, Xu Y, Christ GJ, Soker S.. Biomaterials. 2013;34(1):140-149.

Dynamic, nondestructive imaging of a bioengineered vascular graft endothelium. Whited BM, Hofmann MC, Lu P, Xu Y, Rylander CG, Wang G, Sapoznik E, Criswell T, Lee SJ, Soker S, Rylander MN.. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e61275.

Compression-induced muscle injury in rats that mimics compartment syndrome in humans. Criswell TL, Corona BT, Ward CL, Miller M, Patel M, Wang Z, Christ GJ, Soker S.. Am J Pathol. 2012;180(2):787-797.

Further development of a tissue engineered muscle repair construct in vitro for enhanced functional recovery following implantation in vivo in a murine model of volumetric muscle loss injury. Corona BT, Machingal MA, Criswell T, Vadhavkar M, Dannahower AC, Bergman C, Zhao W, Christ GJ.. Tissue Eng Part A. 2012;18(11):1213-1228.

Scanning-fiber-based imaging method for tissue engineering. Hofmann MC, Whited BM, Mitchell J, Vogt WC, Criswell T, Rylander C, Rylander MN, Soker S, Wang G, Xu Y.. J Biomed Opt. 2012;17(6):066010.

Broadcasting in the airways: the fifth anniversary of the Radiation Research Podcast. Shaffer VA, Boerma M, Buonanno M, Costes S, Criswell T, Gonon G, Pandey BN, Pinto M, Rockwell S.. Radiat Res. 2012;178(1):99-100.

The use of fluorescent imaging to detect the neovascularization and differentiation of skeletal muscle in vivo [abstract]. Criswell TL, Corona BT, Wang Z, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):315.

A fiber-optic-based imaging system for nondestructive assessment of cell-seeded tissue-engineered scaffolds. Hofmann MC, Whited BM, Criswell T, Rylander MN, Rylander CG, Soker S, Wang G, Xu Y.. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2012;18(9):677-687.

Genipin cross-linked poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/collagen scaffolds for vascular graft applications [abstract]. Niu G, Sapoznik E, Criswell T, Lee SJ, Soker S.. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012;6(Suppl 1):144-145.

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Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.

Tracy Lynn Criswell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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