William D. Wagner, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

William D. Wagner, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2135 | Department: 336-716-4171


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., West Virginia University , 1970
  • B.S., Geneva College , 1964
  • M.S., West Virginia University , 1967
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 1972


  • Am Assn Of Advancement Of Scie
  • Am Assn Of Pathologists
  • Am Genetics Assn
  • Am Heart Association
  • Forsyth County Heart Assn
William D. Wagner, Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

William D. Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

biotechnology, cross(mult/tnslat/inter)discip, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2135 | Department: 336-716-4171


Recent Publications

Wagner WD, Wang R, Levi-Polyachenko N. Heart valve substitute fabricated from silk protein, collagen, and poly-glycerol sebacate has enhanced endothelial cell growth and reduced thrombogenicity [abstract]. FASEB J. 2013;27():527.4.

Wagner WD, Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ, Levi-Polyachenko N. Production of a biodegradable electrospun biomaterial with tensile strength and elasticity [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):905.2.

Argenta LC, Carroll DL, Levi NH, Liu J, Morykwas MJ, Tatter S, Wagner WD, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Wake Forest University, assignees. Device and method for treating central nervous system pathology. United States patent 8,267,960. 2012 Sept 8. 2012;():.

Liu J, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC, Wagner WD. Development of a biodegradable foam for use in negative pressure wound therapy. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2011;98B(2):316-322.

Coldren FM, Palavecino EL, Levi-Polyachenko NH, Wagner WD, Smith TL, Smith BP, Webb LX, Carroll DL. Encapsulated Staphylococcus aureus strains vary in adhesiveness assessed by atomic force microscopy. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2009;89(2):402-410.

Wagner WD, Liu J, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Biodegradable polymers useful in wound repair requiring negative pressure wound therapy [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):469.7.

Liu J, Argenta L, Morykwas M, Carroll D, Wagner W. Production of a nanocomposite for tissue repair application requiring viscoelasticity [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):468.2.

Argenta L, Morykwas M, Zheng Z-l, Wagner W, Tatter S. Controlled negative pressure reduces brain edema and modulates brain metabolites in a brain injury model [abstract]. J Neurotrauma. 2008;25(7):930.

Wagner WD, Guo F, Jokinen MP. Artery regional properties and atherosclerosis susceptibility. Life Sci. 2007;80(4):299-306.

Werner BC, Webb LX, Carroll DR, Coldren F, Namboothiry MAG, Wagner WD. Chitosan embedded silver nanoparticles developed to noninvasively measure tissue pressure [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(5):A267.

Webb LX, Wagner W, Carroll D, Tyler H, Coldren F, Martin E. Osteomyelitis and intraosteoblastic Staphylococcus aureus. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2007;16(2):73-78.

Guo F, Zarella C, Wagner WD. STAT4 and the proliferation of artery smooth muscle cells in atherosclerosis. Exp Mol Pathol. 2006;81(1):15-22.

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