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Rebecca J Shipley MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01605
Phone508-421-1400
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentEmergency Medicine


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    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, United StatesBSInternational Health
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United StatesMD

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    1. Eleftheriadou D, Berg M, Phillips JB, Shipley RJ. A combined experimental and computational framework to evaluate the behavior of therapeutic cells for peripheral nerve regeneration. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2022 07; 119(7):1980-1996. PMID: 35445744.
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    2. Berg M, Holroyd N, Walsh C, West H, Walker-Samuel S, Shipley R. Challenges and opportunities of integrating imaging and mathematical modelling to interrogate biological processes. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2022 05; 146:106195. PMID: 35339913.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. West H, Roberts F, Sweeney P, Walker-Samuel S, Leedale J, Colley H, Murdoch C, Shipley RJ, Webb S. A mathematical investigation into the uptake kinetics of nanoparticles in vitro. PLoS One. 2021; 16(7):e0254208. PMID: 34292999.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    4. Cárcamo PM, Laca-Barrera M, Cabanillas-Silva D, Málaga-Rodríguez G, Mallma-Salazar P, Moore D, Shipley R, Singer M, Garcia PJ. Feasibility of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in the Treatment of Oxygen-Dependent COVID-19 Patients in Peru. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 07 16; 105(3):727-730. PMID: 34270457.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    5. Coy R, Berg M, Phillips JB, Shipley RJ. Modelling-informed cell-seeded nerve repair construct designs for treating peripheral nerve injuries. PLoS Comput Biol. 2021 07; 17(7):e1009142. PMID: 34237052.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    6. Lust ST, Hoogland D, Norman MDA, Kerins C, Omar J, Jowett GM, Yu TTL, Yan Z, Xu JZ, Marciano D, da Silva RMP, Dreiss CA, Lamata P, Shipley RJ, Gentleman E. Selectively Cross-Linked Tetra-PEG Hydrogels Provide Control over Mechanical Strength with Minimal Impact on Diffusivity. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 2021 09 13; 7(9):4293-4304. PMID: 34151570.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Cells
    7. Lust ST, Shanahan CM, Shipley RJ, Lamata P, Gentleman E. Design considerations for engineering 3D models to study vascular pathologies in vitro. Acta Biomater. 2021 09 15; 132:114-128. PMID: 33652164.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    8. Shipley RJ, Brealey D, Haniffa R, Elwell C, Baker T, Lomas DA, Singer M. Lessons and risks of medical device deployment in a global pandemic. Lancet Glob Health. 2021 04; 9(4):e395-e396. PMID: 33548177.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    9. Singer M, Shipley R, Baker T, Brealey D, Lomas D. High oxygen flow rates with the UCL Ventura CPAP device - Authors' reply. Lancet Respir Med. 2021 04; 9(4):e36. PMID: 33545085.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    10. Peters MJ, Shipley R. Clinical Classification of Cold and Warm Shock: Is There a Signal in the Noise? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2020 12; 21(12):1085-1087. PMID: 33278214.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Singer M, Shipley R, Baker T, Cowell A, Brealey D, Lomas D. The UCL Ventura CPAP device for COVID-19. Lancet Respir Med. 2020 11; 8(11):1076-1078. PMID: 32971017.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    12. Nweze M, Baker T, Limb GA, Shipley RJ. Insights into the design of spray systems for cell therapies for retinal disease using computational modelling. Math Biosci Eng. 2020 03 11; 17(3):2741-2759. PMID: 32233564.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Shipley RJ, Smith AF, Sweeney PW, Pries AR, Secomb TW. A hybrid discrete-continuum approach for modelling microcirculatory blood flow. Math Med Biol. 2020 02 28; 37(1):40-57. PMID: 30892609.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    14. Shipley RJ, Sweeney PW, Chapman SJ, Roose T. A four-compartment multiscale model of fluid and drug distribution in vascular tumours. Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng. 2020 03; 36(3):e3315. PMID: 32031302.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Kayal C, Moeendarbary E, Shipley RJ, Phillips JB. Mechanical Response of Neural Cells to Physiologically Relevant Stiffness Gradients. Adv Healthc Mater. 2020 04; 9(8):e1901036. PMID: 31793251.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    16. Quan K, Tanno R, Shipley RJ, Brown JS, Jacob J, Hurst JR, Hawkes DJ. Reproducibility of an airway tapering measurement in computed tomography with application to bronchiectasis. J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2019 Jul; 6(3):034003. PMID: 31548977.
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    17. Kayal C, Shipley RJ, Phillips JB. Physical and mechanical properties of RAFT-stabilised collagen gels for tissue engineering applications. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2019 11; 99:216-224. PMID: 31394492.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    18. Sweeney PW, d'Esposito A, Walker-Samuel S, Shipley RJ. Modelling the transport of fluid through heterogeneous, whole tumours in silico. PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 06; 15(6):e1006751. PMID: 31226169.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    19. Sorrell I, Shipley RJ, Regan S, Gardner I, Storm MP, Ellis M, Ward J, Williams D, Mistry P, Salazar JD, Scott A, Webb S. Mathematical modelling of a liver hollow fibre bioreactor. J Theor Biol. 2019 08 21; 475:25-33. PMID: 31100294.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    20. Burova I, Peticone C, De Silva Thompson D, Knowles JC, Wall I, Shipley RJ. A parameterised mathematical model to elucidate osteoblast cell growth in a phosphate-glass microcarrier culture. J Tissue Eng. 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2041731419830264. PMID: 30858965.
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    21. Burova I, Wall I, Shipley RJ. Mathematical and computational models for bone tissue engineering in bioreactor systems. J Tissue Eng. 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2041731419827922. PMID: 30834100.
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    22. De Silva Thompson D, Peticone C, Burova I, Shipley RJ, Knowles JC, Kim HW, Micheletti M, Wall IB. Assessing behaviour of osteoblastic cells in dynamic culture conditions using titanium-doped phosphate glass microcarriers. J Tissue Eng. 2019 Jan-Dec; 10:2041731419825772. PMID: 30800261.
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    23. Muangsanit P, Shipley RJ, Phillips JB. Vascularization Strategies for Peripheral Nerve Tissue Engineering. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2018 10; 301(10):1657-1667. PMID: 30334363.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    24. Rayner MLD, Laranjeira S, Evans RE, Shipley RJ, Healy J, Phillips JB. Developing an In Vitro Model to Screen Drugs for Nerve Regeneration. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2018 10; 301(10):1628-1637. PMID: 30334365.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    25. d'Esposito A, Sweeney PW, Ali M, Saleh M, Ramasawmy R, Roberts TA, Agliardi G, Desjardins A, Lythgoe MF, Pedley RB, Shipley R, Walker-Samuel S. Computational fluid dynamics with imaging of cleared tissue and of in vivo perfusion predicts drug uptake and treatment responses in tumours. Nat Biomed Eng. 2018 10; 2(10):773-787. PMID: 31015649.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    26. Sweeney PW, Walker-Samuel S, Shipley RJ. Insights into cerebral haemodynamics and oxygenation utilising in vivo mural cell imaging and mathematical modelling. Sci Rep. 2018 01 22; 8(1):1373. PMID: 29358701.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    27. Coy RH, Evans OR, Phillips JB, Shipley RJ. An integrated theoretical-experimental approach to accelerate translational tissue engineering. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2018 01; 12(1):e53-e59. PMID: 27792286.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    
    28. Vavourakis V, Wijeratne PA, Shipley R, Loizidou M, Stylianopoulos T, Hawkes DJ. A Validated Multiscale In-Silico Model for Mechano-sensitive Tumour Angiogenesis and Growth. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 01; 13(1):e1005259. PMID: 28125582.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    29. Chapman LAC, Whiteley JP, Byrne HM, Waters SL, Shipley RJ. Mathematical modelling of cell layer growth in a hollow fibre bioreactor. J Theor Biol. 2017 04 07; 418:36-56. PMID: 28089874.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    30. Kwon KA, Shipley RJ, Edirisinghe M, Best SM, Cameron RE, Poitelea C, Rose GE, Ezra DG. The Mechanics of Brow-Suspension Ptosis Repair: A Comparative Study of Fox Pentagon and Crawford Triangle Techniques. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan/Feb; 33(1):22-26. PMID: 26808175.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    31. Storm MP, Sorrell I, Shipley R, Regan S, Luetchford KA, Sathish J, Webb S, Ellis MJ. Hollow Fiber Bioreactors for In Vivo-like Mammalian Tissue Culture. J Vis Exp. 2016 05 26; (111). PMID: 27285826.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    32. Pearson NC, Oliver JM, Shipley RJ, Waters SL. A multiphase model for chemically- and mechanically- induced cell differentiation in a hollow fibre membrane bioreactor: minimising growth factor consumption. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2016 06; 15(3):683-700. PMID: 26276678.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    33. Smith AF, Secomb TW, Pries AR, Smith NP, Shipley RJ. Structure-based algorithms for microvessel classification. Microcirculation. 2015 Feb; 22(2):99-108. PMID: 25403335.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    34. Kwon KA, Shipley RJ, Edirisinghe M, Rayment AW, Best SM, Cameron RE, Salam T, Rose GE, Ezra DG. Stress-relaxation and fatigue behaviour of synthetic brow-suspension materials. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2015 Feb; 42:116-28. PMID: 25481667.
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    35. Pearson NC, Waters SL, Oliver JM, Shipley RJ. Multiphase modelling of the effect of fluid shear stress on cell yield and distribution in a hollow fibre membrane bioreactor. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2015 Apr; 14(2):387-402. PMID: 25212097.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Cells
    36. Ardakani AG, Cheema U, Brown RA, Shipley RJ. Quantifying the correlation between spatially defined oxygen gradients and cell fate in an engineered three-dimensional culture model. J R Soc Interface. 2014 Sep 06; 11(98):20140501. PMID: 24966240.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    37. Chapman LA, Shipley RJ, Whiteley JP, Ellis MJ, Byrne HM, Waters SL. Optimising cell aggregate expansion in a perfused hollow fibre bioreactor via mathematical modelling. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8):e105813. PMID: 25157635.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    38. Smith AF, Shipley RJ, Lee J, Sands GB, LeGrice IJ, Smith NP. Transmural variation and anisotropy of microvascular flow conductivity in the rat myocardium. Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Sep; 42(9):1966-77. PMID: 24866569.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    39. Kelly CJ, Hussien K, Fokas E, Kannan P, Shipley RJ, Ashton TM, Stratford M, Pearson N, Muschel RJ. Regulation of O2 consumption by the PI3K and mTOR pathways contributes to tumor hypoxia. Radiother Oncol. 2014 Apr; 111(1):72-80. PMID: 24631147.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    40. Kwon KA, Shipley RJ, Edirisinghe M, Ezra DG, Rose GE, Rayment AW, Best SM, Cameron RE. Microstructure and mechanical properties of synthetic brow-suspension materials. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2014 Feb 01; 35:220-30. PMID: 24411372.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Pearson NC, Shipley RJ, Waters SL, Oliver JM. Multiphase modelling of the influence of fluid flow and chemical concentration on tissue growth in a hollow fibre membrane bioreactor. Math Med Biol. 2014 Dec; 31(4):393-430. PMID: 24036069.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    42. Sorrell I, Shipley RJ, Hearnden V, Colley HE, Thornhill MH, Murdoch C, Webb SD. Combined mathematical modelling and experimentation to predict polymersome uptake by oral cancer cells. Nanomedicine. 2014 Feb; 10(2):339-48. PMID: 24036098.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    43. Kwon KA, Shipley RJ, Edirisinghe M, Ezra DG, Rose G, Best SM, Cameron RE. High-speed camera characterization of voluntary eye blinking kinematics. J R Soc Interface. 2013 Aug 06; 10(85):20130227. PMID: 23760297.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    44. Williams DP, Shipley R, Ellis MJ, Webb S, Ward J, Gardner I, Creton S. Novel in vitro and mathematical models for the prediction of chemical toxicity. Toxicol Res (Camb). 2013 Jan 01; 2(1):40-59. PMID: 26966512.
      Citations:    
    45. Shipley RJ, Waters SL. Fluid and mass transport modelling to drive the design of cell-packed hollow fibre bioreactors for tissue engineering applications. Math Med Biol. 2012 Dec; 29(4):329-59. PMID: 22076984.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    46. Waters SL, Alastruey J, Beard DA, Bovendeerd PH, Davies PF, Jayaraman G, Jensen OE, Lee J, Parker KH, Popel AS, Secomb TW, Siebes M, Sherwin SJ, Shipley RJ, Smith NP, van de Vosse FN. Theoretical models for coronary vascular biomechanics: progress & challenges. Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2011 Jan; 104(1-3):49-76. PMID: 21040741.
      Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Shipley RJ, Chapman SJ. Multiscale modelling of fluid and drug transport in vascular tumours. Bull Math Biol. 2010 Aug; 72(6):1464-91. PMID: 20099043.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Soleimani M, Shipley RJ, Smith N, Mitchell CN. Medical imaging and physiological modelling: linking physics and biology. Biomed Eng Online. 2009 Jan 12; 8:1. PMID: 19138401.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    
    49. Shipley RJ, Bonsall MB, Allwright DJ, Graham CF. Theoretical exploration of blastocyst morphogenesis. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(4):447-57. PMID: 19247971.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    50. Chapman SJ, Shipley RJ, Jawad R. Multiscale modeling of fluid transport in tumors. Bull Math Biol. 2008 Nov; 70(8):2334-57. PMID: 18818972.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
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