21. S. Nam, J. Lou, S. Lee, J.-M. Kartenbender, and D.J. Mooney
“Dynamic injectable tissue adhesives with strong adhesion and rapid self-healing for regeneration of large muscle injury”
Biomaterials, (2024) (Link)


20. S. Nam, B.R. Seo, A.J. Najibi, S.L. McNamara and D.J. Mooney
“Active tissue adhesive activates mechanosensors and prevents muscle atrophy”
Nature Materials, (2023) (Link) (Wyss Institute, EurekAlert, New Altas, MedicalXPress, The Scientist)


19. B.R. Freedman, A. Kuttler, N. Beckmann, S. Nam, D. Kent, M. Schuleit, F. Ramazani, N. Accart, A. Rock, J. Li, M. Kurz, A. Fisch, T. Ullrich, M.W. Hast, Y. Tinguely, E. Weber, and D.J. Mooney
“Enhanced tendon healing by a tough hydrogel with an adhesive side and high drug-loading capacity”
Nature Biomedical Engineering, (2022) (Link) (Modern Sciences, New Altas, Wyss Institute News)


18. S. Nam and D.J. Mooney
“Polymeric tissue adhesives”
Chemical Reviews, 121, 11336-11384 (2021) (Link)

17. K. Adebowale, Z. Gong, J.C. Hou, K.M. Wisdom, H. Lee, S. Nam, D. J. Odde, V.B. Shenoy, and O. Chaudhuri
“Filopodia mediated migration of cancer cells on soft viscoelastic substrates”
Nature Materials, 20, 1290-1299 (2021) (Link) (Science Daily)

16. B.R. Seo, C.J. Payne, S.L. McNamara, B.R. Freedman, B.J. Kwee, S. Nam, Lázaro, M. Darnell, J.T. Alvarez, M.O. Dellacherie, H. Vandenburgh, C.J. Walsh, and D.J. Mooney
“Skeletal muscle regeneration with robotic actuation-mediated clearance of neutrophils”
Science Translational Medicine, 13, eabe8868 (2021) (Link) (Mashup, Medical Life Sciences, SciTech Daily)

15. S. Nam, Y.-H. Lin, T. Kim, and O. Chaudhuri
“Cellular pushing forces during mitosis drive mitotic elongation in collagen gels”
Advanced Science, 8, 2000403 (2021) (Link) (UCSD News Center, Medical Life Sciences)

14. V.K. Gupta, S. Nam, J. Camuglia, E.N. Sanders, L.E. O’ Brien, A.C. Martin, T. Kim, and O. Chaudhuri
“The nature of mitotic forces in epithelial monolayers”
Journal of Cell Biology, 220, e202011106 (2021) (Link)


13. S. Nam, V.K. Gupta, H. Lee, J.Y. Lee, K. Wisdom, S. Varma, E.M. Flaum, C. Davis, R.B. West, and O. Chaudhuri
“Cell cycle progression of cancer cells in confining hydrogels is regulated by a growth-responsive signaling axis”
Science Advances,5, eaaw6171 (2019) (Link)

12. S. Nam, R.S. Stowers, J. Lou, Y. Xia, and O. Chaudhuri
“Varying PEG density to control stress relaxation in alginate-PEG hydrogels for 3D cell culture studies”
Biomaterials, 200, 15-24 (2019) (Link)

11. Y. Chen, S. Nam, O. Chaudhuri, and H.-C. Huang
“The evolution of spindles and their mechanical implications for cancer metastasis”
Cell Cycle, 18, 1671-1675 (2019) (Link)

10. R.S. Stowers, A. Shcherbina, J. Israeli, J.J. Gruber, J. Chang, S. Nam, M.P. Snyder, A. Kundaje, and O. Chaudhuri
“Matrix stiffness induces malignant phenotypes through changes in chromatin accessibility”
Nature Biomedical Engineering, 3, 1009-1019 (2019) (Link) (Featured as Cover article, Nature Reviews Cancer highlight, Stanford News)

9. J.Y. Lee, J. Chang, A.A. Dominguez, H. Lee, S. Nam, J. Chang, S. Varma, L.S. Qi, R.B. West, and O. Chaudhuri
“YAP-independent mechanotransduction drives breast cancer progression”
Nature Communications,10, 1848 (2019) (Link)

8. J.Y. Lee, A.A. Dominguez, S. Nam, R.S. Stowers, L.S. Qi, and O. Chaudhuri
“Identification of cell context-dependent YAP-associated proteins reveals β1 and β4 integrin mediate YAP translocation independently of cell spreading”
Scientific Reports, 9, 17188 (2019) (Link)


7. S. Nam and O. Chaudhuri
“Mitotic cells generate protrusive extracellular forces to divide in three-dimensional microenvironments”
Nature Physics, 14, 621-628 (2018) (Link) (News and views on Nature Physics, Stanford News)

6. K.M. Wisdom, K. Adebowale, J. Chang, J.Y. Lee, S. Nam, R. Desai, N.S. Rossen, M. Rafat, R.B. West, L. Hodgson, and O. Chaudhuri
“Matrix mechanical plasticity regulates cancer cell migration through confining microenvironments”
Nature Communications, 9, 4144 (2018) (Link) (Stanford News)

5. E. Ban, J.M. Franklin, S. Nam, L. Smith, H. Wang, R.G. Wells, O. Chaudhuri, J.T. Liphardt, and V.B. Shenoy
“Mechanisms of Plastic Deformation in Collagen Networks Induced by Cellular Forces”
Biophysical Journal, 114, 450-461 (2018) (Link)

4. J. Lou, R.S. Stowers, S. Nam, Y. Xia, and O. Chaudhuri
“Stress relaxing hyaluronic acid-collagen hydrogels promote cell spreading, fiber remodeling, and focal adhesion formation in 3D cell culture”
Biomaterials, 154, 213-222 (2018) (Link)


3. S. Nam, K.H. Hu, M.J. Butte, and O. Chaudhuri
“Strain-enhanced stress relaxation regulates nonlinear elasticity in collagen gels”
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 5492-5497 (2016) (Link)(Stanford News, Orthopedic Design and Technology)

2. S. Nam, J. Lee, D.G. Brownfield, and O. Chaudhuri
“Viscoplasticity enables mechanical remodeling by cells”
Biophysical Journal, 111, 2296-2308 (2016) (Link) (Highlighted in Biophysical Journal website)


1. S. Nam, I. Cho, J. Heo, G. Lim, M.Z. Bazant, D.J. Moon, G.Y. Sung and S.J. Kim
“Experimental verification of over-limiting current by surface conduction and electro-osmotic flow in microchannels” 
Physical Review Letters, 114, 114501 (2015) (Link) (SNU ECE, Yeonhap News, DongA Science, Asia Economics, News1, Joongdo Ilbo, Herald Economy)