Areas of Research
Vascular mechanics, soft tissue growth and remodeling, and tissue engineering.
- Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2004
- M.S., University of Florida, 2000
- B.S., University of Florida , 1996
- 2000, Fred J. Benson Graduate Fellowship in Engineering
Selected Research Publications
- Gleason RL and JD Humphrey. A 2-D constrained mixture model for arterial adaptations to large changes in flow, pressure, and axial stretch. Mathematical Medicine and Biology 22: 347-369, 2005.
- R. L. Gleason and J. D. Humphrey, Effects of a Sustained Extension on Arterial Growth and Remodeling: A Theoretical Study. Journal of Biomechanics 38(6), 1255-1261, 2005.
- R. L. Gleason, et al. A Multiaxial computer-controlled Organ Culture and Biomechanical Device for Mouse Carotid Arteries. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 126(6), 787-795, 2004.
- R. L. Gleason and J.D. Humphrey. A Mixture Model of Arterial Growth and Remodeling in Hypertension: Altered Muscle Tone and Tissue Turnover. Journal of Vascular Research 41(4), 352-363, 2004.
- R. L. Gleason, L. A. Taber, and J. D. Humphrey. A 2-D Model of Flow-Induced Alterations in the Geometry, Structure, and Properties of Carotid Arteries. ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 126(3), 371-381, 2004.
- R. L. Gleason, J-J Hu, and J. D. Humphrey. Building a Functional Artery: Issues from the Perspective of Mechanics. Frontiers in Bioscience 9(1), 2045-2055, 2004.