J.D. Potts, Ph.D.

Michael J. Yost, Ph.D.

Director of Surgery Research,
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
University of South Carolina School of Medicine

Office: 803-216-3856
Lab:     803-216-3842
Fax:     803-216-3846
Email: mike.yost@uscmed.sc.edu


1985 Ohio State University – Bachelors of Science – Chemical Engineering
1990 Ohio State University – Masters of Science – Chemical Engineering
1999 University of South Carolina – Ph.D. – Chemical Engineering
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Research Focus


Recent Publications

  • Logan MS, Propst JT, Nottingham JM, Goodwin RL, Pabon DF, Terracio L, Yost MJ, Fann SA. Human satellite progenitor cells for use in myofascial repair: isolation and characterization. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Jun; 64(6):794-9. PMID: 20407365
  • Oliveira SM, Ringshia RA, Legeros RZ, Clark E, Yost MJ, Terracio L, Teixeira CC. An improved collagen scaffold for skeletal regeneration. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 Aug; 94(2):371-9. PMID: 20186736
  • Valarmathi MT, Goodwin RL, Fuseler JW, Davis JM, Yost MJ, Potts JD. A 3-D cardiac muscle construct for exploring adult marrow stem cell based myocardial regeneration. Biomaterials. 2010 Apr; 31(12):3185-200. Epub 2010 Feb 2. PMID: 20129663
  • Biechler SV, Potts JD, Yost MJ, Junor L, Goodwin RL, Weidner JW. Mathematical modeling of flow-generated forces in an in vitro system of cardiac valve development. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Jan; 38(1):109-17. Epub 2009 Oct 28.PMID:19862617
  • Soder BL, Propst JT, Brooks TM, Goodwin RL, Friedman HI, Yost MJ, Gourdie RG. The connexin43 carboxyl-terminal peptide ACT1 modulates the biological response to silicone implants. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 May; 123(5):1440-51. PMID: 19407614
  • Morrison JE, Brizendine JB, Yost MJ, Fann SA. Massive ventral hernia with extensive heterotopic ossification: the honeycomb-abdomen. J Trauma. 2009 Apr; 66(4):1234-7. No abstract available. PMID: 19359942 
  • Norris RA, Potts JD, Yost MJ, Junor L, Brooks T, Tan H, Hoffman S, Hart MM, Kern MJ, Damon B, Markwald RR, Goodwin RL. Periostin promotes a fibroblastic lineage pathway in atrioventricular valve progenitor cells. Dev Dyn. 2009 May; 238(5):1052-63. PMID: 19334280
  • Propst JT, Fann SA, Franchini JL, Lessner SM, Rose JR, Hansen KJ, Terracio L, Yost MJ.Focused in vivo genetic analysis of implanted engineered myofascial constructs. J Invest Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb; 22(1):35-45. Erratum in: J Invest Surg. 2009 May Jun; 22(3):226. Rose, John R PMID: 19191156
  • Nesbitt TL, Roberts A, Tan H, Junor L, Yost MJ, Potts JD, Dettman RW, Goodwin RL. Coronary endothelial proliferation and morphogenesis are regulated by a VEGF-mediated pathway.  Nesbitt TL, Roberts A, Tan H, Junor L, Yost MJ, Potts JD, Dettman RW, Goodwin RL. Dev Dyn. 2009 Feb; 238(2):423-30. PMID:19161222