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Amina Mohammadalipour, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Ohio University, 2015

Research Interests

  • Mechanical Properties of Cancer Cells: A Possible Biomarker for Stemness
  • Deformability of Cancer Stem Cells in Correlation with Invasiveness
  • Cancer Stem Cells' Cytoskeleton Rearrangement and Microenvironmental Interactions

Labs and Facilities

Alipour Lab Website

Publications and Media Placements

Amina Mohammadalipour on Google Scholar

  • Mohammadalipour A., Showalter C.A., Muturi H. T., Farnoud A.M., Najjar S.M., and Burdick M.M. “Cholesterol depletion decreases adhesion of non-small cell lung cancer cells to E-selectin”, American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology (2023), 325 (2): C471–C482
  • Mohammadalipour A., Diaz M.F., Livingston M., Ewere A., Zhou A., Horton P.D., Olamigoke L.T., Lamar J.M., Hagan J.P., Lee H.J., Wenzel P.L. “RhoA-ROCK competes with YAP to regulate amoeboid breast cancer cell migration in response to lymphatic-like flow”, FASEB BioAdvances (2022), 4: 342–361
  • Diaz M.F., Horton P.D., Dumbali S., Kumar A., Livingston M., Skibber M.A., Mohammadalipour A., Gill B.S., Zhang S., Cox C.S., and Wenzel P.L. "Bone marrow stromal cell therapy improves survival after radiation injury but does not restore endogenous hematopoiesis", Scientific Reports (2020), 10: 22211.
  • Mohammadalipour A., Dumbali S.P., and Wenzel P.L. "Mitochondrial regulators of mesenchymal stromal cell function", Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology (2020), 8: 603292.
  • Diaz M.F., Horton P.D., Kumar A., Livingston M., Mohammadalipour A., Xue H., Skibber M.A., Ewere A., Furman N.E.T., Aroom K.R., Zhang S., Gill B.S., Cox C.S., and Wenzel P.L. "Injury intensifies T cell mediated graft-versus-host disease in a humanized model of traumatic brain injury", Scientific Reports (2020), 10: 10729.
  • Mohammadalipour A., Diaz M.F., Pareek S., and Wenzel P.L. "Ex vivo modeling of hematopoietic stem cell homing to the fetal liver", Methods in Molecular Biology (2020), Springer, New York, NY.
  • Mohammadalipour A., Burdick M.M., and Tees D.F.J. "Deformability of breast cancer cells in correlation with surface markers and cell rolling", The FASEB Journal (2018), 32 (4): 1806–1817.
  • Reynolds N.M., Mohammadalipour A., Hall C.R., Adib A.A., Farnoud A.M., and Burdick M.M. "Galectin-1 influences breast cancer cell adhesion to E-selectin via ligand intermediaries", Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (2017), 11 (1): 37–53.
  • Mohammadalipour A., Burdick M.M., and Tees D.F.J. "Viscoelasticity measurements reveal rheological differences between stem-like and non-stem-like breast cancer cells", Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (2017), 10 (3): 235–248.

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Guest Editor of Biophysical Methods in Cell Biology at Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • American Physical Society (APS)