TiME Publications


  • Le, P., Lim, S.J., Baculis, B.C. et al. Counting growth factors in single cells with infrared quantum dots to measure discrete stimulation distributions. Nat Commun 10, 909 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41467-019-08754-5
  • Gilchrist AE, Lee S, Hu Y, Harley BAC. Soluble Signals and Remodeling in a Synthetic Gelatin-Based Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche. Adv Healthc Mater. 2019;8(20):e1900751. Epub 2019/09/19. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201900751.
  • Applegate CC, Rowles JL, 3rd, Erdman JW, Jr. Can Lycopene Impact the Androgen Axis in Prostate Cancer?: A Systematic Review of Cell Culture and Animal Studies. Nutrients. 2019;11(3). Epub 2019/03/17. doi: 10.3390/nu11030633.
  • Zhou EY, Knox HJ, Liu C, Zhao W, Chan J. A Conformationally Restricted Aza-BODIPY Platform for Stimulus-Responsive Probes with Enhanced Photoacoustic Properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2019;141(44):17601-9. doi: 10.1021/jacs.9b06694.
  • Chen M, Knox HJ, Tang Y, Liu W, Nie L, Chan J, et al. Simultaneous photoacoustic imaging of intravascular and tissue oxygenation. Optics Letters. 2019;44(15):3773-6. doi: 10.1364/OL.44.003773.
  • Kaylan KB, Berg IC, Biehl MJ, Brougham-Cook A, Jain I, Jamil SM, et al. Spatial patterning of liver progenitor cell differentiation mediated by cellular contractility and Notch signaling. Elife. 2018;7. Epub 2018/12/28. doi: 10.7554/eLife.38536.
  • Berg IC, Underhill GH. High Throughput Traction Force Microscopy for Multicellular Islands on Combinatorial Microarrays. Bio-protocol. 2019;9(21):e3418. doi: 10.21769/BioProtoc.3418.
  • Elhebeary M, Emon MAB, Aydin O, Saif MTA. A novel technique for in situ uniaxial tests of self-assembled soft biomaterials. Lab on a Chip. 2019;19(7):1153-61. doi: 10.1039/C8LC01273C.
  • Fathi P, Capron G, Tripathi I, Misra S, Ostadhossein F, Selmic L, et al. Computed tomography-guided additive manufacturing of Personalized Absorbable Gastrointestinal Stents for intestinal fistulae and perforations. Biomaterials. 2020;228:119542. Epub 2019/11/05. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119542.
  • Yang Y, Fathi P, Holland G, Pan D, Wang NS, Esch MB. Pumpless microfluidic devices for generating healthy and diseased endothelia. Lab on a Chip. 2019;19(19):3212-9. doi: 10.1039/C9LC00446G.
  • Fathi P, Knox HJ, Sar D, Tripathi I, Ostadhossein F, Misra SK, et al. Biodegradable Biliverdin Nanoparticles for Efficient Photoacoustic Imaging. ACS Nano. 2019;13(7):7690-704. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b01201.
  • Seimetz J, Arif W, Bangru S, Hernaez M, Kalsotra A. Cell-type specific polysome profiling from mammalian tissues. Methods. 2019;155:131-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ymeth.2018.11.015
  • Moody L, Dvoretskiy S, An R, Mantha S, Pan Y-X. The Efficacy of miR-20a as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker for Colorectal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Cancers. 2019;11(8):1111. doi: 10.3390/cancers11081111.
  • Munroe M, Dvoretskiy S, Lopez A, Leong J, Dyle MC, Kong H, et al. Pericyte transplantation improves skeletal muscle recovery following hindlimb immobilization. Faseb j. 2019;33(6):7694-706. Epub 2019/04/26. doi: 10.1096/fj.201802580R.
  • Srivastava I, Khamo JS, Pandit S, Fathi P, Huang X, Cao A, Haasch RT, Nie S, Zhang K, and Pan D. Influence of electron acceptor and electron donor on the photophysical properties of carbon dots: a comparative investigation at the bulk-state and single-particle level. Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 29, no. 37, p. 1902466, 2019/09/01 2019, doi: 10.1002/adfm.201902466.
  • Richard C, McGee R, Goenka A, Mukherjee P, and Bhargava R. On-demand milifluidic synthesis of quantum dots in digital droplet reactors. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2019/11/05 2019, doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b04230.



  • E. Chen, J. Lumibao, A. Blazek, H.R. Gaskins, B. Harley “Hypoxia activates enhanced invasive potential and endogenous hyaluronic acid production by glioblastoma cells,” Biomater Sci. 2018 Feb 27. doi: 10.1039/c7bm01195d.
  • Fathi P, Khamo JS, Huang X, Srivastava I, Esch MB, Zhang K, and Pan D. Bulk-state and single-particle imaging are central to understanding carbon dot photo-physics and elucidating the effects of precursor composition and reaction temperature. Carbon, vol. 145, pp. 572-585, 2019/04/01/ 2019, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2018.12.105.



  • E. Ko, S. Yu, Z. Mahmassami, M. Boppart, SG Im, R Bashir, H. Kong “Reciprocity between Nanogrooved Substrate-Mediated Muscle Maturity and Neurons toward Neuromuscular Junction Formation”, ACS Nano, 2017. (Under Revision)
  • J. Park, J. Kim, S. Baik, K. Sullivan, E. Ko, M.J. Kim, Y.J. Kim, H. Kong “A Decellularized Matrix Produced by Mesenchymal Stem Cells Modulate Growth and Metabolic Activity of Hepatic Cell Cluster”, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2017. (In Press)
  • A. Baek,Y.-R. Yu, S. He, S. Wardell, C.-Y. Chang, S. Kwon, R. Pillai, H. McDowell, J.W. Thompson, L. Dubois, P. Sullivan, J. Kemper, D. McDonnell, E.R. Nelson, M. Gunn, “The cholesterol metabolite 27- hydroxycholesterol facilitates breast cancer metastasis through its actions on immune cells”, Nat. Com., 2017. (Accepted)
  • E. Ko, J. Lee, H. Kim, D. Yang, K. Yang, J. Lee, J. Shin, H.S. Yang, W.H. Ryu,  S.W. Cho “Electrospun Silk Fibroin Nanofibrous Scaffolds with Polydopamine-mediated Hydroxyapatite Enrichment for Enhanced Osteogenesis of Human Adipose-derived Stem Cells”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017. (In Press)
  • Junmin Lee,  A.A. Abdeen, J. Hedhli, Kathryn L. Wycislo, I.T. Dobrucka, T.M. Fan, L.W. Dobrucki and K.A. Kilian “Melanoma topology reveals a stem like phenotype that promotes angiogenesis.” Science Advances 2017 (accepted).
  • H.J. Knox, J.Hedhli, T.W. Kim, K.Khalili, Lawrence W.L Dobrucki and J. Chan. “A Bioreducible N-oxide-based Probe for Photoacoustic Imaging of Hypoxia.” Nature Communication 2017(accepted).
  • J. Hedhli, C. Konopka, A. Ploska, A. Stawarz, S. Schuh, L. Kalinowski , I.T. Dobrucki, and L.W. Dobrucki “Molecular imaging of tumor microenvironment to study synergistic effects of therapy with doxorubicin and CAMs” MDPI, 2017 (Submitted).
  • J. Hedhli, C. J. Konopka, S. Schuh, H. Bouvin, J. A. Cole, H. D. Huntsman, K. A. Kilian, I. T. Dobrucki, M. D. Boppart, and L. W. Dobrucki. Multimodal assessment of mesenchymal stem cell therapy for diabetic vascular complications. Theranostics, Research Paper vol. 7, no. 16, pp. 3876-3888, 2017, doi: 10.7150/thno.19547.
  • J. Li, A.J. Bower, Z. Arp, E. Olson, C. Holland, E.J. Chaney, M. Marjanovic, P. Pande, A. Alex, S.A. Boppart SA “Investigating the healing mechanisms of an angiogenesis-promoting topical treatment for diabetic wounds using multimodal microscopy,” J. Biophotonics, 2017 doi: 10.1002/jbio.201700195
  • J. Hedhli, A. Czerwinski, M. Schuelke, A. Ploska, P. Sowinski, L. LaHood, S.B. Mamer, P. Czaplewska, I.T. Dobrucki, L. Kalinowski, P.I. Imoukhuede, L.W. Dobrucki “Synthesis, Chemical Characterization and Biological Evaluation of Novel Dimeric-cRGD Peptide for Targeted Imaging of Integrin Activity” Scientific Reports. Jun 9;7(1):3185, 2017. PubMed PMID: 28600529; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5466598.
  • B.M. DeVetter, S. Kenkel, S. Mittal, R. Bhargava, T.P. Wrobel “Characterization of the structure of low-e substrates and consequences for IR transflection measurements” Vib. Spectrosc. 91, 119-127 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.vibspec.2016.09.001
  • E. Chen, S. Pedron, B. Harley, “The combined influence of hydrogel stiffness and matrix-bound hyaluronic acid content on glioma migration”, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2017.
  • H. Wang, H. †, R. Wang,†, K.Cai†, H. He, Y. Liu, J. Yen, Z. Wang, M. Xu, Y. Sun, X. Zhou, Q. Yin, L. Tang, I.T. Dobrucka, L.W. Dobrucki, E. Chaney, S.A. Boppart, T.M. Fan, S. Lezmi, X. Chen, L. Yin, J. Cheng* “Selective In Vivo Metabolic Cell Labeling Mediated Cancer Targeting”, Nature Chemical Biology, 13, 415-424, 2017.(† Equal Contribution)
  • S. He, E.R. Nelson “27-Hydroxycholesterol, an endogenous selective estrogen receptor modulator”, Maturitas, 104: 29-35, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2017.07.014
  • A.J. Bower, B. Chidester, J. Li, Y. Zhao, M. Marjanovic, E.J. Chaney, M.N. Do, S.A. Boppart “A quantitative framework for the analysis of multimodal optical microscopy images,” Quant. Imaging Med. Surg. 7, 24-37, 2017.
  • J. Lumibao, E. Chen, B. Harley, R. Gaskins “Regulation of bi-organellar CHCHD2 in response to hypoxia is dependent upon EGFR molecular subtype in glioblastoma” Experimental Biology, 2017. Abstract
  • C. Cvetkovic, M.C. Ferrall-Fairbanks, E. Ko, L. Grant, H. Kong, M.P. Platt, R. Bashir “Investigating the Life Expectancy and Proteolytic Degradation of Engineered Skeletal Muscle Biological Machines”, Scientific Report, 7:3775, 2017
  • A.J. Bower, M. Marjanovic, Y. Zhao, J. Li, E.J. Chaney, S.A. Boppart “Label-free in vivo cellular-level detection and imaging of apoptosis” J. Biophotonics, 10, 143-150, 2017.
  • M.Y. Hong, E. Hoh, B. Kang, R. DeHamer R, J.Y. Kim, J. Lumibao “Fish oil contaminated with persistent organic pollutants induces colonic aberrant crypt foci formation and reduces antioxidant enzyme gene expression in rats”. J Nutr., 2017. doi:10.3945/jn.117.251082.
  • K.L Chen , P. Jung , E. Kulkoyluoglu , C. Liguori , J. Lumibao J, et al. “Impact of diet and nutrition on cancer hallmarks” J Cancer Prev Curr Res. 7(3):00240, 2017. doi:10.15406/jcpcr.2017.07.00240.
  • K.J. Mesa, L.E. Selmic, P. Pande, G.L. Monroy, J. Reagan, J. Samuelson, E. Driskell, J. Li, M. Marjanovic, E.J. Chaney, S.A. Boppart, “Intraoperative optical coherence tomography for soft tissue sarcoma differentiation and margin identification,” Laser Surg. Med. 49, 240-248, 2017.
  • J. Park, Y. Yu, J. Kim, E. Qin, M.J. Kim, E. Ko, H. Kong “Balanced effects of surface Reactivity and self-Association of bifunctional polyaspartamide on stem cell adhesion”, ACS Omega, 2(4): 1333-1339, 2017.



  • E. Ko, K. Alberti, J.S. Lee, K. Yang, Y. Jin, J.  Shin, H.S. Yang, Q. Xu, S.W. Cho “Nanostructured Tendon-derived Scaffolds for Enhanced Bone Regeneration by Human Adipose-derived Stem Cells”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(35): 22819-22829, 2016.
  • J. Li, Y. Pincu, M. Marjanovic, A.J. Bower, E.J. Chaney, T. Jensen, M.D. Boppart, S.A. Boppart “In vivo evaluation of adipose- and muscle-derived stem cells as a treatment for non-healing diabetic wounds using multimodal microscopy” J. Biomed. Opt. 21, 086006, 2016.
  • J. Wang, L. Yuan, Z. Wang, Md.A. Rahman, Y. Huang, T. Zhu, R. Wang, J. Cheng, C. Wang, F. Chu, C. Tang,* “Photoinduced Metal-Free Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Biomass Based Monomers”, Macromolecules, 49, 7709-7717, 2016.
  • R. Wang, J. Zhang, Q. Yin, Y. Xu, J. Cheng*, R. Tong*, “Controlled Ring-Opening Polymerization of O-Carboxyanhydrides Using β-Diiminate Zinc Catalyst”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55, 13010-13014, 2016.