Recent Publications

Z Hubler, D Allimuthu, I Bederman, MS Elitt, M Mudhavan, KC Allan, HE Shick, E Garrison, M Karl, DC Factor, ZS Nevin, JL Sax, MA Thompson, Y Fedorov, J Jin, WK Wilson, M Giera, F Bracher, RH Miller, PJ Tesar, DJ Adams, Accumulation of 8,9-unsaturated sterols drives oligodendrocyte formation and remyelination </a>“.Nature (2018), 560(7718),372

C Ramachandran, V Sangwan, I Ortega, U Bhatnagar, S Mulla, R McKean, S MacNeil, Synthetic biodegradable alternatives to the use of the amniotic membrane for corneal regeneration: assessment of local and systemic toxicity in rabbits </a>“.British journal of ophthalmology 2018

R Santoro, S Venkateswaran, F AmadeoR Zhang, M Brioschi, A Callanan, M Agrifoglio, C Banfi, M Bradley, M Pesce, Acrylate-based materials for heart valve scaffold engineering</a>“.Biomater. Sci., 2018, 6, 154-167

M.Leino, C. Astrand, N. Hughes-Brittain, B. Robb, R.McKean, V.Chotteau, Human embryonic stem cell dispersion in electrospun PCL fiber scaffolds by coating with laminin-521 and E-cadherin-Fc</a>“.J.Biomed Mater Res Part B 2017

R. McKean, E.Heister, “Technology Platforms for 3D Cell Culture: A User’s Guide. Chapter 12“. Wiley. ISBN: 9781118851500

L. Al-Khalili,K. Gillner, Y. Zhang, C. Astrand,N. Hughes-Brittain, R.McKean, B. Robb, V.Chotteau, “Characterization of Human CD133+ cells in biocompatible poly(l-lactic acid) electrospun nano-fiber scaffolds“. Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Vol. 6, no 12, 959-966, 2016

A.J.Massey, “Tumour growth environment modulates Chk1 signalling pathways and Chk1 inhibitor sensitivity“. Nature Scientific Reports 2016

R.S.Bradley, I. K. Robinson, Y. Mohammed, “3D X-Ray Nanotomography of Cells Grown on Electrospun Scaffolds“. Macromolecular Bioscience 2016

M. Bechler, L. Byrne, C. Ffrench-Constant, “CNS Myelin Sheaths are an instrinsic property of Oligodendrocytes”. Current Biology 25, 1-6 September 21, 2015

H. Suhaimi, S. Wang, T. Thornton, D. B. Das “On glucose diffusivity of tissue engineering membranes and scaffolds” Chemical Engineering Science 126 (2015), pp. 244–256.

H. R. B. Raghavendran, S. Puvaneswary, S. Talebian, M. R. Murali, S. V. Naveen, G. Krishnamurithy, R. McKean, T. Kamarul “A comparative study on in vitro osteogenic priming potential of electronspun scaffold PLLA/HA/Col, PLLA/HA, and PLLA/Col for tissue engineering applications” PLoS One 9, 8 (2014), e104389.

M. Yusuf, A. L. G. Millas, A. K. C. Estandarte, G. K. Bhella, R. McKean, E. Bittencourt, I. K. Robinson “Platinum blue staining of cells grown in electrospun scaffolds” BioTechniques 57 (2014), pp.137-141.

I. Ortega, R. McKean, A. Ryan, S. MacNeil, F. Claeyssens “Characterisation and evaluation of the impact of microfabricated pockets on the performance of limbal epithelial stem cells in biodegradeable PLGA membranes for corneal regeneration” Biomater. Sci. 2 (2014), pp. 723-734.

A. L. G. Millas, R. McKean, R. Stevens, M. Yusuf, J. V.W. Silveira, M. B. Puzzi, E. Bittencourt “Fabrication of electrospun scaffolds incorporating an Amazonian therapeutic oil from the Copaifera sp. for wound care applications” J. Biomater. Tissue Eng. 4 (2014), pp. 217-220.

P. Deshpande, C. Ramachandran, F. Sefat, I. Mariappan, C. Johnson, R. McKean, M. Hannah, V. S. Sangwan, F. Claeyssens, A. J. Ryand, S. MacNeil “Simplifying corneal surface regeneration using a biodegradable synthetic membrane and limbal tissue explants” Biomaterials 34, 21 (2013), pp. 5088–5106.